Secondary 1 Geography Performance Task

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Secondary 1 Geography Performance Task

  1. 1. Secondary 1 Geography Weather & Climate Performance Task
  2. 2. Step 1 – Build Your team <ul><li>Form groups of 5 – 6 persons. </li></ul><ul><li>** Your Geography teacher will facilitate the group-forming process. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Step 2 – Select Your Inquiry Topic <ul><li>Together with your team-mates: </li></ul><ul><li>select your area of interest – Floods or Droughts </li></ul><ul><li>select your country type – Developed or Developing country </li></ul><ul><li>** Your Geography teacher may assign you with your inquiry topic instead. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 3 – Inquiry & Fact-finding <ul><li>Inquire into the extreme weather condition the team has chosen, based on a case study of your country type. </li></ul>** Your team may have to embark on a preliminary research to narrow down a viable country as your case study.
  5. 5. Step 3 – Inquiry & Fact-finding <ul><li>Your inquiry must include the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Causes </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Actions / responses / solutions taken </li></ul><ul><li>Assess the effectiveness of the actions / responses / solutions, eg </li></ul><ul><li>- actions can be positive or negative </li></ul><ul><li>- solutions can be long or short-term </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges & constraints </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step 4 – Consolidate your Information <ul><li>Make use of your group’s assigned wetpaint space to update your findings and progress of your inquiry. </li></ul><ul><li>** This can be assessed from the link entitled <Links to Class Sites> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 5 – Present your Findings <ul><li>Work out how your group would present your inquiry findings to the class in 10min. Be creative, be different – explore and experiment!! </li></ul><ul><li>** Besides the usual powerpoint, why not a skit? Make a video-clip? A cartoon? A storyboard? A blog? Conduct a quiz-show after your presentation? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step 6 – Present! (& be assessed)

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