INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP DAY 2012Year 5: 11 AprilYear 6: 12 April
WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP DAY (IFD)?It is a day dedicated to the understanding of : Singapores relations with neighbouring countries and beyond The geo-political realities inherent in Singapore The spirit of friendship and collaboration among people from different socio-cultural backgrounds.(Taken from http://www.ne.edu.sg/index.htm)
International Friendship Day2 0 1 2THEME : SINGAPORE IN THE WORLD
LESSON OBJECTIVESBy the end of the lesson, students will be able to : Understand the importance of establishing good relations with Singapore‟s neighbours and beyond Appreciate Singapore‟s need to stay globally competitive Recognise efforts made by Singapore to be a Global Player in spite her small size
International Friendship Day 2 0 1 2Discussion Questions :1. Why is important for Singapore to stay globally competitive? How can Singapore stay globally competitive?2. Is it possible to develop a global outlook and yet stay rooted to Singapore? Why or why not?3. The theme of this year’s IFD is “Singapore in the World”. What does “Singapore in the Word” mean to you?
INTER-CLASS CLAY MODELLING COMPETITION As a class, use clay to construct a structure (which can be a monument, a building or a scenario) that reflects the theme “Singapore in the World”. You should construct a clay structure which reflects brands & innovations that are uniquely Singapore OR those that have made a name for themselves in the world. Do a write-up of less than 100 words to explain how and why this structure reflects the theme “Singapore in the World” Do note that clay, a mounting board and the card for the write- up will be provided.
JUDGING CRITERIA 1. Content 10 marks ( 100 words write up) 2. Creativity 10 marks 3. Aesthetic 10 marks TOTAL 30 marks The best model with a good write-up will win $100 Ben & Jerry vouchers and the second, $80 Ben & Jerry vouchers for each level.
FOR TEACHERS ONLY Do encourage your students to start brainstorming and come up with ideas prior to the day of the PC lesson. Please send a student to submit the completed structure and the write-up to the New Boardroom by the end of the PC period.
SAMPLE 1 – BREADTALKBreadtalk is a Singapore brand name that reflects the theme“Singapore in the World”. Breadtalk has expanded to become adistinctive household brand owner that has established its mark on theworld stage. With global staff strength of 6,000 employees, the Grouphas a network of over 400 bakery outlets in 17 countries such asSingapore, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the Middle East.
SAMPLE 2 – THUMB DRIVES Thumb drives are a perfect representation of „Singapore in the World‟. This is because this useful portable data carrying device was invented by a Singaporean company Trek Technologies with IBM and was a technological blessing to the world. This device which was the red dot‟s contribution to the world has become so commonplace, that it is difficult to imagine one‟s life without one.