Having to do some work with the kids ....
Science and English AOs drive the programme.
Debunking the myths of what poets and scientists look like!!
Unit outline is here - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yaMt_kJodYSHPy0OGkS1wsmfatCgN0H3Ak-joqTVN3M/mobilebasic
Student in collaborative work and feedback - team teaching
Some students at high tables - their choice.
Natural transition between English and Science - in the conversations!
Conversation around flax linked to the whakatauki -
Range of seating options -
Sharing in the circle - most important thing in your life .....
.....eek visitors have to answer too.....,
Interesting responses from this Yr 9 group :
- freedom - to think and day what I want
- being the best
- active and enjoying and contributing
- honesty- true to yourself
- learning - wanting to build something better for myself and the people around me
- people - who make me happy - give me purpose
English focus is on speaking - because that is the AO for the unit
Which of these - poet, philosopher or scientist had had the most impact on your life?
Mini inquiry-a least one must be a female.
All individual inquiry for the rest of the day.
Next week 'hot air debate' - only 1 of each will be left in the balloon when it drops to earth?
What are the mini questions that we have to find out?
"I made Einstein my wallpaper"