NZC, Visual: Developing Ideas, Investigate and develop visual ideas in response to a variety of motivations, observation, and imagination.
WALT:, Success Criteria:
Giraffe x 1
Cricket x 1
Lions x 6
Rhinos x 6
Warthogs x 6
Chimps x 6
NZC, Listening, Reading, Viewing, Ideas, Show some understanding of ideas within, across, and beyond texts.
Giraffes Can't Dance
WALT:, Success Criteria (co-constructed), detailed pictures, colour used to add interest, invisible joins/seams, pictures use info from the story, clear easily understood pictures, Understand and communicate ideas.
through inquiry/research projects
Present as podcast?
Key Questions/Focus Areas, People, Geography, Economy, History, Flora and Fauna
Initial Activity, YouTube movie of chosen animal, JQuiz, WALT: Understand and communicate ideas, Success Criteria (co-constructed), clear video, a range of easy and hard questions, a video with good info we can understand, clearly written questions, correct punctuation, spelling & grammar, sensible use of colours
Research, Key Questions/Focus Areas, Classification, Description, Environment, Life
Student choice for how learning is presented digitally, Keynote, Podcast, Brochure, Animation, iWeb, Poster, Hot Potatoes, etc.
Subtraction: Week 1-3
Fractions/Proportions: Weeks 4-6
Geometry: Weeks 7 - 10, Logo
Winter Sports, Basketball, Soccer, Ripper rugby
Dance, NZC, Dance: Communicating and Interpreting, Prepare and share dance movement individually and in pairs or groups., Russling Pages/Giraffes Can't Dance, Scottish Reel, Cha-cha, Rock 'n Roll, Tango, Waltz
Giraffes Can't Dance, From the perspective of a character, e.g. a lion, e.g. the cricket, e.g. a rhino, e.g. a chimpanzee, e.g. an elephant
Giraffe's Can't Dance, Gerald
Unit Plan (adapted from), and here, Character analysis mind map (PDF)
Exemplars, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
WALT:, Success Criteria (co-constructed), Write descriptively
NZC, Speaking, Writing, Presenting, Language features, Use language features appropriately, showing some understanding of their effects., Structure, Organise texts, using a range of structures., Ideas, Select, form, and express ideas on a range of topics.