DEC Scan Journal : Volume 34 Issue 4
2015 Volume 34, Issue 4 23 Contents Editorial Reflections Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews Two lessons: to Page 4 Step 1: Your teachers will introduce you to World Heritage sites Your inquiry community is going to piece together an answer to the Big Question: Why is it important to know about, and cherish, World Heritage sites? For now, you will jot down some thoughts, do a glossary and get some basic facts. One lesson: to Page 6 Step 2: Develop some background knowledge in class time Consider what you already know.Do a broad search for World Heritage sites – http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/ is a great place to start. Discover interesting world heritage sites. Two lessons: to Page 8 Step 3: The Year 7 Inquiry community will pull apart the jigsaw of World Heritage. Choose a continent! Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, South America and North America. Join your inquiry circle. Each inquiry circle is a piece of the jigsaw that you will bring together to answer the Big Question. Step 4: Working alone, explore the ideas you think are interesting. Browse and jot some interesting ideas, while you visit at least TWO World Heritage sites in your continent. Two lessons: to page 11 Step 5: Share what you’ve learnt in your inquiry circle. Work together to choose ONE World Heritage site for your inquiry circle. Develop an inquiry question using Question focus formulation activity. Work together to decide how to find the answers to your inquiry questions and share the work of gathering information. Step 6: Reflect on your process so far. Two lessons: to page 14 Step 7: Gather important information - Go deep. Take FOUR separate notes, using the format on p12 of your booklet. Step 8: Gather at least FOUR images of your site, for the Tripline presentation. The pictures must help you answer your inquiry question. Take notes about the pictures in your booklet. Five lessons: to page 20 Step 9: Share with your inquiry circle. Mind map your answer to your inquiry question. Step 10: Each inquiry circle will create and share a Tripline presentation which answers the inquiry question relating to the World heritage site you’ve chosen. Step 11: Jig saw of Tripline presentations: Take notes while you are listening to help you plan your written response to the Big Question Step 12: Bibliography – gather together at least four sources, using the APA format. Step 13: Working alone, plan your response to the Use the PEEL structure. One lessons: to page 26 Step 14: Evaluate achievement of learning goals Step 15: Reflect on your process - final reflection Figure 9 Overview of process for Exploring the world Guided Inquiry OVERVIEW OF PROCESS FOR EXPLORING THE WORLD GUIDED INQUIRY. YOU WILL USE YOUR INQUIRY JOURNAL FOR ALL THE WORK OF THIS GUIDED INQUIRY!
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