Yesterday we started our new topic on Brazil with a research task in the IT Suite. Each of our new groups had to research a number of aspects relating to Brazil. You were to take suitable notes, with headings which you then used to decide on a group name. Are you able to share some interesting facts with someone at home? Do you know what the motto is on the Brazilian flag or how many stars it has on it?
Our Learning Outcome for this task was: I can create an interesting group name which is linked to Brazil.
I can discuss issues of the diversity of cultures, values and customs in our society. SOC 2-16c
I can make notes, organise them under suitable headings and use them to understand information, develop my thinking, explore problems and create new texts, using my own words as appropriate. LIT 2-15a
The skills were:
Skill for Learning: Synthesis: I can list my research under suitable headings. I can use this information to help my group choose a suitable group name
Social Skill: As a group we can reach an agreement in the correct manner.
I was very impressed at just how well some of our new groups worked today on their first task together. I heard some great ideas being shared, notes were being discussed and when self-assessing many of you were very honest with how you worked together. Well done!
Here are some photographs of our new groups working on their Home Team Challenge.