The Arts - Our Community - Culture (Scenario - Overcrowding. We have been…
The Arts - Our Community - Culture
Sequence of activities
1.Letter to Rata Team delivered by Andrew and read to whole group during team meeting. Image of the land that is being gifted for the community on big screen
In groups -brainstorm of needs of a community. ( keep adding to it as ideas evolve)
Explain to kids that they will be applying to be included in this community and they will need to create a CV of their skills as well as a cover letter. The vacancies will be advertised this week. ( emails )
Student then vote for councillors who will put the students into groups according to their applications and skills as well as create the job descriptions.
Teachers in role as the family who lived in this area and gifted the land are asked questions by the prospective townspeople about the land, history, flora and fauna - Maori, old, siblings.
What do we want our kids to learn?
Have an understanding of how traditions begin. (music, dance, legends stories, sports- games)
Questioning to gain specific information ( research, mantle of the expert)
Considering a problem from many perspectives, -how will an incident effect different members of the community? people have different perspectives depending on their circumstances.
4.Student agency - follow own interests, be creative.
Understand how communities function.
How to deal with conflict between community groups or individuals.
Explore Māori culture and Te Reo in depth
Graduate Profile Links
Key competencies - All
discovery of an artifact
someone famous or important
explosion or fire
Working group to come up with a name for the community
Appoint a Council
Brainstorm about the needs of a community
- Overcrowding. We have been gifted some land to build a new community. Kids have to apply and name their skills to get included. We will get Andrew to deliver the letter and we will read it to the kids :
Create a CV
Students will apply to be selected. They will need to create a CV/mission letter . Students vote for councillors who will group the kids according to their skills
Steve Chadwick Visit
set up gmail accounts for students to email their job application and CV.
Council to write job vacancy descriptions.