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Ss Dive In Deep To Prepare Their Pecha Kucha Presentations about the Changing Earth #Inquiry #OGC #OurGlobalClassroom

Today 5/6J you will start putting your Pecha Kucha Presentation together. Lets take detailed look at the process and an example of what your presentation will be like. I feel so excited we are taking this plunge into something so different to present our inquiry findings. Here is an example of a complete Pecha Kucha presentation. The following website has…

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The Changing Earth – Inquiry Websites

Volcanoes Q1 How do volcanic eruptions effect the earth after the eruption? and Q2 How does the earth change during a volcanic eruption? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2011/feb/09/volcanoes-climate http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/how-do-volcanoes-affect-plants-and-animals https://socratic.org/questions/explain-how-volcanoes-change-the-earth-s-surface Hurricanes Q1 How do hurricanes cause so much damage to communities? http://www.hurricanescience.org/society/impacts/communityperspective/ https://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Atmosphere/hurricane/damage.html https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/hurricanes/ Q2 How can the earth be saved from being damaged by a hurricane? https://www.livescience.com/3817-hurricane-preparation.html https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/09/how-to-build-hurricane-proof-cities/539319/ Global Warming Q1 How is…

Cinquain Poem – Creating Magic In Writing Using Poetry

How to Write a Cinquain Poem What is a Cinquain? A cinquain – which, by the way, is pronounced “sin-cane,” not “sin-kwane” – is a form of poetry that is very popular because of its simplicity. It was created by American poet Adelaide Crapsey about 100 years ago, and is similar to Japanese poetic forms, such as haiku and tanka. Cinquains are…

Synthesising Using Media – Sia ‘The Greatest’ @sia #education #reading #AussieEd #globaledchat

Sia is an Australian artist that portrays a message and a character in all her film clips. Sia is one of Mrs Joyce’s favourite artists because of her values and outlook on life. Her film clips captivate Mrs Joyce and have her sitting for hours analysing them. The main dancer in this film clip is a girl names Maddie. If…

SQ3R Reading Strategy #Reading #Comprehension

SQ3R LI: To understand the steps of the SQ3R Strategy. SC: Most students will be able to name the steps of a SQ3R Some students will be able to turn a heading into a question. Some students will be able to write a brief summary of their text.   Reflection: How does surveying the text help you as a reader?

Hands On Way To Teach Similes & Metaphors #Globaledchat #education #writing #aussieED

Students work step by step to prepare a book about themselves to show their understanding of similes and metaphors. This was one of the most inspiring lessons I have taught. The students were engaged and working day by day we followed the anchor charts of Mrs Joyce’s examples. https://www.teachinginroom6.com/2012/01/mix-n-match-similes-and-metaphors.html

Student Prepare to meet the inspirational Muhib Ur Rahman Muhib. #OGC #Our GlobalClassroom

About I have a background in Linguistic, literature, media, education and children’s publishing with national and international companies. Since 2007 I have worked with BBC World Service, OFRD, IRC, ASGO, Save the Children International and MoE/TVET. Currently I am working as Reading Materials Development Specialist with Chemonics International/Resources, Skills and Capacities in Early Grade Reading in Afghanistan Project which is…

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