Learning outcomes

Learning intentions/Key understandings:

  • to define our ‘place’ and it’s significant things (physical – natural or manmade, stories, people, events)
  • to evaluate the different ways that the past has been recorded and interpreted (cross referencing versions based on evidence)
  • to appreciate the unique histories
  • to recognise that people can be a rich source of information.

What is it about an area that creates pride, bonds, connections and memories for people?
We can contribute to an historical resource for the future (Living Heritage link to Museum references etc)

e-Learning opportunities:

  • Interviews via email, skype, phone conference etc
  • Living Heritage website – presenting and sharing learning
  • Digital photo/video-graphy, ezispeak audio for recording, evidence, reflection etc.
  • Internet websites to support ideas.

Links across curriculum to enable full integration:

  • e-learning ICT tools
  • The Arts
  • Technology
  • Literacy

Focus learning area: Social Sciences

Strands: Identity, Culture and Organisation - Continuity and Change - Place and Environment

Achievement Objectives: Understand how:

Level 1 and Level 3

  • the past is important to people - people view and use places differently
  • places in New Zealand are significant to people - people remember and record the past in different ways

Level 2

  • places influence people and people influence places

Key competency / Motu kid foci:

  • Self managing learner
  • Participating and contributing
  • Smart thinker

Presentation on Living Heritage website which will be;

  • A record of our learning
  • A resource for our school and other people to use in the future.