Bayswater Primary School
The Devonport Peninsula
History of the Mystery
An integrated unit which combines the learning areas of Social Studies, English, Art, and Music.
The website records the childens observations as well as oral and visual expressions of thoughts created during this learning process.
We hope our site encourages other schools with conections to the Devonport Peninsula to add their information so everyone may benefit from our living heritage.
Essential Learning Areas/Strands
Social Studies: ways in which time and change affect people – Level 1
Social Studies: features and heritage of theri own and other groups – Level 1
English: transactional writing – recount events in authentic contexts – Level 1
English: oral language – interpersonal listening and responding to others – Level 1
English: visual langauge – viewing by responding to meanings and ideas and presenting ideas using simple layouts – Level 1
Art: Visual – Drawing (sketch in pencil) – Level 1
Music: Moving to music (creating a Fire Dance and Bucket Brigade dance to represent the famous Devonport Fire) – Level 1
Keywords: Devonport, Bayswater, O'Neill's point, Fort Takapuna, Victoria Road, Lake Road, history, mystery