Motueka South School

Our Town

Curriculum Links

This project gives information about ways people participate in economic activities in our local area and about consumption, production and distribution of local resources. Through social inquiry the students asked questions, gathered information, explored and analysed values and perspectives relating to the ways that people make decisions and participate in social action within our community.

Essential learning areas/strands
English: Listening, viewing, reading, speaking, writing and presenting L2
Social Studies: The economic world Level 2

Essential skills
Research and Enquiry - collecting information through investigation and surveys Social and Cooperative - working cooperatively with others on a group/class project Communication - making our findings and recommendations known to others.

Keywords: Economic value, history, Motueka South area, community, changes over time, vegetables, resource consent, tourists, family and conservation.