Grade 5-6 Curriculum Inquiry Projects - Round Two

Post a summary for each inquiry project being designed by teachers participating in this PD project. Complete the basic information fields in the chart below AND attach your document completed with your TL.


Teacher-Librarian: Jan Harrison
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary: Atlantic Country Study Project
Project Title
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School / Teacher Name
Caswell, Tanya Deneiko
Grade Level
6
Content Area
Social
Driving Question
What do countries advertise and promote to encourage immigration and tourism in their country?
Scenario Task
You have been hired by your countries tourism council to create a commercial promoting what the country has to offer. This is going to be used in an international advertising campaign to increase tourism and perhaps stimulate immigration. Their goal is to bring more people to their country to learn about their land and people.
TYPE of Communication
Advertisement/Commercial
MODE of Communication
Animoto
Student Digital Product

Other Supporting Documents

Teacher-Librarian: Tamzen Kulyk
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary: Determining gifts and talents in order to make positive change in the world.
Project Title
Be the Change You Wish to See in the World
School / Teacher Name
Greystone Heights School: Aaron Hansen
Grade Level
Grade 6
Content Area
ELA and Social Studies
Driving Question
How are people around the world affected by injustices or abuses of power?
Scenario Task
What are my gifts/talents and how can I use them to guide and initiate change in local and global communities. for the better good
TYPE of Communication
Blog
MODE of Communication
Persuasive
Student Digital Product
Blog and video
Other Supporting Documents

Teacher-Librarian:
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
Life Choices and Health
School / Teacher Name
V.M.C.S.- Rob Friesen
Grade Level
5
Content Area
Science
Driving Question
How do peoples' choices in life affect their overall health.
Scenario Task
learn about the 4 main aspects of health. Survey a person with life
experience on how life choices have affected his/her health. Write a health
biography for this person. Make a photo story where you are telling the story
as if it was your own.
TYPE of Communication
narrative
MODE of Communication
photo story
Student Digital Product
photo story - this is my life
Other Supporting Documents

Teacher-Librarian: Erika Bakker
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Misbah School - DESIGNING+student+task+2010 - SOCIAL STUDIES.doc
Inquiry project introduction.docx
S.S. Inquiry Project Rubric.pdf
Student Sample Inquiry Project _Social Studies 2012.pdf
Project Summary:
Project Title
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School / Teacher Name
Cassandra Shangraw
Grade Level
6/7
Content Area
Social Studies/Language Arts/Career Ed.
Driving Question
"How can I make a difference in the world?"
Scenario Task
Choose a local issue of your choice, research and create an Action Plan.
TYPE of Communication
Writen Report/Presentation
MODE of Communication
Student Choice
Student Digital Product
Student Choice
Other Supporting Documents

Teacher-Librarian:Jan Harrison
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
Historical Fiction Literature Circles
School / Teacher Name
Megan Hernberg
Grade Level
Grades 5/6
Content Area
Language Arts/Social Studies
Driving Question
How will reading and studying picture books about historical social injustices impact our future perspectives and actions?
Scenario Task
Collect significant artifacts from your story's time period.
TYPE of Communication
Persuasive- Documentary
MODE of Communication
Museum Box
Student Digital Product
Museum Box
Other Supporting Documents
Encounter Museum Box
Teacher-Librarian:
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
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Driving Question

Scenario Task

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Student Digital Product

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Teacher-Librarian:
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
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Scenario Task

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Student Digital Product

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Teacher-Librarian:
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
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Driving Question

Scenario Task

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MODE of Communication

Student Digital Product

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Teacher-Librarian:
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
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Driving Question

Scenario Task

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Student Digital Product

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Teacher-Librarian:Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
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School / Teacher Name

Grade Level

Content Area

Driving Question

Scenario Task

TYPE of Communication

MODE of Communication

Student Digital Product

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