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Organizing a book launch

  • Level: Elementary school
    Age group:
    Students ages 6 and 7
  • When:
    November and December

Areas of learning:

  • Career planning and entrepreneurship
  • Citizenship and community life

Main objectives

  • Differentiate needs from wants
  • Explain a dream clearly
  • Become familiar with the cost and tasks related to planning an event
  • Find ways to financing an event

Evaluation

Evaluate the students' oral communication, written communication and knowledge of cooperation.

Task 1 objectives

At the end of this task, you will able to measure public speaking competencies.

Instructions

To do this activity at home or in class, use magazines or advertising inserts (flyers):

  1. Ask students to find images representing their dreams.
  2. Invite students to modify the images they select by putting their picture on it or that of the people who are also in their dream and to draw an environment that fits this dream (e.g, road, home, school, etc.).
  3. Ask students to take turns presenting their dream to the class by answering the questions in the Preparation step.

Teacher's notes

To perform this task, students can use transforming gestures:

  • Draw freehand
  • Apply a solid coloured pigment
  • Tear
  • Snip
  • Cut
  • Apply a coat of glue

You can take this opportunity to evaluate students oral communication competencies.

Task 2 objectives

At the end of this task, you will be able to evaluate the competencies related to short-text writing.

Instructions

  • Evaluate the students' written communication competencies.
  • To do so, hand out the word-image or phrase-image evaluation grid, which illustrates children's dreams.
  • Ask the students to write one or more phrases that describe the dreams.

Task 3 objectives

At the end of this task, you will be able to measure the students' written comprehension.

Instructions

  • Evaluate the student's written comprehension (reading).
  • To do so, hand out the word-image or phrase-image evaluation grid, which illustrates children's dreams.
  • Ask the students to write one or more phrases that describe the dreams.

Task 4 objectives

At the end of this task, you will be able to measure the students' competencies related to short-text and knowledge of cooperation.

Instructions

Give students self-assessment forms and ask them to rate their own level of involvement in the various committees.

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