k-3

Magnificent Machines at My Port

Posted in k-3, Transportation

Magnificent Machines at My Port

This lesson on transportation modes is informed by the big idea of Community. Students demonstrate, through drama, the skills of cooperation and collaboration as they learn about the transportation technologies in the port community of Prince Rupert. The lesson is suitable for Grades K-3. As an extension, students can learn about nautical terminology as they play Cargo Ship. (The images made in the K-3 Work and Home lesson may also be used in this lesson.) CLASSROOM TIME REQUIRED 40 – 50 minutes LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES Students will: Acquire an understanding of transportation...

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Building My Port

Posted in Environment, k-3

Building My Port

In this lesson, students learn about the structures at the port terminals in Prince Rupert and identify the shapes that these structures are made up of. Inspired by picture books on marine activities and transportation, students create their own 2D pictures of port-related structures using basic mathematical shapes. The lesson, which develops students’ familiarity with the port in their town, is informed by the big idea of Community. CLASSROOM TIME REQUIRED One 40 – 50 minute lesson LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES Students will: Identify and describe shapes that are part of the...

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The Port in My Town

Posted in k-3, Work and Home

The Port in My Town

This lesson on careers is informed by the big idea of Community. Students demonstrate, through art and writing activities, the skills of cooperation and collaboration as they learn about the jobs and technologies in the port community of Prince Rupert. The lesson is most suitable for Grades 2-3 but can be readily adapted for K-1. (Note that the images used in Activity 2 may also be used for the K-3 Trade, Transportation and Environment lessons.) CLASSROOM TIME REQUIRED Two sessions of 40 – 50 minutes each LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES Students will: Develop an awareness about...

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Grain On The Move

Posted in k-3, Trade

Grain On The Move

This lesson and its partner lesson, What is in my Bread?, are informed by the big idea of Community. Students learn that grain, a basic human need, travels through the port community of Prince Rupert to communities in other parts of the world. CLASSROOM TIME REQUIRED One 45 – 50 minute session LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES Students will: Learn that grain arrives at the Prince Rupert port by train and leaves by ship Demonstrate how grain moves through the main parts of a grain handling/marine...

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What is in my Bread?

Posted in k-3, Trade

What is in my Bread?

This lesson and its partner lesson, Grain on the Move, are informed by the big idea of Community. Students learn that grain represents a basic human need and that their community has a role to play in meeting this need for other communities in the world. CLASSROOM TIME REQUIRED Two 45 – 50 minute sessions and a centre LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES Students will: Understand that bread, a basic need, is made from different grains Identify different grains Learn that grain is stored in the grain elevators at the Port of Prince...

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