MLA Format Template





Unit 1 Title:

Marketing & Advertising

Area of Interaction Focus:

Human Ingenuity

Approaches to Learning Focus:

Social Skills & Communication Skills

Learner Profile Attribute:

Communicator & Principled

Unit Question:

How can we persuade people to buy into something?

Summative Assessment Task:

Group Presentation in front of the grade 5 - 10 students




Here are the students' powerpoint presentations:










Formative Assessment Task 1:

Slogan Presentation

After learning about the techniques for creating effective advertising slogans, the students will create their own slogans for products. They will then practise their presentation skills by explaining and justifying their slogans to the rest of the class.



Here you can see them at work!

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Formative Assessment Task 2: Logo & Slogan Presentation



Formative Assessment Task 3: Writing to Persuade




Formative Assessment task 4: End of Unit Test


Reflection




Here are the students' reflections:


















Unit 2 Title:

Poetry of World War I

Area of Interaction Focus:

Environments

Approaches to Learning Focus:

Thinking skills

Learner Profile Attribute:

Thinker

Unit Question:

How doe poets use language to influence their readers

Summative Assessment Task:

The final assessment for this unit is to write a letter as either Wilfred Owen or Siegfried Sassoon. During World War I, you have written a number of poems and are very keen to have them published so that you can raise awareness amongst people about the realities of war. Therefore you decide to write a letter to a publisher, explaining the purposes behind two of your poems and trying to persuade him/her to publish them.

For full instructions and rubric, read the document below.



Formative Assessment Task 1:

Imagine you are one of the soldiers that Wilfred Owen writes about in 'Dulce et Decorum Est'. tell your story about the gas attack, using your senses to guide the writing. Include words from the word bank you were given, some of which are taken directly from the poem. You should write between 250-400 words.

Due date: Tuesday 3rd December

Here is the rubric for the task:



Take a look at this website if you want to see photographs of the war.

http://www.gwpda.org/photos/greatwar.htm



Background Research - The Poets of World War I



Due Date: Monday 2nd December

Please make sure that you print out your research and be prepared to discuss your findings in class.

Comparing The Send-Off & Dulce et Decorum Est








Unit 3: Test Taking Skills


In preparation for the ISA tests, students will review essay structure and practise timed essays. They will also practice reading skills and test taking skills for the reading paper.








Unit 4 Title:

Identity

Area of Interaction Focus:

Health & Social Education

Approaches to Learning Focus:

Thinking skills & Communication Skills

Learner Profile Attribute:

Thinker & Reflective

Unit Question:

Who am I?

What has influenced my identity?

Summative Assessment Task:

A personal narrative on a topic that is significant to the student



Formative Assessment Task 1:

Reading log and discussions on the novel 'The Outsiders' by SE Hinton




Formative Assessment Task 2:

Writing about a time when you were scared or excited










Unit 5 Title:

Speak for yourself!

Area of Interaction Focus:

Human Ingenuity

Approaches to Learning Focus:

Communication & Research Skills

Learner Profile Attribute:

Communicator & Risk-taker

Unit Question:

What does it take to be a good speaker?

Summative Assessment Task:

Write and present a persuasive speech on a topic of interest to the student







Formative Assessment Tasks:

Analyse a variety of speeches in terms of content, organisation and style & language Use