Title

Timescale

Aims

AoI

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links


About Me

Timescale

10 Lessons

Aims

  • to plan and create a presentation about yourself
  • to learn ‘fitness for purpose’ when using text, images and other ways to enhance a presentation
  • to learn how to adapt a presentation for a specific audience
  • to evaluate the presentation

AoI

ATL - how do I plan how to present myself

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links

  • English - presenting self
  • Art - which colours make good contrast
  • MYP identity project - who am I, what makes me who I am?

Country quiz

Timescale

7 lessons

Aims

  1. Learn how to link pages in powerpoint
  2. Research a country for your quiz
  3. Prepare a quiz on your country
  4. Put quiz into your PowerPoint presentation
  5. Allow your quiz to be used and assessed by others

AoI

Environment - who am I in relation to others in a global environment

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links

  • Geography - where are different countries

Who am I

Timescale

10 lessons

Aims

  • Reproduce English booklet
  • Learn how to reproduce a written document exactly
This unit is part of the school wide who am I project.

AoI

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links


Famous scientists

Timescale

5 lessons

Aims

  • Produce a poster of a famous scientist of your choice from your home country
  • Learn how to use colour to create an eyecatching visual
  • Learn how to mix "cut and paste" methods with "computer" methods

AoI

Homo Faber - what have scientists done (and what have my scientists done) what effect has this had on our environment and the way we live. Compare Oppenheimer and Fleming

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links

  • Science - identifying famous scientists from home nations
  • Science - looking at the more unusual famous scientists

Nutrition

Timescale

3 lessons

Aims

  • Research nutrition
  • Compare contents of food types with RDAs using a spreadsheet
  • Use formulas in a spreadsheet

AoI

Health and social education

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links


Binary / Hex

Timescale

1 lesson

Aims

use formulas to create a decimal / hexadecimal / binary conversion table in preparation for the colour project

AoI

ATL - higher level thinking skills - can I work in a different numbering system - how does this affect the way I see things.

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links

Maths - number bases

Colour

Timescale

4 lessons

Aims

  • what is decimal, binary, hexadecimal
  • how to save html files
  • how to edit html
  • how are colours defined in html
  • how do we change colours in html
  • what colours make good contrast

AoI

ATL - Can I understand a logical programming language

Assessment criteria

Interdisciplinary links