INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY

This Wednesday, September 21st, we celebrated INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY.

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Activities included:

  • We viewed Ted Talk to Jeremey Gilley – One Day of Peace
  • We developing word banks about peace to create our own word search…
    • Peace and calm
    • Philosophical words of peace
    • Political words
    • War and peace
    • Bullying and conflict
  • We also used Tagxedo – creator to present key words
  • We made Peace doves hand print
  • We came up with peace slogans
  • Throughout the day we listened to songs related to peace such as
    • Big Yellow Taxi by Counting Crows
    • Imagine by John Lennon
    • Two Tribes by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
    • Heal the World by Michael Jackson
  • We viewed The Butter Battle by Dr. Seuss and The Zax
  • We wrote Poetry
  • We gave and received compliments

We were very peaceful. 

 

In UOI / Language…

We read a short piece about well known peacemakers… Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, J.F.K, to name a few.  The children made presentations to the class to impart information about why they believed their person was a peacemaker.

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In Maths…

We carried on with mean, median, mode and range.  We also reviewed all our work on data handling to prepare for an assessment task – steps in statistical investigation.  Be warned, they may be looking for people to survey!

 

One thought on “INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY

  1. It all sounds very interesting. Hope you all have a great year. You guys are really getting into real life happenings. So much to look forward to.

    Mama

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