P.O. Box 5500
Tel: (709) 643-2331
Fax: (709) 643-9335
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To make the students aware of the importance of trees
in our environment through various activities, children
will develop a respect for the forest environment and
other places where trees grow (e.g. trees on their
street). A major focus of this project will be the
accessing of information via the Internet. Students will
share the responsibility for how and what they learn both
individually and in groups.
Main Curriculum Areas
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
School Curriculum will be addressed by
- Integrating several subject areas within one
- Designing student centered instruction, students
will play an active roll in the learning process.
- Considering individual learning abilities and
styles when planning a unit of work.
- Integrating technology in the instructional
- Ensuring that a unit is developed based upon
Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
- Recognize some characteristics of living and
- Identify (by a common name) the trees found in
the local area.
- Observe and record characteristics of selected
- Describe what trees need in order to grow.
- Observe and describe the environment where trees
- Identify changes brought about by growth.
- become familiar with vocabulary and be able to
read a variety of material.
- Write Creatively.
- Use standard units (cm and m) to measure trees.
ILO's in relation to provincial ILO's
Out of the grade 1 -3 curriculum are determined
provincially by the Department of Education and can be
obtained using a thematic approach.
ILO's of Technology Education
1. Use a word processor to:
- Create a new document.
- Save the document on a storage disk.
- Edit document.
- Send a print job to the network printer.
- Import graphics, charts, and into the document.
2. Access the Internet to obtain information by:
- Conducting net searches.
- Downloading and or printing files.
Benefits of Stellar School Internet Connection
All students will have the opportunity to access the
Internet for current information about trees using such
- Abitibi Price.
- Department of Lands and Forestry.
- Parks Canada.
- Supply of Information Books.
- CD-ROM Program.
- TV program, Learning Channel.
- Community Personnel.
Students will be able to:
- Identify parts of a tree.
- Classify trees as deciduous or coniferous.
- Name the different types of trees found in the
- Match various types of leaves to the appropriate
- Explain the conditions under which a tree grows.
- Care for a growing tree.
- Record information on the development of their
tree (Adopt a Tree).
- Explain the importance of trees in our natural
- Write creative stories.
- Read books on trees and the environment.
- Read poetry on trees.
- Model a forest.
- Tell what would happen if there were no trees.
- Think GREEN.
- Personal data files (work samples).
- Field Trips.