Mr Graham's Class Learning Definition 2012

"Learning is discovering new things, improving knowledge, and not giving up when things get hard. It is about getting better at something you are not good at so you can become a smarter person" Mr Graham's Class 2012

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Green & Blue Reading Group

This week we read about Hukanui School a type of 'enviroschool'. 


Here is the lesson below;


Thursday 3 May

Hukanui: Enviroschool

LI: I can identify different points of view

Prediction

This article is about Hukanui School in School in Hamilton. They are making their school look nice and more environmentally friendly.

Vocabulary

Established = set up
Cultivated = to improve and prepare (land) by plowing or fertilizing, for raising crops etc.
Botanist = people who study plants
Ecology= the study of the relationship between living things and their environments

Summary

This article was about how Hukanui school redeveloped their school in an environmentally friendly way. They talked to the community and listened to their ideas. They made sure they garden reflected the cultures of the community. It will take 10 years to finish fully!


My own view

Do you think an 'enviroschool' is a good idead? Why? 

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