Stage 2 students are moving onto a new HSIE unit this week. The library lessons will be concentrating on “Australia’s National Parks: protecting our environment”. After a brainstorming session, where the students will record their initial impressions of the topic, we will view this Youtube clip:
The Google Wonder Wheel is a research tool that helps students narrow down their search results. It can lead to better, more efficient access to websites that will provide them with background information on their specific topic. It is an excellent scaffold to promote and support thinking skills and the quest for deep knowledge. The video on Youtube is by Karen Bonnano of schoollibrarymanagement.com. Thanks Karen!