Literacy Course Offerings for April 25-June 10

LITERACY BLOCK 6 – VIEWING In this block students will view a variety of texts and learn how to deconstruct these, looking for visual devices and understanding how these help shape meaning for the audience.

COURSE NAME: Pour Some Sugar On Me – Pac Sal VIEWING: Film In this unit, students will watch the recent movie called ‘That Sugar Film’ as a resource for research, discussion and presentations on topics such as the carbohydrates as bio-macromolecules, the sugar epidemic, healthy diets and caloric intake, obesity and diabetes.

COURSE NAME: BFG – Pak Zac VIEWING: Mixed media – film/documentary How can we use the media, more specifically filmmaking, to protect our forests?

The rain forests of the world are much more than big trees, insects and monkeys… We all know that our rainforests are facing the threat of irreversible destruction by our own race. In this class we will explore films, stories, and other media to find out how people across the world are using these tools to speak out for those things which they care about. By the end of this class you will have discovered the infinite potential that you have in the protection of the rainforest, just by using the technology that you already have access to. Be prepared to hear current stories about kids your age who’s villages face the threats of deforestation, most of these stories don’t even make it in the news! This class will be co-taught by three grade 11 and 12 students from the Black Forest Green team, if you love this class then you yourself will be welcome to join us on our journey to save the rainforests!

COURSE NAME: Banjar Saren People Profiles – Ibu Kim VIEWING: Interviews/Photography/Film Making

Engaging across cultures; meeting your ‘neighbours’ and making connections. Students will work in pairs together with 2 KK students. KK students will show our students around in their banjar so that they can create profiles of the people. Our students will be reporters on a mission to capture cool Banjar Saren stories and images and share with the whole GS community by making, taking photos, and writing blogs.

COURSE NAME: Our World In Pictures – Ibu Nicola VIEWING: Picture Books

Migration and the effects of colonization are important issues that the world is looking at right now, attempting to understand, and aiming to find solutions for. Shaun Tan is an exceptional picture book composer, and through his detailed visual techniques he confronts these topics head on through beautiful illustrations. Students will engage in ideas that the picture books, The Rabbits and The Arrival, explore and how meaning is conveyed through visual techniques, how these books relate to our histories as well as to our current realities. Students will also learn how they can create their own picture books bringing an awareness to some of the situations the world is facing today.

Course Name: Only for the Divergents VIEWING: Film Following on from last year’s ‘Divergent’ Film Study comes the sequel ‘Insurgent’. The film study will look at key elements of film-making and how they are used to influence the audience. Along with in depth study of each of the elements, the final assessment will be based on how well students utilise each in their own composition re-enacting their favourite scene from ‘Insurgent’.

Course Name: My Bali Family

Description: My Bali Family unit in the Middle School Beginner Indonesian course is the very basic Indonesian level which students can learn about vocabulary and phrases to describe information about themselves and their family. This unit covers greetings, goodbyes, describing personal information, numbers, family members, colors, body part, clothing, hobbies and adjectives to describe people. Film’ as a resource for research, discussion and presentations on

topics such as the carbohydrates as bio-macromolecules, the sugar

epidemic, healthy diets and caloric intake, obesity and diabetes.

COURSE NAME: BFG – Pak Zac

VIEWING: Mixed media – film/documentary

How can we use the media, more specifically filmmaking, to protect

The rain forests of the world are much more than big trees, insects

and monkeys… We all know that our rainforests are facing the threat

of irreversible destruction by our own race. In this class we will

explore films, stories, and other media to find out how people across

the world are using these tools to speak out for those things which

they care about. By the end of this class you will have discovered the

infinite potential that you have in the protection of the rainforest, just

by using the technology that you already have access to. Be prepared

to hear current stories about kids your age who’s villages face the

threats of deforestation, most of these stories don’t even make it in

This class will be co-taught by three grade 11 and 12 students from

the Black Forest Green team, if you love this class then you yourself

will be welcome to join us on our journey to save the rainforests!

COURSE NAME: Banjar Saren People Profiles – Ibu Kim

VIEWING: Interviews/Photography/Film Making

Engaging across cultures; meeting your ‘neighbours’ and making

connections. Students will work in pairs together with 2 KK students.

KK students will show our students around in their banjar so that

they can create profiles of the people. Our students will be reporters

on a mission to capture cool Banjar Saren stories and images and

share with the whole GS community by making, taking photos, and

COURSE NAME: Our World In Pictures – Ibu Nicola

VIEWING: Picture Books

Migration and the effects of colonization are important issues that

the world is looking at right now, attempting to understand, and

aiming to find solutions for. Shaun Tan is an exceptional picture book

composer, and through his detailed visual techniques he confronts

these topics head on through beautiful illustrations. Students will

engage in ideas that the picture books, The Rabbits and The Arrival,

explore and how meaning is conveyed through visual techniques,

how these books relate to our histories as well as to our current

realities. Students will also learn how they can create their own

picture books bringing an awareness to some of the situations the

world is facing today.

Course Name: Only for the Divergents

VIEWING: Film

Following on from last year’s ‘Divergent’ Film Study comes the sequel

‘Insurgent’. The film study will look at key elements of film-making

and how they are used to influence the audience. Along with in depth

study of each of the elements, the final assessment will be based on

how well students utilise each in their own composition re-enacting

their favourite scene from ‘Insurgent’.

Course Name: My Bali Family

Description: My Bali Family unit in the Middle School Beginner

Indonesian course is the very basic Indonesian level which students

can learn about vocabulary and phrases to describe information

about themselves and their family. This unit covers greetings,

goodbyes, describing personal information, numbers, family

members, colors, body part, clothing, hobbies and adjectives to

describe people.

0 views

©2020 by Green School Everywhere. Proudly created with Wix.com