Designing and Building a Model of a Haiti Village








Planning

- teachers planned using Adobe Connect from a distance

Introduction

  • Discussion about Haiti and devestation
  • Wavin' Flag video (below)
  • Introduce task (below)
  • Discuss learning goals and set success criteria



Project

  1. In groups of 2 students from the grade 4/5 class and 2 students from grade 6 class
  2. Design 9 buildings to help rebuild a village in Haiti (discussion about 3-D shapes) in Adobe Connect.
  3. Grade 6's drew plans for the buildings on isometric dot paper and posted them in online forum
  4. Grade 4/5's drew nets of buildings and put together buildings
  5. Grade 6's drew "floor plan" of village on grid paper and posted them in online forum
  6. Grade 4/5's put buildings together to form village according to plans by grade 6's
  7. Grade 4/5's showed the grade 6's the final villages over video conference

Student Work

Sample plans from Adobe Connect rooms

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  • adobe2.png
  • church.png
  • firestation.png

Plans for buildings on isometric dot paper (images shared on TIGed online discussion forum)


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Village layout on grid paper (images shared on TIGed online discussion forum)

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The buildings and village


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