A year one classroom teacher at Honeywood created a cross-curricular unit based around the "Wheels on Wednesday" initiative.
The theme was on how to make "Wheels on Wednesday" safer for the Honeywood School Community.
The ideas were linked to Maths, Science,English, HASS and the Arts.
In Maths: Statistics & Probability (Data Representation & Interpretation)-Investigate the popular modes of transport for Wheels on Wednesday
Science: Science Understanding (Biological science)- Investigating what we need to do in order to maintain the needs of the ‘living things’ surrounding our bike paths.
English: Literacy, Literature (Creating Texts, Use of Software, Purpose & Audience, Speaking & Listening) Persuasive/informative/procedural texts – e.g bilingual posters to show safe crossing, persuasive posters to encourage involvement, steps on how to cross a road safely…
HASS: History (Similarities & differences between students lives & life during their parents/grandparents)– Comparing transport options and lack of road signs/road safety; Geography (Natural, managed and constructed features or places)-What does a safe bike path look like and involve
The Arts: Visual Arts - Creation of visual sign
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