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Time yr8 EBL

Unit of work for the time unit of work.
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Mark Hodges

on 19 February 2010

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Time yr8 EBL What is time? How can we split time up? http://science.howstuffworks.com/time.htm
Time is something that most of us take for granted. Have you ever thought about why, for example, there are 12 months in a year? Why are there 30 days in September? Why are there time zones and what's with daylight-saving time? Why are there 86,400 seconds in a day? Your task- is to put together a quiz on time which will be played by the rest of the class.
You need to include the following;
Easier (D)-
Questions like how many minutes are there in a day?
Why are there 12 months in the year?
Why are some months longer than others?

Harder (M)-
How many seconds are there in a week?
Who are the months named after?
How do we measure time accurately (atomic clocks etc)?
What is a millenium/ decade/ century?

You can present your quiz in any format you would like. It could be a quiz that people fill in as a word document, or it could be one that is done by lots as a powerpoint.

The Key is that you KNOW WHAT THE CORRECT ANSWER IS!!!!! L.O; Create a quiz about time. Timetables, and how to read them. L.O; Explore how to read a timetable, and create questions about it.

D- Able to read timetable correctly.
P- Able to create questions about the timetable.
M- Able to answer others questions and do own timetable. Starter;
Find images of timetables from google images and paste them onto this webwall.
http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/ebltime
Don't do the same one that is already there, or anyone elses. D- you need to answer the following questions;
When is the earliest train?
What time does that train get into the destination?
When is the last train back?
How long does it take to get from Ashford to St Pancreas?
Work out how long it takes to get from Ashford to Ebbsfleet?
Find out how much it costs to go on this train from Ashford to St Pancreas
(you will have to research this on the web)
P- From the timetable you need to create 10 questions of your own, and have the answers to the questions.
You could put your questions onto the wallwisher site, then you can take other peoples questions and answer them. M- From the timetable you need to create 10 questions of your own from a different timetable, and write a summary of how to read a timetable in 30 words or less. Planning a journey.

L.O; Summarise a journey including time details and differences.

D- Simple journey within the UK
P- Detailed journey abroad including time differences and timetables.
M- Clearly thought out journey which includes times, cost and schedule. D- You need to research a journey within the uk.
You should include the distance from your house to the destination
how long it will take you, how much you might spend on the journey
(it needs to be by train or coach or plane).
Present this information as a report including maps and figures to show
what you have found out. P/ M- You need to research a journey abroad.
You should include the distance from your house to the destination
how long it will take you, how much you might spend on the journey
(it needs to be by train or coach or plane) also time differences and how that will
affect your arrival etc.
Present this information as a report including maps and figures to show
what you have found out.
M- need to include a schedule and itinery. Some useful websites;
http://www.theaa.com
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
http://www.heathrowairport.com/portal/page/Heathrow%5EGeneral%5EFlight+information%5EFlight+timetable/
http://www.timezonecheck.com/
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
http://www.nationalexpress.com/coacheslanding.aspx Make individual personal timelines using a scale to split children’s life so far into years and months. What are the major events so far? Significant points to be illustrated and written about. Focus on connectives and features of chronological report writing. L.O; Create an imaginative piece of writing linked to your life

D- Basic timeline and 3 items written up.
P- Clear timeline with ICT skills shown and 3 pieces written up
M- Detailed timeline with 3 pieces written up with good connectives and imaginative writting. Starter; Do an accrostic for TIME L.O; Compare to eras.
D- Basic comparison.
P- Detailed comparison of life.
M- Differences highlighted and analysed.

Starter; Decide on 2 different decades (for example the 70's and
90's), and find 5 pictures which represent the two decades.

Task;
Put yourself in the position of someone who is going to school in
each of these decades and write 2 diary entries, one for each
decade. They must include something about the following;
A famous event form that decade.
The kind of music that was popular.
Some information about sport (so if you support a team how were
they doing in these 2 eras)
Food.
Types of work people were doing (manual labour/ service )
The type of transport that was used.
Use pictures to help your diary entry, and write in the first person.
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