Warrington School/Envirethical/Envirethical Orienteering
- Flax or dead cabbage tree leaves
- Map of school area
- Clipboard or a something to lean against
- Thinking, Using language, symbols and texts, Managing self, Relating to others, Participating and contributing
Position and orientation – Levels 3/4
- Use a co-ordinate system or the language of direction and distance to specify locations and describe paths.
- Communicate and interpret locations and directions, using compass directions, distances, and grid references.
Speaking, Writing, Presenting – Levels 3/4
- Integrate sources of information, processes, and strategies with developing confidence to identify, form, and express ideas.
Integrate sources of information, processes, and strategies confidently to identify, form, and express ideas.
- Uses a developing understanding of the connections between oral, written, and visual language when creating texts
- Pupils singularly or in groups
- Name some cabbage tree or flax leaves (1 or 2 first time around)
- Take the leaf and attach (tie loosely) to something in the school
- Place a mark on the school map where it has been located
- When all groups have attached their leaves maps are swapped
- Groups hunt for other teams leaves and retrieve
- Could be timed for competition
- Repeat, except pupils write or draw a description of where the leaves have been attached on blank paper
- Pupils need to practice tying before commencing.
- Recording pupils times gave an interesting overview of skills:
- First to get clues placed
- First group to locate all of other groups clues
- Group whose clues were located first
- Totaling of combined scores above for over-all group