Seeing Hong Kong
Keyterms: Action Plan, Base map, route, attractions, landmarks, features
Title: Action Plan
Knowledge: Further secondary research into the existing tourist attractions of chosen Island and knowledge of how why the islands may have changed.
Understanding: That an action plan can help organise themselves for their assessment. Understand that a variety of factors can help explain change
Skill: To plan a route using a paper map and online map to orientate and plan or using an online mapping tool like Scribble Map to plan a route or locate known attractions.
Example of a travel guide
example of student work for this unit here
Identify the information you will need to collect on your field trip and why you need it. Action planning worksheet click here.
How will this information help you in the common assessment task?
Planning your route around the island.
In your groups plan your route around the island on your large base map. Your teacher will tell you where you will start from. Think about the time available and listen to the advice of your teacher.
Try to include some of the more well known locations or attractions along your route, use this website and or Google maps to help you. There will be other tourist attractions you will discover.
Consider using Google scribble map to help you plan your route.Check out videos of your island here. Do they show any of the must see attractions?
Title: Describing Places
Knowledge: of the structure of Travel guides
Understanding that different writing techniques can be used to describe features of places-persuasive writing techniques
Skills: To develop descriptive/persuasive writing and to begin to plan for the structure of their travel guides.
Know - about the difference between primary and secondary data sources Know the differences between open and closed questions
Skill –writing a simple questionnaire or survey. Literacy-phrasing questions for a survey
Understand the notion of Purpose , Audience, format formality of writing a survey
As part of your travel guide you will also need to describe and explain how one aspect of your outlying island has changed. - this could be a social, economic or an environmental change. You should use both primary and secondary sources to help you.
Use the help and guidance powerpoint to design a simple survey to find out about how your island has changed in living memory. the survey may have to be done using Cantonese. So you will need a Cantonese speaker in your group. You will need to bring this along on the trip next week.
Research task-secondary sources
This website may be useful to find an old photograph of your island-Describe how it has changed?
Find a website which gives any further relevant information about how your island has changed- remember this could be a social, economic or environmental change.
Think about how you will phrase your search.
Share your research with your teacher once you have found something relevant. Put the link or book title in your bibliography.