PBL on Shapes and Patterns - Nirmal Bhartia School ... Essential Learning Levels At the end of this

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  • PBL on Shapes and Patterns

  • Driving Question

    How can we as architects design a city made up of Shapes?

    End Product The end product of this PBL would be a Geo-City; a

    city made up of Shapes.

  • Essential Learning Levels

    At the end of this theme children were able to

     differentiate between straight and curved line.

     identify the Square, Rectangle, Circle, Triangle, Cube, Cuboid, Cone, Cylinder, Sphere.

     read and write the names of above said shapes.

     list the properties of above said shapes.

     identify and complete the pattern.

  • Entry Event

    For the entry event, children watched a movie ‘Shape City’ wherein they discovered that all things are made up of shapes.

  • Roles

    Town Planners

    Architects

    Landscapists Builders

    Engineers

  • Activities Children did various activities while learning about Shapes and Patterns

    like:

     While learning about straight and curved lines, children did the activity of making straight and curved line with thread.

     While learning about properties of Shapes, children did an activity wherein the teacher gave a cue in the form of property of the shape and the children had to identify and pick up the correct Shape.

  •  While planning their Geo-City children made a blue print of their Geo-City on a grid with the help of the teacher.

     While learning about Patterns, children made lots of interesting patterns using the Rangometry kit.

  • Visit by a Town Planner A town planner visited our school and explained what

    all needs to be kept in mind when planning a city, how to plan the placing of all the buildings, how a rough model is created and how a blue print, on the basis of which the actual plan works, is prepared.

  • Worksheets Following were the worksheets which were done while

    learning about Shapes and Patterns during the PBL

  • Culmination Children displayed their Geo-City in the Project Space

    area.