Using Bloom’s Taxonomy
Topic Water Year Make a list of the types of places water can be found.
Make an acrostic for the word water. Make an A-Z of rivers around the world.
Factual answers, recall and recognition
Translating, interpreting, showing understanding
Write in your own words how the water cycle works.
Draw a flow chart of the water cycle.
Make a model of the water cycle or use everyday items to demonstrate how it works. How do we get water from the river to Swan Hill North Primary school? Conduct a survey – “How much water do you drink a day?” Graph the results. Should water sports be played in the river?
Using information gained in different, familiar situations
Make a paper cup that will hold 500mls of water for 30 mins.
Make a list of ways you can save water at home.
Break into parts to examine more closely
Write and perform a commercial telling people how to save water. Write a report on why the European Carp are so bad for the river. Debate Create a list of ways you could stop an iceblock from melting without using a fridge.
Make a poster which provides a water saving tip.
Judge, use criteria, rank, substantiate
Should fishing be allowed in the Murray River?
Combine information with new situations to create new products, ideas, etc.
Invent a rain making machine.
Create an add for water that tastes like chocolate.