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Promote Trees The School Resource Pack aims to promote the benefits of trees and forests to the next generation of Papua New Guineans. 

SRP_ElementaryThe School Resource Pack currently contains over 30 multi-media teaching aids for the following elementary grades:

  • Elementary prep

  • Elementary 1

  • Elementary 2

These school resources have been arranged with reference to the PNG Outcome Based:

 

Teaching Aids: Me and My Environment

Over 30 Multi-media Resources have been allocated to the elementary school Strand: Me and My Environment.  These teaching aids have been categorised according to the 3 relevant Sub-strands below:

Changes in natural and human communities:

  • doc CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION RESEARCH : Children use internet search engines in small groups to find out more about a specific threat to the worlds rainforests. Children collect information in the form of notes and present their concerns and solutions to the class.
  • LOGGING IN THE RAINFORESTS: A discussion with lesson ideas for young children about logging in the Atlantic Rainforest.
  • pdf TEACHING WITH TREES : An introduction to using trees in the curriculum and advice on planting trees in your grounds.

Exploring environments:

  • zip ACTIVITIES - PRE-SCHOOL 1 : Whether in your own backyard, or in the tropical rainforest, your 5 senses help you learn more about your surroundings. During these lessons, students will begin to discover nature through sight, smell, taste, sound, and touch. After learning about the sights and sounds of their own neighborhood, students will begin to imagine what the environment is like in a lush tropical rainforest.
  • ppt ALL ABOUT TREES:  Where do we find trees? What lives in trees? An activity that lets your students think first.
  • pdf ANCIENT TREE HUNT:  Go looking for fat, wrinkly, old trees where you live.Get kids outdoors exploring and bring the outdoors into your classroom with this fresh activity from the Woodland Trust's nature detectives website.
  • zip DIFFERENT KINDS OF TREES : 4 trees to write sentences about and find out about. Children can then draw and label a tree.
  • zip FUN MAZES - TREES : Can you find your way through the mazes? Learn about parts of trees and lifecycles on the way! Get kids outdoors exploring with this fresh activity from the Woodland Trust's nature detectives website. Bring the outdoors into your classroom with this inspiring activity from the Woodland Trust's nature detectives website.
  • pdf HABITATS GAME:  This game is a fun way to get children learning about different habitats and the animals that live in them. The winner is the first player to collect all the animals hidden in their habitat game board (either rainforest, desert, Arctic or ocean). Note: We recommend printing the animal game cards out on card so the animals don't show through to the other side.
  • pdf JUNGLE FOLIAGE : Use this colouring activity from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about rainforests.
  • ppt LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT WOODLANDS : Examples of common trees and their leaves, bark, inside a tree, woodland animals, woodland fairies and model houses and furniture made from natural materials.
  • ppt LIVING AND NON -LIVING:  Powerpoint presentation giving information on what living and non- living means. Recap of objects at the end.
  • pdf RAINFOREST : Display lettering and posters for rainforest as well as writing frames for children to make their own booklet about the rainforest. Original writing frames made in publisher - I have added these so they can be edited to suit your class.
  • pdf TEACHING WITH TREES:  An introduction to using trees in the curriculum and advice on planting trees in your grounds.
  • pdf TREES - TREE MYTHS:  Tree myths that can be acted out as short pieces of drama. Bring the outdoors into your classroom with this inspiring activity from the Woodland Trust's nature detectives website.

Using and caring for resources:

  • pdf A SUNFLOWER STORY:  Colourful A5 pdf with detailed photos showing the growth of a sunflower. Could be used as a display or classroom sequencing activity.
  • zip AWARENESS POSTERS from PNG - WHY PLANT TREES? : 47 posters with photo and illustration for printing on single A4 sheet.
  • doc JASPER'S BEANSTALK LABELLING PLANT : A worksheet for a cross curricular science/literacy about growth and Jasper's Beanstalk.
  • zip JASPER'S BEANSTALK STORY CARDS : Picture cards or cut outs to aid in telling the story or ordering. Includes visuals for days of week.
  • ppt LABELLING FLOWER WORDS AND SYMBOLS : Picture of flower obtained from http://www.kew.org/climbersandcreepers/home.html, cut and stick activity labelling parts of flower, flower with words of symbols.
  • zip LESSONS - ELEMENTARY 1 : Learn about the mystical forests of the Maya and the second largest barrier reef in the world! The Rainforest Alliance's partner in Belize, Toledo Institute for Development and the Environment (TIDE), is working with communities in southern Belize to protect a huge swath of the Selva Maya (or Maya forest) and the coastal ecosystems downstream. Students will learn about the jaguars, manatees, howler monkeys and loggerhead turtles that call this amazing place home.
  • zip LESSONS - ELEMENTARY 2 : Nowhere on Earth is the rainforest more fascinating to children than the Amazon. In this unit, children will explore the rich culture of the Yanomami and compare their situation to the Amazon rainforest's newest arrivals: settlers seeking a better life. Students will learn about the work that The Oficina Escola de Lutheria da Amazônia (OELA), the Rainforest Alliance's Brazil-based partner, is doing to help the people of Boa Vista do Ramos improve their lives while ensuring the long-term health of the forest.
  • zip LESSONS PRE-SCHOOL 2 : Come explore the mystical oak forests of the Cachalú Biological Reserve nestled high in the tropical Colombian Andes. With help from Fundación Natura, the Rainforest Alliance's partner group in Colombia, kindergarteners will learn about this special place, its interesting inhabitants and the connection between the rainforests and their supermarkets.
  • LET'S FIND OUT ABOUT TREE HOUSES: A variety of tree houses with questions to provoke discussion.
  • doc PLANTS AND TREES - DECISION TRE E: This is a sorting and organising activity focusing on Plants and Trees. This method of organisation is sometimes referred to as a branching database or a Key. A difficult concept to teach, this activity helps structure the sorting by allowing small numbers of items to be sorted first by asking yes/no questions. Introduce additional items by moving them down the tree, adding questions as required to further separate the items.
  • mp4 RAINFOREST CONSERVATION : Exploring the rainforest by Emily Keller
  • zip RAINFOREST QUIZ - TRUE OR FALSE : Challenge your students to obtain ten out of ten in this interactive powerpoint quiz. These true or false questions give an overview of the importance of rainforests and what we can do to preserve them.
  • pdf TEACHING WITH TREES : An introduction to using trees in the curriculum and advice on planting trees in your grounds.
  • pdf TREES - TREE GROWTH CHART : Plant a tree, then measure it as it grows - mark the height, make notes and decorate with doodles! Get kids outdoors exploring with this fresh activity from the Woodland Trust's nature detectives website.
  • pdf TREES - TREE GROWTH CHART : Plant a tree, then measure it as it grows - mark the height, make notes and decorate with doodles! Get kids outdoors exploring with this fresh activity from the Woodland Trust's nature detectives website.
  • ppt WHAT PLANTS NEED : A simple presentation with animations and a quiz at the end. Very simple language throughout. Comic Sans Font (i will do it in Sassoon infant if requested).

 

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