Use The official New Zealand road code to integrate learning for citizenship within broad contemporary social issues in New Zealand.
This contextualised learning programme can help secondary students meet Literacy and Numeracy requirements.
Activities include: check a car is safe before getting in, discuss the reasons for road rules, route planning, identify hazards, reflect on attitudes, create a whakataukī and write to a politician.
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Note: each activity has links to the online official New Zealand Road Code, Drive and related modules in Pathways Awarua, the online literacy and numeracy resource.
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The intro outlines the big ideas around safer road use and citizenship with curriculum links and suggested learning pathways. Plus SOLO self-assessment rubrics.
Bringing in ideas: what is worth knowing as a citizen and a road user? Students build ideas about citizenship, roads, hazards, road users, sharing, risk and distraction.
Relating ideas: explaining what is worth knowing as a citizen and a road user. Students develop their ability to explain the causes and consequences of citizenship in the context of road users.
Looking in a new way: extending your thoughts and your actions as a citizen and a road user. Students bring new insights by reflecting, evaluating, creating and taking action as citizens and road users who belong, matter and make a difference.