Gilmore Elementary School

École Élémentaire James Gilmore

CARING FOR EACH OTHER, LEARNING FOR A LIFETIME. PRENDRE SOIN DE L'AUTRE - L'APPRENTISSAGE POUR LA VIE

Contributing to our community-A focus on Core Competencies

February 2019

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE INVOLVED?

Staff introduced the story STONE SOUP retold by Heather Forest, 

We posed the question before viewing: How might this story represent or show COMMUNITYWHAT POSITIVE THINGS CAN YOU CONTRIBUTE TO OUR GILMORE COMMUNITY?

This Activity linked to our School-wide language of GRIFS and the SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY CORE COMPETENCY - Contributing to community

The students discussed  the story’s connection to COMMUNITY using the following guiding questions:

 

  • What is community?

 

  • How do you know community exists?

 

  • Can community be a feeling? 

 

Following the activity, students were asked to do a self-assessment using our GRIFS matrix:  

“I can take responsibility for my part of the Family Teams activity by…”

“I can help other members of my Family Team by…”