Grade 7 Challenges

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Grade 7 Challenges

Stress Management

Subject Area(s): ELA, Fine Arts, Health & Life Skills, Mathematics, Sciences
Occupational Area(s): Management & Marketing, Networking, Communication Technology, Community Care Services, Health Care Services, Human & Social Services, Recreation Leadership,
Essential Question: How can students support each other to manage their stress in a healthy way?

Physical Activity Student Leaders

Subject Area(s): ELA, Fine Arts, Health & Life Skills, Mathematics, Physical Education, Social Studies
Occupational Area(s): Communication Technology, Recreation Leadership, Tourism, Electro-Technologies
Essential Question: How can students encourage each other to reach physical activity recommendations using technology?

Local Food

Subject Area(s): ELA, Fine Arts, Health & Life Skills, Mathematics, Social Studies
Occupational Area(s): Enterprise & Innovation, Management and Marketing, Communication Technology
Essential Question: Why is supporting local food important?

Healthy Sporting Events

Subject Area(s): ELA, Fine Arts, Health & Life Skills, Mathematics, Physical Education
Occupational Area(s): Management and Marketing, Communication Technology, Foods, Recreation Leadership, Tourism
Essential Question: Should school sporting events have healthy foods available for athletes and spectators?

Packing Up For Literacy: Literacy Mentors

Subject Area(s): English Language Arts, Mathematics
Occupational Area(s): Enterprise & Innovation, Human & Social Services
Essential Question: How can we help students enjoy and improve their literacy through the creation and sharing of Literacy Backpacks?

For the Birds

Subject Area(s): English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science
Occupational Area(s): Construction, Design Studies, Wildlife
Essential Question: How can we help provide shelter to birds that are part of our local ecosystem when their natural habitat is changing?

This project is designed to give Grade 7 students an introduction to some basic design and construction procedures. Students conduct research to address the needs of local birds, which will help inform decisions about the design of the birdhouses that will be constructed.

Move to the Music, Vibe to the Video

Subject Area(s): English Language Arts, Fine Arts, Health and Life Skills
Occupational Area(s): Communication Technology, Recreation Leadership
Essential Question: What kind of music video can be fun, inspire health (dancing), and be appropriate for all ages?

Groups of students are asked to create a music video that could be featured on the website of a local radio station.