We are Explorers

We are Explorers
Catherine Beswick

Grade 4B are preparing for their upcoming summative live museum exhibit. They used the app "Chatterpix" to show in 30 seconds what they know about their explorer. 

The grade 4s are coming towards the end of their inquiry into "Exploration" as part of their Where We Are in Place and Time unit. The students have been busy researching about a chosen explorer during Reader's Workshop and will be using this research to support their end of unit summative, where they will present a live exhibit of their chosen explorer. Parents and fellow students will be invited to come along and meet these current and historical explorers and ask them questions about their expeditions. 

At the end of last week, the 4B students took some time to reflect on the research they had gathered so far. What could they present today about their chosen explorer if they had to present today? The students used the app "Chatterpix" to record a 30 second video narrating an introduction for their explorer. 

Based on these creative, funny and thought provoking Chatterpix videos, the live museum exhibits are going to be very interesting indeed! 


Here is Bridie's Chatterpix on Matthew Flinders, an explorer of Australia.

This is Miyuri's Chatterpix video on Vasco Da Gama, a Portuguese explorer.

This is Suhlim's Chatterpix on Isabella Bird, an early explorer of Japan. 

Lastly, here is Moe's Chatterpix video on Antarctic explorer, Ernest Shackelton.

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