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Overview of the Project – Part -1
Name of the Project: Illustrative journal and creative writing using Poem as a medium
Project Objectives: When students complete this project, they will be able to… * Use prior knowledge to comprehend * Identify factual details from the text * Analyze poems using various comprehension strategies * Use creative writing tools to draft their class poem * Explore and evaluate the different railway systems across the world * Use technology to research about new topics and enhance learning * Use connections from real life to add and subtract numbers * Appreciate rhythm in poems by exploring the nuances of the same * Co-create tune for the class poem * Interview and
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Phase 2 is more about creating a tune and a small role play of a story based poem created by students on the theme railways.
Phase 3: Integration of subjects (History, Geography and Mathematics) – In this phase, students will get to more depth to understand more about railways. The main idea of this phase is to build research skills and curiosity in students. This will go on for 4 days.
Phase 4: Final Independent Project – This project goes on for 4-5 days again with students working on interviewing and researching range of things related to railways as they get ready to write their illustrative journal. They will also be using technology as a tool to enhance their learning and also to give more effect to the final output.
Assessments:
Students will be assessed after every lesson. Each lesson will end with either an oral or written assessment. This is to gauge the progress to goals as planned. After every phase, there will also be a formative assessment, either in the form of a project or creative writing, and finally, the last phase where the students co-create their illustrative journal would be the summative assessment.

The World from the Railway Carriage * R.L.Stevenson
Faster than fairies, faster than witches,
Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;
And charging along like troops in a battle,
All through the meadows the horses and cattle:
All of the sights of the hill and the plain
Fly as thick as driving rain;
And ever again, in the wink of an

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