In this project, we are going to organize solidarity campaigns to show that Flanders Lane is a place of solidarity, generosity and committment. We will discuss about natural, man-made and human disasters in the world and how we can react or prevent them.
Mission 1: Why is it important to leave a testimony about world’s catastrophes?
The students will discuss about the importance of archiving and they will learn to write definitions to create a dictionary about disasters to store in the archives of Flanders Lane City Hall.
– discussion about what an archive is and its importance
– discussion about dictionary definition ( elements – how to write it)
– categorization of words into the three possible aspects of a disaster
-writing the definitions of words by family
Mission 2: Which impact have natural disasters?
-brainstorming about natural disasters
-discussion about Katrina hurricane (description – testimonies of survivors – impact)
-imagining the testimony of someone facing a natural disaster.
Mission 3: How do men create environmental disasters?
-brainstorming about environmental disasters
-discussion about Exxon Valdez tragedy (description – consequences )
-imagining a comment about the trailer Black Wave to give one’s opinion about the tragedy
Mission 4: What about human disasters?
Mission 5: Personal projects
Mission 7: Creation of campaigns