Peace One Day

September 21st is international Peace Day

 

This is the day that has been agreed by the United Nations and World leaders to be the day when we all actively work to make the world a safer and more peaceful world. We can all stand for peace and make a difference!

Watch this video about how Peace Day started and the impact it has had all over the world. While listening and watching answer the questions:

 

 

Here’s the 2016 Peace Anthem “I Wish” by Jahméne.

 

Now share your thoughts on Peace One Day with us. Let’s see what teens all over the world think about this.

Why is Peace One Day so important? What can the event accomplish?

Can each one of us really make a difference? How?

What do you wish for the world?

Here’s a list of words that might help you write your comments on PEACE DAY.

glossary-peace-one-day

 

Welcome Quadblog Buddies

We’re so happy to have you as our quadblog buddies! We’re new to this but we intend to make the most of this great experience. It’s awesome to be able to interact with other teens all over the world. 

We are a class of 23 year 8 students and we attend the Middle School EB 2,3 Soeiro Pereira Gomes. We have been learning English for 4/5 years. So we are the only non-native speakers in this group of four schools but we are sure we will rise up to the challenge. 

Here is the link to the first task we have to perform about our quadblog buddies in New Zealand. 

http://8gthinkdifferent.blogspot.pt/2016/09/welcome-quadblog-buddies.html

http://www.medbury.school.nz

 

We’ll learn about their school and we’ll take the opportunity to learn a lot more about New Zealand as well.

 

Here’s our first challenge for you! 

Have a look at these photos, these clues and try to figure out a bit more about our school: name, location, points of interest around it … You can comment on interesting aspects, differences/similarities between our schools and surrounding areas.

 

We’ve also made a survey. Now let’s see what you were able to guess/find out.

 

 

Quadblogging is all about collaborating and sharing information. I asked my students to join up in pairs and make a list of questions they would like to ask their quadblog buddies. They will post their questions below.

Please take the time to choose and answer some of our questions! You can do it with the whole class or ask your students to do it on their own. Thank you! We would also be delighted to answer your own questions.