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School curriculum

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1.Global Connection

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Seven grade of first semester

Explore the World

We are going to learn about the world about 7 continents and 5 oceans in class.  Topics are also extended to mpney, food and famous landmarks around the world.  Students not only made a ball globe, but also designed a world map poster to introduce the iconic attractions in the continents. 

After building up the basic world knowledge, we are going to work on another project-Nation Research.  Using what you have learned, along with your own extended research, you will complete the nation research project.  Nations will all be explored by you and your classmates.

Even though you will be completing this project on your own, some of your classmates will also be learning about the same nation.  It's important and helpful to share the resources that are available to you.

This research project will have three parts.  The first part is a research paper.  The second part is a nation brochure making.  The third part is a PowerPoint Presentation.  Before you start working on either part, you will need to research and plan.

 

 

 

 

Seven grade of second semester

Embrace Olympic Project

The Olympic Games are the world's largest exhibition of athletic skill and competitive sporot.  They are also displays of nationalism, commerce and politics.  2021 Tokyo Olympic is the highlight event for the comming year.  The project provides students an opportunity to learn more about Olympics.  They get to know logo symbols, sport events and host countries.  Student not only learn about the sportmanship, but also the culture and features of the host countries.  Theey are assigned a city and they need to use technology to do research, make studio news and VR for the host cities.  Students pretend various host nominees to bid for Olympic games and develop their critical thinking skill.

In the model IOC competition, students can acquire the knowledge of nation's features, international relation, and experience the bidding process.  The project involves and teaches particioants speaking and presentation skills, in addition to problem-solving, teamwork, and leadship abilities.  It also engage students and allow them to develop deeper understanding into current world issues.

This research project will have three parts.  The first part is getting to know the host cities un the past and 2021 Tokyo Olympics.  The second part is to promote their assigned city by designing flyers, creating VR sport flim and making videos. The third part is scenario learning-Model IOC:Vote for the next host city.

 

 

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Eight grade of first semester

 
 
Model United Nations Project

MUN is a simulation of the real United Nations with students servung as delegates from a variety of different countries.  They come together in a formal setting to solve global issues and, in the process, come to understand theirrole as future leaders. Model UN helps students see howall of us have a part to play in caring for global neighbors.  Students participate lobbying and formal debate while negotiating, collaborating, and solving global problems.

There are four main sections with sub-topics in this project.

  • Introduction to UN
  • Assigned country research
  • Global Issue Positions
  • MUN-Action in Committee

 

 

 

 

 

Eight grade of second semester

TED Talks

TED is an organization dedicated to spreading new and interesting ideas to the world.  They host conferences in which they invite speakers who are experts in a variety of areas to come and share what they are working on.  TED talks are great ways to promote students' oral presentation and confidence.  However, there is no doubt that public speaking is a difficult thing to do and it requires many skills. This project aims to equip students the public speaking skill and take action to deliver a powerful mini TED talk at the end of the semester as an evaluation and self achievement.

This projects has five main component as following

  • Get familiar with TED talks
  • Watch & Learn
  • Pick a topic and research
  • Make your speech
  • My TED Talk

 

 

 

 

Nine grade

Growth Mindset

At the final year; it's important to develop students' potential and multiple intelligences fully. Growth mindest aims to strengthen what they have learned for the past two years and deepen 21st Century skills, such as critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity & innovation, communication & collaboration.

The growth mindest consists of three parts.  First, sharpen students' research skills. It requires information organizing and evaluating, note-taking, clarification and paraphrase etc.  Next, learn the six text structures which are main ideas, description, cause and effect, problem and solution, compare and contrast, order and sequence.  Students will practice and apply these thinking strategies in various texts.  Last, put all the skills into good use.  Students need to connect all the knowledge and strategies they've learned to achieve a scenario PBL task- A president for a week.

In this project, students will take on a role as a president of their country for a week.  They need to deal with the issues that the president faces on a daily basis, such as plolitics, economy, diplomatic issues in the country.  Students will learned to make their own decisions and choose the outcomes.  The project combines social studies, current global issue, collaboration, writting research and public speaking skills.  By the end, students needs to make a public speech to theircitizens about how they will handle these issues and lead the county for a better future. 

 

 

 

 

All grades

 
 
 
Project Based Learning

These classes will focus on project-based learning (PBL). PBL is a way of learning about different subjects at the same time. Students will research real-world topics and come up with their own solutions in their groups. Every topic will include a final project which will include a public presentation.

LJIS SDG Topics website:https://sites.google.com/view/ljis-sdg-topics/home

 

 

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2.Local Exploration

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Seven grade

 
Local Exploration —— Humanities Building

 

  • Discover the various characteristics of Lukang from the tour map, and then go deeper into the temple culture of Lukang with the Longshan Temple and the Chinese fortune sticks and then introduce the local features in English
  • Recognize the history of Lukang through the Lukang Folk Arts Museum
  • Use technological aids to develop students' ability to use diffetent media to obtain information, solve problems and present their results, and include creative courses to develop students' creativity, and communication and expression skills
  • Deepen students' sense of local identity and explore more local characteristics

 

 

 

 

 

Eight grade

 
Local Exploration —— Natural Industry

 

  • "Industry experience"  Through the experience, students will be able to care about the local industry and discover the uniqueness of the industries that are commonly seen in daily life.
  • "Understanding"  As the local industry seems to be familiar but unfamiliar, the curriculum is designed to integrate knowledge and build a foundation by linking science and chemistry with international education.
  • "Ability development"  In this modern age of massive information, the ability to make the best use of information is an important skill. While understanding the industry, we will also be able to explore related issues in more depth through data translation.
  • "Industry promotion"  After understanding the local industry, we thought about how to make the industry sustainable in the new generation and produced an e-book to let more people understand the invisible champion of Lugang.

 

 

3.Multicultural Education 

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Seven grade

 
Fall Semester — Color & Emotion

Part I: Emotional Kaleidoscope
Part II: Colors and Emotions 
Part III: Puppets Around the World
Part IV: Creating Puppets and English Dramas

The course first focused on guiding students to understand the connection between colors and emotions. Next, students learned to recognize puppets from around the world and to respect and appreciate the features of puppets from different cultures. They then applied the concepts of color and emotion by making their own English-language dramas. In addition to the script, students also designed colorful characters and props to match their story’s mood and show their vibrant colors.

Spring Semester — Color & Life

Part I: Taiwan and Wuxing Colors
Part II: Wuxing and Health 
Part III: Wuxing colors and diet story creation: Lukang vs World
Part IV: English eBook Creation

The Chinese Five Elements (Wuxing) are an abstract concept about the five different elements that make up everything in the universe. Wuxing presents the characteristics of the five elements in color and is the knowledge system of ancient China's cognition of the world. It is ancient but complete and covers a wealth of valuable information.
This course focuses on humanistic care and is based on the 3rd objective of SDGs: Good Health and Well-Being. Teachers guide students to start by caring for their own health, seen through the attributes and colors of the five elements corresponding to nature, objects, cities, and countries. The students also become aware of the connection between the five elements and life — emotions, nutrition, and exercise. Students customize their own "Rainbow Diet" (five-color) dinner plate to present the Chinese Five Elements Diet Concept. We also lead students to compare food cultures between countries, appreciate and respect diverse food cultures, and learn to keep healthy. These learning outcomes combine language, technology information, art, and student innovation to present a colorful and thoughtful English eBook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eight grade

 

Fall Semester — Color & the World

Part I: Looking Back at the Tokyo Olympics
Part II: Olympic Mascots 
Part III: The Power of Mascots
Part IV: International Color Mascot Design and Creation
Part V: Exhibition of International Color Mascots

Teachers guided students to explore the relationship between the international color differences of Olympic mascots and their cultural backgrounds. Next, students appreciated the works of mascots at home and abroad, including their creative concepts and cultures. Then, students created mascots representing diverse countries’ features through colors and design. In the end, students made posters and videos to present their mascot creation concepts and features. 

Spring Semester — Color & Blessings

Part I: Ornaments
Part II: LuJiang Blessings Ema 
Part III: Clothing

Students observed the colors of Taiwan’s blessing culture and learned to recognize lucky charms from around the world. Next, teachers focused on the Japanese Ema culture and provided students the opportunity to design Ema shapes and write down blessings in their Wood Art course. In the last part of the course, students experienced Japanese kimono(着物)and yukata(浴衣)culture as well as analyzed other countries’ clothing colors and culture. In the end, students presented what they learned through dance in Japanese and Taiwanese clothes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nine grade