Learners understand during what days house competitions can be held, and during what days preparation for house activities can be done.
Step 1: Greet Class (2 min)
Step 2: Review Previous Session (2 min)
What did we learn in the previous lesson? (We learned about the purpose of introducing the house system in a school. We went through the overview of the house system, and then learned about the 4 houses, their core values, and what those values look like when implemented.)
Step 3: Set Expectations (2 min)
In this block, we are going to learn about house days and house competitions.
Step 4 Description
Step 4 Content
Saturdays are “House Days”, during which house meetings, competitions, and projects are held. All house members of all grades are eligible to take part in House Days. Students participate based on the following four grade ranges:
What happens during house days?
Step 5 Description
Step 5 Content
4 types of competitions can be held every month. It is important to hold all 4 types of competitions each month so that children with different interests and different skills have an opportunity to participate.
Literary & Debate Competitions
Fine Arts and Crafts Competitions
Performing Arts Competitions
Once competition from each of these above categories can be chosen and publicized for each house day. Students must be given a minimum of 3 weeks’ notice to sign up for and prepare for house days.
Decide on the house competitions you want to hold on the last Saturday of the upcoming month. Answer the following questions: