BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM


ADIRONDACK CHALLENGES

"Leave No Trace" Jingle
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Grade: 11th Grade
Class: Physical Education
Author: Jack Drury
Leading Edge
NYS Content Area Standard:
Health, Physical Education & Home Economics:
Standard 3: Resource Management
NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Health, Recreation & Life Skills
Performance Indicators:

Recognize their role as concerned and discriminating consumers of physical activities programs and understand the importance of physical activity as a resource for everyone regardless of age or ability

Keywords: Leave No Trace
The Challenge:
Investigative Question or Issue: How might the principles of "Leave No Trace" be applied to the Adirondacks?
The Challenge:

 Your group of ___ (3 or 4) has been hired by a Madison Avenue advertising firm to popularize the Leave No Trace message. They want you to develop a catchy and creative jingle that communicates the essence of the seven principles of the LNT approach as it applies to the Adirondacks. If they like your jingle, it will be broadcast across your radio listening region and your entire group will receive a $25 gift certificate to Extremely Monotonous Sports (only redeemable on February 30th!).

Be prepared to share your jingle with the other groups and explain how its lyrics reflect LNT principles. You will be expected to submit one legible copy of the jingle to your instructor. Please include the names of all group members on this copy.

You have ______ minutes to prepare your jingle.  Leave No Trace web site

Quality Standards:

Form Criteria

  • Prepared within allotted time frame.
  • Copy of jingle with names of group members submitted to instructor.
  • Jingle has lyrics that are easy memorize.
  • Jingle has tune that can be hummed or whistled easily.
  • Jingle is short – less than 1 minute in length.

 Content Criteria

  • Information communicated in jingle is accurate.
  • Jingle lyrics faithfully communicate essence of the LNT seven principles.
  • Information in jingle is appropriate to a specific region.

 Knowledge: Participants can accurately describe and interpret LNT principles.

  • Team members can convincingly describe the connections between the message of the jingle and LNT principles.

Skill: Brainstorms several different options.

  • Instructors hear group members discussing several possible versions of lyrics/tune for jingle.
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Standard/Criteria: Points Possible: Points Awarded:

Prepared within allotted time frame

10

Copy of jingle with names of group members submitted to instructor

10

Jingle has lyrics that are easy to memorize

20

Jingle has tune that can be hummed or whistled easily

20

Jingle is short - less than 1 minute in length

10

Information communicated in jingle is accurate

20

Jingle lyrics faithfully communicate essence of the LNT seven principles

40

Information in jingle is appropriate to a specific region

20

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