Healthy Village

Healthy Village

6-7 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

Physical Health & Wellness

Reading and Writing

Social and Emotional Health

What does it mean to be fit and healthy? Design and build village to promote health and wellbeing.

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April 27, 2021

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Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

Supporting Files

Challenge Healthy Village


Challenge PDF document that provides the granularity for the steps of the Challenge

Learning Objectives

  • To create an imaginary village in Minecraft: Education Edition with a focus on health and wellbeing aspects.

Guiding Ideas

In this Challenge learners will discuss what it means to be healthy.

They will discuss the following questions:

  • How do you keep healthy?
  • What is good for your wellbeing?
  • The class will collaborate on planning and building a healthy village

 

Student Activities

The Challenge is made up of three distinct steps that will take approx. 2+ hrs.

Step One:

Class discussion about health and wellbeing:

  • How do you keep healthy?
  • What is good for your wellbeing?
  • What is in your area that helps you keep healthy?

Step Two:

Learners plan and design a healthy village in Minecraft: Education Edition. This process will include:

  • Brainstorming ideas of what they want in their village
  • Working in groups/pairs or individually and decide on which part of the village they will build
  • Creating a detailed plan of their build using squared paper

Step Three:

  • Learners will follow their plan and build their healthy village. Learners will share information about their build using NPCs, Signs or Chalkboards or learners can record a video walkthrough to explain what they have built

 

 

 

Performance Expectations

Please see the Challenge PDF download for details on Assessment and Expectations

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

Supporting Files

Challenge Healthy Village


Challenge PDF document that provides the granularity for the steps of the Challenge