Growing up in the Circus
An IDL project on the circus. This lesson focuses on what it would be like growing up in the circus. A comparison study between a child in the classes life to that of a child in the circus.

Learning Intention:
To understand what it may be like growing up in the circus.
To discuss and identify advantages and disadvantages to growing up in the circus.

Success Criteria:
-As I listen and watch, I can take note of key facts.
-I can share my ideas and opinions.
-I can list some advantages and disadvantages.
-I can work well in a social group and independently.

Looks at background, families, the job, education, advantages and disadvantages. A little clip from the infamous scene in dumbo to give children a little context.

Follow up activity created on publisher, asks children to give 2 examples of advantages/disadvantages and using the BAR key from Ryan's thinking keys to enhance creative thinking.
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