Low-Risk Daytrip Information

Course for Field Studies: Humanities 9,10 and English 12
Course Teacher: Mori Hamilton
Destination: Writers Festival
Start date: Oct 18, 2017
End date: Oct 18, 2017
Consent due date: Oct 17, 2017
Series of activities to be undertaken (specify program):
attend spoken word event and writing workshop with graphic novelist
COST IS $10 PER EVENT (En 12 pay $10, Hum 9/10 pay $20)
Purpose or Educational Goals:
understand and appreciate the different textual modes of language
understand that writing is a process
Students meet at Granville Island Stage (map provided) at 9:40 for 10 am spoken word event "Word!". Student will break for lunch at 11:30. En 12 students will return to school and are expected in their afternoon classes. Humanities 9/10 students will eat lunch on Island and meet at 12:40 at Waterfront Theatre (map provided). Hum 9/10 students will be dismissed from venue at 2:45 pm.
Mode of Transportation: student own/transit
Transportation By: n/a
Grades: 9, 10, 12
# Female students: 44
# Male students: 43
Educator In Charge: Hamilton
Supervisors: Mori Hamilton, Stefan Schmitt
Cost To Student: $10
What To Bring: cell phone, appropriate seasonal clothing, lunch or lunch money,
Behaviour Expectations:
Potential Known Risks and Safety Information:
Students must make themselves familiar with Granville Island and location of venues. Students will be travelling in an urban environment and should take particular care around phones and valuables. Student will travel in pairs or more while on public transit and familiarize themselves with transit routes well in advance of trip.
Additional Comments/Remarks re. Risks & Safety:
Mini School emergency cell # 604-209-4405