Low-Risk Daytrip Information

Course for Field Studies: Humanities 9,10 and English 12
Course Teacher: Mori Hamilton
Destination: Writers Festival (9.10,12)
Start date: Oct 17, 2018
End date: Oct 18, 2018
Consent due date: Oct 15, 2018
Series of activities to be undertaken (specify program):
Oct. 17: Hum 9/10 and En 12M attend spoken word event and Hum 9/10 attend discussion with professional writers
Oct. 18: Hum 9/10 attend discussion with Indigenous writers
COST IS $10 PER EVENT (En 12 pay $10, Hum 9/10 pay $30)
Purpose or Educational Goals:
-understand and appreciate the different textual modes of language
-understand that writing can lead to rewarding careers and rewarding lives
-understand that story is an important vehicle for conveying the truths and injustices of Indigenous and an important way for people to engage in reconciliation
Oct. 17: 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 12m 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) to attend event "All Roads Lead to Writing". Hum 9/10 students will be dismissed from venue at 2:45 pm.

Oct. 18: Hum 9/10 students will meet in front of Waterfront Theatre at 9:40 to attend event "Sharing Truths". They will leave Granville Island after event at 11:30, return to school on own/public transportation and be expected to attend afternoon classes.
Mode of Transportation: student own/transit
Transportation By: n/a
Grades: 9, 10, 12
# Female students: 41
# Male students: 40
Educator In Charge: Hamilton
Supervisors: Mori Hamilton, Stefan Schmitt
Cost To Student: $30
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