Table 1: Links between Around the world in eighty days and the statements of learning
Statements of learning (SOL)
Examples of related learning in the course
SOL 1: The student communicates effectively using a variety of means in a range of contexts.
The student interacts and communicates with familiar and unfamiliar people in their home, school and wider community. The course provides opportunities for the student to make choices, name and identify people and objects and document their learning through a variety of means.
SOL 6: The student appreciates and respects how diverse values, beliefs and traditions have contributed to the communities and culture in which he/she lives.
In strands 1 and 2, the student is immersed in learning opportunities relating to the culture and traditions of Ireland and those of another country of their choice.
SOL 7: The student values what it means to be an active citizen, with rights and responsibilities in local and wider contexts.
In strand 1, the student will learn about their home, school and wider community. He/she will identify their family, peers and professionals who help them. The student will actively use amenities and facilities in their local community.
SOL 23: The student brings an idea from conception to realisation.
In strand 4, the student will use the knowledge he/she has learned throughout the course to choose, plan and prepare a trip to a local landmark or area of interest.