How we express ourselves
How we express ourselves: an inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity, our appreciation of the aesthetic.
People communicate in different ways
An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values
Lines of Inquiry:
- Characteristics of maps
- Characteristics of communities
Attributes of the Learner Profile:
Communicator, knowledgeable, inquirer
Questions to ask
*What are different way we can communicate?
*What patterns do you see?
*How can you describe that?
*What words can you use to communicate your ideas?
Single Subject Connections:
Music: Kindergartners will explore patterns of pitch and rhythm in music. They will identify patterns as same or different and discover ways patterns can be combined in the form of a song.
Art: Kindergarteners will explore the characteristics of different types of clay. They will model different 3-dimensional forms to create non-objective and functional art works. Students will also explore patterns in their artmaking process.