Sequence : 25 October – 12 December 2017
Central Idea :
People play different roles in the community.
Lines of Inquiry:
- The roles of people who are part of the community
- How communities are organized
- My roles and responsibilities as a community member
Concepts :Function, Connection, Responsibility
Related Concepts : Community, Roles
In this unit, students are going to inquire into roles people have in the community. They are going to explore different kinds of occupations, the role and responsibilities of each occupation and how they work together in the community. In this unit, students will also learn that they have their role and responsibilities too in the community.
To support the concept of connection, students are going to have more exploration on books. They will listen and respond to picture books, showing pleasure, and demonstrating their understanding through gestures, expression and/or words. They are going to learn to understand simple questions and respond with actions or words. These learning experiences will improve their listening and speaking skills. For reading skills, students are going to join in with chants, poems, songs, word games and clapping games.
EY2 students are going to learn to represent addition and subtraction with objects, drawing, verbal explanations, or equations. This is to support the concept of connection. To support the concept of function, students are going to learn to create pictograph and tally marks. They will sort, describe, and compare 3D shapes.
EY2 students are going to participate in individual and collaborative creative experiences, to support the concept of responsibility and the related concept of roles. They are also going to learn how to describe what they notice about an artwork.
To support the concept of connection and function, EY2 students are going to learn how to read, write, and perform simple musical patterns and phrases. They are going to learn to distinguish the sound of different instruments.
In this unit, EY2 students are going to learn a variety of basic movement (tiptoe, jump, crawl, skip, gallop, etc). They are learning to change speed and direction of movement, maintain body control, and to be aware of the importance of physical activities. This is to support the concept of function.