Recognizing our uniqueness can help us to better understand who we are.
Lines of Inquiry
- Different personal characteristics
- Developing self confidence
- Demonstrating uniqueness
- Self awareness
- Physical appearance
- Personal characteristics
Through this unit, Nursery students are going to learn about their personal characteristics so they can get to know themselves as well as their classmates. They will identify their parts of the body, their gender, hobbies and also their favorite toys. They will demonstrate their self-confidence through a mini stage in the classroom where they can perform what they can do best in front of others that make them unique.
To support the form concept, Nursery students are going to learn about 3D shapes. They will have fun activities to observe objects which have 3D shapes around them by naming and classifying them. They also will improve their math skills which focus on number 1-5. Students will be exposed to counting 1-5, read number symbol and do number tracing.
Nursery students learn to use gestures, actions, body language and/or words to communicate needs and to express ideas when interacting in familiar settings. Furthermore, they distinguish between pictures and written text to develop their pre-literacy skills. Besides that, they also recognize phonetic sounds, their own first name while building their fine motor skills by ‘writing’ the beginning sounds with variety of media.
Students are going to exercise to develop their spatial awareness, by participating in some sport activities. They will also learn about the importance of physical activities by doing some exercises regularly. They will play team work activities and obstacle games to develop their motor skills as well.
Along this unit, in visual arts, the students will be participating in individual and collaborative artwork making. They are going to learn how to color, paint, cut and paste. Moreover, they will also learn to show curiosity and ask question about artwork.
In this unit, students learn to recreate sounds from familiar experiences, use their own voice to imitate sounds and sing some simple songs too. Moreover, they learn to express the mood of the music by moving their bodies to the tune.