1819 Grade 2 – Where We Are in Place and Time (March 18th – May 24th, 2019)

Transdisciplinary Theme: Where We Are in Place and Time

An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and
journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the
relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and
civilizations, from local and global perspectives.

Central Idea:

The designs of buildings determine how people use them.


Form, Function, Change

Related Concepts:

space, structure, design

Lines of Inquiry:

  • The changing use of buildings
  • The design of buildings over time
  • Factors to consider when designing a building now


Length, Mass and Volume

  • Measures the length of objects using standard units meter and centimeter
  • Draws straight lines of given length in cm
  • Relates m to cm
  • Estimates and measure length of objects in the surrounding area
  • Measures the capacity of containers using standard units liter and milliliter
  • Estimate and measure capacity of objects in the surrounding area
  • Measures the mass of objects by using standard units gram and kilogram
  • Estimates and measure mass of objects in the surrounding area
  • Solves problems involving measurement

2D and 3D Shapes (Compound Shapes)

  • Names and describes basic 2D shapes (semicircle and quarter circle)
  • Draws circles, semicircles and quarter circle with given radius or diameter
  • Forms 2D figures with cut-out of rectangle, square, triangle, circle, semicircle and quarter circle
  • Names and describes basic 3D shapes (cone and pyramids)
  • Forms and describes different 3D figures with combination of concrete models such as cube, cuboids, cone, cylinder, ball and pyramid

Bahasa dan Sastra Indonesia (BSI):

  • Mendengarkan dan memahami suatu deskripsi
  • Mendeskripsikan suatu benda berdasarkan fungsi &  sifatnya ( warna, ukuran, tekstur, rasa)
  • Memahami isi teks deskriptif pendek
  • Menuliskan kata sifat untuk mendeskripsikan sesuatu
  • Menulis karangan deskripsi sederhana dengan menggunakan huruf kapital yang tepat

Information and Communication Technology (ICT):

WALT:  Designs a building based on its functions. (Tayasui Sketches/Minecraft)


  • draws an outline of the building
  • adds interior and exterior parts of the building to show its function.
  • annotates (adds notes about) the materials and parts of the building.


Walt: Describe my own building.

Wilf:  I learn to draw a floor plan of my future house.


WALT : We learn about building


  • Able to describe building in mandarin with correct pronunciation and tone
  • Able to read hanyu pinyin and chinese characters about building
  • Able to write hanyu pinyin and chinese characters about building

Visual Art:

WALT : Ton Schulten bright blocks painting


  • Drawing city buildings
  • Design the color blocks with primary color

Performing Art:

To support Form concept, students will learn several children songs. From here, they can feel and hear the similarities form of all the children song explored.

Physical Education (PE):

To support the related concept of design, student will play several group gaming. They can think before do a game and know about value of the game.

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