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Pre-K Unit of Inquiry

  Unit 1  How we Organize Ourselves

  Welcome to School

 

  CENTRAL IDEA:  People learn, work, and play together at school.

  LINES OF INQUIRY

  • An inquiry into our school community (Form)

  • An inquiry into school Activities (Function)

  • An inquiry into making responsible choices (Responsibility)


Unit 2  How the World Works

Living Things

CENTRAL IDEA:  The natural world goes through observational changes.

LINES OF INQUIRY

  • An inquiry into living and non-living things (Form)

  • An inquiry into the needs of living things (Function)

  • An inquiry into how living things change (Change)

  • An inquiry into  our responsibility for living things (Responsibility) 


Unit 3  Who We Are

All About Us

CENTRAL IDEA:  People explore and discover themselves and others.

LINES OF INQUIRY

  • An inquiry into myself (Form)

  • An inquiry into my family (Connection) 

  • An inquiry into people in the community (Responsibility) An inquiry into living and non-living things (Form)


Unit 4  How We Express Ourselves

Ready, Set, Create

 

 

 CENTRAL IDEA:  People create structure and patterns through the arts.

LINES OF INQUIRY

 

  • An inquiry into creating, inventing, and expressing through music (Function)

  • An inquiry into artistic play and learning (Form)

  • An inquiry into noticing, responding, and engaging in drama (Perspective)