•  I.B. Unit of Study

      Who We Are
    An inquiry into nature of self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social, and spiritual health; human relationships; including families, friends, communities and cultures; rights and responsibilities; what it means to be human.  
     
    Central Idea:
    Our actions affect others. 
     
     Lines of Inquiry:
    Characteristics of citizens
     Contributions of citizens
     Responsibility for one's self (action)
     

     CURRENT UNIT: (SEPT. 23- OCT. )

    Sharing The Planet
     
     An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationships within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.
     
     Central Idea:
    We have a responsibility to take care of our planet so it continues to provide for us.
     
     Lines of Inquiry:
     Uses of natural resources- conservation and recycling
     The Earth's composition
     Plant Parts, their functions, needs, and uses  
    Natural habitats
     
    How We Organize Ourselves
     
     An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment. 
     
     Central Idea:
    Systems create order.
     
     Lines of Inquiry:
     Roles of citizens in community structures.
     Functions of government
     Outcome of economic choices.