Year 2 Term 1

Students in Year 2 are inquirying into WHO WE ARE and HOW WE ORGANISE this term.

The focus of these inquiries is below.

WHO WE ARE

Central idea

Children around the world have different responsibilities but similar human needs.

Key Concepts: Responsibility, Perspective

Lines of inquiry:
Needs and responsibilities of children around the world
Exploring similarities between my needs and those of others
Exploring differences between my responsibilities and those of others

GO TO THE INTERACTIVE –  Needs of children

Write a response – What are our needs?

Take the 1 question survey about needs.

 

HOW WE ORGANISE OURSELVES

Central idea: Maps help us to understand familiar and unfamiliar places

Key concepts: Form, Function, Connection

Lines of inquiry

  • The purpose of maps
  • The connection between maps and communities

 

How to create a “My Map” in Google Maps

Earthcam

Scribblemaps – create your own map

Click here to open this binder in a new window.

http://livebinders.com/play/play?id=1718619&present=true

Design your own city – city creator

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