Transdisciplinary Theme -
How we express ourselves
Learner Profile/Attitudes -
People express their culture in different ways
Lines of Inquiry
- Ancient civilizations (form)
- Cultures and traditions (connection)
- Importance of music in cultures (perspective)
Approaches to learning skills
- Communication Skills ( writing, viewing) creating the foldable and mosaic
- Thinking Skills (synthesis) - Synthesize the past and present, comprehend the past and future
Students will complete a ‘My Family’s Culture’ interview and display their responses in a manner of their choice.
Music: Students will express themselves through singing, dancing, and playing instruments.
PE: Students will develop research skills by collecting and recording data for physical fitness gram.
Spanish: Students will communicate in Spanish and look at new vocabulary and read simple sentences in Spanish.
Art: Students will create a sketch of an extinct animal based off an imaginary discovery.
- Visit the Phoenix Art Museum and discuss different works of art and what they might mean or represent.
- Draw or paint a picture and write a story about what is happening in the picture.
- Go to the library and check out a wordless picture book. Write a story to go with the pictures. Example: Chalk by Bill Thomson, The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney, Robot Dreams by Sarah Varon.
- Read some Greek myths together. Act out a myth for you family and friends.