|Theme||How the World Works||Where We Are in Place and Time||Sharing the Planet||How We Organize Ourselves||Who We Are||How We Express Ourselves|
|an inquiry into the interaction between the natural world and human societies||an inquiry into the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind|
An inquiry into peace and conflict resolution.
|an inquiry into societal decison-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment||an inquiry into human relationships including families, friends communties, and cultures; rights and responsibilites; what it means to be human.||an inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs, and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.|
|8/29 - 10/7||10/10 - 11/18||11/28 - 1/27||1/30 - 3/10||3/13 - 4/28||5/1 - 6/1|
|Title||Survivor!||Expanding Our World||Conflict/Revolution||It's All About Choices||Healthy Systems||Exhibition|
|Central Idea||Understanding scientific principles helps us prepare for and predict the future.||Exploration and migration shape our world.||Conflict can lead to change.||Values influence decisions and behavior.||Systems and structures work together to support our world.|
|Lines of Inquiry||Mining data for patterns and using patterns to inform decisions.|
Adapting data collection methods given environmental constraints.
How accurate weather prediction has contributed to society’s advancement.
| Exploration of the new world|
The causes of migration
The changes that occur as a result of
exploration and migration
Reasons for conflict
Events and individuals causing change
Outcomes of revolution and conflict
Origins, structure and functions of US Govt
|The different economic systems (capitalism, communism, socialism)|
Qualities of successful businesses
How persuasive strategies influence decisions
|Structures and functions of complex organisms.|
The interdependence of systems.
|Key Concepts||Change, Causation, Connection||Perspective, change, connection||Causation, change, connection, reflection||Responsiblity, Function, Form||Form, Function, Connection|
|Attributes (Learner Profile)|
|Risk-taker, thinker, knowledgeable||Risk-Taker||Principled, Communicator||Balanced, Principled|
|Attitudes||Confidence, Integrity||Cooperation, Curiosity||Integrity, Commitment, Confidence||Empathy, Commitment||Independence, Cooperation|
|Reading||Hatchet||TCI/Student Choice/Currrent Event Articles||Sophia's War, The Secret Mission of William Tuck||Lemonade War, Beloved Dearly/Jr Great Books|
|Writing||Narrative||Informative/Research Paper||Historical Fiction||Persuasive||Memoirs||Informative|
|Social Studies||Geography 1: Use various geographic tools and sources to answer questions about the geography of the United States|
Geography 2: Causes and consequences of movement; Geography 2.2b
|History 1:Analyze historical sources from multiple points of view to develop an understanding of historical context.|
History 2:The historical eras, individuals, groups, ideas, and themes in North America from 1491 through the founding of the United States government. Civics 2: The origins, structure, and functions of the United States government.
Geography 2: Causes and consequences of movement: d. Analyze how cooperation and conflict among people contribute to political, economic, and social divisions in the United States
Economics 1: Government and market structures influence financial institutions
Economics 2: Utilizing financial institutions to manage personal finances (PFL)
Civics 1: The foundations of citizenship in the United States; Civil Rights
|Science||Earth Systems 1: Earth and sun provide a diversity of renewable and on renewable resources. Earth Systems 2: Earth’s surface changes constantly through a variety of processes and forces. Earth Surfaces 3: Weather conditions change because of the uneven heating of Earth’s surface by the Sun’s energy. Weather changes are measured by differences in temperature, air pressure, wind and water in the atmosphere and type of precipitation.||Life Sciences 1. All organisms have structures and systems with separate functions Life Sciences 2. Human body systems have basic structures, functions, and needs|
Quick Review of renewable and nonrenewable resources. Also, familiarize students with earth systems
|Other: action, integration with specialists, fieldwork, etc.||Balarat/project cure; garden + farmer's market||Wax Museum||Snow Mtn Ranch: 2 nights? Team Bldg for Exhibition; Pulsera|