Guiding Questions

What does it mean to be kind? How do you know if something is fair? How do people make change?

Big Ideas

Growing and Changing

Investigate the many things in a child’s world that are growing and changing. Notice and investigate the life cycles of plants and insects. Discover the ways that they too are growing and changing, measuring growth across many domains.


Investigate the rights of children and of people and recognize those who peacefully created change when things are not fair and do not protect those rights. Find ways with children to actively create change in your community.


Explore the characteristics of different types of birds and relate those characteristics to how they live and grow. Use birds as an avenue to investigate growth and change over time, and to learn about how animals in different parts of the world live and interact with their environment.
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