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Guiding Questions

How do people and animals interact with their natural environment?

Big Ideas


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.

Me and My Friends

Explore identity with children as they learn more about themselves, their peers, and build community. Discover ways in which children are similar and ways they differ from each other. Inspire curiosity and appreciation for self and others.

Community and Relationships

Develop a sense of belonging and community among children in the classroom community and other groups to which they may belong. Explore the shared responsibilities, relationships and various roles of members in a community.

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