Year 4 Term 1

Year 4 are inquirying into How we organise ourselves and Sharing the planet.

HOW WE ORGANISE OURSELVES

Central idea:

Systems are used to maintain organisations in places of human interaction.

Key Concepts: Function, Responsibility

Lines of inquiry:

  • Systems within places of human interaction
  • Roles and responsibilities within communities
One of the systems we use in the JS Library is the catalogue.
This is a video of a search for READING LISTS using ACCESS-IT.
See the following resources for examining ICT systems

Locate the flashcards here.

 

This  unit of inquiry is always one that generates deep discussion.

HOW THE WORLD WORKS

Central Idea:

Natural and man-made events cause an effect on the Earth.

 

Key Concepts: Causation, Form

 

Related Concepts:

Geology, Erosion, Tectonic plates

 

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Differences between how natural and man-made events
  • The effects natural and man-made events have on the Earth
  • The consequences of those effects

 

SYMBALOO WEBMIX HOW THE WORLD WORKS

 

This is our padlet using hashtags and key words about natural disasters.

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