Year 5 Term 1

The Year 5 students begin the year by exploring the ways that people maintain peace on our planet.

SHARING THE PLANET

Central Idea:

Finding peaceful solutions times of conflict is influenced by the action and reaction of all involved.

 

Key Concepts: Responsibility, Perspective

 

Related Concepts: Peace, Conflict, Co-operation

 

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Causes of conflict
  • Conflict management strategies
  • Living in community responsibly

 

PICTURE BOOKS TO TEACH CONFLICT

Picture Books PDF– Types of Conflict

Story conflicts explained

Books – examples

  • The Great Kapok Tree

  • Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf

  • The Peace Book by Todd Parr

  • The Knight and the Dragon by Tomie dePaola

  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good,  Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

  • The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.

  • The Paperbag Princess  by Robert Munsch. Toronto,

  • When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really, Angry…by Molly Bang

  • Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

 

Q: What would you like to learn more about ?

Q: What are your wonderings?

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HOW THE WORLD WORKS

Central Idea:

Energy can be produced and transformed to support society and the environment.

 

Key Concepts: Change, Function

 

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Energy production (renewable and non-renewable)
  • Transformation of energy
  • Sustainable energy practices

 

INTERACTIVE

TAKE THE CARBON CALCULATOR CHALLENGE!

 

USE THE LIVEBINDER BELOW TO START YOUR THINKING ABOUT ENERGY SOURCES.

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY – YOU TUBE

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3 thoughts on “Year 5 Term 1

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