Who we are Where we are in place and time How we express ourselves How the world works How we organize ourselves Sharing the planet
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Friendship
交朋友
Journeys
我和家人的旅行
Expressing Ourselves
自我表达
Things around us
物质特性
School
认识学校
Animals & Habitat
动物和它们的家
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Friendship enriches our lives and requires nurturing in order to develop. Journeys with family members can lead to new opportunities and learning. People express themselves in different ways. Understanding the way materials behave and interact determines how people use them. Schools are organized to help us learn and live together. Animals adapt to their habitat.
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1. How friends are made and kept 1. Types of journeys we make 1. Our feelings and emotions 1. Behavior, uses and properties of materials 1. The relationship between animals and their habitat
2. Why friends are needed 2. Learning taking place on a journey 2. Our thoughts and actions 2. Changing properties of materials 2. Changes in the environment that have occurred naturally and from human action
3. Characteristics that develop healthy friendships 3. Changes experienced because of a journey 3. We express ourselves through movement, music, stories and dramatic performance 3. Manipulation of materials for specific purposes and to solve problems 3. Our responsibility toward our environment and other animals
NJ CCCS NJ CCCS NJ CCCS NJ CCCS NJ CCCS NJ CCCS
6.1.P.D.3; 6.1.P.D.4 5.2.2.A.1 5.3.P.A.1; 5.3.P.A.2; 5.3.P.B.1; 5.3.P.D.1
Time frame Time frame Time frame Time frame Time frame Time frame
October - December (alternate year) October - December (alternate year) December – February February - March First four weeks of the school year April - June