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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Respect
互助、尊重、爱
Historical Figures
历史人物
Folk Tales
民间故事
Weather
气候与生活
Market Day
小钱大用
Adaptation
适应环境
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Understanding different ways of learning enables members of a learning community to respond to their own learning needs as well as those of others. Historical figures impact people’s lives. People of all cultures share values and beliefs through folk tales. Changes in weather affect Earth and its inhabitants. Economic decisions affect our lives. Animals and plants depend on many factors to survive.
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1. Characteristics of historical figures 1. Different types of folk literature and the elements of each type 1. Types of weather 1. Needs and wants and the money that they require 1. Physical characteristics and adaptive features of animals and plants
2. Compare and contrast historical figures from the U.S. and other countries 2. Comparison of folklore across cultures 2. Observing, recording and predicting weather 2. The development of goods and services 2. Endangered species / extinction
3. How our lives have been impacted by historical figures 3. Values, themes and lessons from folklore 3. Weather’s effects on living things and human lives 3. Working to earn money 3. Human responsibilities and obligations for the survival of other species
4. Market Day
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6.1.4.D.12 6.1.4.D.13; 6.1.4.D.15 5.4.4.F.1 6.1.4.C.1-2; 6.1.4.C.3-5; 6.1.4.C.10-11 5.3.4.A.2
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First four weeks of the school year November - January January - February March - April April - June September - November