Second Grade Programme of Inquiry

Who We Are

Central Idea:
As citizens of the world we have a responsibility to each other.

Lines of Inquiry:
-Resolving conflicts
-Our responsibility

Where We Are in Place and Time

Central Idea:
We explore the unknown to broaden our knowledge and make sense of the world.

Lines of Inquiry:
-Explorations of our world

How We Express Ourselves

Central Idea:
Books give pleasure, expand our imaginations, and increase our knowledge of the world.

Lines of Inquiry:
-Different genres
-Personal genre preferences
-Oneself as an author
-Elements of a story

How the World Works

Central Idea:
Weather is a natural phenomenon that impacts human existence.

Lines of Inquiry:
-Weather's effects on living things
-Weather's effects on the land

How We Organize Ourselves

Central Idea:
Our resources influence the way we live.

Lines of Inquiry:

Sharing the Planet

Central Idea:
Living organisms are interdependent with their living and nonliving surroundings.

Lines of Inquiry:
-Living organisms
-Changes in living organisms
-Role of nonliving surroundings