2nd Grade Teachers
Units of Inquiry:
Sharing the Planet
Central Idea: As members of communities, we have rights and responsibilities.
•Rights, responsibilities and privileges
•How to solve problems
•The democratic process
Who We Are
Central Idea: The struggles, contributions, and accomplishments of people influence our lives.
•Attributes of influential people
•Ways people overcome difficulties
•Making a difference in the world
How the World Works
Central Idea: Matter is a part of our daily lives.
•Properties of matter
•How matter changes
•Reasons we choose the materials we use
Where We Are in Place & Time
Central Idea: Where we live affects how we live.
•Representations of the earth
•Where people live
•How people live in different ways
How We Express Ourselves
Central Idea: Personal experiences can inspire writers.
•Tools and strategies writers use
•The writing process
How We Organize Ourselves
Central Idea: Goods and services are exchanged in many ways.
•The function of currency