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IB World School
High 5 - 5th
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3829 13th Ave S
Minneapolis 55407
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4th Grade

4th Grade Teachers

Leslie Ferster

Amanda Quigley

Units of Inquiry:

Who We Are
Central Idea: Relationships and understanding of self can strength communities.

Inquiries Into:

•How communities work

•What connections define us

•What responsibilities we have in relationships

Where We Are in Place & Time
Central Idea: Geography and culture may influence contributions.

Inquiries into:

•What geography is

•How contributions might create change

•How culture influences people

How We Organize Ourselves
Central Idea: Decisions made by the government affect people.

Inquiries into:

•Elected & appointed leaders

•Forms of government

•How citizens can affect change in the government

How the World Works
Central Idea: Energy is found in various forms and it impacts our daily life.

Inquiries into:

•Energy Sources

•How electricity works

•Our responsibility as consumers of energy

How The World Works Links

How We Express Ourselves
Central Idea: People use language to be expressive and communicate.

Inquries into:

•How creativity transforms thinking

•How sharing our ideas can change opinions

•Why we think about relationships

Sharing the Planet
Central Idea: Responsibility to create solutions can promote equity.

Inquiries into:

•How people create solutions

•How equity can improve our lives

•When responsibility can lead to connections


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3829 13th Ave S
Minneapolis 55407
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