Unit of Inquiry 1 – Who We Are
Theme: Who We Are
Central idea: Groups of people work together in different ways to achieve common goals.
What are we inquiring into?
- The ways and reasons different groups work together (connection)
- How we determine a successful team (causation)
- What each person needs to do to be a responsible group member (responsibility)
Students will work in small groups to design a cooperative game in which the team that wins will be the team that works best together. Students will write the assessment criteria as a class.
Maho and Yaisana discuss and write how their cooperative ball game will be played (inquiry)
Carter works hard to include all members in her group (inquiry)
Pammy & Lloyd draw details for of their ‘hide and seek’ game for inquiry
Andy and Yuji work on the planning for their game for inquiry
Tonnam, Knitty & Noa decide how they will add original ideas to an existing board game (inquiry)
Tonnam, Knitty and Noa teach us their board game
We learn a new game “Red Purple and Blue”. It is similar to hide and seek. We had lots of fun playing!