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How we express ourselves

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Central idea:

Storybooks are a way to learn new languages.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Readers can use a range of strategies to discover meaning. (Function)
  • Storybooks use different strategies to communicate meaning. (Function)
  • Languages have similarities and differences. (connection)

Key Concepts

function, connection

How we express ourselves

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Central idea:

Recognizing patterns can build our knowledge of languages.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Different languages can sound different and have their own unique writing systems. (Form)
  • The organization and conventions of a language are important for effective writing. (Function)

Key Concepts

function, form

How we express ourselves

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Central idea:

Recognizing patterns can build our knowledge of languages.

Lines of Inquiry

  • Different languages can sound different and have their own unique writing systems. (Form)
  • The organization and conventions of a language are important for effective writing. (Function)

Key Concepts

function, form