Sharing the planet – Laguage
The Central Idea:
Plants sustain life on Earth and play a role in our lives
Lines of Inquiry:
- Caring for plants
- Products we derive from plants
- How plants contribute to life on Earth
The key concepts emphasized within this inquiry are Causation, function and responsibility.
The related concepts are Interdependence, lifecycles and photosynthesis
Non fiction texts will be a major focus for guided and independent reading thought this unit. The class will be writing expositions within the unit of inquiry to promote action. They will also engage in procedure writing and labeling.