Grade 2 Month 10 The Wonder of Building
Students will build bird or bug houses suitable for exploring the relationship between living things and the environment, and the use of tools. Nature stories will form the basis of Social Emotional Learning for this unit.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Science: Concept: Living things have life cycles adapted to their environment.
Connection: Your child will look for the creatures living in the grass, dirt, sand, and water around them as they gather information about the habitat needs of such critters.
Social Studies: Concept: Local actions have global consequences, and global actions have local consequences.
Connection: As your child investigates the habitats of the creatures around them, they will be presented with ideas about human impact as well as human relationships to the environment.
Language Arts: Concept: Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
Connection: Your child will investigate habitats via real life experiences and reading and then express their discoveries in writing and artistic expression.