Grade 4

Transdisciplinary Theme: How we organize ourselves

Central Idea: Monetary systems impact the way people organize their community

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Base ten as a foundation to currency
  • How money systems have changed over time
  • How money is representative of a country’s identity

Key Concepts: Form, change, responsibility

Learner Profile: Open-minded, thinker, principled

Attitudes: Curiosity, independence, cooperation

Transdisciplinary theme:  How the world works

Central idea:  Light plays a significant role in our world

Lines of inquiry:

  • The impact of light and darkness
  • Sources of light and how these have changed over time
  • How light can be manipulated

Key Concepts:  Function, causation

Learner Profile attributes:  Knowledgeable, reflective, inquirer

Attitudes: Curiosity, appreciation