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GRADE 5

Sharing The Planet APRIL 28th ~ 6th June

Central Idea

Actions can support or deny access to rights and opportunities

Enduring Understanding Students will work towards gaining an understanding of how different circumstances determine access to opportunities and how actions can make a difference

Lines of Inquiry Students will inquire into: • Circumstances that determine an individual’s access to opportunities • The way people’s basic rights are granted or denied • How actions can change access to opportunities

s Causation e pt c n Co Why is it that our opportunities differ? Responsibility

How can I take responsibility for ensuring i take on opportunities? Form

What are my rights and responsibilities?


Vocabulary

Circumstance Action Justice Difference Privilege

Right Support Opportunity Equality Integrity

Self management Skills Informed choices Students will be better equipped to take an appropriate course of action in terms of making a difference and utilizing the opportunities they are presented with

Research Skills Formulating questions Students will formulate questions based on their curiosity about children's rights and responsibilities around the world. Presenting Students will prepare a Public service announcement about an issue they feel needs to have awareness raised .

Tolerance

DID YOU KNOW?

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Caring

Students will work towards showing sensitivity towards the needs and feelings of others, which will lead to a personal commitment to action

Principled Students will be developing a sound grasp of moral reasoning, acting with integrity, honesty and a sense of fairness and justice

Respect

Attitudes

Students will develop sensitivity towards different situations and be responsive to the needs of others.

1 billion children worldwide are living in poverty. According to UNICEF, 22,000 children die each day due to poverty.

Attributes

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By being conscious of respecting themselves, others and the world around them students will begin to make a difference and show respect for those in less privileged circumstances

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11% of the global population or 783 million people are still without access to drinking water

Approximately 100,000 people live in cage homes in Hong Kong

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