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Age 9-11 - Concept 2: Diversity and Interdependence

Unit 1: The Living Seas [S]

  • Lesson 1: Fresh Water (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The Water Cycle
  • Lesson 3: Oceans and Seas
  • Lesson 4: Ocean Life (3 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Waves and Currents
  • Lesson 6: Beaches
  • Lesson 7: Water and Weather
  • Lesson 8: Treasures of the Sea
  • Final Project: Presenting... The Ocean (2 Days)

Unit 1: The Cay [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Story Context (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Curacao
  • Lesson 3: Overboard
  • Lesson 4: Land
  • Lesson 5: Stranded
  • Lesson 6: Work
  • Lesson 7: Different Cultures
  • Lesson 8: Fishing
  • Lesson 9: The Storm
  • Lesson 10: Survival
  • Final Project: For Timothy (2 Days)

Unit 2: Immigration [SS]

  • Lesson 1: Ellis Island Immigrants (3 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Immigrants in American History (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Reasons for Immigration
  • Lesson 4: Immigrant Jobs
  • Lesson 5: Daily Lives of the Immigrants (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Other Ports and Recent Immigration (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Coming to America (2 Days)

Unit 2: A House of Tailors [LA]

  • Lesson 1: German Immigrants
  • Lesson 2: Dina in Germany
  • Lesson 3: Journey to New York
  • Lesson 4: Welcome to New York
  • Lesson 5: Dina's Job
  • Lesson 6: A New Hat
  • Lesson 7: Sickness
  • Lesson 8: Christmas
  • Lesson 9: A Letter (2 Days)
  • Lesson 10: Fire!
  • Lesson 11: Living the American Dream
  • Final Project: Today and Yesterday or Story Quilt (2 Days)

Unit 3: Biomes [S]

  • Lesson 1: What Is a Biome? (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Cycles in Biomes
  • Lesson 3: Grasslands
  • Lesson 4: Forest Biomes (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: The Tundra
  • Lesson 6: The Desert
  • Lesson 7: Wetlands and Freshwater Biomes
  • Final Project: Biomes and Ecosystems in Your State (2 Days)

Unit 3: My Side of the Mountain [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Preparing for the Adventure
  • Lesson 2: Learning to Survive
  • Lesson 3: Making a Home
  • Lesson 4: A Baby Falcon
  • Lesson 5: A Stranger
  • Lesson 6: Autumn
  • Lesson 7: Newspaper Reporter (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Think-Tac-Toe