Dear Parents,

Kindergarten classes are beginning a new unit of inquiry, Sharing the Planet. If you have any special interests or knowledge regarding the concepts of this unit and would like to share with the students, please contact your child’s teacher.

Thank you for your support!

Central Idea

Living things have specific needs in order to grow and stay healthy.

Key Concepts

form, change, responsibility

Related Concepts

classification, living/ non-living, life cycles, growth

Throughout this unit, the students will be inquiring into the following (Lines of Inquiry):

  • Characteristics of living things
  • The different needs of living things
  • The life cycle of living things
  • Our responsibility for other living things (How we share our environment with other living things)