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Inquiry into rights and responsibilities in

the struggle to share finite resources
with other people and other living things;
communities and the relationship within
and between them; access to equal
opportunities; peace and conflict

Central Idea
Finding peaceful solutions to conflict
can lead to a better quality of human
Key Concepts
Responsibility, Perspective, Causation
Lines of Inquiry
1. Causes of conflict (causation)
2. Who conflict affects (connection)
3. The viewpoints of conflict
4. Results of conflicts (perspective)
Learner Profile:
Thinker, Caring

Tolerance, Respect

Summative Assessment
For students to be able to show their
understanding of the factors which lead
to a solution.

Role: They are journalists reporting on
the progress of a world conflict.

Audience: Members of a press
assembly/ Grade 5 members

The students will choose an event and
document its progress from a conflict to
a resolution. They need to support their
beliefs by using numerous sources to
validate their claim.

Product, performance, purpose:
Students will research and create an
argument which will support their
view. They will come prepared to
deliver a presentation in front of an
important audience.

Common Core Standards

Key Vocabulary
Conflict Negotiation
Relationship Treaty
Peace Summit
Equal Opportunity Compromise
Bias Decision
Resolution Roles
Equity Cause and Effect
Dispute Outcome

Common Core Standards and Benchmark
They build strong content knowledge.
Read and comprehend informational texts
including history complexity, proficiently
with scaffolding as need to reach targets.
Explain the relationships or interactions
between two or more individuals, events,
ideas or concepts in a historical, scientific, or
technical text based on specific information in
the text.
Recall relevant information from
experiences or gather relevant information
from print and digital sources; summarize
or paraphrase information in notes and
finished work, and provide a list of sources.
Determine or clarify the meaning of
unknown and multiple meaning words and
phrases based on grade/ age appropriate
Engage effectively in a range of
collaborative discussions, building on
others ideas and knowledge.
Demonstrate command of the conventions
of Standard English such as capitalization,
punctuation and spelling when writing.
Quote accurately from a text when
explaining what the text says explicitly and
when drawing inferences from the text.
Spell grade appropriate words correctly
using references as needed.
Write an opinion piece on a topic
supporting a point of view with reasons and
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts,
supporting a point of view with reasons and
Orient the reader by establishing a situation
and organize an event sequence that
unfolds naturally.
Provide a concluding statement or section
related to the opinion presented.

Listening and Speaking
Come to discussions prepared having read
or studied required material; explicitly draw
on that preparation and other information
known about the topic to explore ideas
under discussion.
Report on a topic or text or present an
opinion, sequencing ideas logically and
using appropriate facts and relevant,
descriptive details to support main ideas or
themes; speak clearly at an understandable
Review the key ideas expressed and explain
their own ideas and understanding in light
of the discussion.
Pose and respond to specific questions to
clarify or follow-up on information and
make comments that contribute to the
discussion and link to the remarks of others.
Use estimation strategies to approximate
sums and products
Solve real world problems involving
addition and subtraction equations to
represent the problem
Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a
digit in one place represents 10 times as
much as it represents in the place to its
right and 1/10
of what it represents in the
place to its left.
Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers
using the standard algorithm
Social Studies
Identify and use primary and secondary sources
to examine the past and present.
Explain the major ways groups, societies, and
nations interact with one another
Examine the difference between acceptance
and tolerance.
Explain different strategies to resolve conflict.

Digital Technology
Draw on information from multiple print or
digital sources, demonstrating the ability to
locate an answer to a question quickly or to
solve a problem efficiently.
Learning Objectives: In Unit 2-The students will be
able to:
Develop ideas for works of art by
brainstorming, conducting research, and
making preliminary sketches
Use their imagination and experiences to
inform their art making
Use the elements of artline, shape, form,
color, value, texture, and spaceto express
ideas, images, and emotions.
Use the principles of design, including
proportion, rhythm, balance, emphasis,
variety, contrast, and unity, to express ideas
and create images
Improve individual brainstorming skills
Learning Objectives: In Unit 2- The students will be
able to:
Play a number of games and sports that
come under the title of Invasion Games
Recognize the difference between attack
and defense when playing invasion games
Work cooperatively as a team to attack and
defend when playing invasion games
Identify strengths and weaknesses
individually and as a team in order to
improve performance.
To be able to use technology to
communicate and share ideas and evaluate
Learning Objectives: In Unit 2- The students will be
able to:
Perform rhythmic and melodic patterns alone on
the recorder
Sight-Read and play the notes BAG in harmony
on the recorder
Choreograph The Greatest Time of Year
Recognize music symbols and understand
meanings in context
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What you can do to support your childs learning
outside of school.
Discuss current events with your child
and have them formulate an opinion
Take an active role in your childs
research and support their enthusiasm
Be prepared to have challenging
conversations relating to conflicts
Encourage the research of events using
a variety of student friendly resources