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In grade 2 of the PYP, within the unit of "Who We Are" the students look at mindfulness. A large part of this unit is spent on the differences of healthy and unhealthy food. Additionally, students explore what it means to live a balanced lifestyle.

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The students will be able to understand the life cycles of various animals, including that all animals are born, develop into an adult, reproduce, and eventually die.   This unit is intended for first and 2nd graders.  The focus of the unit is the lifecycle of the painted lady butterfly.  

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This unit is a part of the 2nd grade Social Studies curriculum. Students look at the key features of maps and communities and differentiate natural and human characteristics. Through Google Classroom, students work collaboratively to develop their own communities, including the development of a map with key features about their community. 

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This is a blended learning unit for the 2nd Grade Plant Life Cycle Unit. This unit blends the use of technology through Google Classroom with hands on science in the classroom. 

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Assign leveled books for informational writing.  The students will read an assigned biographical text in Epic Books.  In SeeSaw, the students would respond to questions about biographical research.  The students will use technology for research and response.

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In this unit, students will choose a culture from somewhere in the world to research and present. Students will be expected to gather information from a variety of sources and note that information down. Students will then choose a medium for presenting their information in a Seesaw video and in-person to community members.

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In this unit, students will learn about how places in a community tell us about the people who live and work there. Experiences in this unit include a walking field trip to a local shopping area. Students will create maps, inquire about communities, and express opinions about important parts of our community.

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Students will learn about their community through studying and creating maps. They will also learn about the natural and human characteristics of their community and write brochures to convince people to visit their community.

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Students will learn about the physical, observable properties of matter. They will describe objects based on their properties. They will observe changes in matter, learn about the different states of matter and create a animated model that explains the states of matter.

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