K1

Who We Are

An inquiry into the nature of self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health; human relationships including families, friends, communities, and cultures; rights and responsibilities, what it means to be human.

Where We Are in Place and Time

An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.

How We Express Ourselves

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

How The World Works

An Inquiry into the natural world and its laws; the interaction between the natural world (physical and biological) and human societies; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on society and on the environment.

How We Organize Ourselves

An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

Sharing The Planet

An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationships within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.


 

Unit Title

Our senses

Early years only complete four units of inquiry

Unit Title

The artist

Unit Title

Scientific investigation

Unit Title

Transportation system

Early years only complete four units of inquiry

Central idea

Our senses stimulate exploration of our environment

Central idea

People use different forms of art to express their feelings, imagination and ideas

Central idea

Scientific investigation helps people to make sense of the world

Central idea

Transportation systems are created to meet the needs of the community

Key Concept

Function, Connection, Responsibility

Key Concept

Form, Reflection, Perspective

Key Concept

Function, Change, Responsibility

Key Concept

Form, Connection, Function

Related Concept

Senses, Exploration

Related Concept

Imagination, Expression, emotions

Related Concept

Matter, Discovery, Safety

Related Concept

System, Choices

Lines of Inquiry

  • The function of our senses (Function)

  • How senses contribute to our learning (Connection)

  • Ways to take care of our senses (Responsibility)

Lines of Inquiry

  • The ways in which people express themselves (Dance, drama, music, visual arts) (Form)

  • How art reflects our feelings, imagination and ideas (Reflection)

  • Our responses to different forms of arts (Perspective)

Lines of Inquiry

  • How scientific methods work (Function)

  • How matter changes (Change)

  • Safety awareness during investigations (Responsibility)

Lines of Inquiry

  • Features of transportation (Form)

  • How features of transportation systems are interconnected (Connection)

  • Decisions involved in using transportation (Function)

Learner Profile

Caring, Balanced

Learner Profile

Communicators, Open-minded, Reflective

Learner Profile

Risk takers, Inquirers, Principled

Learner Profile

Thinker, Knowledgeable, Principled

Attitude

Confidence, Integrity, Commitment

Attitude

Appreciation, Tolerance, Creativity

Attitude

Independence, Curiosity, Integrity

Attitude

Empathy, Respect, Independence

Transdisciplinary skills

Self-management skills

Communication skills

Transdisciplinary skills

Communication skills

Social skills

Transdisciplinary Skill

Thinking skills, Self-management skills

Transdisciplinary skills

Research skills

Thinking skills

 

 

K2

 

Who We Are

An inquiry into the nature of self; beliefs and values; personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health; human relationships including families, friends, communities, and cultures; rights and responsibilities, what it means to be human.

Where We Are in Place and Time

An inquiry into orientation in place and time; personal histories; homes and journeys; the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; the relationships between and the interconnectedness of individuals and civilizations, from local and global perspectives.

How We Express Ourselves

An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

How The World Works

An Inquiry into the natural world and its laws; the interaction between the natural world (physical and biological) and human societies; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on society and on the environment.

How We Organize Ourselves

An inquiry into the interconnectedness of human-made systems and communities; the structure and function of organizations; societal decision-making; economic activities and their impact on humankind and the environment.

Sharing The Planet

An inquiry into rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and with other living things; communities and the relationships within and between them; access to equal opportunities; peace and conflict resolution.


 

Unit Title

Culture

Unit Title

Structures

Unit Title

Once upon a time

Unit Title

Scientific investigation

Early years only complete four units of inquiry

Early years only complete four units of inquiry

Central idea

Learning about different cultures helps us develop a better understanding of ourselves and others

Central idea

Different structures serve different purposes and reflects histories of mankind

Central idea

People use their imagination and experiences to create stories

Central idea

Scientific investigation helps people to make sense of the world

Key Concept

Form, Reflection, Connection

Key Concept

Form, Causation, Change

Key Concept

Form, Perspective, Reflection

Key Concept

Function, Change, Responsibility

Related Concept

Culture, Tradition, Respect

Related Concept

History, Structure, Time

Related Concept

Imagination, Creativity, Stories

Related Concept

Matter, Discovery, Safety

Lines of Inquiry

  • The similarities and differences between different cultures (Form)

  • What people do to reflect their own cultures (Reflection)

  • Understanding and respects different cultures in the world (Connection)

Lines of Inquiry

  • Famous structures in Hong Kong and around the world (Form)

  • How the purpose of the structure affects its form (Causation)

  • How structures change over time (Change)

Lines of Inquiry

  • How we use different elements to create stories (Form)

  • Different ways to represent stories(Perspective)

  • How stories share experiences, thoughts and imagination (Reflection)

Lines of Inquiry

  • How scientific methods work (Function)

  • How matter changes (Change)

  • Safety awareness during investigations (Responsibility)

Learner Profile

Open-minded, Caring, Balanced

Learner Profile

Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers

Learner Profile

Communicators, Reflective, Open-minded

Learner Profile

Risk takers, Inquirers, Principled

Attitude

Empathy, Respect, Tolerance

Attitude

Appreciation, Cooperation, Enthusiasm

Attitude

Commitment, Confidence, Creativity

Attitude

Independence, Curiosity, Integrity

Transdisciplinary Skill

Communication skills

Social skills

Transdisciplinary Skill

Thinking Skills, Research skills

Transdisciplinary Skill

Communication skills, Thinking skills

Transdisciplinary Skill

Thinking skills, Self-management skills