Unit 1

  • Title of the unit: Who we are

  • Transdisciplinary theme: Who we are

  • Central idea: Geographical features impact how communities develop and change

  • What lines of inquiry will define the scope of the inquiry into the central idea?

    1. An inquiry into what impact the weather has on our community

    1. An inquiry into how the Georgia geographical features are defined

    1. An inquiry into the typical weather pattern of each region

Description of the Unit: In our first unit of inquiry, students will locate all the geographic regions of Georgia:

Appalachian plateau, Valley and ridge, Blue Ridge, Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal

Plain. The student will locate the major rivers of Georgia: Chattahoochee, Flint and Savannah and make a connection

to the weather in each region. Students will inquire how pollution affects our regions and rivers.

2nd Unit 1 PYP Newsletter.pdf