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Themes and Concepts

Grade-level themes and concepts are integrated across all disciplines and incorporate skills students need to acquire at each grade level:

List of 9 items.

  • Kindergarten

    Theme: Self
    Concepts: Pattern and Discovery
  • Grade 1

    Theme: Family   
    Concepts: Connection and Change
  • Grade 2

    Theme: Community     
    ConceptsStructure and Communication
  • Grade 3

    Theme: City
    Concepts:
     Experience and Movement
  • Grade 4

    Theme: Country   
    Concepts: 
    Exploration and Justice
  • Grade 5

    Theme: History and Ancient Civilization  
    Concepts: 
    Culture, Progress and What is History?
    Civilizations: China and Greece
  • Grade 6

    Theme: Exchange and Memory
    Concept: Identity
      
    Cities: Mecca, Florence and Tenochtitlan
  • Grade 7

    Theme: Self and Society: The Courage to Act   
    Concepts: 
    Society, Knowledge and Synthesis   
    Cities: Benin City, Delhi and Philadelphia
  • Grade 8

    Theme: The Quest for Social Justice: (Re)Inventing Society
    Concepts: 
    Imagination, Resistance and Reflection
    Cities: Boston, Little Rock

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