10 Great Explorers In History | All About History

UNIT 2: Where we Are in Place and Time

An exploration of our orientation in place and time; of our personal histories; of history and geography from local and global perspectives; of our homes and journeys; of the discoveries, explorations and migrations of humankind; of the contributions of individuals and civilizations.

Date of Completion: 30/08/2021 - 20/ 10/2021

Central idea:

 Exploration leads to discoveries, opportunities and new understandings 

Key concepts: Form, Change, Connection
Related concepts: Adaptation, exploration, initiative, consequence

Lines of Inquiry:

    • Contact with other cultures influences the development of language and social behavior. 
    • Needs and wishes of individuals influence migration. 
    • Exploration transforms our understanding of the world and leads to a change.



Acquisition of knowledge: Gaining specific facts, ideas, vocabulary; remembering in a similar form.

Comprehension: Grasping meaning from material learned; communicating and interpreting learning. 


Listening: Listening to directions; listening to others; listening to information.

Speaking: Speaking clearly; giving oral reports to small and large groups; expressing ideas clearly and logically; stating opinions. 


Formulating questions, observing, collecting data, recording data, organizing data, interpreting data, presenting research findings


Organization, time management, codes of behavior, safety and healthy lifestyles.


Students will be encouraged to show initiative and independence through group work, thinking routines and activities.



Students will focus on activities that use the key concepts, learner profile, and the IB attitudes requiring students to show their thinking and explain their solutions.


What was your favorite academic activity or event from this unit?
What do you think was the most important  things you learned in this unit?

Through these concepts and lines of inquiry, we will be working on the following contents:

- Continue with Fractions
- Decimals

- Explorers
- Body systems

Language Arts:
- All things NOUNs.

Hola Chicos, espero que estén muy bien, Este será la primera Unidad de Indagación del año: Quienes somos. En ella, nos vamos a reconocer en nuestro interior, indagaremos sobre nuestro origen y construiremos la historia de nuestras vidas en una autobiografía.