PYP Ex :
Learners discussed the definition of culture and revised different elements of culture. They moved to reflect on their learning through the FrayerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s model. Learners noted their response about definition, characteristics, example and non example of culture in the group. Now that they were much clear with culture, its characteristics and its elements, learners were asked to make connection with Fountainhead school culture. They also found out, during this process, that the aspects of culture are interconnected.
Further Ã‚Â the discussion of interconnectedness of aspects of culture taking a cue from yesterdayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s session. They were grouped and were asked to make connections between aspects of FS Culture. They were given the guiding questions mentioned below :
1. Find out the aspect which can be the cause of another aspect For e.g. Uniform(Clothing) which is common across the school for both boys and girls, because we value (beliefs and Values) individual comfort and equality across both genders.
2. Find out the commonalities across two or more aspects For e.g. X-box (Entertainment) which is also aÃ‚Â traditionÃ‚Â being followed from years, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s aÃ‚Â celebrationÃ‚Â of learning and a platform to showcase your learning (Education) in X-box.
Learners further continued to read the article :Ã‚Â http://www.cultivatingculture.com/2013/04/05/the-importance-of-cultural-heritage/Ã‚Â to unpack the big idea. They noted down the important ideas and words from the article.
Further the students explored the term Informed Choice through an activity.
Conclusion of the session :
“Not everything that existed will continue..We need to make informed choices based on what is important or needed as per needs of current times and these choices will shape our future”
Ã‚Â CI – Understanding our past culture helps us to makes informed choices in the present and shapes our future
Ensure to complete your Single Subject Homework.
1)Write in about 50 words the understanding of the Central Idea.
2)Ã‚Â Characteristics of culture:
Write down the MAIN takeaways.