Let´s explore today’s “PYP Inquiry Box” content: Friends and Relationships

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978 1444 13955 6

FRIENDS AND RELATIONSHIPS -  Inquiry box

PYP Springboard inquiry boxes can be used flexibly by teachers and students of the International Baccalaureate® Primary Years Programme, supporting a school's inquiry programme and the teaching of the units of inquiry.

The Friends and Relationships Inquiry Box is for ages 3-6. It contains a collection of mixed-ability fiction and non-fiction books to enable students to practise research skills and explore their own lines of inquiry within the unit. The teacher's manual gives guidance and support offering:

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978-1444139556

FRIENDS AND RELATIONSHIPS - Teacher´s guide

This Teacher's Manual provides guidance and practical suggestions on how to deliver the unit of inquiry. Each manual includes links to the appropriate transdisciplinary themes and skills, key concepts, PYP attitudes and learner profile to save you valuable preparation time.

It is also included as part of the relevant Inquiry Box with a selection of age-appropriate fiction and non-fiction.

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978-1845077051

SHANYI GOES TO CHINA

Arriving first on the island of Hong Kong, Shan-yi goes by train to Panyu in mainland China to see where her grandmother was born, visits her family's 700-year-old ancestral hall and embarks on a busy schedule of sightseeing, meeting relations, eating and shopping. From red bean pie to lunar calendars, from firecrackers to dragons, she learns about the Chinese way of life and returns home delighted with the land of her grandparents.

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978-1445126982

MY COUNTRY: FRANCE

In My Country: France, Camille tells you all about living in France.

In these easy-to-read books, a child introduces his or her country including the weather, climate, landscape, home, pastimes, school and the people who live there.

 

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978-1445127019

MY COUNTRY: GREAT BRITAIN

Meet Jake and find out about his country, Great Britain. He'll introduce you the weather, landscape, the people who live there and much more!

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978-1445127002

MY COUNTRY: INDIA

Meet Ajita and find out about her country, India. She'll introduce you the weather, landscape, the people who live there and much more!

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978-1432912901

A VISIT TO JAPAN

What is Japan's most famous mountain called? When do the Japanese add one year to their age? What is Japan's national sport? Learn answers to these questions and more when you read this newly revised and updated book. See the famous sites. Travel over the land. Join the celebrations. Find out what Japanese children learn in school and what they might do when they are older. See if they play the same sports as you or wear the same kind of clothes. Learn some words in Japanese!

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978-0312516109

MAKING FRIENDS

Mrs Meow announces that it is Friendship Week at Angler Elementary. Schoolie Lydia Ladybug's antennae droop - she just feels too shy to be friendly. But by the end of the first day, she surprises everyone - and most importantly, herself! This heartwarming story tells how being kind, helpful, and sharing, are the best ways to making and being friends.

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978-0750282857

MY NEW: SCHOOL

Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling scared because they are starting a new school.

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978-1404872257

BIG SISTERS ARE THE BEST

Becoming a big sister is an exciting time full of smiles, smells, hugs, and kisses.

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978-1423912864

A VISIT TO GERMANY

The perfect introduction to countries around the world.

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978-1445100951

STARTING SCHOOL

This book is aimed at children aged 4+ who are due to start school. It can be shared with young children to answer their many questions about what school life will be like. Many varied school settings and scenarios are explored to show that different schools work in different ways. At all times, children are encouraged to look forward to this new experience and to be reassured that there will be other children just like them at school, and that there will always be people there to help them settle in. Warm and funny illustrations by the wonderful Arthur Robins will reassure and amuse children and adults alike. There is also a Top Tips section to provide ideas for parents or carers on how to support their child in the run up to the Big Day.

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978-0448425856

EXCUSE ME!

"Please" and "thank you" are fun and easy to remember with Excuse Me!. Simple and repetitive, it's the perfect way to introduce those magic words that all little ones should know. From burping to breaking a sibling's toy, toddlers will love seeing these appealing babies in situations they know all about, and they'll have fun lifting the flaps to discover the right words to say-"Excuse me!" and "I'm sorry!"

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978-0750221375

 “I’LL DO IT!” : TAKING RESPONSIBILITY

This classic picture book explains to young children why it's good to be a responsible person. From keeping their room tidy, making their own bed to looking after younger siblings and pets and taking care of their possessions, like their PE kit. This book is part of a series called Values, which helps children to develop their own value system and make responsible decisions. Notes for parents and teachers show how ideas in the books can be used as starting points for further discussion at home and in the classroom or in assemblies. Other titles in the Values series: Learning About Respect and Learning About Honesty

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978-0750221351

 “IT WASN’T ME!”: LEARNING ABOUT HONESTY

This classic picture book, illustrated by internationally-renowned artist, Mike Gordon, explains to young children why it's good to be a champion truth teller and have the courage to own up when they do something wrong. This book is part of a series called Values, which helps children to develop their own value system and make responsible decisions. Notes for parents and teachers show how ideas in the books can be used as starting points for further discussion at home and in the classroom or in assemblies. Other titles in the Values series: Learning About Respect and Taking Responsibility.

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978-0750221313

 I’M WORRIED

This classic picture book, illustrated by award-winning Mike Gordon, helps young children with feelings of anxiety and worry they may feel in their early years. From feeling left out when playing with friends, taking a test, or speaking in a school assembly, to a stay in hospital or seeing other family members worry during anxious times, this book suggests ways that can help children put their worries into perspective. This book is part of the Your Feelings series, which examines feelings in an amusing but ultimately reassuring way. Each book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with their emotions. Other titles in the series: I Feel Bullied and It's Not Fair.

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978-0750221320

 IT’S NOT FAIR

Young children experience many confusing emotions in their early years and It's Not Fiar looks at the situations where children feel they have been treated unfairly, in light-hearted but ultimately reassuring way. This picture book examines how and why people find situations unfair, illustrates scenarios of people acting out because of this, and the best way to deal with it with age-appropriate content. Ideal for home or the classroom, this book contains notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with situations when things feel unfair.

 

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