FS2U1 Inquiry Cycle Ideas

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FS2U1 Inquiry Cycle Ideas by Mind Map: FS2U1 Inquiry Cycle Ideas

1. Finding Out

1.1. Visit the different areas within the school, discuss the name and function.

1.2. List various staff members and ask them 'What is your name?' and 'What is your job in the school?'

1.3. Visit the front of the school and look at the flags and school logo. Discuss the colours. Look around the school environment and note what you see i.e.; desert and the Emirate is Ajman.

1.4. Learn new language associated with areas, job responsibilities and the school.

2. Sorting Out

2.1. Using the Aurasma app children listen to what the staff members do and then link the different staff members to the areas or objects i.e.;library books, iPads etc.

2.2. Use new language associated with areas, job responsibilities and the school.

2.3. Looking at a map to find Ajman, to find the school's location. Look at the other Emirates and discuss where we all live.

3. Taking Action

3.1. Knowing more about my school than I did when I started

3.2. Confidently greeting staff

3.3. Confidently knowing the different areas, where they are and what we do in them

4. Making Conclusions

4.1. Understanding what school I attend

4.2. Understanding who my teachers are and what their names are

4.3. Knowing the school athmen and singing along

4.4. Identifying the school logo and colours

4.5. Understand where our school is in the UAE and about the surrounding Emirtaes

4.6. Understanding which country we are from

5. Going Further

5.1. Links to where we are all from around the world - record on world map in classroom

5.2. Finding out what our parents do for a living?

5.3. Greeting the staff members by their correct names

5.4. Understanding and following their daily routines and knowing where to go and who is their teacher in specialist lessons

6. Tuning In

6.1. What do children already know about school?

6.2. Walk around the school

6.3. Do children know the different areas of the school and what they are called?

6.4. Do children know any of the staff member's names?

6.5. Do the children know the name of the school, the school colours and location?

7. Sorting Out

7.1. Using the Aurasma app, children listen to what the staff members do and then link the different staff members to the areas or objects. i.e.. library books, iPads, etc.

7.2. Use new language associated with areas, job responsibilities, and the school

7.3. Looking at a map to find ajman, to find the schools location. look at the other emirates and discuss where we all live