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The current Programme of Inquiry (POI) for Fernway School is linked below. This is a working document; teacher teams are constantly reflecting and changing its content.  

There are 6 units at each grade level - one for each theme.  Each unit of inquiry has guiding precepts: a central idea, lines of inquiry and the identification of key concepts. Below is the way a sample unit of inquiry would be outlined on the POI.  This is the 4th grade unit for "Where we are in place and time."
 

Central Idea: Challenges and opportunities drive immigration and migration.

Key Concepts: Change, perspective, causation

Related Concepts: Exploration, consequences, impact

Lines of Inquiry:

*Conflict between groups of people

*Reasons and ways people relocate

*Effects of immigration and migration on communities, cultures, and individuals

 
 
 
  

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