This is part of a series of inquiry-based provocations for essential elements of the PYP and the Learner Profile. For more, click here.
Independence is such an important element of a child’s life. But it can also be filled with much confusion as there is so much beyond their control. Why not open it up as an inquiry, allowing them to define, discuss, and better understand it? This provocation is suited for just that purpose.
Resource #1: La Luna, by Pixar
Resource #2: Memo, by Gobelins
Resource #3: Chopsticks by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
- What does it mean to be independent?
- How does independence change over a person’s life? Why?
- What are the different perspectives on independence? How can this sometimes cause conflict?
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