The Written Curriculum
Synthesizing through the Learner
Knowledge taught inquiry based in
form of 6 transdisciplinary themes
How We Express
in Plac Ourselves
Wh Time Interpretation
Who ty ti
How We Organ
Skills – What do we want
students to be able to do?
Thinking Skills Self-Management
(dialectical thought) Skills
In order to conduct purposeful
inquiry and in order to be well
prepared for lifelong learning,
students need to master a
whole range of sills beyond
those normally referred to as
Research Skills Communication
(organizing data) Skills (listening)
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What is it like?
How does it work?
How does it change?
Why is it like it is?
What are the points of view?
How is it connected to other things?
How do we know?
What is our responsibility?
Action – How do we want
students to act?
The action component of the PYP can involve service in the widest
sense of the word: service to fellow students, and to the larger
community, both in and outside the school.
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Through such service, students are able to grow both
personally and socially, developing skills such as
cooperation, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and
creative and critical-thinking.
Partially meets expectations
Exceeds Expectations Meets expectations
You included more than 4 religions You included less than 2 religions with
You included 3 religions with
Inhalt/ with very good reflections some reflections
- sehr gute, ausführliche - gute Begründung/ - Begründung teilweise/
Reflektionen Begründung/ good reasoning some reasoning
Inhalt/ very good, extensive reasoning - explained - Bedeutung für dich kaum erklärt/
- Neues entdeckt und erklaert/ - Neues entdeckt/ meaning for yourself explained only
content new things discovered and explained new things discovered partially
- erklärt verschiedene - nicht enthalten: Neues entdeckt/
-Bedeutung für dich erklärt/
Perspektiven/ explains different not included: new things discovered
meaning for yourself
- Bedeutung für dich ausführlich
meaning for yourself explained
Organisation - super Schrift/ - Schrift unsauber/
terrific penmanship penmanship penmanship not vey nice
- keine Fehler/ - Wenige Fehler/view mistakes - viele Fehler/many mistakes
- Mindestens einen Abschnitt pro - weniger als einen Abschnitt pro
- mehr als einen Abschnitt pro Religion/ at least one paragraph Religion/ less than one paragraph per
Religion/ more than one paragraph per religion religion
Hervorragend und ausgezeichnet/ - Bemühen kreativ zu sein ist - Bemühen kreativ zu sein ist nur
Kreativität deutlich sichtbar/ clearly teilweise sichtbar/ showed effort to be
showed effort to be creative creative only to some extend
Creative possibilities for „Keepsake“
Venn Diagram Mobile 1.Items are balanced and hang from a central
1.Has two or more overlapping circles
point or structure
2.Legible and neat
3.Shows similarities and differences
Has a title and conclusion
5.Relevant to topic
1.Appropriate content 1.Hangs on wall
2.Has a rhythm 2.Is a rectangular shape at least 12X36 inches
3.Words and music go together 3.Shows several objects, people, and/ or scenes
Can be sung; auditory appeal 4.Colorful and neat