Subject/Discipline Areas: Science, Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, Media
Time Req: 4-6 weeks

Content Standards: Science 1.2, Zoology; Social Studies 1.10 Economics; Math 1.2 Measurement; Language Arts 3.1, 3.2 Communicating with Others, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, Applying English Language Conventions, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, Reading and Responding; Media, Research and Information Fluency, Communication and Innovation, Independent Learning and Literary Appreciation

Enduring Understanding: All living things have needs.

Overarching Essential Question (Transdisciplinary): What do we all need to thrive in our community?

Essential Questions:
Science: What is a living thing?
What do living things need?
How do living things get what they need?
Social Studies: How can learning the differences between wants and needs help me survive?
Math: How does learning about measurement help me understand living things?
Language Arts: How can learning about non-fiction help us explain the world around us?
Media: How can the research process help me find the information I need?

Complete Unit for Survival