This is part of a series of inquiry-based provocations for essential elements of the PYP and the Learner Profile. For more, click here.
Respect. It seems to be a character trait frequently invoked when describing another generation (usually not in a very complimentary light). But as with all these provocations, how often do we give our students the opportunity to construct meaning for such traits for themselves?
This week’s provocation is meant to help students investigate the attitude of respect for themselves.
Resource #1: Respect Mother Nature by Jon Rawlinson
Resource #2: Day & Night by Pixar
Resource #3: For the Birds by Pixar
Resource #4: A Boy & A Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz & Catia Chien
- What is the role of noticing and appreciating differences when it comes to respect?
- How does respect impact relationships with friends and family? Strangers?
- What is our responsibility to respect our environment?
- How is kindness similar to respect? How is it different?
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