For the last two weeks our Star Name has been Jack from Jack in the Beanstalk. This name gave us an opportunity to explore the letter 'J' which was new to some of us.
The name and story also gave us an opportunity within our unit of inquiry to explore the key concept 'perspective'. Many of us had different opinions about Jack and the 'good' and 'bad' characters in this story. Some of us thought Jack was principled and some of us thought he was not. We worked on sharing our opinions and justifying our ideas with a Philosophy for Children discussion:
We also represented our ideas with drawing and writing in our journals:
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