Grade 2: Lesson 2
Lesson 2: What Makes Me Special
Cluster of Learning Outcomes Students will…
K.5.2.E.1c Determine the differences and similarities between self and others (e.g., body build, hair colour, eyes, skin colour, features, gender, body parts, fitness, interests, culture, beliefs and values…).
Recognize that everyone is special, unique, and able to succeed (i.e., families, interests, talents, feelings, desires).
K.4.2.B.1b Talk about similarities and differences (e.g., likes/dislikes, cultural connections…) of responses of self and responses of others related to situations involving sports/ physical activities and/or social events.
Indicates targeted learning outcome.
Lesson Focus As a result of the learning activities within this lesson students will be able to
identify unique characteristics about themselves
give examples of how they are similar to others
articulate how humans are similar to or different from animals
express their uniqueness through an art project
story about diversity Example of Story: Giles, Andreae. Giraffes Can’t Dance. Illus. Guy Parker-Rees. New York, NY: Orchard Books, 2001.
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