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Cultural Proficiency Information

7 months ago

Mother Language Day is during February 
Breckenridge Elementary will be celebrating this day Friday February 23rd 2:00-3:30
If you have something you would like to share with us please contact BRE!


Diversity Dialogue is discussed during weekly Mind up instruction with Ms. Diana and Ms. Julie

Month

Theme of Diversity: People, Culture, Identity

Book or Resource

September

Different Kinds of Families

Charlie Anderson by: Barbara Abercrombie

October

Adversity

More Than Anything Else by: Maria Bradby

November

Poverty


Those Shoes by Maribeth Schoelt

December

Hunger

Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brand

January

Being together but not the same

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwigi

February

Being together but not the same


Owen and Mzee by Isabella Hatkoff


March

Disabilities

Special People, Special Ways

April

Honoring Children’s Names

Chrysanthemum by: Kevin Henkes

May

Be together not the same (gender roles)

Jacob’s new dress by: Sarah Hoffman




Monthly PYP book Celebrations and presentations will be at monthly school wide community meetings:

Month

Grade

Book

Learner Profile

Attitude

October

5

One World One Day

Open Minded

Respect

November

4

What Do You Do With A Problem?

Reflective

Commitment

December

3

Rosie Revere Engineer

Risk Taker

Confidence

January





February

2

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Knowledgeable

Creativity

March

1

IF...

Inquirer

Curiosity

April

K

At The Same Time Around the World

Thinkers

Empathy




Ask your kids about...Diversity Dialogue! 
                                   ...Their PYP book celebrations!
                                   ...Our first mix it up lunch! (Feb. 5th)
                                   ...Mother Language Day! (February 23rd)
                                   ...Global connections in their unit of inquiry!