YIS Grade 2 students learned about culture as part of their Unit of Inquiry; Where We Are in Place and Time. The students shared their learning at the Cross Cultural Lunch which was attended by Grade 2 parents and teachers. Student performed a variety of dances and musical compositions on Orff instruments, gave short oral presentations in different languages and enjoyed a buffet lunch of international food. Students each created their own culture boxes filled with artifacts and information as part the unit's central idea: People can be enriched by their own cultures and the cultures they connect with throughout their lives. Strong connections about culture were made during the subjects of Dance, Drama, Music, Visual Art and Japanese, and ICJC, who collaboration together with homeroom teachers on this PYP Unit of Inquiry.

Footage and photographs by Shanel Catasti
Music by Escala, 'Children'.

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