Curriculum design: 02M151

These resources, developed by Yorkville Community School, lay out the process and products of desinging cross-curricular thematic units of study in elementary grades. This collection contains guides to the planning process, sample curricula and planning tools, and templates for educators to use in designing their own cross-curricular units.

Included Resources

This packet, created by Yorkville Community School, contains resources and guidelines for designing Thematic Units of Study. It includes an overview of thematic instruction and several sample and blank tools and templates educators can use to design their own thematic instruction to create opportunities for students to access curriculum.

This document gives an overview of a key instructional structure that Yorkville Community School (YCS) uses in Thematic Units of Study, including a breakdown of why YCS does them, how they work, and some samples. Educators could use this to plan and implement investigation stations in their own contexts.