Curricular Connections

Applied Design, Skills, and Technology

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Make a product using known procedures or through modelling of others (K-3)
  • Reflect on their ability to work effectively both as individuals and collaboratively in a group (K-5)
  • Decide on how and with whom to share their product (Gr.4-5)
  • Explore and test a variety of materials for effective use. (Gr.6-7)
  • Identify and evaluate the skills and skill levels needed, individually or as a group, in relation to a specific task and develop them as needed (Gr.6-7)
  • Select and learn about appropriate tools and technologies to complete a task.

Content:

  • Basic food handling and simple preparation techniques and equipment
  • Factors in ingredient use, including balance eating/nutrition, function and dietary restrictions
  • Factors that influence food choices, including cost, availability, and family and cultural influences.

Physical and Health Education

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Explore and describe strategies for making healthy eating choices in a variety of settings
  • Explore and describe strategies for pursuing personal healthy-living goals

Content:

  • Influences on food choices
  • Strategies for accessing health information (Gr.3)Food portion sizes and number of servings (Gr.4)
  • Food choices to support active lifestyles and overall health (Gr.5)
  • Influences on food choices (Gr.6)
  • Factors that influence personal eating choices (Gr.7)
  • Sources of health information (Gr.7)

Mathematics

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Estimate reasonably

Content:

  • Fraction concepts (Gr.3)
  • Multiplication and division concepts (Gr.3)
  • Measurement using standard units (Gr.3)
  • Time concepts (Gr.3) & Telling time (Gr.4)
  • Ordering and comparing fractions (Gr.4)
  • Equivalent fractions (Gr.5)
  • Duration, using measurement of time (Gr.5)
  • Mixed numbers (Gr.6)
  • Introduction to ratios (Gr.6)
  • Volume and capacity (Gr.6)

Science

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Observe objects and events in familiar contexts (Gr.3-6)
  • Identify a question to answer or problem to solve through scientific inquiry (Gr.3-7)
  • Make predictions based on prior knowledge (Gr.3-4)
  • Identify First Peoples perspectives and knowledge as sources of information (Gr.3-6)

Content:

  • Humans - the five senses (Gr.4)
  • Heterogeneous mixtures (Gr.6)
  • Chemical changes (Gr.7)
  • Sensing and Responding: Plants (Gr.4)

Arts Education

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Apply learned skills, understandings and processes in new contexts (Gr.3)
  • Experience, document and share creative works in a variety of ways (Gr.3)
  • Reflect on creative processes and make connections to other experiences (Gr.4-5)

Content:

  • Personal and collective responsibility associated with creating, experiencing, or sharing in a safe learning environment (Gr.3-7)

English Language Arts

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Read fluently at grade level (Gr.3-7)
  • Use sources of information and prior knowledge to make meaning (Gr.3-7)
  • Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening and viewing strategies to make meaning (Gr.3-7)
  • Recognize how different texts reflect different purposes (Gr.3-7)

Content:

  • Reading strategies (Gr.3-7)
  • Legible handwriting (Gr. 3-7)

Career Education

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Curricular Competencies:

  • Work respectfully and constructively with others to achieve common goals (K-3)
  • Demonstrate effective work habits and organizational skills appropriate to their level of development (K-3)
  • Make connections between effective work habits and success (Gr.4-5)
  • Demonstrate safe behaviours in a variety of environments (Gr.4-5)
  • Demonstrate leadership skills through collaborative activities (Gr.6-7)
  • Demonstrate safety skills in an experiential environment (Gr.6-7)

Content:

  • Emergent leadership skills (Gr.4-5)
  • Safety hazards and rules at school, at home and in the community (Gr.4-5)