Learning content


English

April-May

Projects: 

  • Book Review
  • Covid-19 Team Project
  • Idols
  • Writing Projects (creative writing & guided writing)
  • Look & Write activities
  • Magical Room
  • What it takes to be a Ninja
  • ... and more!

Grammar:

  • Spelling lists
  • Homophones
  • Plural/Singular
  • Verb Tenses
  • Irregular Verbs
  • Figure of Speech
  • Punctuation

 

January-February

Projects: 

-Multi-cultural project

-Ads vs Reality

-Black History Month

-Kobe Bryant

-The Best Part of Me.

Reading:

-Freak the Mighty

 

Grammar:

-Using the Singular in English (a-an)

-Using the Plural in English

-Prefixes & Suffixes

 

 

November-December

 

Project: Santa’s New Ride

 

Reading

- Strategies: Cause and Effect

- Book: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (finish), Freak the Mighty 

- Reading response:  Yacouba

- Reading comprehensions: Who is Jake Frost?

 

Writing

- Santa’s New Ride (descriptive text)

- Spelling list 7-8-9-10

- Quick Writes: Mistletoe, Black Santa

 

Grammar 

- Using the Singular in English (a-an)

- Using the Plural in English

- Prefixes & Suffixes

- Let’s Explore the Future

 

Communication

-  Santa’s New Ride (oral presentation)

 

 

October

 

Project:  A Tale from The Dark 

 

Reading

- Reading strategies: Cause and Effect

- Book: Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

- Reading response: La petite peur qui monte, qui monte

- Reading comprehension: Mummies

 

Writing

- Text: A Tale from The Dark  (narrative text)

- Spelling Lists 5-6-7-8

- Quick Writes: Psycho Theme Song, La petite peur

 

Grammar 

- Let’s Talk About Adjectives

- Possession and Possessive Adjectives

- Let’s Explore The Past

- Homophone which-witch

 

Communication

- Tales From The Dark (audiobook)

 

 


Math - October

  • Divisibility rules by 2, 3, 5 and 10
  • Decomposing a number into prime factors
  • Estimating and measuring angles in degrees
  • Triangles
  • Bar graphs and broken-line graphs

Math - November

  • Division
  • Different meanings of fractions
  • Equivalent fractions
  • Reducing a fraction to its simplest form
  • Ordering fractions with the same denominator
  • Ordering fractions with the same numerator
  • Ordering fraction where one denominator is a multiple of the other (s)

Physical and Health Education

 SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER

 

Competencies

1.     To perform movement skills in different physical activity settings

-       Manipulation skills

2.     To interact with others in different physical activity settings

-       Principles of communication

-       Principals of synchronization

-       Roles

-       Action rules in group activities

-       Cooperation movements or actions

-       Opposition movements or actions

-       Cooperation to opposition movements

-       Ethics related aspects

3.     To adopt a healthy, active lifestyle

-       Safe participation in physical activity

 

Activities/Sports Focus

 

Team Building and Cooperative Games

Motor Skills

  • Performing various feints
  • Executing different types of passes
  • Executing different types of throws
    • At stationary and moving targets
  • Marking and freeing yourself  of another player
  • Catching an object using an implement

Knowledge

  • Game rules
  • Strategies for game play
  • Feints
  • Spatial awareness
  • Athletic stance
  • Values developed through games and sports (respect, honesty, problem-solving etc.)

Behavioural Expectations:

  • Work in a team (cooperate, team spirit, sportsmanship)
  • Respecting others and their level of ability
  • Demonstrating fairness and honesty
  • Accepting vicotry or defeat

Basketball

Motor Skills

  • Performing different types of dribbling
  • Performing various feints
  • Executing different types of passes
  • Executing different types of throws
  • Marking and freeing yourself  of another player

Knowledge

  • Game rules
  • Strategies for game play
  • Feints
  • Spatial awareness
  • Athletic stance

Behavioural Expectations:

  • Work in a team (cooperate, team spirit, sportsmanship)
  • Respecting others and their level of ability
  • Demonstrating fairness and honesty

 


Français - Septembre et octobre

 

Genre de texte à l’étude : le conte

 

Lire

  • Approfondir ses compétences en lecture (comprendre l’information explicite et implicite, réagir, apprécier).
  • S’approprier le vocabulaire lié aux arts et à l’école.
  • Lecture de contes variés.

 

Écrire

  • Étude des mots de vocabulaire des thèmes 1 et 2.
  • Étude des verbes aimer et avoir*
  • Les classes de mots.
  • Le groupe du nom (amorce).
  • Code d’autocorrection.
  • Rédaction d’unconte.
  • Le conte réinventé.
  • Révision des règles orthographiques de 1er et 2e cycle.

 

*Temps verbaux à l’étude

Indicatif - Temps simples : présent, imparfait, futur simple, conditionnel présent, passé simple.

Indicatif – Temps composé : passé composé.

Autres : infinitif présent, participe présent, participe passé, impératif présent.

 

Communiquer

 

  • Présentation orale : conteur.
  • Recherches.
  • Mini-leçon de grammaire.

OCTOBRE

 

Genre de texte à l’étude : le roman d’aventure

 

Lire

  • Étude du genre littéraire roman d’aventures ainsi qu’étude de mécanismes créant l’intrigue, le suspense.
  • Vocabulaire lié au monde de l’étrange et du mystère.
  • Analyse de passages descriptifs contribuant à créer des atmosphères particulières.

 

Écrire

 

  • Étude des mots de vocabulaire des thèmes 3, 4 et 5.
  • Étude des verbes être, dire et faire*
  • Les classes de mots.
  • Le groupe du nom (suite).
  • Code d’autocorrection.
  • Rédaction de passages descriptifs.

Español - December 2019

Compétences évaluées

- Comprendre 50%

- Communiquer 50%

Contenu

 

Los determinantes, consolidacion

El pretérito indefinido

Fiesta de navidad, cultura  tradiciones latinoamericanas

Actividades de lectura y escritura

 

Español - Octubre 2019

Compétences évaluées

- Comprendre 50%

- Communiquer 50%

Contenu

 

Frase interrogativa

Comprensión Oral

Comprensión Lectora

Pronombres interrogativos

El Día de los Muertos


Science

November-Decmber

Living Things

Organization of living things

 

Owl Pellets

 

October

Living Things

- Characteristics of living things: Owl pellet

- Organization of living things

 


ERC

November-Decmber

COSP

- Les influences sociales

 

Christmas Around the World

 

How do we celebrate Christmas in other countries and its religious aspects.

 

October

Student Vote

Students will explore what issues determine how we vote in school and government elections, and whether we should vote solely on the basis of self-interest.

 

Death

Explore the ritual of death in a religious perspective.

 

 

 

 


Social Studies

November-Decmber

Module 1 - Canadian Society Around 1820

Adventure 2: A Time of Change

- 1754 The Wars Begin

- 1759 The British Seize the City of Québec

- 1760 The Capitulation of Montréal

- 1763 The Treaty of Paris

- 1763 Governor Murray’s Recommendations

- 1774 The Québec Act 

- 1775 Citizens Unite! 

- 1783 Independence for the Thirteen Colonies: creation of the United States of America

- l791 The Constitutional Act

 

Adventure 3: A Parliament at Last

- Say It Loud and Clear!

- The British at the Helm

- The Role of Newspapers.

 

- More Challenges

 

October

Module 1 - Canadian Society Around 1820

Adventure 1: Upper Canada and Lower Canada Around 1820

Canadian Climate

- A Few Acres of Land

- The Timber Trade

- Roads

- Canals

- The City of Québec: The Administrative Centre of The Lower Canada

 

 

 


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