Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

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CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

  • SOCIAL STUDIES

Key Connections: (Grade dependent)

Geography:  Our Community, Place and Location, Mapping Skills, Canadian Geography, Physical Regions of Canada, Humans and Environmental Interactions, Natural Resources, Canadian trade, Human Migration, Geographic inquiry

History: Conflict and Change, local community history, recording local history stories, historical inquiry

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE / LITERACY

Key Connections: (all grades) Reading Skills,Writing Skills, and Oral Communication Skills

  • ABORIGINAL EDUCATION

Key Connections: (all grades)  Local Indigenous history; language, culture, values and beliefs

  • MEDIA LITERACY

Key Connections: Digital Citizenship, Digital Safety, E-portfolios, Balancing Screen Time with non-screen time

  • SCIENCE

Key Connections:

BIOLOGY: Plants and Animals, Habitat Studies, Wildlife Conservation and Preservation, Humans and Environmental Issues, Citizen Action

  • FRENCH LANGUAGE

Key Connections: Writing Skills, Reading Skills, and Oral Communication Skills

  • THE ARTS

Key Connections:

■    Music – Traditional and contemporary songs and styles across Canadian cultures;

■    Dance – Traditional and Modern Dance across different cultures;

■    Visual Arts – exploring different media and styles for personal expression;

■    Drama – Portrayal of community events.

 

LEARNING SKILLS,  CHARACTER EDUCATION, and RELIGIOUS STUDIES 

Key Connections:

■    21st Century/Global Competencies: Critical Thinking, Problem-solving and Decision-Making; Communication; Collaboration, Co-operation and Leadership; Creativity and Innovation.

■    Character Development: Empathy, Respect, Responsibility, Kindness + Caring, Honesty, Fairness, Perseverance, Integrity.

■    Religion: religious values and beliefs, the role of religion in Canadian history

■    Ethical Citizenship: Social, Cultural, Global and Environmental Responsibility

■    Entrepreneurial Spirit: Lifelong learning, personal management, and well-being; Digital and Technological Fluency

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