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 screen-shot-2017-02-25-at-11-48-30-am   Kindergarten   

  • Key Connections:  

screen-shot-2017-02-25-at-11-51-14-am      Social Studies, History and Geography

  • Key Connections:  Gr 1  The Local Community, Gr 2 Changing Family and Community Tradition , Gr3  Living and Working in Ontario, Gr 4  Political and Physical Regions of Canada, Gr 5 First Nations and Europeans in New France and Early Canada, Gr 6  Communities in Canada, Past and Present, Gr 7 Physical Patterns, Natural Resources; New France and British N Am., Canada: Conflict and Challenges, Gr 8 Global Settlement, Global Inequalities; Creating Canada, Canada: A Changing Society.

   screen-shot-2017-02-25-at-11-50-23-am  Language  

  • Key Connections: (all grades)  Writing Skills, Reading Skills, and Oral Communication Skills
  • Media Literacy: Key Connections: Digital Citizenship, Digital Safety, E-portfolios, 21st Century Skills.

frenchFrench as a Second Language

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

screen-shot-2017-02-25-at-11-50-49-am   Science and Technology

  • Key Connections: Gr 1 Needs and Characteristics of Living Things, Energy in our Lives, Materials, Objects and Everyday Structures, Seasonal Changes;  Gr 2 Animals;  Gr3  Plants, Strong and Stable Structures; Gr 4 Habitats and Communities; Gr 5  Conservation of Energy and Resources; Gr 6 Biodiversity;  Gr 7 Interactions in the Environment; Gr 8 Water Systems.

arts  Drama, Music, Dance, Visual 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

screen-shot-2017-02-25-at-11-56-00-am    Health and Physical Education

  • Key Connections: Games and Sports across Canada, Recreational Activities, Health issues.

fnmi   First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Connections

  • Key Connections: cross-curricular learning about contemporary and traditional First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures, histories, and perspectives.
  • Character, Learning Skills, 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.
      • Ethical Citizenship: Social, Cultural, Global and Environmental Responsibility
      • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Lifelong learning, personal management, and well-being; Digital and Technological Fluency
      • Character Development: Empathy, Respect, Responsibility, Kindness + Caring, Honesty, Fairness, Perseverance, Integrity. 
      • Religion: values and beliefs


Screen Shot 2017-02-25 at 12.20.48 PM.png   Equity and Inclusive Education

  • Key Connections:  Pg 55 – Classroom Self-Reflection Tool for Teachers


ETFO (Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario)

Social Justice Begins With Me, Racism Hurts,


Screen Shot 2017-02-25 at 12.36.57 PM.png    Ontario Human Rights Commission

Please Note: the teacher tool kit is for Grades 9-12, but has materials appropriate for Intermediate Grades

Fact Sheets: • Indigenous Peoples in Ontario and the Ontario Human Rights Code • Disability and Human Rights • Gender Identity and Gender Expression • How Far Does the Duty to Accommodate Go? • Human Rights and Gender Identity and Gender Expression • Racial Discrimination, Race and Racism  • Religious Rights • Sexual Orientation and Human Rights (brochure) Creed and Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples   The Power of Words (re disabilities)