Monthly Curricular Themes

October 2018

Math – Patterning

Mental math  – Multiplication and Division facts continued

Reader’s Workshop – Digging Deeper Into Text: Making Connections, Questioning, and Inferring through our Global Read Aloud “Amal Unbound” and Students personal texts

Writer’s Workshop – Fictional Narratives, Buddy Writing ✍️ and peer conferencing, Brainstorming, Drafting, Revising, Editing and Publishing.

Integrated Science – Weather continued

Integrated Social Studies – Ancient Societies, First Nations (celebrating Mi’kmaq Heritage Month)

Integrated Health – Problem Solving and Decision Making Circles, Characteristics of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships, Conflict Resolution

Integrated Art and STEM- Global Cardboard Challenge, St. Catherine’s Pottery Lab, Zentangle pumpkins and turkeys, Ancient Egypt sarcophagus art.

September 2018

Math – Numbers to 1 000 000

Mental math  – Multiplication facts and multiplying by multiples of 10, 100 and 1000.

Reader’s Workshop – Workshop Routines, Making Connections, and Summarizing

Writer’s Workshop – Workshop Routines, Paragraph Writing, and Personal Narratives

Integrated Science – Weather

Integrated Social Studies – Ancient Societies, First Nations (Residential Schools & Significance of Orange Shirt Day)

Integrated Health – Identifying and Celebrating our Unique Learning Styles, Characteristics of Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

Integrated Art – Personal Dots for Dot Day, Line Art and Attachment Hearts 🧡