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Number Sense & Numeration

-identify the use of data in the world around them

-read and interpret data presented on tables

University of Exeter Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching

-go to the data interpretation set 1 section and after examining the linked data on world records for the mile (men), use it to answer the 12 questions




-read analog clocks, and tell and write time to the hour and half-hour

BBC Education

-use the Snapdragon (Tell the Time) program to make the hands of the clock match the given time

-the alarm clock will ring if the match is correct



Geometry & Spatial Sense

-use a computer application to explore and extend geometric concepts

A+ Math

-use the Flashcards for Geometric Shapes

-select one of the 29 geometric terms which best describes the shape illustrated

-the screen checks and tallies the answers



Patterning & Algebra

-use a computer application to explore patterns

-finish the simple patterns of colours, shapes, letters, or numbers as they are displayed by The Crazy Pattern Machine



Data Management & Probability

-construct line graphs, bar graphs, and scatter plots both by hand and by using computer applications

Microsoft Excel 2000

-have a student in Boy Scouts bring in data as to the number of apples sold at each location in the city

-use the Chart Wizard to bar graph the results




-organize ideas in a logical sequence (e.g. writing stories that have a beginning, middle, and end)

Gus Town

-go to the Library’s Finish a Story section and read the story starter and view the illustration

-submit your own ending

-view the endings submitted by others




-use their knowledge of oral and written language structures and of elements of grammar to understand the meaning of sentences

Education Place

-choose one of the Wacky Web Tales

-fill in the appropriate parts of speech in the blanks (using the online help)

-read your mixed-up tale and print for a class collection



Oral & Visual Communication

-create a variety of media works (e.g. a simple multi-media presentation)

Microsoft PowerPoint

-create a brief presentation designed to train a supply teacher as to the morning routine of the class

-include procedures at the morning bell, the first recess bell, and the lunch bell

Health & Physical Education


Healthy Living

-identify people and community agencies that support making healthy choices regarding substance use and abuse


-go to People and Places that Help Me

-identify the people and places in your community that provide assistance to children (i.e. doctor, psychologist)

-view and summarize two articles in the Growing Up section about alcohol and drugs

Health & Physical Education


Fundamental Movement Skills

-hit ball with various parts of the body (e.g., heading a soccer ball)

-read the Heading Safety tips and identify three strategies for protection against head injuries in soccer

Health & Physical Education


Active Participation

-improve their personal fitness levels by participating in vigorous physical activities (e.g. Ultimate Frisbee) for sustained periods of time (e.g., ten to fifteen minutes), including appropriate warm-up and cool-down procedures

-study the 10 Simple Rules of Ultimate Frisbee

-describe rule 10 (the Spirit of the Game) and comment on the importance of both sportsmanship and competition when honing your personal fitness level

Science & Technology


Life Systems

-describe ways in which humans can affect the natural world (e.g. conservation areas can be established to protect specific habitats)

National Geographic

-use Cyber Tiger to keep an endangered Siberian tiger alive in a zoo

-choose its home, safety, food and play using the tips

-view the habitat you create and if it is tiger-friendly you will be able to release your tiger

Science & Technology


Matter & Materials

-describe and demonstrate, using different materials, ways of mixing colours to create new colours

Ontario Science Centre

-go to the Mixing Light and Computer Crayons sections

-drag the colours to overlap them to see how the primaries combine

-read about how computer screens make their colours

Science & Technology


Energy & Control

-describe how energy is stored and transferred in a given device or system (e.g. in an automobile)

Newton’s Apple

-after reading about car engines, use the project guidelines simple materials to construct a piston which converts linear to rotary motion

-answer the online questions about your device

Science & Technology


Structures & Mechanisms

-design, make, and use a pulley system that performs a specific task


-in the library of entries, go to the Simple Machines section of Rat Tales to view animated pulleys plus a student-built Knex pulley used in a tiny elevator

Science & Technology


Earth & Space Systems

-recognize major constellations visible at night and describe their origins

The Night Watchman

-research the stories behind the naming of the star formations

Social Studies


Heritage & Citizenship

-identify current concerns of Aboriginal peoples

Government of Canada

-click on the map of Canada to discover the magnitude of both local and national land claims

-identify and outline three nearby claims

Social Studies


Canada & World Connections

-use latitude and longitude to describe location

Brooklyn College

-review the longitude and latitude lesson pages

-take the four questions of the quiz and check your answers online

The Arts



-identify the individual instruments of the woodwind, brass, string, and percussion families

Canadian Broadcasting Company

-play guess the instrument by selecting the necessary clues (a solo sound clip, an orchestral sound clip and a picture of the instrument

-take brief notes from the paragraph describing the correct instrument

The Arts


Visual Arts

-define the elements of design (colour, line, shape etc.) and use them in ways appropriate for this grade

Microsoft Publisher

-using the line tool, custom shapes, and fill colour to illustrate these elements of design: line, shape and colour

-use the text frame tool to label and define the 3 elements of design depicted

The Arts


Drama & Dance

-produce a short script that makes use of a variety of technologies to create different effects for different audiences

Incredible Story Studio

-submit our scripts to this critically acclaimed Canadian dramatic TV series which selects and adapts 2 kids stories into 10 minute dramas each episode

-view the stories, writers, and actors information section for ideas

-watch an episode on YTV