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Grade Four Objectives

Time Allotment

Instructional Approaches:

Common Essential Learnings:

Nursery to Grade 9 Core Language Program 45 minutes minimum daily.
Direct Instruction
Indirect Instruction
Independent Study
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction
C – Communication
N
– Numeracy
PSVS
– Personal, Social Values and Skills
TL
– Technological Literacy
IL
– Independent Learning
CCT
– Critical and Creative Thinking

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Concepts/Topics
Length
Objectives
Instructional Approaches
Resources
Evaluation
CEL’s
Daily Routines

15 minutes per day at teacher descretion

Students will introduce and recite daily routine activities and verbally respond to: greetings, calendar (days of the week, months, and numbers) and weather.

Direct Instruction
Drill and Practice
Teacher  Talk
Total Physical Response

Wall calendar, sight words, list (commands, notes, verbs), number chart

Anecdotal notes
Checklists
Oral review

C, PSVS, CCT, N, IL

Numeracy Unit
  • 10’s to 100
  • Time
  • Money

fifteen – 45 minute periods

Students will learn oral numerals counting by tens to one hundred and have written skills from one to thirty.

Students will review money and time terms and concepts using the target language.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Demonstrations (visual)
Interactive instruction

Books, Audio visual, Math books, Clocks, Play money, Word search, Crossword

Anecdotal notes
Observation
Oral review
Quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Colours

ten -  45 minute periods

Students will review the terms colours learned in earlier grades and be able to use colours in context.

Students will be introduced to reading and writing of primary colours.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Demonstrations
Interactive Instruction
Field Trip

Books, Audio visual , Crosswords

Anecdotal notes
Oral quiz
Cloze activities
Checklists

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Family

fifteen – 45 minute periods

Students will review and extend knowledge of terms for immediate family members from first and second person possessive. 

Students will be introduced to third person possessive.

Experiential Learning
Direct Instruction
Indirect Instruction
Independent Study

Resource people, Pictures, Books, Kinship charts

Projects
Oral review
Quiz
Journal

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Classroom Objects

five-  45 minute periods

Students will review all objects.

Students will be introduced to reading and writing classroom objects.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Total Physical Response

Books, Visuals, Concrete objects, Posters

Anecdotal notes
Observation checklists

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Body

fifteen – 45 minute periods

Students will review and extend their knowledge of terms for the parts of the body.

Direct Instruction
Role Play
Total Physical Response

Books, Songs, Flashcards, Posters

Anecdotal notes
Checklists
Oral quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

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Concepts/Topics
Length
Objectives
Instructional Approaches
Resources
Evaluation
CEL’s
Clothing

ten -  45 minute periods

Students will review first and second person possessive of clothing terminology.

Students will be introduced to the third person possessive.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Total Physical Response
Role-play

Books, Worksheets, Magazines, Songs, Clothing

Anecdotal notes
Checklists
Oral quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Food

ten -  45 minute periods

Students will review the food groups and specific foods items. 

Students will identify traditional and contemporary food groups and name them.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction

Books, Pictures, Worksheets, Magazines, Flyers, Songs, Posters

Anecdotal notes
Oral quiz
Completion of projects
Checklists

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Household Items
  • furniture
  • utensils
  • appliances

five -  45 minute periods

Students will review the terminology for parts of the building. 

Students will be introduced to utensils and appliances.

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction
Experiential Learning
Total Physical Response

Visuals– posters, Worksheets, Books

Checklists
Quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Animals
  • domestic
  • farm
  • game

ten -  45 minute periods

Students review terms for domestic, and farm animals.

Students will be introduced to game animal terminology.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction

Books, Visuals, Resource people, Game boards, Songs, Project Wild

Checklists
Projects

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Birds

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review the terms for local bird terminology.

Students will be introduced to farm bird terminology.

Direct Instruction
Independent Study
Experiential Learning
Field Trip

Books, Pictures, Resource person, Project Wild, Audio visual

Observation
Participation
Checklists
Projects

C, N, PSVS, IL, CCT

Fish
  • Saskatchewan fish

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will be able to say and write the terms for local fish.

Students will be introduced to fish found in Saskatchewan:  sturgeon, rainbow and goldeye.

Direct Instruction
Teacher talk
Total Physical Response
Field Trip

Pictures, Posters, Project Wet, Human resources, Books

Observation
Participation
Check lists
Cloze procedures

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Astronomical

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review, write and recognize the terminology of related terms.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning

Pictures, Posters, Books, Songs

Observation
Checklists

C, IL, CCT, PSVS

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Concepts/Topics
Length
Objectives
Instructional Approaches
Resources
Evaluation
CEL’s
Occupations

five   45 minute periods

Students will review, recognize and write the terminology of relevant and local occupations. 

Direct Instruction
Independent Study
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction

Resource people, Visual aids, Photographs

Observation
Participation
Checklists

COM, C, PSVS, IL

Landforms

five – 45 minute periods

Students will be able to identify and label local landforms and community references. (lake, river, hill, island, meadow, etc.)

Review locatives to landforms and community references.

Direct Learning
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction
Indirect Instruction

Pictures, Maps, Worksheets

Participation
Checklists
Oral Quiz

PSVS, CCT, IL

Trees

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review terminology for local trees and extend their knowledge of other trees.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction
Field Trip

Pictures, Field trip, Posters, Resource people

Oral quiz
Participation
Checklists

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Place Names

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review terms for local areas and names of communities near their region.

Students will be able to write and name local areas and communities near their region.

Direct Instruction
Independent Learning

Maps, Worksheets

Participation
Checklists
Quizzes
Search words

Il, C, PSVS, CCT

Buildings

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review terms of buildings in their communities and learn vocabulary for different types of shelter.

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction
Experiential Learning
Field Trip

Videos, Pictures, Photographs, Books

Observation
Participation

C, PSVS, IL, CCT,

Transportation

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review land transportation.

Students will be introduced to air transportation.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning

Pictures, Audio visuals, Books

Quiz
Matching
Labelling

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Orthography/ Grammar

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will be introduced to SRO vowel and consonant sounds.

Students will be able to write the vowel and consonant sounds.

Direct Instruction
Indirect Instruction
Experiential Learning

Grammar Books, Sound Chart

Anecdotal
Checklists
Quiz

C, PSVS, IL

Health Unit

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review practical conversational dialogue related to medical terminology.

Students will role-play medical situations and learn the appropriate terminology.

Direct Instruction
Indirect Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction

Resource people, First Nations Medical Terminology Books

Anecdotal
Checklists
Participation

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Special Events
  • winter festival
  • treaty day
  • cultural activities

seven – 45 minute periods.

Students will participate in practical conversational dialogue related to the terminology of events and activities.

Students will learn specific vocabulary for events and activities.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction

Resource people, Audio visual, Photos

Anecdotal notes
Checklists
Journals

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

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