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Grade One 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 Routine
15 minutes per day @teachers discretion

Students will be introduced to and review daily routine activities:  greetings, weather, days of the week

Students will develop oral language skills in sequential order using visuals from the Dr. Greymorning Accelerated Second Language Acquisition Method.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Wall calendar, Sight Word List (Commands, Verbs)
Number Chart,
Daily Routine
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, CCT, N, IL
Numeracy
1 to 31
fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will learn oral numerals one to thirty one and have written skills from one to five.
Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Interactive Instruction
Problem Solving
Teacher  Talk
Total Physical Response
Posters (NLSD, LLIRB)
Number lines, Matching sheets
Songs (Brian MacDonald), Calendar, Woodland Cree Lessons CD ROM(SICC)
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL, TL, N, CCT
Colours
fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will review colours from Nursery and Kindergarten and learn new terms for primary colours associated with animate and inanimate objects.
Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Animate Colours (NLSD), Inanimate Colours (NLSD), Colour Poster (LLIRB), Woodland Cree Lessons CD ROM(SICC)
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL, TL
Family
fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms of the immediate family members from first person possessive. 
Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Role Play
Kinship Book from NLSD,Woodland Cree Lessons CD ROM(SICC), Wall Chart (family tree), Posters from SICC
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL, TL

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Concepts/Topics
Length
Objectives
Instructional Approaches
Resources
Evaluation
CEL’s
Classroom Objects
ten – 45 minute periods
Students will learn basic classroom objects:  glue, chair, table, window, pencil, and book.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response

Classroom Objects
Flashcards (NLSD, LLIRB)
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, IL
Body
fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will learn basic parts of the body in the first person possessive in oral form:  head, eyes, ears, mouth and hair.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response

Song and book: niskîsikwa, nitôn, nikot from NLSD
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS,  IL, CCT
Clothing
fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will learn clothing terminology from the first person possessive. 

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response

Clothing Book (NLSD), Clothing Poster (SICC)

On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL
Food
fifteen – 45 minute periods

Students will learn the generic terminology of the four food groups.

Students will be introduced to specific food items.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response

Pictures and poster of the food groups (Health Offices), Food samples

On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Household Items
  • parts of the building
ten – 45 minute periods
Students will learn parts of the building.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response

Classroom building parts
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL
Animals
  • domestic
  • farm

fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms for domestic and farm terminology.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role Play

Pictures and posters of familiar animals
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL
Birds
five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms for land and waterfowl.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role Play

Pictures and posters of familiar animals
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Fish
  • local

five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms for local fish:  pickerel, jackfish, sucker, whitefish and trout.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role Play

Pictures and posters of familiar animals
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

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Length
Objectives
Instructional Approaches
Resources
Evaluation
CEL’s
Astronomical
five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms related to the sky and other astronomical topics:  sun, moon, star(s), day and night.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response

Nursery rhymes and songs.
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Occupations
ten – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms related to occupations in the school. 

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role Play

Pictures, Occupations Book (NLSD)

On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Winter Festival five – 45 minute periods Students will learn terms through Winter Festival activities. Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role Play
Winter Festival Video On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL,
CCT, N
Treaty Day five – 45 minute periods Students will learn the terms for Treaty Day. Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role Play
Treaty Day On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist
C, PSVS, IL,
CCT, N
Cultural Activities
fifteen – 45 minute periods
Students will learn practical conversational dialogue and other terms related to special events.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role play

Winter Festival Video
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Health Unit
five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn practical conversational dialogue and other terms related to medicinal terminology and procedures.

Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Role play

Nursery rhymes and songs.
On-going
Anecdotal Notes
Observation Checklist

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

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