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Grade Six 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 be able to recite daily routine activities.

Students will be able to write simple sentences using verbs.

Direct Instruction
Teacher talk
Drill and Practice

Wall calendars, Sight words, Number and weather chart, etc.

  • Anecdotal notes
  • Participation

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Numeracy
  • 100’s to 500
  • Minutes

fifteen – 45 minute periods

Students will learn oral numerals counting by hundreds to five hundred and have written skills from one to fifty.

Students will be introduced to the concept of minutes related to time.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction
Drill and Practice

Books, Workbooks, Number line, Number chart

  • Unit tests
  • Checklists
  • Oral review
  • Quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Colours

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will review the terms for primary colours using inanimate and animate objects, the light colours and reading and writing.

Students will be introduced to dark colours.

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction
Experiential Learning

Books, Audio visual, Word search worksheets

  • Participation
  • Oral and written review
  • Quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Family

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will review first person extended family members (aunts and uncles).

Students will be introduced to second and third person possessive of extended family members (aunts and uncles). 

Direct Instruction
Talk-lecture
Interactive Instruction
Independent Study

Resource people, Pictures, Photos, Audio visual

  • Participation
  • Written & oral reports
  • Checklists
  • Projects

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Classroom Objects

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review terms for basic classroom objects and be able to use vocabulary in written form.

Students will learn to say, read and write the basic classroom objects in the first person.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Independent Study

Concrete examples, Labels, Books, Pictures

  • Participation
  • Oral reviews
  • Written tests

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Body

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will review and extend knowledge of terms both oral and written form in the first, second and third person possessive.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning

Books, Posters, Flashcards

  • Participation
  • Quiz
  • Checklists

C, PSVS, IL

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

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will be introduced to clothing terminology in singular and plural form.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Total Physical Response

Books, Magazines, Worksheets

  • Oral and written tests
  • Assignments
  • Participation
  • Projects

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Food

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will review food groups.

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction
Experiential Learning
Independent Study

Books, Magazines, Worksheets, Canada Food Guide

  • Participation
  • Projects
  • Oral and written tests

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Household Items
  • furniture
  • utensils
  • appliances

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review terminology for parts of the building.

Students will be introduced to additional terminology related topics. For example, living room, kitchen, and bedroom.

Students will learn the historic and contemporary terminology for household items.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Independent Study
Total Physical Response

Visuals, Pictures, Posters, Books

  • Participation
  • Worksheets
  • Oral and written tests

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Animals
  • domestic
  • game
  • farm

ten – 45 minute periods

Students will review and extend terms for domestic, game and farm animals.

Students will be introduced to fur-bearing animal terminology.

Direct Instruction
Independent Study
Experiential Learning
Field Trips

Visual, Pictures, Books, National Geographic, Internet

  • Participation
  • Oral and written tests
  • Projects

C, PSVS, CCT, IL, TL

Birds

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review all bird terminology.

Students will be introduced to raptors.

Direct Instruction
Independent Study
Experiential Learning
Field Trips

Visuals, Project Wild, Books, National Geographic, Human resources

  • Participation
  • Projects
  • Oral and written tests

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Fish

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review and write the terms for fish found in Saskatchewan.

Students will be introduced to parts of the fish.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Independent Study

Posters, Books, Project Wet, National Geographic, Internet

  • Participation
  • Checklists
  • Oral and written tests
  • Projects

CCT, IL, PSVS,  C, TL

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

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review and be able to write and recognize terminology of related terms. (big dipper, meteorite and 7 stars)

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction

Audio visual, Posters – Onion Lake, Books

  • Quiz
  • Participation
  • Projects

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Occupations

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review and write the terminology of relevant and other occupations. 

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning

Audio visual, Resource people, Books, Internet, Poster

  • Projects
  • Quiz

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Special Events
  • winter festival
  • treaty day
  • cultural activities

ten – 45 minute periods

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

Students will review treaty six and be introduced to other treaties in Saskatchewan.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning

Visuals, Posters

  • Participation
  • Observation
  • Projects

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Health Unit

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review practical conversational dialogue related to medical terminology.

Direct Instruction
Independent Study

Books, Dictionaries, Pictures, Posters, Audio visual

  • Projects
  • Worksheets
  • Oral and written Quizzes

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Landforms

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review vocabulary for local landforms and community references in written and oral form.

Students will review locatives/prepositions to landforms and community references.

Direct Instruction
Independent Study
Experiential Learning

Maps, Visuals, Overheads

  • Participation
  • Projects
  • Oral and written tests
  • Worksheets

C, CCT, IL, PSVS

Trees

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review trees, parts of the tree and be able to label the parts of the tree.

Direct Instruction
Experiential Learning
Interactive Instruction

Maps, Visuals, Posters, Books, Internet

  • Projects
  • Oral and written tests

C, PSVS, CCT, TL

Place Names

seven – 45 minute periods

Students will review terms of local areas and communities in their region.

Students will review towns and cities.

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction

Maps – SICC, Audio visual, Books, Pictures, Songs

  • Maps
  • Participation
  • Oral and written reviews Quizzes
  • Projects

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Buildings

five – 45 minute periods

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

Direct Instruction
Experiential learning

Audio visual, Books, Pictures

  • Participation
  • Quiz
  • Projects

COMM, PSVS, IL

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

five – 45 minute periods

Students will review land, air and water transportation.

Students will be able to write the appropriate terminology.

Direct Instruction

Audio visual, Books, Photos

  • Worksheets
  • Oral and written Quizzes

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

Orthography/ Grammar

fifteen – 45 minute periods

Students will review sounds.

Students will be able to put blends together.

Direct Instruction
Interactive Instruction

Audio, Sound charts

  • Oral testing
  • Participation

C, PSVS, IL, CCT

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