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Kindergarten 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 terms, basic commands and simple sentences.

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Direct Instruction
Drill & Practice
Teacher Talk
Total Physical Response
Word List for greetings, weather, commands, nouns and nouns with verbs.
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
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 inanimate and animate colours: black, yellow, red, green, blue and white.

Students will learn inanimate and animate colours: brown and orange.

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. My mother, my father, my brother, my sister and my younger sibling.
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:  pencil, book, paper and scissors.

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 review Cree terms and learn Cree terminology for basic parts of the body in the first person possessive: arm(s), hand(s), leg(s), feet (foot) and neck.

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 in first person possessive: my pants, my sock(s), my shoe(s), my jacket and my hat, my shirt.

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

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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
ten – 45 minute periods

Students will learn the following terminology: chair, table and window.

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 review the baby animals from nursery and learn the following: bear, rabbit, moose, deer, dog and cat.

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 birds: crow, raven, robin and whiskey jack.

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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Concepts/Topics
Length
Objectives
Instructional Approaches
Resources
Evaluation
CEL’s
Fish
  • local
five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms for local fish: pickerel and jackfish.



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

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

C, PSVS, IL, CCT, N

Astronomical
five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the terms related to the sky and other astronomical topics: sun, 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
five – 45 minute periods
Students will learn the term for my teacher and related vocabulary.

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

Culture Activities Five – 45 minutes periods Students will learn Cree terms for familiar Cree Culture activities: camping, trapping, dances, bannock making and some traditional games. Direct Instruction Teacher talk Chants, songs, games and stories Anecdotal Notes
Observation
participation
C, PSVS, CCT, IL

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