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Subject
Languag
e Arts

Grade Three/Four
September
- Moving Up

October

November

December

January

February

March

April

May

June

- Moving Up

- Moving Up

- Moving Up

Novel Study

Readers

Novel

Poetry

Novel Study

-Moving Up

-Novel Study

- Moving Up

Theatre

Study

- Moving Up

- Moving Up

- Making Words

- Moving Up

- Moving Up

- Making

- Making

- Making Words

- Making

- Making

- Making

Words

Words

Words

Words

Words
- Writing

- Writing:

Revision

Pulling it all

-Novel Study
- Making

- Making Words
- Making
- Writing -

Words
- Writing:

- Writing: Building

- Writing

Great

suspense

Intro. 3 types

Beginnings

Journal writing
- Read to self

Words

of writing/

- Journal writing

- Listen to

Writing

- Journal

reading

Diamond/

Writing

- Writing:

- Writing:

Discovering a

Effective

Effective

storys Main

endings

dialogue

Event
- Read to self

Elaborative
detail/Pattern

- Writing:

- Journal
- Read to self

- Listen to reading

- Journal

- Listen to

- Author study

- Read to

reading

-blogging

self

writing
- Read to self

- Author

- Listen to

study

reading

-blogging

Math

- Journal

-Journal

writing

writing

- Read to self

- Read to

- Read to

- Listen to

self

self

reading

- Listen to

- Listen to

- Author study

reading

reading

-blogging

- Author

- Author

- Read to self
- Journal
writing

- Listen to read

- Read to self

- Author study
-blogging

- Listen to
reading
- Author study
-blogging

- Listen to

- Author

study

study

reading

study

-blogging

-blogging

-blogging

-blogging

Patterns/Whole

Whole

3s- Adding

3s-Addition and

3s-

3s-

Statistics

Fractions &

Numbers

Numbers

and

Subtraction

Multiplication

Multiplication

&

Decimals (4s)

Subtracting

4sMultiplication

to 5x5

to 5x5

Probablity
(Data

4s-

Analysis)

Multiplication

- Journal Writin

together
- Journal
writing

4s-Division

Science

Stories

writing

of stories

- Writing: Com

4sDivision

Geometry

Measurement

3s-Larger
numbers
addition and
subtraction to

Beginning of

G4- Lights

G4- Lights

Waste in our

Waste in our

Animal Life

Animal Life

1000
Building: Wheels

Building: Wheels

Building: Wheels &

the Year

&Shawdows

&Shawdows

World

World

Cycles, Plant

Cycles,

&

&

Levers/Building

activities

G3-Hearing

G3-Hearing

Rocks & Minerals

Rocks &

Growth

Plant

Levers/Building

Levers/Building

Devices/Vehicles

and Sound

and Sound

Devices/Vehicle

Devices/Vehicles

Move

s that Move

that Move

Minerals

Growth

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Social

Big Question: QUALITY OF LIFE (SEPT-DEC)

JAN-JUNE

Studies

Grade 3s- Communitities in the World

Big Question: IDENTITY

Grade 4- Alberta: A Sense of Our Land

Grade 3- Global Citizenship

All Are

Grade 4-Histories & Stories of Alberta; Alberta Celebrations


Advent/Christmas
Christmas
Social
Lent/Holy

Religion

Community

Welcome

Meeting
Jesus

Continued...

Epiphany

Justice

Week

Jesus

Easter/

We are

Human Sexualit

New life and

Winesses for

Year Review

sacraments

God

Welomes All

Art
Special

Back to school

Thanksgiving

Remembrance

Christmas

Halloween

Day

Advent

New Years

Groundhog

St. Patricks

Easter

Day

Day

Lent

Valentines

Lent

Day

Long Range Plans

Mothers Day

Fathers Day

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Long Range Plans


Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Language Arts

Year: 2013/2014
Time Line
SeptemberJune

Theme/

Subject

Topic

Objective

Empowering Writers- to

Students will grow in

Scholastic Guided

develop writing skills.

their abilities to use both

Reading Series
Primary success for

written and oral language


to explore, construct, and
communicate meaning.
(Refer to Unit Plans for
Specific Objectives).

Resources

Reading
Diagnostic Reading
Program
Diagnostic Reading
Assessment
Teacher Files
CD Rom Programs
Kidworks Deluxe,

This program will give


purpose to reading and

Word Phonics etc.)


Classroom Reading
Folders

reinforce skills taught


Novel Study

during the day.


To give a variety of

Literacy Groups

different texts
To give students an

Various Authors
Theme work
Collections

opportunity to read in
groups with students on
Spelling

the same reading level.


To be able to apply high

Printing

frequency words into

Evaluation

Procedures

(storybook Weaver,

Home Reading Program

Instructional

High Frequency
Words

Modeling
Brainstorming
Questioning
Cooperative Group Woek
Peer Sharing
Teacher Presentations
Dramatic Readings
Writing Folders
Experience Charts
Story maps
Personal Responses
Reading done every night at
home with classroom

books
Teacher presentations
Chanting

Anecdotal Recordings
Observational Checklists
Written Tests
Students Folders
Journals
Conferences
Homework
Diagnostic Reading

Program
Diagnostic Reading

Assessment
Comprehension
Printing Books
Book Reports
Participation
Writing journals

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Word WallDaily Journal Book

every day activities.

Printing Folders
Pre/Post Spelling Tests & Writing Journals

Writing

weekly activities for


reinforcement.
Correct spelling and
proper usage of
punctuation & sentence
structure in writing.

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Grade Three/Four
Long Range Plans

Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Math

Year: 2013-2014
Time Line
September

Theme/ Topic

Objectives

Patterning/

Develop patterning skills

Whole Numbers

Develop a number sense.


Representing Numbers pictorially
and symbolically.
Compare and order numbers
Addition and Subtraction

September/ October

Whole Numbers

Develop a number sense.

Compare and order numbers


Addition and Subtraction
Using mental math strategies

December
January/ February
March

Math Focus 3
Math Focus 4
Interactions
Math Success
Teacher Files

Instructional

Evaluation

Procedures

Techniques

As per usual
Modeling
Questioning
Group Work
Peer Sharing
Teacher Directed
learning

Observations
Attitude
Participation
Rubrics
Check lists
Anecdotal
Recordings
Written Tests
Student/ Teacher

Conferences
Work Samples
Oral Responses

Representing Numbers pictorially


and symbolically.

November/

Resources

3s-

Develop number sense

Addition/Subtraction

Using personal strategies, mental


math.

4s-Multiplication
3s- Multiplication

Develop number sense

4sDivision

Using personal strategies, mental

Data Analysis

math
Collect, display and analyze data to

Statistics

solve problems
Graphing to draw conclusions

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April

Grade Three/Four
3s-Addition and

Develop number sense

Subtraction larger

Demonstrate understanding of

numbers (to 1000)

fractions using concrete, pictorial

4s-Fractions &

and symbolic representations.

Decimals

Describe and represent decimals


Addition and subtraction of

May

Measurement

decimals
Use direct and indirect
measurement to solve problems
-area
-volume
-capacity

June

Geometry

-describe characteristics of 3D and

Review

2D shapes
Describe and analyze position and
motion of objects and shapes

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Grade Three/Four

Long Range Plans


Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Social Studies

Year: 2013-2014
Time Line

Theme/ Topic

Objectives

Resources

September

Quality of Life

Students will demonstrate how

October
November
Decemeber
January
February

Alberta Social

certain conditions affect quality

Studies: Many

of life (in relation to the 4

Voices

countries (3s), and Alberta (4s).

Teachers
Resource

Identity

(3)Manual and

Students will demonstrate an


appreciation of how certain

CD-ROM
Alberta Social

factors contribute to and

Studies: Many

March

create identity. By looking at

Voices

April

the four countries (3s) and

Teachers

comparing to Canada, students

Resource

May

will be able to see what identity

(4)Manual and

June

the histories of our province

means. Grade 4s will see how


have created and maintained the
Albertan identity.

CD-ROM
Audio Pack
Big Books
Discovery

Books
Photo Cards
Program of

Studies
Computer-

Web Sites
Video

presentations
Variety of

Instructional

Evaluation

Procedures

Techniques

Teacher Presentations
Brainstorming
Questioning
Small group work
Collaborative learning
Student presentations
Conferencing
Role playing
Application activities
Exploratory

discussions
Problem Solving
Co-operative learning
Observation activities
Use of audio-visuals
Building background
computer reports

Anecdotal records
Portfolios
Observations
Checklists
Testing with

worksheets
Oral presentations
Student

products/projects
Journals
Conferences
Interviews
Tests (oral/written)

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Literature

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Long Range Plans

Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Science

Year: 2013-2014
Time Line

Theme/ Topic

Objectives (Grade 3/Grade

Resources

4)

Instructiona

Evaluation

Techniques

Procedures
September

Beginning of the Year Science

Students learn explore the nature of sound,

Activities

its sources, its qualities and what it is.


Students learn about light by studying the

October/
November
December/
January
February/
March
April

Light & Shawdows

effects of light on things within their

Hearing & Sound

environment.

Rocks & Minerals

Students learn about materials found on

Waste in our World


Building:
Wheels & Levers
Building Devices
Vehicles that Move

Earths surface-rocks,minerals and


soil.Recognize that human activity can lead
to the production of waste, and identify
alternatives for the responsible use and
disposal of materials.
Students use a variety of tools and simple

May
June

Plant Growth
Animal Life Cycles

techniques to build things for specific


purposes. Students will learn the basic
components of simple machines. Students
apply simple techniques to build devices
that move.
Students learn about the growth and
development of animals and discover that
different animals have different

Explorations in Science
Innovations in Science
Teacher Resources
Science PAI
Library resources
SLEs listed under
skills, attitudes,
understandings in
the Program of

Studies
Computer-MS Word
Computer-Internet

Teacher Directed

Direct teaching
Questioning
Modeling
Demonstrations
Guest Speakers
Field Trips
Subject
Integration

Journals
Checklists
Anecdotal

Records
Group Work
Oral Reporting
Drawing/Writin

g
Observations
Tests-oral and

written
Discussion
One to one

Student Centered
Experimentation
Problem Solving
Small GroupsIndividual
activity
Student
Demonstration
Model/ Chart
Construction
Written
Assignments
Group Discussions
Self-Reflection

teacher
consultation

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cycles.Students learn about the structure
and growth of plants.

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Long Range Plans

Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Religion

Year: 2013-2014
Time Line

Theme/

Objectives

Resources

Topic
September/Octobe
r

October/November

All Are Welcome/

Grade 3

Community

Unit 1- Themes 1,2,3

Five Teacher

Grade 4

Resource Guide
The Bible
Grade Four & Five

Religion Kit
IMC
Teacher Files

Community/Family

Unit 1-Themes 1,2


Grade 3

Sacrament and

Unit 2-Theme 4,6,8

Scriptures

Unit 3-Themes 7,8,9


Grade 4
Unit 2- Themes 4,6,8
Unit 1-Theme 3
Unit 3-Themes 7,8,9

December

Advent/Christmas

Grade Four and

Instructional

Evaluation

Procedures

Techniques

Exploring student

experiences
Discussion\Questioning
Brainstorming
Retelling stories
Written and pictorial

activities
Use of imagination
Use of Childrens

Literature
Reflecting on Scripture
Music- singing songs
Celebrations
Formal Prayer

Remembering

questions
Retelling activities
Written activities

with pictures
Worksheets
Rubrics
Observations
Participation
Attitude and

interest
Ability to listen

attentively
Scrapbook with
completed

Unit 10-Theme 28
Grade 3
Unit 4- Themes 10,11,12

assignments
Willingness to
incorporate

January

Christmas/Epiphan

Grade 4

lessons into daily

Unit 4-Themes 10,11,12


Grade 3- Unit 6, Theme 13

living

y
Grade 4-

Continued

Jesus Life and

Unt 6-Themes 13
Grade 3

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History

Unit 6 Themes 14,16


Grade 4

February

The Work of the

Unit 6 Themes 14,16


Grade 3

Holy Spirit/Jesus

Unit 6 Themes 16,17,18

Mission
Grade 4

March

Lent/ Holy

Unit 6 themes 16,17,18


Grade 3

Week/Foregiveness

Unit 8 Themes 22,23,24


Grade 4

April

Easter/New Life

Unit 8 Themes 22,23,24


Grade 3

and sacraments

Unit 9 Themes 26,27,28


Grade 4

May

Creation/The

Unit 9 Themes 26,27,28


Grade 3

Trinity

Unit 7 Themes 19,20,21


Grade 4

June

Celebrate the Year

Unit 7 Themes 19, 20,21


Grade 3

4s (Puberty)

Unit 10 Themes 28,29,30


Grade 4
Unit 10 Themes 28,29,30
*Human Sexuality

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Grade Three/Four
Long Range Plans

Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Health

Year: 2013-2014
Time Line

Theme/

Objectives

Resources

Topic

Instructiona Evaluation
l

Techniques

Procedures
September

October

Personal

Students will make responsible and

Health

informed choices to maintain health

Program

and to promote safety for self and

Rationale and

November

others.

Alberta learning

Philosophy
Elementary
Health and

Curriculum
You and Your
Family

December

Safety and

Responsibility
Understanding

Students will develop effective

and Expressing

impersonal skills that demonstrate

Feelings

responsibility, respect and caring in

January
February

order to establish and maintain


healthy interactions.

Interactions

Positive Attitudes
Anger & Stress Management

(textbook)
Being Healthy
Teacher Files

Exploring student

experiences
Discussion
Questioning Fire

Oral and Written

Work
Data Collections
Work Samples
Teacher made

Drill
Brainstorming
Retelling materials
Written and

Tests
Following

Directions
Questioning,

Pictorial Activities
Use of Imagination
Use of Childrens

Literature
Role playing
Films/ Videos
Guest Speakers

Interpreting, and
Problem Solving
Checklists

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Communication

Group Roles &

Relationships

Process

Respect
Conflict Management
Individuality

March

April

Learning

Group Effectiveness
Students will use resources

Strategies

effectively to manage and explore


life roles and career opportunities

May

and challenges.

June

Time management
Learning Styles
Decision Making
Goal Setting

Life Roles &

Interests & Roles

Career
Development

Volunteerism

Volunteerism

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Long Range Plans

Teacher: Ms. Veronica Wall

Subject: Art

Year: 2013-2014
Time Line

Theme/

Objectives

Resources

Topic

Instructiona Evaluation
l

Techniques

Procedures
September

Line-Drawing

That Art Lady

Exploring Student

Work Samples

Program of Studies

Experiences

Self-Assessment

Art examples

Rubrics

Copying

Following Directions

Replicating

October
November

Thanksgiving/Halloween
Remembrance Day Poppy,
Pastels- Positive Negative

December
January
February
March
April
May
June

Space
Christmas
Self Portraits
Artist Study
Texture,line,form
Painting Techniques
Painting Techniques
End of year art

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