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Toronto Catholic District School Board

           
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TEACHERS:  MRS. DICKSON, MRS. BRITTON, MRS. D'AMICO

 
 
RELIGION:  GOD IS LOVE
 
The overall aim of the program is to deepen the experience of belonging to God by growing in friendship with the Holy Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) who in the power of the Holy Spirit shows us the creative, forgiving, caring love of God, and by worshipping together as a Church Family.
 
FAMILY LIFE:  FULLY ALIVE
 
Created and Loved by God
Living in the World   
Female
Living in Relationships
Growing in Commitment
Created Sexual: Male and Female
 
LANGUAGE ARTS:  TCDSB BALANCED LITERACY PROGRAM 
 
Word Study Block Word wall, making words, phonics, and spelling
Writing Block Journal writing, modeling, student writing
Guided/Shared Reading Large group/small group and individual with follow up activities; teacher directed lessons
Self-selected Reading Teacher read aloud and self selection by students
 
  
MATHEMATICS:  NELSON MATHEMATICS 1
   
Data Management​ Graphing, sorting, classifications, probability​
Number Sense​ Addition/Subtraction to 20
Place Value
Money
Patterning and Algebra​ Pattern rules, sorting rules
Geometry and Spatial Sense

2D, 3D shapes
Symmetry

Measurement​ Time, sequencing, volume, mass, perimeter, area​
 
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
 
Canada and World Connections  --  school, home, church, mapping skills
Heritage and Citizenship  --  relationships, rules, responsibilities, community workers
 

SCIENCE
 
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Materials, Objects, and Everyday Structures
Energy in Our Lives
Daily and Seasonal Cycles

  

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH
 
Fundamental Movement  --  body and space awareness
Cooperative Games
Manipulation and Stability Skills
Healthy Living  --  nutrition, personal hygiene, safety rules
 
THE ARTS
 
Expectations are organized into three strands that correspond to three major areas of studies in the Arts:
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Drama and Dance.

 

EXPECTATIONS

 

All classroom work and homework is to be completed within specific time limits. Homework assignments are to be completed daily. Special projects that require more time will be assigned on occasion. Parents are requested to ensure that homework is completed and returned on time. Student agendas need to be initialed (by the parent) and returned daily.

  

ASSESSMENT
 
The following will be assessed on a regular basis throughout the entire year:
  • daily writing:  oral responses (detail, clarity, complexity)
  • running records:  quizzes
  • behavior:  weekly spelling tests
  • completion of homework:  oral presentations
  • student projects:  student participation
  • anecdotal records

SPECIAL REQUESTS
 
  1. Please provide your child with a note whenever there is a change in his or her after school method of transportation
  2. Students should dress appropriately for gym (i.e. running shoes). Students should be wearing the school uniform at all times
  3. Please take into account that our school is a NUT FREE ZONE when sending in lunches, snacks and any special birthday treats