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Learning through Play and Inquiry

Living Things and their Environment In this inquiry unit , children explore living things and their reciprocal relationship with their environment through learning centres, Read-Alouds and discussions. They observe closely, experiment and communicate their ideas, while applying and reinforcing their understandings through play-based learning . Wonder-Full In this inquiry unit, children learn to ask meaningful… Learning through Play and Inquiry

Using Non-Fiction Texts in the Secondary English Classroom

This resource recognizes that in order to foster the development of literacy skills, high school English courses must move beyond the study of traditional narrative texts, and thus focus on the study of non-narrative texts.  It also addresses the need to instruct students in skills to access specialized vocabulary and visual depictions of information.  Critical… Using Non-Fiction Texts in the Secondary English Classroom

Integrating Media Studies into a Grade 10 English Program

An English grade 10 differentiated unit of study for Media Studies and Oral Communication with a focus on how sound is used by various media.  The Sound / Listening unit includes material that is engaging for students (and their 21st century skills), uses Wiggins and McTighe’s Understanding by Design, and includes a variety of assessments… Integrating Media Studies into a Grade 10 English Program