assessment considerations

This unit uses diverse written and visual texts to help students understand aspects of who they are by exploring other people’s experiences and perspectives. Students have opportunities to understand how they’re connected to the land and to consider their sense of place. Students analyze and synthesize written and visual texts to inform and inspire the creation of their own written and visual texts.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 10
Subject: 
English Language Arts
Cross-Curricular: 
Social Studies
Arts Education
In this learning plan, students first complete at least one online quiz to determine how astute they are at identifying fake news. They then analyze potential problems associated with the spread of fake news and discover techniques, strategies, and tools they can use to discern fact versus fiction when it comes to news in social media.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 10
Subject: 
English Language Arts
Cross-Curricular: 
New Media
For years I have been inviting students to share their stories through various writing assignments in the class, and I always try to connect students’ worlds with those they encounter in literature. Memoir writing is a powerful medium through which students can reflect on and share moments that have shaped who they are.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 10
Subject: 
English Language Arts
Cross-Curricular: 
Creative Writing
New Media
Storytelling is integral to the English First Peoples curriculum. This unit helps to build an understanding of, and comfort with, the idea of stories, listening to stories, and telling stories. 
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 10
Subject: 
English Language Arts
Cross-Curricular: 
English First Peoples
Students are living in an increasingly complex world. We want them to learn about the holistic model of health and see how mental wellness is connected to their physical health and development. We want them to know that they have choices and be empowered to take care of their own health.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 6
Grade 7
Subject: 
Physical and Health Education
This project encourages students who are in the initial stages of acquiring French vocabulary and linguistic structures to use them in a creative and personalized way. Once the profiles have been created, students circulate around the room in a “meet & greet” activity where the monsters interview one another. This activity supports the goal of using French for self-expression and authentic communication.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 6
Subject: 
Français langue seconde - immersion
Kindergarten students can typically generate more ideas orally than they are able to record in a written or drawn form. A lot can be learned about the structure of story by orally sharing personal stories with others.
Grade Level(s): 
Kindergarten
Subject: 
English Language Arts
Cross-Curricular: 
Social Studies
Students at this age are not eligible for paid employment, but there are numerous opportunities for them to gain valuable work experience and develop the skills they will need to be successful, educated, contributing members of their communities. 
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 6
Grade 7
Subject: 
Career Education
Communication skills are necessary for the development of self-advocacy and self-determination, important skills for lifelong success for all our learners. All students need opportunities to practice communicating their strengths and assets while learning how to minimize any perceived barriers to employment.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 9
Subject: 
Career Education
The purpose of this lesson is to further explore the building blocks of matter. Before this lesson, students would have explored the kinetic molecular theory and early models of the atom. Students should be comfortable with the concept that the atom is made up of three subatomic particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons.
Grade Level(s): 
Grade 8
Grade 9
Subject: 
Science
Cross-Curricular: 
Science

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