HCOS K-9 Print Curriculum Picks for Grades and Subjects (and Big Ideas for Socials and Science)
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CurriculumBig IdeaResource Suggestion
White font represents resources with Christian worldview
Print Copy Available from HCOS LC Yes/No?Digital Copy HCOS OverDrive Yes/No?Alternate SuggestionPrint Copy Available from Learning Commons Yes/No?Digital Copy Available from Learning Commons Yes/No?LinksElaboration
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Resources can be purchased from one of these vendors using your HCOS PO#: Homeschool Canada, Anchor Academic, or SMARTShttps://onlineschool.ca/other/resources-and-curriculum/curriculum-packages/
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Grade K
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ADSTDesigns grow out of natural curiosity.
Skills can be developed through play.
Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
To be addressed in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
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BibleCome Sit By Me Volume 1Yes
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EnglishOrdinary Parents Guide to Teaching Reading and Wonderboard Magnet Set - Fun-With-Letters, and Explode the Code Primers A, B, and C; Handwriting Without Tears' Letters and Numbers for Me workbook, and Stamp and See Screen Book onlyYes to bookFirst Start Reading A-D Set by Memoria Press; Handwriting Without Tears' Letters and Numbers for Me workbook, and Stamp and See Screen
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education KNoNoNew Canadian Edition Jump Math Kindergarten
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids K by Teacher Created ResourcesNoNo
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Science KPlants and animals have observable features.Come Sit by Me Volume 1 (with "My Arctic 1, 2, 3", and "Jessie's Island)Yes, book packYes, Jessie's IslandThe World God Made (2nd Edition) Kindergarten workbook by Christian Liberty Press-: How do the different features of plants and animals help them meet their basic needs? What basic needs do plants and animals have in common? What are your basic needs?
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Humans interact with matter every day through familiar materials.Come Sit by Me Volume 1 (with Hannah’s Collections; Amos's Sweater)Yes, book packNoLet's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2: "What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases"-: What is matter? How do you interact with matter? What qualities do different forms of matter have?
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The motion of objects depends on their properties.Intro to Engineering Kit by Thames & Kosmos (567002); Come Sit By Me (with A Team Like No Other)Yes CSBM book packNoLet's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2: Forces Make Things Move by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley-: How can you make objects move? How does the shape or size of an object affect the object’s movement? How does the material the object is made of affect the object’s movement?
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Daily and seasonal changes affect all living things.Come Sit by Me Volume 1 (with Stella Queen of the Snow; Sandwiches for Duke)Yes CSBM book packNoThe World God Made (2nd Edition) Kindergarten workbook by Christian Liberty Press-: What daily and seasonal changes can you see or feel? How are plants and animals affected by daily and seasonal changes?
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Socials KOur communities are diverse and made of individuals who have a lot in common.Come Sit by Me Volume 1 (with The Sugaring-Off Party; Baseball Bats for Christmas)
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Yes CSBM book packYes Baseball Bats
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Stories and traditions about ourselves and our families reflect who we are and where we are from.Come Sit by Me Volume 1 (with The Auction; The Moccasin Goalie)
Yes CSBM book packYes The Moccasin Goalie
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Rights, roles, and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others.Come Sit by Me Volume 1 (Bone Button Borscht; Franklin Rides a Bike)Yes CSBM book packyes Franklin rides a Bike
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Grade 1
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ADSTDesigns grow out of natural curiosity.
Skills can be developed through play.
Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
To be addressed in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
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BibleCome Sit by Me Volume 2YesNo
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EnglishAll About Reading Level 1 (teacher manual, student packet, 3 readers, reading interactive kit); Handwriting Without Tears' My Printing book; Write About Me & Write About My World w/TG; yes AARL1, Write about Me booksNo
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education Book (available summer 2019)YesNoNew Canadian Edition Jump Math Grade Onehttps://www.masterbooks.com/classroom-aids
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 1-2 by Teacher Created ResourcesnoNo
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Science 1Living things have features and behaviours that help them survive in their environment.Come Sit by Me Volume 2 (with Emma's Eggs; Have You Seen Bugs?)Yes CSBM book packNoOur Father's World Grade 1 by Christian Liberty Press; Smart Start: STEM, Grade 1 (Evan-Moor)Yes STEM Grade 1-: How do local plants and animals depend on their environment? How do plants and animals use their features to respond to stimuli in their environments? How do plants and animals adapt when their basic needs are not being met?
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Matter is useful because of its properties.Science Wiz Chemistry Kit; Come Sit By Me Volume 2 (with Waters)Yes CSBM book packNoSmart Start: STEM, Grade 1 (Evan-Moor) or STEM Grade 1: Applying the Standards (Carson Dellosa)Yes-: What makes the properties of matter useful? How do the properties of materials help connect to the function of materials?
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Light and sound can be produced and their properties can be changed.Science Wiz Light Kit; Come Sit By Me Volume 2 (with Franklin is Lost)Yes CSBM book packyesSmart Start: STEM, Grade 1 (Evan-Moor) or STEM Grade 1: Applying the Standards (Carson Dellosa)Yes-: How can you explore the properties of light and sound? What discoveries did you make?
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Observable patterns and cycles occur in the local sky and landscape.Come Sit By Me Volume 2 (with A Northern Alphabet)Yes CSBM book packNoSunshine Makes the Seasons (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) No-: What kinds of patterns in the sky and landscape are you aware of? How do patterns and cycles in the sky and landscape affect living things?
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Socials 1We shape the local environment, and the local environment shapes who we are and how we live.Our Community by Apple Press; Come Sit by Me Volume 2 (with Seaside Alphabet); The White Stone in the Castle Wall); Yes CSBM book packNoNo
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Our rights, roles, and responsibilities are important for building strong communities.I Can Make a Difference by Apple Press; Come Sit by Me Volume 2 (with No Dragons for Tea; Something to Remember Me By)Yes CSBM book packYes to No DragonsNo
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Healthy communities recognize and respect the diversity of individuals and care for the local environment.Come Sit By Me Volume 2 (with A Mountain Alphabet; Mr Belinsky’s Bagels)Yes CSBM book packNoThe Local Community GR. 1 (PEOPLE & ENVIRONMENTS SERIES) by On the Mark PressNoMy Guide to Our Community TG
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Grade 2
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ADSTDesigns grow out of natural curiosity.
Skills can be developed through play.
Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
To be addressed in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
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Bible“Finding God’s Promises” by Positive Action for Christ (available from ACSI Canada bookroom)NoNo
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EnglishLanguage Lessons for a Living Education 2; Stone Soup with Classroom Complete Press' Stone Soup Literature Kit (or other option of choice); Handwriting Without Tears' Printing Power
Yes-Stone Soup onlyYes to book and novel study
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 1-2 by Teacher Created ResourcesNoNo
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education 2YesNoNew Canadian Edition Jump Math Grade 2https://www.masterbooks.com/classroom-aids
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Science 2Living things have life cycles adapted to their environment.Live Butterfly Larvae Kit; “A Butterfly’s Life Cycle” by Mary R Dunn (2017 edition by Capstone Press); “Salmon Stream” by Carol-Reed-JonesYes-Salmon StreamYes to Salmon StreamGod's Wonderful Works: The Creation in Six Days, Grade 2 by Christian Liberty Press; Life Cycle of a Butterfly by Bobbie Kalman No- Why are life cycles important? How are the life cycles of local plants and animals similar and different? How do offspring compare to their parents?
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Materials can be changed through physical and chemical processes.Matter and Materials by On The Mark PressNoNoChange It!: Solids, Liquids, Gases and You by Adrienne MasonNo- Why would we want to change the physical properties of an object? What are some natural processes that involve chemical and physical changes?
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Forces influence the motion of an object.Physics ScienceWiz KitNoNoNo- What are different ways that objects can be moved? How do different materials influence the motion of an object?
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Water is essential to all living things, and it cycles through the environment.A Drop Around the World; Water Walker by Joanne Robertson (Second Story Press)
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(Before learning, during learning, or after learning activities to use with picture books, science kits, etc.)The Elementary Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, K-5NoYes
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Socials 2Local actions have global consequences, and global actions have local consequences.Global Communities Gr. 2 (On the Mark Press)NoNo What Is a Community? Grades 2-4.
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Individuals have rights and responsibilities as global citizens.Global Communities Gr. 2 (On the Mark Press)NoNo
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Canada is made up of many diverse regions and communities.“Canada, My Country” by Donna Ward (with optional guide ) and “Canada Map Book 1" by Apple Press; “Life in a Fishing Community” and “Sled Dog for Moshi”Yes to last 2 booksYes to last two bookshttps://www.donnaward.net/atk/uploads/PDF/Gr2_BC_Regional&Global_Communities.pdf
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Grade 3
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ADSTDesigns grow out of natural curiosity.
Skills can be developed through play.
Technologies are tools that extend human capabilities.
To be addressed in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
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Bible“Growing with God” by Positive Action for Christ (available from ACSI Canada bookroom)NoNo
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EnglishLanguage Lessons for a Living Education 3 with 101 Favorite Stories from the Bible The Tale of Despereaux with The Tale of Despereaux Literature Kit by Classroom Complete Press (or other)NoYes to Tale of Desperaeux and workbook CCP
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education 3YesNoNew Canadian Edition Jump Math Grade 3
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 3-4 by Teacher Created ResourcesNoNo
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Science 3Living things are diverse, can be grouped, and interact in their ecosystems.Properties of Ecosystems: God’s Design for Chemistry & Ecology 4th Edition Student Book and Teacher SupplementNoNo-: What is biodiversity? Why is biodiversity important in an ecosystem? Interconnectedness means that all things are related to and interact with each other in the environment. How does local First Peoples knowledge of living things demonstrate interconnectedness?
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Science 3All matter is made of particles.Experiments with Materials by Isabel ThomasNoNo but similar book in OD libraryExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking Journal or Experiments with Materials : First Science Experiments: Anna ClaybourneYes First Science Experiments:Anna Claybourne-: Why is matter known as the material of the universe? How are matter and energy related?
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Thermal energy can be produced and transferred.Heat and Temperature Science Wiz KitNoNo but alternate is availableExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: What can be a source of thermal energy? How is thermal energy transferred between objects?
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Wind, water, and ice change the shape of the land.How Do Wind and Water Change Earth? AND Earth's Landforms and Bodies of Water, both by Natalie HydeNoYesErosion: Changing Earth's Surface by Robin KoontzYes-: How is the shape of the land changed by environmental factors? What are landforms? What landforms do you have in your local area?
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Science/Socials(Before learning, during learning, or after learning activities to use with picture books, science kits, etc.)The Elementary Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, K-5NoYesScholastic 3-D Graphic Organizers Grade 3 - 6
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Socials 3Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.From Time Immemorial with optional Teacher's GuideYesNo
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People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.From Time Immemorial; Indigenous Australian CulturesNoNo
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Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.From Time ImmemorialYesNo
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Indigenous societies throughout the world value the well-being of the self, the land, spirits, and ancestors.From Time Immemorial; Indigenous Australian CulturesNoNo
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Grade 4
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ADSTDesigns can be improved with prototyping and testing.
Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
Zip-Line Racers STEM Starters by Teacher Created Resources (20878)
To be addressed in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
NoNo
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BibleBuilding Life’s Castles by Positive Action for Christ (available from ACSI Canada bookroom)NoNo
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EnglishLanguage Lessons for a Living Education 4 with101 Favorite Stories from the Bible; Sarah, Plain and Tall w/Classroom Complete Press Literature Kit; Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon by Karen Autio with free Teacher's Guide, https://www.crwth.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/TG_GrowingUpinWildHorseCanyon.pdfYes, novels onlyYes to novel study Sarah Plain and TallBlood and Iron: Building the Railway (I Am Canada) by Paul Yee (historical fiction) Out of stock indefinately with publisher
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education 4YesNoNew Canadian Edition Jump Math Grade 4
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 3-4 by Teacher Created ResourcesNoNo
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Science 4All living things sense and respond to their environment.What Senses Do Animals Have? by Bobbie Kalman; What is a Biome? by Bobbie Kalman
YesNo-: How do living things sense, respond, and adapt to stimuli in their environment? How is sensing and responding related to interdependence within ecosystems?
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Matter has mass, takes up space, and can change phase.Solids, Liquids and Gases (Starting with Science) by Ontario Science Centre YesNoExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: How can you explore the phases of matter? How does matter change phases? How does heating and cooling affect phase changes?
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Energy can be transformed.Heat & Energy: God’s Design for the Physical World 4th Edition Student Book and Teacher Supplement3rd Ed.NoExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: What is energy input and energy output? What is energy conservation? What is the relationship between energy input, output, and conservation?
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The motions of Earth and the moon cause observable patterns that affect living and non-living systems.Seasons, Tides, and Lunar Phases byTara Haelle YesYes-: How do seasons and tides affect living and non-living things? What changes are caused by the movements of Earth and the moon?
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Science/Socials (Before learning, during learning, or after learning activities to use with picture books, science kits, etc.)The Elementary Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, K-5 NoYesScholastic 3-D Graphic Organizers Grade 3 - 6
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Socials 4The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.Hudson's Bay Company Adventures Jr. (Amazing Stories) by Elle Andra-Warner and/or Dear Canada: A Trail of Broken Dreams, The Gold Rush Diary of Harriet Palmer By Barbara Haworth-Attard “Courage & Conquest” by Donna Ward; The Displacement of Native Peoples; Discovering Canada Series, “New France” by Livesy
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Interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity."First Nations and Early Exploriers" by Kathleen Corrigan “Courage & Conquest” by Donna Ward; The Displacement of Native Peoples; Discovering Canada Series, “New France” by Livesy
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Demographic changes in North America created shifts in economic and political power. "Building a Nation" by Kathleen Corrigan “Courage & Conquest” by Donna Ward; The Displacement of Native Peoples; Discovering Canada Series, “New France” by Livesy
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British Columbia followed a unique path in becoming a part of Canada."Growing up in Wild Horse Canyon" (noted in English 4 Picks w/teacher's guide); Canada Map Book 3 by Apple Press
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Grade 5
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ADSTDesigns can be improved with prototyping and testing.
Skills are developed through practice, effort, and action.
The choice of technology and tools depends on the task.
Balloon Cars STEM Starters by Teacher Created Resources (20880)
To be addressed in combination with grade-level content from other areas of learning in cross-curricular activities to develop foundational mindsets and skills in design thinking and making.
No
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BibleWho Is God? (Apologia)YesNo
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CareerAbove and Beyond with Communication by Robin Johnson (also addresses Core Competencies)
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EnglishLanguage Lessons for a Living Education 5 with 101 Favorite Stories from the Bible; Mixed Up Files w/Literature Kit by Classroom Complete Press; "Sabotage" novel by Karen Autio with free Activity Guide, http://www.karenautio.com/assets/pdfs/Sabotage_activity_guide.pdf YesYes to Mixed up Files and workbookDear Canada: An Ocean Apart: The Gold Mountain Diary of Chin Mei-Ling, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1922Yes-Ocean Apart only
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education 5YesNo
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 5+ by Teacher Created ResourcesNoNo
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Science 5Multicellular organisms have organ systems that enable them to survive and interact within their environment.Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy & Physiology (Apologia)YesNoCells, Skeletal & Muscular Systems Grades 5-8 by Classroom Complete Press; "Complex Circulatory System" and "Breathtaking Respiratory System" by Lainna Callentine with optional Teacher GuideYes to both Complex Ciculatory System and Respiratory System-: How do organ systems interact with one another? How do organ systems interact with their environment to meet basic needs?
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Solutions are homogeneous.Mixtures & Solutions by Molly AloianYesYes 4 copiesExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: How are solutions homogeneous? What are their uses?
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Machines are devices that transfer force and energy.God’s Design for the Physical World: Machines and Motion 4th Edition Student Book and Teacher SupplementYesNoExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: How do machines (natural and human-made) transfer force and energy? What natural machines can you identify in your local environment?
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Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.The Geology Book by Dr. John Morris
YesYes-: How do we interact with water, rocks, minerals, soils, and plants? How can Earth be considered a closed material system? How can we act as stewards of our environment?
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Science/Socials(Before learning, during learning, or after learning activities to use with picture books, science kits, etc.)Elementary Teacher's Big Book of Graphic Organizers, K-5
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Socials 5Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies. “Internment Camps” by Natalie Hyde and Dear Canada - These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens (historical fiction)Yes- Internment campsOn order"The Displacement of Native Peoples" by Lynn Peppas and Torn Apart: The Internment Diary of Mary Kobayashi By Susan Aihoshi (historical fiction)
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Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada. British Columbia - Land and People by Apple PressNoNo
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Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.Coming to Canada by Robert LiveseyNoNoThink of Us by Pacific Edge Publishing;No
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Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.Canadian Government (Classroom Complete Press)NoYesDiscovering Canada's government; How does the Canadian government work?; Our Canadian governments
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Grade 6
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ADSTDesign can be responsive to identified needs.
Complex tasks require the acquisition of additional skills.
Complex tasks may require multiple tools and technologies.
Egg Drop STEM Starters by Teacher Created Resources (20879) partially addresses standards. See https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum/adst/6 for more detailed information.
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BibleWho Am I? (Apologia)YesNo
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CareerAbove and Beyond with Critical Thinking and Problem Solving by Megan Kopp (also addresses Core Competencies)
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EnglishEssentials in Writing 6; Number the Stars w/Literature Kit by Classroom Complete Press
YesYes audio and ebook and workbook
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Amos Fortune, Free Man w/Progeny Press Study GuideYes, novel onlyYes novel
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MathMath Lessons for a Living Education 6
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PE/HealthHealthy Habits for Healthy Kids Grades 5+ by Teacher Created ResourcesNoNo
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Science 6Multicellular organisms rely on internal systems to survive, reproduce, and interact with their environment.Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology; Professor Noggins Human Body Card Game (optional)YesNo-: How are internal systems necessary for survival? What do your body systems require for survival? How do your body systems interact with one another?
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Everyday materials are often mixtures.Candy Chemistry Science Kit by Thames & KosmosNoNoExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: What is a heterogeneous mixture? How can mixtures be separated?
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Newton’s three laws of motion describe the relationship between force and motion.Forces & Motion: From High-speed Jets to Wind-up Toys (textbook, student journal, teacher's guide)YesNoExploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics Textbook and Notebooking JournalNo-: What is the difference between motion caused by balanced forces and motion caused by unbalanced forces? How are balanced and unbalanced forces evident in your life and activities?
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The solar system is part of the Milky Way, which is one of billions of galaxies.Solar System by Classroom Complete PressNoYes-: What are the relationships between Earth and the rest of the universe? What is an extreme environment? What extreme environments exist on Earth or in our galaxy?
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