Learners focus on the physical geography of an Inuit, Acadian and Prairie community. Learners get to examine three mystery suitcases and investigate the contents to decide where the luggage is from, and why the contents are unique to the communities they come from.
In this cross-curricular Workspace, students conduct research on various animals and present their findings to the class. Learners choose an animal to research while learning how to conduct and present research.
Students learn about waste produced through natural processes and human technology. They will learn about environmental and human waste, and how that is recycled or other methods of disposal.
Students have the opportunity to use resources effectively to manage and explore life roles, career opportunities and challenges. They will have a chance to reflect on making choices, who they are and how they fit into the world and how they manage time.
Students observe and study movement in the sky and differentiate and identify between planets, suns and stars. They will compare their size with some parts of space, and discuss what life in space would be like.
Students learn about electrical principles such as current, voltage and resistance. They will be challenged to build electrical circuits and troubleshoot problems. Students will also build an understanding of how to both measure and calculate current, voltage and resistance in simple circuits.
Learners can prepare to read Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet by writing a journal response to a major theme. Then they read/watch the play and test their understanding with act by act quizzes. Learners complete the experience with an analysis of a clip from a film version of the play.
Using current and past events, students use this Workspace to explore the extent to which nations will pursue national interest and the dynamics between nationalism and ultranationalism.
Learners read and respond to a variety of articles. In this literature focused unit students explore a variety of video clips, short stories, poems, essays and quotations.
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New Alberta K-3 curriculum
Alberta Education is refocusing knowledge and learning skills in the elementary curriculum for fall 2022. Some of the new outcomes will move some ideas up or down grade levels. Working with Alberta educators, Hāpara has created a listing of Workspaces that contain content for the new learning outcomes.
Learners use addition and subtraction to solve word problems, understand and apply properties of addition and subtraction and determine the unknown number in an equation.