Grade 1 Month 3 The Wonder of Numbers
You will guide your child to experience the natural world around them in discovering numbers and patterns within nature. Indigenous stories and Nature Stories will form the basis from which lessons will emerge. Good habits for schoolwork rhythms will begin to take hold as students work creatively through the unit.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connection: Adding and subtracting won’t be overt during this unit rather it will be a living process that your child will develop a feeling for.
Concept 2: Repeating elements in patterns can be identified.
Connection: There is so much patterning in counting. You’ll make this overt with the Roman Numerals.
Language Arts: Concept 1: Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us. Connection: You will use verses and songs to bring in curiosity and fun with counting.
Concept 2: Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families.
Connection: You will tell an Indigenous story and stories from different cultures.
Science: Concept: Observable patterns and cycles occur in the local sky and landscape.
Connections: You will tell the story of ‘How Raven Stole the Sun’. You will offer the wonder of the sun as a living image. You will tell the story of ‘Arrow Chain’. You will offer the wonders of the sun and moon as a living image. You will tell the stories of ‘Lowana Mends the Sky’ and ‘The Star Money’ bringing attention to the wonders of the sky.