What We do in Room 8

Dear Parents,

The curriculum, timetable, our class book and trips follow on this page. If you have any questions, contributions, suggestions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at the school or better yet, drop by Room 8 for a visit.

Thank you for your continued support,

Chris Reid


Curriculum Timetable Recess Class Book Class Trips





The curriculum this year is based on The Ontario Curriculum
(Ministry of Education and Training)

Language Program:
This year we will focus on reading, writing and spelling, exploring short stories, poetry and chapter books. the novels we will be studying this year include The Iron Man by Ted Hughes, Stuart Little by E.B. White, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell and Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone by J.K. Rowling.

The Math Program:
There are five strands of study to our math program:

1.  number sense and numeration
2.  measurement
3.  geometry and spatial sense
4.  patterning and algebra
5.  data management and probability

Science and Technology Program will examine growth and changes in animals, magnetic and charged materials, energy from wind and moving water, stability and air and water inth environment.

Social Science Program will explore urban and rural communities as well as communities from around the world.

Arts Program will consist of Music, Drama and Visual Arts. We will also have an Orff music lesson every Tuesday until December.



All classes take place in Room 8 with the following exceptions

Day Period (Time) Room # Subject Teacher
1 3   (10:35-11:20) 19 Drama Peter Grubb
1 & 5 7   (2:35 - 3:20) 56 Gym Heather McIvor
4 7   (2:35 - 3:20) 26 Arts Resource Danielle Chopik


14 Library Susanna Jacob



What We Like to Play at Recess