File 201-7 Northern Lights School Division #113 Grade 7
Curriculum Reference Guide
English Comprehend and Respond Compose and Create. Assess and Reflect (MIR) Crossroads (MIR) Sightlines
Language CR 7.1, 7.4 View, listen to, read, and respond to diverse complex grade level texts, CC 7.1 Create various visual, multimedia, oral and written texts that explore the themes AR 7.1. Set and
Arts visual, digital, multimedia and electronic texts that address the themes CC 7.2 Create and present a teacher guided inquiry project related to theme achieve short and Context 1: Find the Context 1: Look
CR7.2. Use appropriate before during and after strategies to construct meaning CC 7.3. Select and use appropriate strategies to communicate meaning, before during long term goals to Courage Closely
300 min CR7.3. Use pragmatic, textual, syntactic, semantic, and other cues to construct and after speaking, writing or representing. improve ELA Context 2: A Better World Context 2 : Look Back
/confirm meaning CC 7.4 Use pragmatic, textual, syntactical, semantic graphophonic and other cues to strategies Context 3: Short Stories: Context 3: Look
Themes: CR 7.4 View, comprehend and interpret visual and multimedia texts with specific construct and communicate meaning AR 7.2. Appraise Fiction Mix, Context 4: Look
- Identity features. CC 7.5 Create and present a variety of visual, multimedia presentations with graphic own and others work Context 4; Disasters, Closely
- Social CR7.5. Listen critically to understand, respond and analyze oral information and organizers, charts, graphs, timelines, maps and sound effects. for clarity and Humour: On the Funny Context 5: Look
responsibility ideas. CC 7.6 & 7.7 Use oral language to interact purposefully in pairs, small and large groups correctness. Side Beyond
CR 7.6 Read, comprehend and interpret traditional and contemporary grade- to express complex information in formal and informal situations. Context 5: Innovations:
appropriate texts CC 7.8 Write to describe a person, narrate an imaginary incident or story: explain/inform Think Outside the Box * some selections in
CR7.7 Read independently / show comprehension of specialized information texts. in a news story, factual account and business letter; to persuade in a letter and interpret each unit relate to more
CR7.8 Read texts to increase fluency (130 - 170 wpm orally; 170-220 silently) and text. than one context
expression. CC 7.9 Experiment with a variety of text forms and techniques
Each unit should include outcomes from all three goals.
Using the MIR (Major Integrated Resource); there should be one unit each addressing the following 5 contexts: 1. Personal and Philosophical Guided Reading Frustration Levels < 22 -3/wk
2. Social, Cultural and Historical 3. Imaginative and Literary 4. Communicative 5. Environmental and Technological Per Week Instructional Levels 22-23 - 2-3/month
( min. 5 units/year: 3 Thematic multi-genre, 1 Inquiry (e.g. S.S./ Sci. related), 1 Genre or Author Study) Independent Levels 24+ - 2-3/month
Math- Unit 1- Unit 2&3 Unit 4 & 5 Unit 6 & 7 Unit 8 & 9 & 10 Unit 11
N7.1 N 7.5 Adding and subtracting N 7.3 Problems involving N 7.6 Addition and subtraction SP 7.1 Central tendency and range. SP 7.2 Mean, median and mode and outlier. SP 7.3 Construct,
200 min Divisibility fractions and mixed numbers. percents from 1% to 100% of integers. PR 7.1 Oral and written patterns. PR 7.2 Analyze/create a table of values from a linear relation, graph the label and interpret
of numbers N 7.7 Compare / order positive SS 7.1 Understand circles. SS 7.3 Geometric constructions table of values. PR 7.3 Preservation of equality. circle graphs to
Based on Math by 2, 3, 4, 5, fractions, positive decimals (to SS 7.2 Formula for SS 7.4 Identify and plot points PR 7.4 Difference between an expression and an equation. solve problems.
Focus 6, 8, 9, or 10. thousandths) and whole numbers. determining the area of in the four quadrants of a PR 7.5 Evaluate an expression given the value of the variable .
. N 7.2 Addition, subtraction, triangles, parallelograms, Cartesian plane PR 7.6 + 7 Solve problems that can be represented by one-step linear equations.
multiplication and division of circles SS 7.5 Perform / describe SP7.4 Express probabilities as ratios, fractions and percents.
decimals transformations. SP 7.5 + 7.6 Identify the sample; conduct a probability experiment involving two independent events
N 7.4 Relationship between decimals /
Social Interdependence Dynamic Relationships Power and Authority Resources and Wealth
Studies IN7.1 Conflict, cooperation and interdependence in the DR 7.1 Various maps for information about current events. PA 7.1 Sources of power for individuals, nations and regions. RW 7.1 Role of barter, trade, sharing in traditional economies
Pacific Rim/ world. DR 7.2 Impact of human habitation on natural environment. PA 7.2 Structures and processes of Canadian Government RW 7.2 Influence of resources on economic conditions.
Circumpolar IN 7.2 Globalization affects the lives of people. DR 7.3 Relate current events to historical events (physical PA 7.3 Strengths and weaknesses of oligarchy, dictator ships and RW 7.3 Ecological stewardship of economies varies by location.
150 min IN 7.3 Technology influences globalization and social environments) democratic systems of government
FIRST NATIONS and METIS CONTENT AND PERSPECTIVES SHOULD BE INCORPORATED THROUGHOUT THE CURRICULUM
Science Life Science – Interactions within Ecosystems Physical Science – Mixtures and Solutions Physical Science – Heat and Temperature Earth and Space – Earth’s Crust and Resources
IE 7.1 Key aspect of Indigenous knowledge to MS 7.1 Pure substances and mixtures (mechanical and HT 7.1 Past / current heat/cooling technology related to EC 7.1 Societal and environmental impacts of historical and current
150 min understanding ecosystems. solutions using particle model of matter). food, clothing shelter and impact on society / environment. catastrophic geological events, movements and forces within Earth’s crust.
IE 7.2 Analyze organisms within local ecosystems (food MS 7.2 Methods of separating the components of HT 7.2 Differences in states of matter and the effect of heat EC 7.2 Location and processes used to extract Earth’s geological resources
webs, populations and communities). mixtures and solutions and analyze applications. (particle theory). and impact on society and environment.
IE 7.3 Biogeochemical cycles (water, carbon and MS 7.3 Investigate properties of solutions (solubility and HT 7.3 Principles and application of heat transfer EC 7.3 Formation of surface geology in SK, including soil and land use.
nitrogen) – energy flow and cycling of matter. concentration) (conduction, convection and radiation)
IE 7.4 Ecosystems change in response to natural and
Health Understanding, skills and developing confidences: USC Grade seven perspective: Commit Self
Ed USC 7. 1 Commit to / act USC 7.2: Blood borne USC 7.3 Commit to USC7.4: Importance of nurturing USC 7.5 Personal food USC 7.6 Interpersonal skills USC 7.7 Discrepancies in TEACHING SEXUAL
80 min on personal standards for pathogens (HIV / Hep C) and personal safety practices – harmony in relationships and choices and needs by including assertiveness skills, morals that may affect HEALTH is required.
health commit to healthy first aid knowledge and apply effective strategies when applying nutritional to manage peer pressure. commitment to well-being. (USC.1, .2, .4, .6, DM, AP)
behaviours. skills conflict arises. knowledge.
Decision Making. DM 7.8 Make a personal commitment to healthy decision making. Apply decisions. AP 7.10 Make three 6-day action plans
DM 7.9 Health opportunities and challenges to establishing personal commitment (apply to each USC topic above)
File 201-7 Northern Lights School Division #113 Grade 7
Curriculum Reference Guide
Arts Ed. Visual Arts (50 min)
CP: Creative Productive CP: Creative Productive Drama (50 min) CP: Creative Productive Music (50 min) CP: Creative Productive Dance (50 min)
CP7.10 Create visual art that express ideas about the CP7.4 How dramatic character develops from role. CP7.7 Improvise using voice and instruments. CP7.1 Create dance that expresses ideas about the importance of place.
Focus: importance of place CP7.5 Use dramatic elements, strategies, negotiation / CP 7.8 Manipulate elements / principles of music CP7.2 Manipulate the elements / principles of dance composition
Place CP7.11 Use various art forms, images and processes. collaboration to shape direction of drama. composition including tension and resolution. including tension and resolution.
CP 7.12 Use image-making skills, tools, techniques and CP 7.6 Express ideas about importance of place in drama. CP 7.9 Traditional / homemade instruments to show CP 7.3 Create and refine transitions within choreographed forms.
problem solving abilities in a variety of media relationship between music and place.
All units for each strand in Arts Education should include: CR7.1Respond to professional arts presentations using analysis, research and personal ideas CH 7.1 Artists relationship to place may be reflected in art.
CR (Critical Responsive) and CH (Cultural Historical) outcomes CR7.2 Identify ways that the arts can express ideas about place. CH 7.2 Indigenous artists from around the world reflect the importance of place.
CR7.3 Arts from various times and places, reflect diverse experience, values and beliefs. CH 7.3 Factors that influence artists, their work and careers.
Career Change and Growth Connections to the Community Life and Work
Education CG 7.1 The influence of positive and negative self image on one’s life and work CC 7.1 Knowledge learned in school transfers to one’s life and work. LW 7.1 Personal qualities needed to seek, obtain, or create work.
50min/wk CG 7.2 Behaviours needed in building healthy relationships CC 7.2 Contribution work makes to individuals, community, and globally. LW 7.2 Non-traditional work (stereo-typing / discrimination) to assess the
impact on life and work.