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Elementary Programs

Students who have completed any grade between Kindergarten and Grade 6 at a West Vancouver public school by June 30th, 2020 are eligible for the Elementary Summer Learning program

All courses and sections are subject to enrolment, staffing, and Board approval. Registrations are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Late registrants for oversubscribed courses will be placed on a waitlist and will be notified by email if space becomes available. Course offerings and schedules are subject to change or cancellation depending upon enrolment and staffing. Courses with insufficient enrolment will be cancelled and all registrants will be notified through email.

Elementary Summer Learning Structures

Grade 1 – 5 Courses at Pauline Johnson and Hollyburn sites

Students will be placed into one of two Groups (A or B) and will attend in-class instruction every day.  Families will be told which time slot to attend (no requests will be taken).

Group A Group B
8:45 – 10:15 Group A will attend in-person Students will be provided with asynchronous (remote) learning opportunities
11:00 – 12:30  Students will be provided with asynchronous (remote) learning opportunities Group B will attend in-person

**Students are expected to fully participate in in-class instruction and engage in remote learning opportunities.  


Grade 6 and 7 Courses at West Vancouver Secondary School*

*Please note that due to school density guidelines all Grade 6 and 7 courses have been moved to the West Vancouver Secondary campus.

Students will be placed into one of four groups (A, B, C, or D) and will attend in-class instruction every other day.  Families will be told which day and time to attend (no requests will be taken).

Day 1 Day 2
8:45 – 10:15 Group A attends for in-class instruction

Group B, C, D will be provided with asynchronous (remote) learning opportunities

Group C attends for in-class instruction

Group A, B, D will be provided with asynchronous (remote)  learning opportunities

11:00 – 12:30  Group B attends for in-class instruction

Group A, C, D will be provided with asynchronous (remote) learning opportunities

Group D attends for in-class instruction

Group A, B, C will be provided with asynchronous (remote)  learning opportunities

 **Students are expected to fully participate in in-class instruction and engage in remote learning opportunities.   

Summer Learning at the Hollyburn Elementary School Site
1329 Duchess Avenue, West Vancouver, BC.

Elementary Course Offerings
July 2nd – July 17th, 2020
8:45 am – 12:30 pm

Course Name (scroll down to see course descriptions)

 

Grade Requirement as of June 2020 Course Codes
Grade 1 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing Kindergarten XLDCB01-H1
Grade 2 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing  Grade 1 XLDCB02-H2
Grade 3 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing  Grade 2 XLDCB03-H3
Grade 4 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing  Grade 3 XLDCB04-H4
Grade 5 – Literacy Completing Grade 4 XLDCB05-H5
Grade 6 – Literacy * Completing Grade 5 XLDCB06-H6
Grade 7 – Literacy * Completing Grade 6 XLDCB07-H7

*Please note that due to school density guidelines all Grade 6 and 7 courses have been moved to the West Vancouver Secondary campus.

English Language Learner Support
for Students with ELL Levels  – Beginning and Developing

These courses are designed to provide an opportunity for English Language Learners (ELL) to expand their English language growth and development.  For all courses students will be grouped according to their grade level and their level of language proficiency in English.

Course Name (scroll down to see course descriptions) Grade Requirement as of June 2020 Course Codes
Grade 1 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners Completing Kindergarten XLDCC01EE1
Grade 2 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners Completing Grade 1 XLDCC02EE2
Grade 3 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners Completing Grade 2 XLDCC03EE3
Grade 4 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners Completing Grade 3 XLDCC04EE4
Grade 5 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners Completing Grade 4 XLDCC01EE5
Grade 6 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners * Completing Grade 5 XLDCC02EE6
Grade 7 – Exploring English Language for English Language Learners * Completing Grade 6 XLDCC03EE7

*Please note that due to school density guidelines all Grade 6 and 7 courses have been moved to the West Vancouver Secondary campus.


Summer Learning at the Pauline Johnson Elementary School Site
1150 22nd Street, West Vancouver, BC.

(all classes are in English during Summer Learning)

Elementary Course Offerings
July 2nd – July 17th, 2020
8:45 am – 12:30 pm

Course Name (scroll down to see course descriptions)

 

Grade Requirement as of June 2020 Course Codes
Grade 1 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing Kindergarten XLDCB01-P1
Grade 2 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing Grade 1 XLDCB02-P2
Grade 3 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing Grade 2 XLDCB03-P3
Grade 4 – Literacy and Numeracy Completing Grade 3 XLDCB04-P4
Grade 5 – Literacy Completing Grade 4 XLDCB05-P5
Grade 6 – Literacy * Completing Grade 5 XLDCB06-P6
Grade 7 – Literacy *
Completing Grade 6 XLDCB07-P7
Grade 5 – Numeracy Completing Grade 4 XLDCA05-M5
Grade 6 – Numeracy * Completing Grade 5 XLDCA06-M6
Grade 7 – Numeracy * Completing Grade 6 XLDCA07-M7
Grade 5 – Intermediate Core French (non-French Immersion) CANCELLED
Grade 6 – Intermediate Core French (non-French Immersion) *  CANCELLED
Grade 7 – Intermediate Core French (non-French Immersion) *  CANCELLED
*Please note that due to school density guidelines all Grade 6 and 7 courses have been moved to the West Vancouver Secondary campus.

  

 

Elementary Course Descriptions

Literacy and Numeracy – Grade 1 

For students who are currently in Kindergarten.

This course will include core concepts and competencies in both literacy and numeracy.  Students will consolidate and review the Kindergarten curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 1 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • phonological awareness
  • language patterns and phonics to decode words
  • reading strategies (predict meaning, re-reading, re-telling, locating main idea and details)
  • letter formation
  • sentence structures
  • conventions
Numeracy Focus may include:
  • number sense
  • addition
  • subtraction
  • measurement
  • patterns
  • problem solving

 

Literacy And Numeracy – Grade 2

For students who are currently in Grade 1

This course will include core concepts and competencies in both literacy and numeracy.  Students will consolidate and review the Grade 1 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 2 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • phonological awareness
  • language patterns and phonics to decode words
  • reading strategies (predict meaning, re-reading, re-telling, locating main idea and details)
  • letter formation
  • sentence structures
  • conventions
Numeracy Focus may include:
  • number sense
  • addition
  • subtraction
  • measurement
  • patterns
  • problem solving

 

Literacy And Numeracy – Grade 3

For students who are currently in Grade 2

This course will include core concepts and competencies in both literacy and numeracy.  Students will consolidate and review the Grade 2 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 3 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • language patterns and phonics
  • reading strategies (predict meaning, re-reading, re-telling, locating main idea and details)
  • complex sentence structures
  • conventions
Numeracy Focus may include:
  • number sense
  • addition
  • subtraction
  • measurement
  • patterns
  • problem solving

 

Literacy and Numeracy – Grade 4

For students who are currently in Grade 3

This course will include core concepts and competencies in both literacy and numeracy.  Students will consolidate and review the Grade 3 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 4 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • literary elements and devices
  • language patterns and phonics
  • reading strategies (visualizing, questioning, predicting, previewing, summarizing, inferencing)
  • paragraph  structures
  • grammar
  • conventions
Numeracy Focus may include:
  • addition and subtraction
  • multiplication and division
  • fractions and decimals
  • patterns
  • geometry
  • probability
  • estimation
  • problem solving

 

Literacy Grade 5

For students who are currently in Grade 4

This course will include literacy core concepts and competencies. Students will consolidate and review the Grade 4 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 5 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • Comprehension strategies
  • Synthesis of ideas, perspective and point of view
  • Recognition and use of literary elements and devices
  • Writing processes
  • Communicate using complex sentence structures, paragraphing and proper grammar and conventions

 

Literacy Grade 6

For students who are currently in Grade 5

This course will include literacy core concepts and competencies. Students will consolidate and review the Grade 5 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 6 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • Think critically and creatively to a variety of texts
  • Comprehension strategies to further connect and understand texts
  • Understand and use literary elements, techniques and devices
  • Writing processes
  • Create and communicate using effective paragraphing and proper grammar and conventions

 

Literacy Grade 7

For students who are currently in Grade 6

This course will include literacy core concepts and competencies. Students will consolidate and review the Grade 6 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 7 year ahead.

Literacy Focus may include:
  • Think critically and creatively to a variety of texts
  • Comprehension strategies to further connect,  understand and extend thinking
  • Understand and use literary elements, techniques and devices
  • Writing processes
  • Create and communicate using effective language, fluency, structures grammar and conventions

 

Numeracy  Grade 5

For students who are currently in Grade 4

This course will include numeracy core concepts and competencies. Students will consolidate and review the Grade 4 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 5 year ahead.

Numeracy Focus may include:
  • Multiplication and division
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Patterns
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Estimation
  • Problem solving

 

Numeracy Grade 6

For students who are currently in Grade 5.   

This course will include numeracy core concepts and competencies. Students will consolidate and review the Grade 5 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 6 year ahead.

Numeracy Focus may include:
  • Multiplication and division
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Improper fractions, ratios, percents  and decimals
  • Factors, multiples
  • Perimeter, area,
  • Volume and capacity
  • Data management and graphing
  • Estimation
  • Problem solving

 

Numeracy Grade 7

For students who are currently in Grade 6.   

This course will include numeracy core concepts and competencies. Students will consolidate and review the Grade 6 curriculum and will also prepare for the Grade 7 year ahead.

Numeracy Focus may include:
  • Operations and problem solving with integers and decimals
  • Relationships between fractions, decimals, ratios and percents
  • Tables and graphs
  • Circumference and volume
  • Probability
  • Estimation
  • Problem solving

 

Exploring English Language Grades 1, 2, 3

For Beginning and Developing English Language Learning (ELL) students currently in Kindergarten, Grades 1 or 2

This course will include a variety of  literacy, numeracy and other curricular (social studies, science etc.) core concepts and competencies, but will target key vocabulary and concepts to support beginning and developing English Language Learners to expand their English growth and development.

 

Exploring English Language Grades 4, 5, 6, 7

For Beginning and Developing ELL students currently in Grades 3, 4, 5, or 6

This course will include a variety of  literacy, numeracy and other curricular (social studies, science etc.) core concepts and competencies but will target key academic vocabulary, key concepts, cultural context and curriculum to support beginning and developing English Language Learners to expand their English growth and development.