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Elementary Programs – two locations

Hollyburn Elementary School
1329 Duchess Avenue, West Vancouver, BC.

Elementary Course Offerings
July 3rd – July 19th, 2019
8:45 am – 12:10 pm

Course Name (scroll down to see course descriptions) Grade Requirement as of June 2019 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

 

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 2019 Course Codes
Grade 1 – Exploring Conversational Language Completing Kindergarten XLDCC01EE1
Grade 2 – Exploring Conversational Language Completing Grade 1 XLDCC02EE2
Grade 3 – Exploring Conversational Language Completing Grade 2 XLDCC03EE3
Grade 4 – Exploring Conversational Language Completing Grade 3 XLDCC04EE4
Grade 5 – Exploring English Language Completing Grade 4 XLDCC01EE5
Grade 6 – Exploring English Language Completing Grade 5 XLDCC02EE6
Grade 7 – Exploring English Language Completing Grade 6 XLDCC03EE7


Pauline Johnson Elementary School
1150 22nd Street, West Vancouver, BC.

(all classes in English during Summer Learning)

Elementary Course Offerings
July 3rd – July 19th, 2019
8:45 am – 12:10 pm

Course Name (scroll down to see course descriptions) Grade Requirement as of June 2019 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 4 – Building Personal Success Completing Grade 3 XLDCF04-SR
Grade 5 – Building Personal Success Completing Grade 4 XLDCF05-SR
Grade 6 – Building Personal Success Completing Grade 5 XLDCF06-SR
Grade 7 – Building Personal Success Completing Grade 6 XLDCF07-SR
Grade 5 – French  Language (non-French Immersion) Completing Grade 4 in a non-French Immersion program XLDCE05FR5
Grade 6 – French Language (non-French Immersion) Completing Grade 5 in a non-French Immersion program XLDCE06FR6
Grade 7 – French Language (non-French Immersion) Completing Grade 6 in a non-French Immersion program XLDCE07FR7

  

 

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

 

 

Building Personal Success Grade 4/5

For Students who are currently in Grade 3 or 4

This course will reinforce key concepts and competencies related to personal success including:  

  • Self-regulation
  • Social skill building
  • Organization

It will integrate these and other areas to support students to:

  • Contribute positively to their classroom and school community
  • Value diversity
  • Engage in positive problem solving and goal setting
  • Make choices that attain and maintain physical and emotional health
  • Build interpersonal skills necessary for positive relationships
  • Develop strategies to deal with peer conflict

 

Building Personal Success  Grade 6/7

For students who are currently in Grade 5 and 6

This course will reinforce key concepts and competencies related to personal success including:  

  • Self-regulation
  • Social skill building
  • Organization

It will integrate these and other areas to support students to:

  • Contribute positively to their classroom and school community
  • Value diversity
  • Engage in positive problem solving and goal setting
  • Make choices that attain and maintain physical and emotional health
  • Build interpersonal skills necessary for positive relationships
  • Develop strategies to deal with peer conflict

 

Exploring Conversational Language Grades 1, 2, 3

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

 

French Language – Grade 5

For students currently in Grade 4 in NON-French Immersion schools

This course will include an introduction to French curriculum core concepts and competencies.  

French focus may include:
  • alphabet, number and gender
  • high frequency vocabulary
  • high frequency commands, instructions
  • high frequency sentence structures

 

French Language Grade 6

For students currently in Grade 5 in NON-French Immersion schools

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

French focus may include:
  • alphabet, number and gender
  • high frequency vocabulary
  • high frequency questions, greeting and information
  • high frequency sentence structures

 

French Language Grade 7

For students currently in Grade 6 in NON-French Immersion schools

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

French focus may include:
  • alphabet, number and gender
  • high frequency vocabulary
  • high frequency questions, greetings, information and descriptions
  • high frequency sentence structures