A Teacher’s Guide to Combined Grades
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Plan for Learning - Sample Primary Long-Range Plan by Term
Social Studies
Science
Mathematics
Grade Two:
The Global Community:
Examine the similarities
and differences between
Canada and Mexico, (i.e.,
family, education, food,
celebrations).
Animal Life Cycles:
Examine the growth
and development of
Monarch butterflies.
Explore migration of
Monarch butterflies
from Canada to
Mexico.
Water and Air:
Demonstrate ways
that clean air and
water are used by
living things.
Patterning:
Sort livings things by a
variety of features, (i.e.,
mammals, birds, fish,
insects etc.).
Graphing:
Use a T chart and graph
Monarch observations.
Generate simple surveys.
Grade Three:
Features of
Communities:
Explore and compare
urban and rural
communities in
Ontario and Mexico,
(i.e. population,
transportation,
structures).
Plant Life Cycles:
Observe significant
features of milkweed
plants.
Examine the impact of
climate on the survival
of plants.
Soils:
Explore the
relationship between
soils and living things.
Graphing:
Graph and compare urban
and rural population data
in the classroom, in Ontario
and in Mexico.
Patterning:
Sort a variety of leaves and
plants by two attributes.
Combined:
Mapping skills.
Record observations
and results using
labels and diagrams.
Use Venn diagrams for
sorting, and interpret bar
graphs appropriately.
Use life cycles to introduce
and model patterning.