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Term 1 CSDs

CSD 1

6/7 Hand Sewing:  This class is designed to develop sewing skills and techniques to construct a home or personal accessory. Students learn how to safely use and care for sewing equipment and tools.. They will identify and define the terminology used to make a project. In applying basic construction skills, the student will demonstrate management skills and use of resources.  Students will grow in independence and individuality in their stitching skills. A basic knowledge of sewing can be invaluable within the sewing, fashion, home décor, and textile industries.

6/7 Softball:  Students will learn the basic skills of softball including throwing, catching, fielding, and hitting. The goals are to develop softball skills, engage students in game situations, and have fun!  Possible future occupations include: Softball Athlete (which can result in scholarships or one day even in the Olympics!) Coach, Event Management Coordinator, Softball Video Coordinator, or Entrepreneur.

6/7 Band:  Students will demonstrate their learning by applying note-reading, musicianship, rehearsal techniques, and performance. Students will improve basic music skills through practice and performance of concert works and exercises focusing on  improving proper playing technique.

6/7 Food Truck Face Off:  Food trucks have become more popular and common within the past few years. They often serve delicious food and beverages from many culinary backgrounds! Students will take a behind the scenes learning adventure of how these trucks become. From branding, marketing, and design, students will work together to come with their very own food trucks! 

Students will complete a final task which would be displaying their food truck with their menus, theme and specific marketing angles. Students would either bring or make sample sized foods to go with their truck’s design.

6/7 Drama:  Students will learn and participate in a variety of aspects of theatre including acting,  presenting, improv through skits and plays.

 6/7 Dance & Stretching: Students will learn a large variety of skills surrounding both dance and yoga. The goal is to develop skills, learn about numerous forms of dance/yoga, along with the career opportunities surrounding these activities while having fun! Possible career occupations include: dance/ yoga/ pilates teachers, choreographer, costume/clothing designer, physical therapist, dance, or  medicine specialist. There will also be an opportunity for students to teach a younger group of students a routine of their creation!

6/7 Foods: Students will be given the opportunity to gain intermediate food preparation and safety skills through hands on activities.  They will learn how to prepare various food items, about healthy eating choices, and safety in the kitchen. These skills would apply to numerous Career Choices such as: Chef, Sous Chef, employment in the restaurant field, Food Studies Teacher, or Nutritionist.

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8/9 Crocheting: Students will learn about the art of crocheting by interlocking loops of yarn. Students will develop skills to create different stitches. Students will learn to follow a pattern and the basic terminology required to create a project. Students will grow in independence and individuality in their stitching skills. Skills learned are beneficial if interested in sewing, fashion, home décor, and textile industries.

8/9 French: Students will learn basic communication skills in French as a second language and about French culture. Through games, activities, oral communication, writing and reading, we will be learning new vocabulary and how to ask and answer questions in order to have a basic conversation.

8/9 Drama: Students will learn and participate in a variety of aspects of theatre including acting,  presenting, improv through skits and plays. 

8/9 Sports Medicine: Sports Medicine is designed for students interested in fields such as physical therapy, exercise science, athletic training, or any other related medical or paramedical field. Topics of study will include: nutrition, basic anatomy, injury recognition, care and prevention. Students should expect the requirements of memorization, research and presentation, and practical application of skills through hands on activities.

8/9 Softball: Students will learn the basic skills of softball including throwing, catching, fielding, and hitting. The goals are to develop softball skills, engage students in game situations, and have fun!  Possible future occupations include: Softball Athlete (which can result in scholarships or one day even in the Olympics!) Coach, Event Management Coordinator, Softball Video Coordinator, or Entrepreneur.

8/9 Drivers Education: Students are lead through the current Basic Drivers’ License program.  They will learn about risk management, graduated drivers licensing and the L.E.A.R.N component designed to enhance the graduated license portion of the program.  Students will be able to take practice exams and ask relevant questions to become more confident prior to writing their learners test. Virtually every future career requires the skill of driving, so the career connections are limitless! We will explore the various types of licenses and driving jobs.

8/9 Reduce, Reuse, Rethink & Recycle: This class will look at what it means to live a sustainable lifestyle with a low ecological footprint. Students will engage in hands on activities to reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink waste, as well as find ways in which they can make a difference in our communities. We will do activities such as: repurposing waste into usable items, plant and grow seeds, research different ways that our school can lower our ecological footprint, debate and discuss important issues, look at important trends like ‘zero waste’, and make some changes in our personal lives. Currently, our school has worked hard to implement a recycling program to improve our community and practice being stewards of the earth. This CSD encourages students to be responsible and active citizens and to guard God’s creation.

 

CSD 2

6/7 Drawing: Students will learn drawing techniques that will develop into their own still life drawing. A still life drawing is a collection of objects arranged together in a specific way. The magic of a still life drawing is that they can show us a new way of looking at the ordinary objects around us. They will develop skills that will help them understand the value scale, line, shape, and texture. There will also be an opportunity for students to write their own artist statement to express and communicate their work.

6/7 French: Students will have the opportunity to acquire basic communication skills in French as a second language and to learn about French culture. Through games, activities, oral communication, writing and reading, we will be learning new vocabulary and how to ask and answer questions in order to have a basic conversation.

6/7 Technology/Graphic Design: Students will have the opportunity to explore elements of graphic design, robotics, and coding. Through using robots to design an image, students will develop problem solving skills and the ability to develop programs for computers to execute. This option will also put students in charge of looking after the different forms of technology in the school. This option connects to carers in IT, programming, and graphic design.

6/7 Scrapbooking: Scrapbooking is a fun, creative outlet where students will explore scrapbooking techniques to tell their personal story through photos, journaling, and other memorabilia.  The students will complete mini projects as well as a scrapbook that reflects a journey or a life experience.  A career related to scrapbooking/cardmaking could include being an entrepreneur in leading workshops and special events at various stores and or retreats. Other possibilities include creating themed gift albums for weddings, birthdays, and other special occasions. Students will need to provide a scrapbook, photos, stickers and some paper.

6/7 Environmental Studies: This class will look at what it means to live a sustainable lifestyle with a low ecological footprint. Students will engage in hands on activities to reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink waste, as well as find ways in which they can make a difference in our communities. We will do activities such as: repurposing waste into usable items, plant and grow seeds, research different ways that our school can lower our ecological footprint, debate and discuss important issues, look at important trends like ‘zero waste’, and make some changes in our personal lives. Currently, our school has worked hard to implement a recycling program to improve our community and practice being stewards of the earth. This CSD encourages students to be responsible and active citizens and to guard God’s creation.

 

6/7 Art: Students will use media and techniques, with an emphasis on mixing media and perfecting techniques in drawing, painting and sculpture. Some of the subjects covered are line drawing, watercolour techniques, tempera painting, paper cutting and collage, oil and chalk pastel lessons. This class helps students express themselves and communicate through image making. Students will discover career opportunities such as: graphic designer, animator, commercial artist or interior designer.

6/7 Rec-Ed: The main goal for Recreation Education is for students to become aware and gain experience in various activities. The students will participate in different sports and learn the rules, skills and teamwork in order to play the games. There will also be an opportunity where the students will be required to teach their peers a game just like a recreational program leader, coach or teacher.

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8/9 Band: Students will demonstrate their learning by applying note-reading, musicianship, rehearsal techniques, and performance. Students will improve basic music skills through practice and performance of concert works and exercises focusing on  improving proper playing technique.

8/9 Art: Students will use media and techniques, with an emphasis on mixing media and perfecting techniques in drawing, painting and sculpture. Some of the subjects covered are line drawing, watercolour techniques, tempera painting, paper cutting and collage, oil and chalk pastel lessons. This class helps students express themselves and communicate through image making. Students will discover career opportunities such as: graphic designer, animator, commercial artist or interior designer.

8/9 Foods: Students will be given the opportunity to gain intermediate food preparation and safety skills through hands on activities.  They will learn how to prepare various food items, about healthy eating choices, and safety in the kitchen. These skills would apply to numerous Career Choices such as: Chef, Sous Chef, employment in the restaurant field, Food Studies Teacher, or Nutritionist.

8/9 3D Printing Introduction: Students use Tinkercad to create a 3D design.  The focus is on skills and knowledge related to the areas of design studies, communication, and technology while building interest in occupational areas such as architecture, industrial design, engineering and computer sciences. 

8/9 Game of Life: This class takes the board game of Life and turns it into a real life scenario. Students will be using the concepts throughout the board game and applying them to real life situations. Students will be given situations similar to the ones in the board game and have to plan, budget and assess how they could handle this in real life. Each class will be a new adventure to make way through the game of life.

8/9 Technology: Students will learn the skills that will allow them to begin computer programming.  This could allow them to go into a variety of fields. There is also the opportunity to use these skills to do drawing through coding.



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