Curricular Connections: Kindergarten to Grade 4
Contest Question How can I help my community?
Big Ideas | Arts Education
- People create art to express who they are as individuals (Arts Education Kindergarten)
- Engagement in the arts creates opportunity for inquiry through purposeful play (Arts Education 1)
- People connect to the hearts and minds of others in a variety of places and times through the arts (Arts Education 2)
- The arts connect our experiences to the experiences of others (Arts Education 3)
- Exploring works of art exposes us to diverse values, knowledge, and perspectives (Arts Education 4)
Additional creative inspiration can be drawn from:
Big Ideas | Social Studies
- Rights, roles and responsibilities shape our identity and help us build healthy relationships with others (Social Studies Kindergarten)
- Our rights, roles and responsibilities are important for building strong communities (Social Studies 1)
- Local actions have global consequences, and global actions have local consequences (Social Studies 2)
- Learning about Indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity (Social Studies 3)
- Demographic changes in North America created shifts in economic and political power (Social Studies 4)
Big Ideas | English Language Arts
- Through listening and speaking we share the world (English Language Arts: Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2)
- Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy (English Language Arts: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, and Grade 3).
- Playing with language helps us discover how language works (English Language Arts: Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2).
- Everyone has a unique story to share (English Language Arts: Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2).
- Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves, our families, and our communities (English Language Arts: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, and Grade 3).
- Stories and other texts connect us to ourselves, our families, and our communities (English Language Arts: Grade 2, and Grade 3).
- Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens (English Language Arts 4).