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Grade 5

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Dance with Heather Cameron. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Using pop culture music and videos as stimuli, students create movement vocabularies based on their artistic interpretation and personal perspective. Through demonstrations and group-led improvisations, students investigate their range of movement and explore a wider spectrum of physical qualitie...

Stomp and Holler with Scott Richmond. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Scott Richmond presents a series of original and classic songs to get you moving to the music. Students engage in active listening by responding to verbal, musical and visual cues. Patterns, actions and compositions are explored collaboratively through collective dance and vocal expression. In ad...

Poetry and Oral Stories in the Classroom with ecoaborijanelle. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Poet and performance artist ecoaborijanelle (Janelle Pewapsconias) inspires students to work on creative expression through the theme of "wellbeing" by connecting with their senses.

Roll with It, Featuring Laura Hale. Grades 5 & 6

Series: LIVE Arts
Roll with It is a collaborative project that includes all students contributing to the final artwork. The piece organically develops and evolves in response to student creation and composition. Laura explores materials and their transformation. Students consider colour, texture, shape, form and p...

Beading with Randi. Grades 5-8

Series: LIVE Arts
Students are led through the process of moss bag beadwork and design. The instruction incorporates the history of the artform, including its significance and importance to Indigenous identity. Beadwork has the ability to connect and to educate people to Indigenous history and experience. By weavi...

Testing and Evaluating: Grades 4-6

In this 45-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of testing and evaluating.

Testing involves trying something and observing what happens.Evaluation is about using critical thinking and judgment to determine if a set of criteria are met. If no...

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Algorithmic Thinking: Grades 4-6

In this 45-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of algorithmic thinking.
Algorithmic thinking is the skill involved in creating an algorithm. An algorithm is a series of ordered, logical and unambiguous rules or instructions necessary to solve a problem or ...

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Pattern Recognition: Grades 4-6

In this 45-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of pattern recognition.

Pattern Recognition occurs when you can identify patterns. When you identify patterns, you can create rules that allow actions to be repeated automatically. Pattern recognition c...

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Focus on Coding and STEM: Grades 4-6

In this 45-minute broadcast students will use STEM skills of observation, comparing & contrasting and sorting & classifying to further develop their computational thinking skills of pattern recognition, decomposition, abstraction and logic. They will also explore how computers use sorting network...

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Abstraction: Grades 4-6

In this 45-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of abstraction.

Abstraction reduces how hard a problem or task is by focusing on what's important. We do that by deciding what the important information is and then removing all the unnecessary details....

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Decomposition: Grades 4-6

In this 45-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of decomposition - the breaking down of a problem into smaller parts to make the problem easier to solve. Students will also begin to explore the computational concepts of sequences and loops.

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An Introduction to the House of Commons (MPTV)

This program describes how Canada's government works. Filmed on location in Ottawa, students learn about the members of parliament and the basic structure and functions of the House of Commons. There is an interactive quiz at the end of the program. A teacher's guide is available.

Jump-up. Caribbean Carnival in Canada!

Series: African Rhythms
In this animated film, Sophie learns about some of the culture and traditions of her new neighbour, Lisa, who recently arrived in Canada from the West Indies. This video contains an example of a story within a story as Lisa relates a legend from her culture while preparing to celebrate the Jump-u...

The Cora Player

Series: African Rhythms
This program provides an example of visual storytelling where viewers construct meaning through images, rather than relying on dialogue. The story is of a young couple in love. Difficulties in their relationship arise due to differences in social class and acceptance within each other's family. M...

Sticks and Stones

Children in families who follow nontraditional gender roles are often the target of put-downs by their peers. In this documentary, young Canadian children, ages 5 to 12, discuss the problems they face and make it very clear that educators, parents, and other children need to act positively to mak...

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