Class 3

Class 3

The turning point of childhood: the 9 year change. Farming, gardening, baking. The Old Testament, building, form drawing, languages and grammar. Drama, music, singing in-round, Eurythmy, and introduction to the recorder.

A New Outlook Towards the World

Main Lessons

Language Arts

  • Literacy
  • Basic elements of grammar (Spelling, Grammar, Punctuation)
  • Cursive writing
  • Speech Formation (Noun, Verb, Adjective and Adverb)
  • Independent reading
  • Comprehension and Sequencing
  • Story Writing

Mathematics

  • All Four Operations (long division & multi-digit multiplication, add and subtract columns)
  • Advanced carrying and borrowing, charts, data collection and problem solving
  • Measurement: distance, capacity, weight & time
  • Geometric Movement

Natural Sciences

  • Shelter building
  • Nature Study
  • Gardening
  • Farming
  • Cooking

Geography & History

  • Hebrew language, culture, rituals & history
  • Shelters: climate and location in relationship to ancient and modern house building techniques
  • Grains: nourishment and world cultures
  • Study of Practical life
  • Pioneer Life

Specialty Subjects

  • French
  • Watercolour Painting, Form and Freehand Drawing, Beeswax and Plasticine Modelling
  • Knitting – three-dimensional project, Sewing, Crochet
  • Music literacy through story, Singing in rounds, Pentatonic flute & beginning diatonic recorder, Notation of rhythm & notes
  • Eurythmy, Cooperative Games, Day Hikes
  • Farming field trip/over night
  • Class Play based on curriculum
For more information, contact our Admissions Coordinator
604-985-7435 ext 200
admissions@vws.ca

Upcoming Events

May
27
Sun
2018
12:00 pm Preventing Childhood Disease – E...
Preventing Childhood Disease – E...
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Vaccination according to a set schedule is the only option the Canadian medical system offers families in preventing serious childhood disease in their
May
28
Mon
2018
8:00 am Bike to School Week
Bike to School Week
May 28 @ 8:00 am – Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm
Bike to School Week is a free, fun, week-long celebration for students of all ages and abilities. The event is a great way
7:00 pm Gr 8 Class Meeting
Gr 8 Class Meeting
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
May
29
Tue
2018
6:30 pm Colin Dutson Awards
Colin Dutson Awards
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
High School Families and community members are warmly invited to attend the “Colin Dutson Award” ceremony. The Award will be presented on Tuesday,
May
30
Wed
2018
12:00 pm Hot Lunch Trial Program
Hot Lunch Trial Program
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May 16 – BurritosMay 30 – Penne PastaJune 6 – Greek Feast
1:45 pm Grade 3 Market
Grade 3 Market
May 30 @ 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Grade 3 is holding a market to share some of our fibre arts experiences with the school community, work with money in a

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