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

Dec
21
Thu
2017
12:00 am End of Term
End of Term
Dec 21 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Last day of fall term. Partial day, GS dismissal at 12:20 pm, no ECC aftercare, no After School Program
7:00 pm Shepherds Play
Shepherds Play
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Dec
22
Fri
2017
12:00 pm Winter Break
Winter Break
Dec 22 2017 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 5 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Holiday – School Closure. Administrative offices will be closed from noon on December 22 through to January 2.
Jan
8
Mon
2018
12:00 am Winter Term Begins
Winter Term Begins
Jan 8 @ 12:00 am – 11:59 pm
First day of winter term
Jan
10
Wed
2018
7:00 pm VWSS Board Meeting
VWSS Board Meeting
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The VWSS Board of Trustees meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Please contact the Board Chair at chairbot@vws.ca if you wish
Jan
11
Thu
2018
1:20 pm Adult Eurythmy Winter Session
Adult Eurythmy Winter Session
Jan 11 @ 1:20 pm – 2:10 pm
Drop in for $10, no experience necessary

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