Class 5

Class 5

The Golden Age of childhood! Enhanced consciousness and sense of self as an individual. History and Geography. Ancient India, Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt & Greece. Study of the living earth, freehand geometry, fractions and decimals. Choir, strings, practical arts, Eurythmy, painting, PE. Greek Pentathlon.

The Golden Year

Main Lessons

Language Arts

  • Independent Writing
  • Reading, Vocabulary and Grammar
  • Spelling
  • Speech Formation/Dramatics
  • Composition/Creative Writing
  • Novel Study
  • Plays

Mathematics

  • Freehand Geometry
  • Fractions
  • Factoring
  • Decimals
  • Ratio
  • Long Division
  • Multiplication

Natural Sciences

  • Botany
  • Zoology

Earth Sciences

  • Canadian Geography

Social Sciences

  • Greek Mythology and History
  • Ancient Civilizations: Egypt, India, Mesopotamia and Persia

Specialty Subjects

  • French (develop memory, language, translative thinking and vocabulary skills)
  • Watercolour painting, Form and freehand geometric drawing, Sculptural modelling, Woodwork
  • Cross Stitch, Sewing, Four-needle Knitting for mittens and hats
  • Strings, Recorder, singing, Music literacy, Choir
  • Cooperative Games, Greek Pentathlon (discus, javelin, wrestling, long jump, and running), Team sports, Eurythmy
  • Greek Pentathlon, multi-night overnight trip
  • 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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