K–3 Curriculum (Ages 9 and Under)

Though all lesson plans are customized according to students’ needs, we follow guidelines as outlined by the Ontario, Canada curriculum, as well as the most up-to-date international teaching standards. Our lessons exceed these standards while emphasizing your critical thinking skills and creativity. 

K1 (Age 6 and Under)

Grade 2 (Ages 7–8)

Grade 3 (Ages 8–9)

Grade 1 English Skills Include

  • Identifying main ideas in a story
  • Using details from the text to answer questions
  • Expanding vocabulary
  • Decoding one- and two-syllable words
  • Making short and long vowel sounds
  • Blending consonants

Grade 2 English Skills Include

  • Identifying different types of writing
  • Answering questions critically using details from the text
  • Contextualizing words
  • Learning irregular spelling
  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Decoding two-syllable words
  • Opinion and narrative pieces

Grade 3 English Skills Include

  • Identifying character traits and points of view
  • Comparing themes, settings and plots
  • Using words to convey moods
  • Describing a set of steps or series of events
  • Multisyllabic words
  • Writing creatively using irregular verbs

K–1 STEM Skills Include

  • Observation of the five senses, the composition of the earth, and the basic needs of plants and animals.
  • Counting, adding, and subtracting
  • Measurement (size, height, length, weight, capacity, and temperature)
  • Matter (solid, liquid, and gas)
  • The Earth and beyond

Grade 2 STEM Skills Include

  • Experimentation and analysis of magnets, including pulleys, magnets, parts of a flower
  • Adding and subtracting with money, dividing shapes, and reading analog clocks
  • Weight, force, magnetism (magnetic poles and fields, how a compass works), the human body (cells, the digestive system), and geology (layers of the earth, kinds of rocks, weathering)

Grade 3 STEM Skills Include

  • Hands-on experiments such as making 3D models of bones, lunar observation, and insulators and conductors
  • Multiplication, division, fractions in relation to money
  • Weather forecasting, vertebrates, ecosystems, energy, light 
  • The human body, matter, cells, and atoms

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” — Margaret Mead

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