Curriculum Expectations | Ophea Teaching Tools

    Curriculum Expectations

    Health and Physical Education

    See the Ontario Curriculum, Health and Physical Education, Grades 1-8 (2015) for examples, teacher prompts and student responses related to expectations.

    1 - demonstrate personal and interpersonal skills and the use of critical and creative thinking processes as they acquire knowledge and skills in connection with the expectations in the Active Living, Movement competence, and Healthy Living strands for this grade.
    1.3 - communicate effectively, using verbal or non-verbal means, as appropriate and interpret information accurately as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy living.
    1.5 - use a range of critical and creative thinking processes to assist them in making connections, planning and setting goals, analyzing and solving problems, making decisions, and evaluating their choices in connection with learning in health and physical education.
    C1 - demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to healthy development.
    C1.2 - identify people and community resources that can provide support when dealing with choices or situations involving substance use and addictive behaviours.
    C1.3 - identify factors that affect the development of a person’s self-concept.
    C2 - demonstrate the ability to apply health knowledge and living skills to make reasoned decisions and take appropriate actions relating to their personal health and well-being.
    C2.3 - apply personal skills and interpersonal skills to promote positive interaction and avoid or manage conflict in social situations. [PS, IS]
    C2.6 - make informed decisions that demonstrate respect for themselves and others and help to build healthier relationships, using a variety of living skills. [IS, CT]
    C3 - demonstrate the ability to make connections that relate to health and well-being – how their choices and behaviours affect both themselves and others, and how factors in the world around them affect their own and others’ health and well-being.
    C3.2 - recognize the responsibilities and risks associated with caring for themselves and others, and demonstrate an understanding of related safety practices and appropriate procedures for responding to dangerous situations. [PS, IS]

    Language - Media Literacy

    See the Ontario Curriculum, Language, Grades 1-8 (2006) for examples, teacher prompts and student responses related to expectations.

    1 - demonstrate an understanding of a variety of media texts.
    1.1 - purpose and audience - explain how a variety of media and texts address their intended purpose and audience.
    1.2 - inferences/Interpreting Messages – interpret media texts, using overt and implied messages as evidence for their interpretations.
    3 - create a variety of media texts for different purposes and audiences, using appropriate forms, conventions and techniques.
    3.4 - produce a variety of media texts for specific purposes and audiences, using appropriate forms, conventions, and techniques.