Learning Maps

Curriculum Content & Competencies


Kindergarten Cross Curricular: How can I make and create to tell my story?

Kindergarten Science: What is matter? How to I observe and describe matter in my world?

Grade 1 Language Arts: Oral Storytelling – What is my story?

Sample mini lesson plan


Grade 3/4 Language Arts: What makes a good friend?  How can I be a better friend?

Grade 3/4 Science: How do living things interact with and respond to their local environments?

Grade 3/4 Science: How have Earth’s elements changed the Arctic land?

Grade 4/5 Language Arts: How can I use language in poetry creatively to tell the story of an image?

Language Arts Curricular IEP


Grade 6/7 Social Studies: How can we learn from our history in Canada so we can better respond to and value our diversity?

Grade 6/7 Language Arts: How do stories (and other text) help me understand the world? How do these stories (and other text) help me better understand myself?

Grade 6/7 Fine Arts: Why do we take photographs and what stories can they tell us?

Photography Curricular IEP

Grade 6/7 Science: What is the relationship between force and motion? How do Newton’s three laws relate to force and motion?

Grade 7 Social Studies: What conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations?

Backwards Design Plan

Mini Lesson Plan

Sample Lesson Plan


Math 8: What is Pythagorean Theory and how does Pythagorean Theory connect, relate, describe and measure lines and shapes in our world?

French 8: How is Canadian culture similar/ different to Francophone cultures around the world?

Science 8: What are cells? Why do we need them?

Science 9: Why do we need the sun?

Science 9: What are cells? Where do they come from?

English 9: How can stories and text help connect ourselves to our community and to others? How can connection help us understand ourselves and our community?

Sample Lessons

English 9 Curricular IEP


Grade 10 English: How can I gather and use information to influence and educate others?

Grade 12 Law: How does the Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms affect the daily life of different groups in Canada?

Sample Mini Lesson Sequence

Sample Standards Based Assessment Log

2 thoughts on “Learning Maps

  1. Dana Sherri

    Hi Shelley 🙂 Thank you for sharing these wonderful maps. I was wondering if teachers sit down with each Primary or (early) Elementary student individually to walk them through the map and to ask them to self-assess? (especially for those students who cannot read the map just yet)

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