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Prefixes & Suffixes, Decoding and Fluency

In this engaging unit, students in grades 6, 7 and 8 will begin to understand and explain the building blocks of words and language by studying prefixes and suffixes. Through a series of lessons, activities, students will develop a deeper understanding of how these word elements significantly impact vocabulary, reading comprehension, fluency and effective communication.

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Poetry and Rebellion

Centered around the theme of rebellion, these lessons build on students’ understanding of poetry and gets them to investigate key moments in modern history such as the Civil Rights Movement, Residential Schools, and The Troubles, through the lens of poetry. Students will select and read one of several poems and research their historical contexts to develop and understanding of how these poets reflect on and explore the theme of rebellion. Students will work independently and collaboratively. At the end of these lessons, students will articulate their understanding of their chosen poet, poem, and historical context by participating in a small group poetry panel.

  • Grade 11

Book Club Introduction

These lessons will introduce students to selected novels with the purpose of choosing the most appropriate piece of literature for their book club unit. It will begin with a teacher-led introduction to the novels, including an overview of the varying perspectives available to choose from. Students will also be provided with time to explore the texts independently. Lessons will then focus on having the students reflect on the options available, with the purpose of creating a written, persuasive response which will include their rational for choosing their desired text. Finally, students will be introduced to the book club unit, including question prompts, and an outline of the expected weekly tasks.

  • Grade 10

Stone Soup

How can the story that three monks and their stone soup teach us about the idea that giving can lead to happiness and the joy of simple act of kindness? Students will be introduced to the folktale genre with this read aloud.

  • Grade 2

Introduction to Percent

This culturally and linguistically inclusive bundle designed for grade 6 math is focused on understanding the concept of percent, finding benchmark percentages of given numbers, and using percentages in real world situations. While the overall skill descriptor used for these lessons is Describe percent, ratio, and rate, the focus is on percent. Ratio and rate will need to be introduced in future lessons.

  • Grade 6

Exploring Tactile Texture and Sculpture

This bundle is intended to introduce the topic of texture to students. In this bundle, students will explore the presence of texture in art and in their surroundings. Students will have the opportunity to identify, describe, and experiment with texture. Students will create a textured collage, a metal embossed project, a paper mache sculpture, and a plasticine clay piece.

  • Grade 2

Dan Brown – Wild Symphony

EECD is partnering with Sistema New Brunswick and bestselling author Dan Brown to give schools access to cross-curricular resources to accompany Brown’s Wild Symphony. Resources have been created by EECD to support learning in Grades K – 8.

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Kindergarten

Career Life Plan (Career Education Framework)

A Career Life Plan is a comprehensive education, career, and life plan documenting the learning needs, interests, and aspirations, and showcasing the accomplishments of each learner. This bundle supports achieving standards for the new Career Life Plan graduation requirement.

  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 9

First Nations Opportunities and Challenges

Indigenous Peoples in Canada face numerous challenges rooted in the legacy of colonization, yet they display remarkable resilience in preserving their cultures and languages. Economically, disparities persist in income, employment, and education, commonly termed as “the gap.” While there’s evidence of improvement, such as a narrowing income gap and better educational outcomes in some areas, significant disparities remain.

  • Grade 9

Multilocation Pocketlab Inquiry

How can I safely study the sun?
What are the effects of the sun on the environment?
How does the solar eclipse affect the environment?

  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 9

Beaverbrook Art Gallery Education Resource Package

A fresh set of art lesson plans featuring art from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery’s collection and classroom-ready art activities. Created by art educators in partnership with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Presenting All Career Pathways Equally:  A Purposeful Gap Year

This Resource Bundle is designed to support Career Pathway Design 10, however it could be applied to the new Career Life Plan graduation requirement and would be appropriate for grades 9 to 12.

  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Grade 9