Grades JK-8 Curriculum Connections

In addition to the specific strands listed below, teachers may request customized tours based on other areas of study or units (i.e. Fairy Tales, language projects, etc.). Visual arts classes from all grades are invited to the museum to gain inspiration, either for their visit to the Gardiner Museum, or for independent projects.

JK/SK - Early Learning Kindergarten Personal and Social Development; Language; Science and Technology; Visual Arts
Grade 1 - Understanding Structures and Mechanisms Materials, Objects, and Everyday Structures
Grade 2 - Canada and World Connections Features of Communities Around the World
Grade 2 - Heritage and Citizenship Traditions and Celebrations
Grade 4 - Heritage and Citizenship Medieval Times
Grade 5 - Heritage and Citizenship Early Civilizations
Grade 6 - Heritage and Citizenship First Nation Peoples and Early Explorers
Grade 7 - Understanding Structures and Mechanisms Form and Function
Grade 8 - Visual Arts Elements and Principles of Design

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Grades 9-12 Curriculum Connections

Visual arts classes from all grades are invited to the museum to gain inspiration, either for their visit to the Gardiner Museum, or for independent projects.

Grade 9-12 - Visual Arts Elements and Principles of Design
Grade 9 - Native Studies Expressing Aboriginal Cultures
Grade 10 - Media Arts Media Arts
Grade 11 - Fashion and Creative Expression Functions of Clothing; Apparel Industry; Textiles; Design, Technology, & Creative Expression
Grade 11 -Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology Social Structures and Institutions; Social Organizations; Social Forces
Grade 11 - World Religions: Beliefs, Issues and Religious Traditions Religious Beliefs; Systems of Belief; Practices, Rituals, Symbols, and Festivals
Grade 11 - World Religions: Beliefs and Daily Life Exploring Religious Beliefs; Religion and Daily Life; Practices and Rituals
Grade 11 - World History to the 16th Century Communities: Characteristics, Development and Interaction; Social, Economic, and Political Structures
Grade 12 - World History: The West And The World Communities: Local, National, & Global; Western Beliefs, Philosophies, & Ideologies; Ideas & Cultures of the Non-Western World; Artistic Expression
Grade 12 - Challenge and Change in Society Social change Forces That Influence Social Change; Social Trends; Social Challenges

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