This lesson packet includes a short story explaining the life and accomplishments of Terry Fox as well as several comprehension worksheets.
Here is what you will get in this packet:
‣ Reading passage in color (2 pages)
‣ Reading passage in black and white (2 pages)
‣ True or false worksheet
This "All About Canada" booklet can be used for a very basic country study in lower elementary grades! Each page contains a basic fact and related illustration. All graphics are in an outline format so that it's ready to be colored like a mini-coloring book.
This coloring booklet gives all the gener
Unit for Grade 1 Local communities and community helpers for grade one social studies: New Ontario Curriculum!
Let this 140+ page unit help you with the new grade 1 curriculum!
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This is a packet of Canadian Remembrance Day activities for primary students. The packet includes an original Remembrance Day poem with handout and pocket chart words, and a booklet. (Three versions, one colour version to read, one black and white for students to read and colour, and one black and
This is a set of images connected with Canada
The images included in this set are: polar bear, Canada penny, Mountie , Canadian flag, hockey boy, hockey girl, Totem poll, Maple Leaf, caribou, Canada Goose, beaver, snowy owl, Inukshuk, Canada boy, Canada girl, 5 cents, dogwood flower, Dollar, quarte
Remembrance Day for Canada collaboration poster. This poster gives you 30 pages that are each colored by your students and then cut out and put together to create a large (approx. 35" x 42") poster to display in your room or at your school for Remembrance Day in Canada.
Unit for Grade 1 Roles & Responsibilities for the New Ontario Curriculum!
Let this 112 page unit help you with the new grade 1 curriculum!
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Introduction to Responsibilit
This is my Canada unit for second and third grade.
It takes students on a plane ride across the provinces and territories of Canada, including passports and plane tickets.
It covers symbols of Canada such as beavers, moose, and Canadian Money. It also goes over facts about the provinces and terri
This unit is designed with the Grade 1 Manitoba Social Studies curriculum in mind, but the lessons and activities are suitable to be used with any Social Studies curriculum. (Some things are specifically Canadian though.) This unit is for all three clusters: I Belong, My Environment, and Connecting W
Remembrance Day is celebrated in schools all over Canada and it is important for children to understand this special day. I wanted to be able to explain the significance of Remembrance Day to my kids, so I created this resource for them.
It begins with the Story of the Poppy in kid friendly language
This is a fun Social Studies unit for studying Canadian symbols. Here's what is included:
p. 3-5 -- What is a symbol? (poster and writing page)
p. 6-22 -- Canadian Symbols (write three facts and colour picture for ten Canadian symbols--hockey, beaver, goose, red & white, flag, map, national anth
The United States version of my Me on the Map Packet is my #1 best selling product of all time. I love knowing it is being used in so many classrooms, well...all over the map...and by request have created this CANADIAN VERSION for our neighbors to the north.
This product will allow you to easily ma
A Trip Across Canada ~ This Canadian Province, Territories, & Mapping unit has 135 pages of social studies activities to teach your students about the 13 Canadian province and territories and about Canadian geography and mapping!
Includes full colour posters for each province and territories, q
Before Grade 2 students from Alberta start learning about the three unique communities in Canada, they need to learn about what a community is.
This pack covers all you need to prepare students for what a community is. It then introduces the students to the bigger commun
This set of seven Canadian money posters includes the penny, nickel, dime, quarter, fifty-cent piece, loonie, and toonie. Each poster comes in a different color (lime green, sky blue, orange, hot pink, red, yellow, and purple)! Print and laminate, and they will add color and cuteness to any math or
Every September, I honour Terry Fox in my classroom during the weeks leading up to the School Run Day. My kids are always fascinated by him and want to know as much as they can about his life, so I created this resource to help me present Terry Fox to my class in the best way possible.
In this pack y
Perfect for Kindergarten to Grade 2. Even better for Alberta Grade 2 Social Studies. This resource includes the communities of Meteghan, Iqaluit and Saskatoon as a point of context within learning about mapping skills. This pack is great as an introduction of the bigger picture of where we live and t
Canada Reading Comprehension Passages
This pack includes 30 non-fiction close reading passages with comprehension questions all Canadian history, trivia and people.
Wonderfully versatile for classroom use - use in guided reading groups, for independent reading, at centers, as supplements to other
Some more Canadian content for you all out there! Many thanks to my partner teacher Meg O'Brien for her help and ideas that helped bring this unit together. Includes anchor charts for the terms community, goods, services and technology. Includes colour versions of Canadian coins for printing and l
This All About Canada ~ Canadian Symbols unit has 160 pages of social studies activities to teach your students about Canada and its important symbols! There are 12 Canadian symbols included, such as beavers, maple leaves, the flag, mounties, maple syrup, inukshuks, and more.
Includes full colour p
Terry Fox: The story of Canadian Hero, Terry Fox, told in song. A Canadian teaching resource for kindergarten and primary students with bonus printables.
The story of Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope is simply summarized for kindergarten and primary students. Written to be sung to the tune of Ede
UPDATED March 2017 - shorter hyperlinks.
This resource was designed with the Alberta Grade 2 Social Studies curriculum and outcomes in mind. I have designed this resource in no set lesson plan. Use the resources in this pack in a way that best suits your classroom of learners and the particular com
The following package contains instructions and templates for constructing a 3-D fur trading fort. Included in this package is also a page for students to complete once they have constructed their fort. I searched long and hard on-line for a simple, complete paper model of a fur trading fort for my
Canada Social Studies Unit: Grade 2 & 3
This extensive Canadian social studies packet contains printables that can be used as individual worksheets or mixed and matched into a full-page booklet and three half-page booklets. It also includes visual instructions for assembling th
This unit is perfect for your grade 2 celebrations and traditions unit for Ontario Social Studies.
Students will learn about families, diversity, cultures, celebrations and traditions with fun and hands on activities!
Over 100 pages of learning!
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This completely editable booklet has 8 pages of Canadian symbols and facts for primary students. Each page has images to colour and simple, fill in the blank sentences to learn about Canadian symbols (answer keys provided).
Some symbols included are:
UPDATED March 2017
NO PREP required.
This is the 2nd unit in a series of units covering 3 communities that make Canada unique.
This packet includes everything you need in order to teach an in-depth study about Iqaluit, Nunavut. The unit is was designed to be an inquiry bas
Worksheets and Activities for Remembrance Day or Veterans Week.
Celebrate Canada 150 with *pages and Proud to be Canadian craft
- 11th hour, 11th day, 11th month
- O Canada fill-in-the-blank
* Canada's national anthem
- Write a thank you letter to a veteran
- Remember a Veteran Colouring
Hey everyone! Just wanted to share these in case it was helpful to your report card writing/unit planning!
The goal of this item is just to share samples of what your report cards may look like and give you something to start with. The new curriculum means new activities, new projects and new comme
This is a travel brochure project for use during a study of Canada. Each student will create a fun and creative travel brochure on a specific Canadian province or territory. Great for independent research, a partner project, or small group work!
There are three 'STAGES' of differentiated Canada
UPDATED March 2017
NO PREP required.
This is the 1st unit in a series of units covering 3 communities that make Canada unique.
This packet includes everything you need in order to teach an in-depth study about Meteghan, Nova Scotia. The unit is was designed to be an inquiry based
I have taught the unit Pioneers for approximately 3 years now. The last two years I have given this assignment to my students. They love it. I usually mention it during my Pioneer introduction. This year they have been asking for it continuously! :) I am so excited to see their creations this year.
Canada: All About Canada!
This pack contains information and activities that cover all things Canada! Topics include:
Canada on the Map
-featuring posters, maps, and activity pages
Facts About Canada
-the national anthem, Canada's motto, the Prime Minister, the M
UPDATED March 2017
NO PREP required.
This is the 3rd unit in a series of units covering 3 communities that make Canada unique.
This packet includes everything you need in order to teach an in-depth study about Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The unit is was designed to be an inqu
This Power Point focuses facts and landmarks of Canada. This was made for a Family Reading Night (each group of teachers were assigned a county). This gives many facts that would be of interest to younger students in elementary school. This is great to use if you are doing brief studies of other c
This is a fun, engaging, and educational game for students who are learning about the symbols of Canada. Included in this game are symbols of Canada, some animals found in Canada, as well as general landforms (mountain, valley, island, etc.)
Simply print, cut, and laminate, and the game is ready
New!!!! FULL MINI UNIT #2 FRENCH Social Studies new curriculum Heritage and Identity: Communities in Canada, Past and Present
This Unit focuses on Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity
This Mini-Unit was designed for students to discover some influential Canadians who have “contributed to the ide
This is a great slideshow to show elementary students at the beginning of a unit on Canada or the Inuit. It puts the country in perspective for K-5 students and gives them an overview on some of the highlights of Canada. This download comes with the slideshow in BOTH a PowerPoint and PDF version.
Canada Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way to expand your unit! Start building interest in your topic each morning with these 30 fascinating fact cards that go beyond the basics.
One teacher shared:
“My kids are addicted to rea
Are you looking for a Remembrance Day Unit you can use in your Canadian classroom? As a Canadian teacher I've been frustrated trying to find content specific to national holidays and traditions that work in my Canadian classroom. So instead of being frustrated, I decided to build a unit that would so
With this Take It and Teach bundled set of unit plans, you will have lesson plans for an entire year of Grade Two Social Studies. This bundle covers the outcomes and indicators for the Saskatchewan Grade Two Social Studies curriculum. Each unit has lesson plans presented in the following format: Ou
I used this worksheet to introduce the concept of traditions to my Gr. 2 class. We discussed what a tradition was and we read about the traditions of the Inuit people as exemplars. I then asked the students to complete 3 out of the 4 boxes.
I used the font MostlyMono (free for personal and commercia
Remembrance Day ClipArt Package:
24 items are included in this package: 12 color images & 12 black and white images. Jpg and png files are provided. Each item at 300 dpi will print up to 8 inches unless otherwise stated. That way you can scale each image to the desired size. This clipart w
This low prep Social Studies research project will allow students to investigate a province and record their information in a visually engaging way. Can be used to teach library skills and computer internet research skills. Great to use in combination with the new INQUIRY expectations in the Ontario
This French "Jour du Souvenir" poster can serve as an introduction to Canada’s Remembrance Day. This one page poster is also available in English.
(See also a variety of French and English recitals for Remembrance Day in my store in English and French).
A set of four hands on, active, re-usable lessons for teaching Canadian geography and mapping skills! A set of FOUR complete activities and games to teach Canadian provinces, territories and capital cities. These lessons move away from traditional pencil and paper work, and allow students to learn a
Are you looking for a fun and creative way to help your students learn about Canada's provinces and territories? If so, look no further. This resource will help your students become experts about them.
This product includes:
-Canada Travel Brochure Templates: Students will use these pages to create
Canada Social Studies Grade One PowerPoint Game: Learn about Canada with the Canada Trivia Game. This interactive PowerPoint game is a great introduction activity to learn about Canada. In teams, students have to find the correct answers to trivia questions. If they get a correct answer they get piec
Hands on center activities, levelled tests, worksheets, and games to help learn about provinces and territories in Canada. Create fun, engaging geography, community, math and social studies lessons that will encourage lifelong learning.
Purchase all four at this listing, and save $3.25!
I Have, Who Has? Canadian Symbols Task Cards
This is a set of 24 task cards featuring symbols of Canadian importance. It is using the popular activity I have, who has? There is also a blank card page included in case you would like to create additional cards.
This is part of a bigger bundle of act