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
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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The "Political and Physical Regions of Canada" activity packet is aligned with the Grade 4 Social Studies curriculum expectations. This activity packet includes 3 lines of inquiry for students to complete. Through these inquiry assignments students practice gathering, organizing, interpreting/analyzi
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
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
Let’s get to know Canada!
This worksheet includes 11 pages with a great variety of activities and exercises about Canada. The materials have informative exercises about the things that Canada is famous for, such as the Inuit people, ice hockey, Justin Bieber, the Rocky Mountains, t
This no-prep pack comes with information and questions about the 8 Physical Regions of Canada -
*Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Lowlands
*Hudson Bay Lowlands
The pack includes:
-Full colour map of the
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
This is Part 1 of a unit that is based on the new Ontario Social Studies Curriculum for Grade 3. I have split the unit into 4 parts:
Part 1: Municipalities in Ontario
Part 2: Geographic Regions of Ontario
Part 3: Land Use in Ontario
Part 4: Culminating Task and Quiz
In this part of the unit, studen
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:
Travel back to Confederation to see how Canada became a new nation. Our resource breaks down the responsibilities and parts of the federal government.
About this Resource:
Recognize that Canada is a democracy and a constitutional monarchy, with the head of stat
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
How Canada's Government Works. This resource's point of view is Canadian and is designed for Canadian students. It includes:
- a reading text of 560 words that is written in a question and answer format describing the basic structure of the federal government of Canada. The reading level is better
This Canada worksheet contains 28 questions, a map to label, and a short response for students to share something they found interesting about Canada.
This worksheet was designed to go along with a presentation that can be found here:
Worksheets for a history lesson on Jacques Cartier and the settlement of New France. Includes a short piece of verse, a fact sheet, a 10 question short-answer worksheet, and a puzzle.
My worksheets make good homework assignments or handout work. I found them very effective at the start of class.
***Please note that this resource has only one working webquest at this time (May 31, 2017) as the HBC website has either changed or undergoing construction. I will monitor it over the next few weeks and if there has been a change that means the second webquest no longer works, I will create a new o
Are you learning about the three levels of Canadian government and want a unique way for students to show what they have learned? This flip book in an interactive way to record information learned or researched about the three levels of Canadian government.
This six page flip book would be a perfec
A set of masters for students to practice review of provinces and capital cities. Great for the beginning of the year!!
The review pack contains:
- Map of Canada labelled with provinces and capital cities.
- Blank map of Canada
- Province Labelling worksheet
- Province word search
- Capital city word
This map of Canada's provinces and territories is the CORRECT version of the map found within my "Canadian Government & Citizenship" bundle and is intended for those people who purchased the bundle, and for anyone else who needs a handy map of our country. (My computer died before I had saved
World War One was a horrible war. This comprehensive package communicates to students the hellish conditions of the trenches. It effectively focuses on the human experience of those who served in the war. There are seven differentiated activities in this package.
Activity One: Weapons of the War
This ESL lesson plan includes:
- a 241 word 5-paragraph text about the Canadian flag
- a list of vocabulary words which are underlined in the text
- a short list Fast Facts
- comprehension worksheets (3 activities).
The text is written at a 5th grade level.
Teacher answer key included.
Please be sure to download/view the preview file as it shows all of the pages that are included in this product. I want you to be certain this is the right product for you before purchasing.
I have been using my own Learning Journal for about 3 years in Social Studies and it has be
I used this multi-tier timeline to teach the impact of France and Britain on Canada during our geography of Canada unit. Included is the multi-tier timeline and a 10-point question/worksheet on it along with the key. Includes basic and higher-level inferencing questions. (UPDATED FILE!)
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
Canadian history or general exploration - this resource includes three original reading passages about the life of explorer John Cabot. Each text has an “Understanding the Text” page and a “Using Language” page. These activities give the students a chance to demonstrate their understanding of what t
This resource includes three original texts about explorer Henry Hudson with an “Understanding the Text” page and a “Using Language” page for each text. These activities give the students a chance to demonstrate their understanding of what they have read, using vocabulary, making inferences and eval
Students choose an important invention from the turn of the 20th century and create an advertisement showing the importance of the invention in history.
This assignment was originally created for a Canadian history class but would be equally applicable to American history as well.
The turn of the
The Metis are one of the three Aboriginal groups in Canada: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit. This 88 page unit is all about Metis history, culture, arts, and traditions. I have included a variety of games, partner activities, projects, graphic organizers, and projects that will appeal to all learners
The War Of 1812 provides a backdrop for some of the most interesting people and events in the history of Canada.
About this Resource:
Causes of the war, major events and the impact of the war on the development of Canada are examined. As well, captivating personalities such as Tecu
Take a trip to Canada with your students! Use these materials in your Canadian unit study.
Perfect to use as a supplement with resource books and videos.
-Teaching guide/mini-unit ideas
-Four reading passages: learn about Ottawa (parliament, Rideau Canal), Iqaluit (aur
Oh Canada My Home and Native Land Unit contains twenty-one pages of information and worksheets explaining Canada.
Information and worksheet titles include: Oh Canada My Home, Canada What Do You Offer?, Water Water Everywhere, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada's National Sport, Creative Arts
Studying European Explorers of North America. This John Cabot, also known as Giovanni Caboto, nonfiction booklet is great to use when teaching European Explorers of North America or the history of Canada on the upper elementary level. This booklet on John Cabot meets the Georgia's fourth grade Social
Studying European Explorers of North America. This Henry Hudson nonfiction booklet is great to use when teaching European Explorers of North America or the history of Canada on the upper elementary level. This booklet on Henry Hudson meets the Georgia's fourth grade Social Studies standards for SS4H2
This resource about Samuel de Champlain is an informational reading and writing activity unit for upper elementary students, to be used in an ELA class or a Social Studies class. It is perfect to include in a unit on Acadia or New France. The texts are continuous but do not have to be read all at o
This Lesson Plan Unit begins with a numbered 7-paragraph 383-word text (written at a grade 8 reading level) that discusses the origins of Remembrance Day and how it is observed in Canada.
a list of 16 vocabulary words,
a reading for information activity and
a list of discussion qu
This resource has three reading texts about Terry Fox, his life story and how he has inspired Canadians.
--- Part 1 includes a numbered seven-paragraph text, a vocabulary list, a Fast Facts section, and an exercise for putting sentences from the text in correct order.
--- Part 2 includes a number
Civics can be a challenging course to teach! This course has everything you will need to successfully teach students about how our Canadian government works.
- Clear answer keys for activities packages, test and exam!
- Three dynamic units that meet or exceed provincial standards
This activity briefly addresses the unfair, racist treatment of Chinese Labourers during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. There is a pre-reading set of questions to activate their prior learning/understanding of racism, then a 2 page handout which includes a snippet from an old news
In "The Early Explorers of Canada," students are required to write about where and when each of the five explorers travelled and record what riches they hoped to find. The explorers include John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Martin Frobisher, Samuel de Champlain, and Henry Hudson. The assignment also incl
This is part of the grade 3 Quebec social studies curriculum. I have compiled worksheets that can be used as a booklet or as individual sheets as needed. I have scaffolded some worksheets so don’t be alarmed if two sheets look similar- it is only the objective that has been altered and not the conten
Canadian History: The Loyalists – Texts and Activities
This resource consists of three informational texts and six activities. The first text, "Who were the Loyalists?" is an introduction to the topic, the second text is about the background of the American Revolution and the third covers the Loyal
Our unit takes the mundane and makes it marvelous.
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Students learn more about government in Canada that the average parent does in a lifetime. An information-based section focuses on important concepts pertaining to government in Canada, and includes related as
In this atlas activity, students will investigate the countries of the United States and Canada. Questions focus on the physical geography of the countries and answers can be found in any current atlas or almanac. Great introduction activity for the unit on North America.
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An in-depth and interesting overview of the events leading to the start of World War Two. The package also thoroughly covers the events early in the war from 1939 - 1940.
The package includes the following themes:
1. The Policy of Appeasement
2. The Map of Europe (pre-Hitler)
3. The War Begin
Studying European Explorers of North America. This Jacques Cartier nonfiction booklet is great to use when teaching European Explorers of North America or the history of Canada on the upper elementary level. This booklet on Jacques Cartier meets the Georgia's fourth grade Social Studies standards for
Have your students discover Canada's geography with this interactive mapping practice. Students use atlases, globes or the internet to hunt down different landforms, bodies of water and urban centers found in Canada.
If you don't have those, print off the World Atlas map of canada here:
Terry Fox: This pack contains information and activities that will help your primary-aged students learn about Terry Fox.
It includes information about Terry’s early life, his cancer diagnosis, the Marathon of Hope, and his lasting legacy.
Information posters allow your students to see Terry Fox in
Our unit consists of stories about Saskatchewan's aboriginal cultures.
About this Resource:
Moss Bag Stories can be integrated into your curriculum under family studies. The stories tell about one way that Native mothers take care of their young children. Moss Bags are the enviro