52 Weekly Stories About Canada Grades 3-4

52 Weekly Stories About Canada Grades 3-4
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The 52 stories in this book have been designed to familiarize and develop student awareness of Canadian symbols, seasons, birds, wild animals, insects, reptiles, amphibians, sports, famous male and female athletes, famous Canadian animals, and special places to visit in Canada.

Each topic contains an information story and a follow-up exercise designed to review and develop strong reading and phonetic skills.

CANADIAN SYMBOLS:

  • Story #1: Our Country – Canada 
  • Story #2: The Prime Minister of Canada
  • Story #3: Canada’s Capital City 
  • Story #4: How Canada Got Its Own Flag 
  • Story #5: Canada’s National Flag 
  • Story #6: Symbols of Canada

CANADIAN SPORTS:

  • Story #1: Baseball in Canada 
  • Story #2: Canadian Football 
  • Story #3: Soccer in Canada 
  • Story #4: Canadian Basketball 

CANADIAN BIRDS:

  • Story #1: The Snowy Owl 
  • Story #2: The Atlantic Puffin 
  • Story #3: The Burrowing Owl 
  • Story #4: The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird 
  • Story #5: The Common Loon 

CANADIAN ANIMALS:

  • Story #1: The Canadian Beaver 
  • Story #2: The Black Bear 
  • Story #3: The Muskrat 
  • Story #4: The Snowshoe Hare 
  • Story #5: The Opossum 
  • Story #6: The Musk Ox 

CANADIAN INSECTS:

  • Story #1: The Firefly
  • Story #2: The Ladybug 
  • Story #3: The Dragonfly

CANADIAN REPTILES:

  • Story #1: The Snapping Turtle 
  • Story #2: The Leatherback Turtle 
  • Story #3: The Prairie Rattlesnake 

CANADIAN INVENTORS/INVENTIONS:

  • Story #1: Joseph-Armand Bombardier – Skidoo 
  • Story #2: Alexander Graham Bell – Telephone
  • Story #3: Jacque Plante – Hockey Mask

FAMOUS CANADIAN ATHLETES:

  • Story #1: P.K. Subban – One of the Three Hockey Brothers 
  • Story #2: The Dufour-Lapointe Sisters – Canada’s Mogul Queens 
  • Story #3: Alexandre Bilodeau – Freestyle Skiing King 
  • Story #4: Mark McMorris – A Snowboarding Warrior
  • Story #5: Marielle Thompson – Golden Girl on Skis 

FAMOUS CANADIAN PEOPLE:

  • Story #1: Carly Rae Jepson – Canadian Singer and Songwriter 
  • Story #2: Chris Hadfield – Famous Canadian Astronaut 
  • Story #3: Jessica Amlee – Young Canadian Film and Television Star
  • Story #4: David Suzuki – Canadian Scientist 
  • Story #5: Avril Lavigne – Singer and Songwriter 


CANADIAN PLACES/SIGHTS:

  • Story #1: The Queen Charlotte Islands or Haidi Gwaii – “Islands of the Haida Peoples” 
  • Story #2: Jasper National Park – Canada’s Scenic Wonder 
  • Story #3: The Big Muddy Badlands – The Outlaws’ Hideaway
  • Story #4: Lunenburg – A World Heritage Site
  • Story #5: The Cabot Trail – A Scenic Roadway
  • Story #6: Yellowknife – The Largest Community in the N.W.T. 
  • Story #7: Aurora Borealis or The Northern Lights 
  • Story #8: The Peterborough Lift Lock 
  • Story #9: The Hartland Covered Bridge 

CANADIAN GHOST STORIES:

  • Story #1: The Ghost Train 

FAMOUS CANADIAN MYSTERIES:

  • Story #1: Ogopogo – A Famous Lake Monster
  • Story #2: Bigfoot or Sasquatch – A British Columbia Mystery Monster 
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