Teachers are provided with 32 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand physical patterns in a changing world as well natural resources around the world use and sustainability. Topics covered are landforms, water systems, vegetation regions, climate regions, and challenges presented by the physical environment. Natural resource topics covered: types, issues, extraction methods, perspectives on use, the impact of use, environmental concerns and energy types. This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom.
PLEASE NOTE: Links to external videos and readings are in English (French links have been provided where possible).
-Lesson instructions and student pages are in French
-Regular and Reliable Internet Is Required For This Unit
-Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books or online sources.
-This resource is NOT editable.
-Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2013 Grade 7 Geography Strand A & B
Why Study Geography? (As/For Learning)
Mapping Skills Review (For Learning)
Map of Canada Assignment (Of Learning)
What is Geography? (For/As Learning)
World Map Assignment (Of Learning)
Physical Characteristics of Landforms (As Learning)
Changes to Landforms (As Learning)
Landforms Quiz (Of Learning)
Land Reclamation Assignment (As/Of Learning)
Physical Characteristics of Water Systems (As Learning)
Changes to Water Systems (As Learning)
Characteristics of Climate Regions (As Learning)
Changes to Climate Regions (As Learning)
Climate Graph Creation Assignment (Of Learning)
Natural Vegetation Regions (As Learning)
Changes to Natural Vegetation Regions (As Learning)
Invasive Species Assignment (Of Learning)
Challenges and Opportunities Presented by Physical Environments (As Learning)
Group Scenario Learning (As Learning)
Natural Events Inquiry Stations (As/Of Learning)
Unit Test (Of Learning)
Introduction - Canada: A Land of Natural Resources (As/Of Learning)
What is a Natural Resource? (As/For Learning)
Where are Natural Resources Located in Canada? (For/As Learning)
Where are Natural Resources Located in the World? (As Learning)
What Makes Natural Resources Valuable? (As Learning)
How Do Humans Meet Their Needs and Wants (As Learning)
Natural Resources Quiz (Of Learning)
Perspectives On Natural Resource Use (As Learning)
Current Events Assignment (As/Of Learning)
Natural Resources Extraction Methods (As Learning)
Effects of Natural Resource Extraction (As Learning)
Environmental Responses to Resource Extraction (For/As/Of Learning)
Taking Action: Organizations That Care (As/Of Learning)
National Resources Inquiry Assignment (As/Of Learning)
Personal Plan of Action (Of Learning)
Unit Test (Of Learning)
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-individual student PDFs for digital use
-detailed unit plan
-assessment for, of and as learning breakdown
-lessons divided up with title pages for easy access
-32 different lessons
-lots of variety and student choice on assignments
-detailed teacher and student directions
-Q Chart to help students formulate good questions
-inquiry-based learning (Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books or online sources)
-inquiry stations research folder cover pages
-inquiry station cards with detailed instructions
-inquiry station graphic organizers to help students with their research
-oral presentation assessment rubric
-geographic content assessment rubric
-writing assessment rubric
-a variety of assessment formats (inquiry, assignments, quiz and test)
Other Grade 7 Social Studies Resources
Grade 7 History Bundle French Edition