This unit covers a variety of outcomes related to theme of "Community". Students are provided with multiple graphic organizers, writing opportunities, explorations, scavenger hunts and hands on project-based learning components. Can be used for all school systems from public-private-semi-private.
2.1.1 Characteristics of Communities
KL-018 Locate their local community on a map of Canada.
KI-004 Identify the defining characteristics of communities.
KI-005 Describe characteristics of their local communities. Examples: transportation, services, schools...
2.1.2 Natural Resources
KL-016 Name natural resources in their local community.
KL-017 Give examples of ways in which the natural environment influences their communities.
2.1.3 Stories of the Past
KH-025 Relate stories of significant events and people in their local community’s past.
KH-025A Relate stories of significant events and people in their local Aboriginal community.
KH-025F Relate stories of significant events and people in their local francophone community.
VH-008 Value personal connections to stories of their community’s past.
VH-008A Value personal connections to stories of their Aboriginal community’s past.
VH-008F Value personal connections to stories of their francophone community’s past.
2.1.4 Culture and Heritage
KI-006 Identify cultural groups in their local communities.
KI-010 Identify their heritage and culture.
KI-010A Identify their Aboriginal heritage and culture.
KI-010F Identify their francophone heritage and culture
.1.5 Personal Identity
KI-007 Give examples of factors that shape who they are. Examples: language, family, community, traditions, gender, where they live...
KI-008 Recognize that stories of their elders, groups, and communities help shape who they are.
KI-008A Recognize that their Aboriginal Elders, ancestors, and communities connect them to the past, present, and future.
KI-009 Describe groups with which they identify. Examples: cultural, linguistic, community, First Nation…
VI-005 Value their groups and communities.
2.1.6 Contributing to Our Communities
KC-001 Recognize that all members of communities have responsibilities and rights.
VC-001 Value the contributions of individuals to their communities.
VC-002 Be willing to contribute to their groups and communities.
KP-033 Identify leaders in their communities. Examples: mayor, reeve, chief, elders, community volunteers...
KP-034 Give examples of ways in which they may demonstrate leadership.
VP-011 Be sensitive to others when taking on leadership roles.
2.1.8 Remembrance Day
KC-003 Describe Remembrance Day as a time to think about peace and war.
KP-035 Identify possible sources of conflict in groups and communities.
VP-012 Value peaceful, non-violent ways of resolving conflicts.