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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 inquiry based unit. All website links, worksheets, unit test, project and activities are all included. I have made everything you will need, and have done countless hours of research.
In this unit, the students will go on a 'trip' to Saskatoon. The students will make pysanky eggs, learn about Christmas and Easter traditions, make prairie art, and design a pic collage, to name a few.
There are some activities that reference the 'Pearson Education - Many Voices' Grade 2 Social Studies program. All 3 books - Looking at People, Looking at Places, Looking at work, and some of the little mini-books. These units compliment these books, but are not crucial to the unit.
All Grade 2 Social learner outcomes are covered in this unit, as one component of looking at Canada's Dynamic Communities.
- Lesson ideas - just follow it and you've got the outcomes covered.
- Printables including interactive sheets
- Website links 50+
- Higher level questions including inquiry work - guided and independent.
- End of unit project, including a rubric for evaluation.
- Assessments, including an end of unit test
- Chances for class discussions, cooperative work and partner work
This unit was intended to cover a 2 month study of Saskatoon.
Adventure to Meteghan and Journey to Iqaluit are available as well.
Adventure to Meteghan
Journey to Iqaluit
All 3 units in one bundle * Big savings!*
Also check out these Social resources:
What is a community?
Community in the Past
Show what you know - Google Social Assessment Task
Tour Builder for Grade 2 Social Studies
Please feel free to share with other teachers at your own school but please purchase additional licenses to share with others.
resources for you French Immersion class are available:
Une Aventure a Meteghan
C’est Le Printemps à Saskatoon
Paquet de 3 unités du programme d'études sociales de 2e année
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