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Canada: A Land Rich in Beauty and Culture
Third graders in groups research the different regions of Canada. They create a timeline to put the major events of Canada's history in order.
Geography of Canada
All about Canada! Learners explore the geography and providences of Canada by watching videos, studying maps and conducting internet research. By the end of this activity, your class should be able to locate major areas and compare and contrast provinces. The activity culminates with students creating a map of Canada and writing a descriptive paragraph about a Canadian province of their choice.
Young language arts pupils explore world geography through the reading of an informational text. As a class learners conduct research on the history, geography, culture, and politics of Canada while they read. They will need to define vocabulary terms from the book and answer study questions about the country as part of this lesson.
Provinces and Capitals of Canada
Students locate Canadian provinces, territories and capital cities. They access the Atlas of Canada website along with other printed resources and use the information to locate, identify and label a map of Canada.
Canada and Global Issues
Students explore the environmental issues of Canada. In this Canadian environment lesson, students read and article about Canada's environmental issues. Students develop questions and research to find more information. Students write summaries of their information and share with classmates.
Geographical Pursuit in Canada
Middle schoolers participate in a game designed to introduce them to basic geography facts about Canada and it Pacific and Atlantic neighbors. They access current information on the Atlas of Canada website and complete a worksheet.
Students explain the symbols of Canada and their relevance. In this Canada lesson, students read Oh Canada and exchange pen-pal letters with students in Canada. Students create a class quilt with Canadian symbols.
Trade in Atlantic Canada
Young scholars explore Atlantic Canada's natural resources and investigate how these resources affect the lives of Atlantic Canadians. They identify trade and other economic linkages between Atlantic Canada and the national and global community.
Louisiana and Canada: Understanding Acadian Cultural connections
Ninth graders investigate why Acadians moved to Lousiana. In this geography lesson plan, 9th graders research the migration of Acadian to Louisiana and how that influenced the culture. Students analyze a list of cultural and physical characteristics of Canada and find those present in Louisiana. Students create a map showing migration patterns. Students write a paragraph about the importance of ethnic identity.
Symbols of Canada
Sixth graders investigate the link between Canadian symbols and identity, offering various perspectives of what Canada means to Canadians. They explore the natural world around them and choose an image to sketch.
We Are Reflections of Canada - Our People, Our Places, And Our Landscape
Sixth graders discover that they are active participants in Canadian culture. They engage in investigation of the past and various symbols of Canada. They explore their concept of culture and demonstrate an understanding of culture in their lives.
Fourth graders sample the rich diversity of Canada's people and cultures, glimpse the vastness of Canada's lands and waters, and get an idea of the wealth and variety of its resources, wildlife, and history.
The ABCs of Canada: Social Studies 16 Students Teach Grade 2
Have your high schoolers learn about Canada with this resource. Learners design an activity booklet, including a map, for use with second graders learning about Canada. They become mentors for the younger learners and explore the topic as a group.
Canada and the Cold War: 1945-1991 – PowerPoint Presentation
In this Canadian history worksheet, learners view a PowerPoint presentation about Canada's role in this Cold War and then respond to 27 fill in the blank questions. The PowerPoint is not provided.
High schoolers examine a variety of issues that affect the geography of Canada. In small groups they read a magazine article about a specific issue related to Canadian geography, answer discussion questions, and present a summary of their article to the class.
Fifth graders research the history of Ontario, Canada. In this history of Canada lesson, 5th graders gather information and use it to design an informative poster to display.
Climate Change in Canada
In this Canada learning exercise, students read a 6 page detailed informational text about climate change in Canada. Students then complete 10 essay/short answer questions.
In this reading comprehension Canadian history learning exercise, students read a multi paragraph passage about the holiday in Canada. Students answer 12 questions.
In this Canada Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on Canada Day.
Canada Eh? Pre/Post Tests on Canada Using GPS
Young scholars participate in a GPS activity and answer questions about Canada. In this Canada lesson, students identify location by using a GPS Unit and latitude and longitude. Young scholars find an Inuksuk (station) and a complete worksheet.