Geography of Canada Teacher Resources
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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 lesson, your class should be able to locate major areas and compare and contrast provinces.
K - 5th English Language Arts
The Geography of Canada's National Parks
Young scholars are introduced to the national parks of Canada. In groups, they use the internet to identify the factors that determine the level of tourism. They create a tourist pamphlet and present the material to the class to end the lesson.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Bread of the Sandwich
Students create relief maps of Canada and Mexico out of everyday objects like dried macaroni, dry rice, sand, etc. They create a clue card for a location game and try to stump their classmates. They host a travel fair to display their final projects.
8th Social Studies & History
Aboriginal Peoples And The Universals of Culture
Sixth graders research specific features of a province or territory of Canada. In this Canadian history lesson, 6th graders identify aboriginal culture areas on a map, identify cultural features represented in their region, and create an artifact that represents the culture.
6th Social Studies & History
Canada: Our Neighbor and Friend
Young scholars investigate the geography and culture of Canada by practicing the French language. In this world geography lesson, students create a continent map of North America while analyzing the unique geography of Canada. Young scholars practice singing the song "O Canada" in the French language.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Fifth graders become familiar with the people, culture, government and geography of Canada. In this Canadian people and places lesson, 5th graders research and create a map of Canada reflecting their gathered information. Students highlight important information on their province for the class.
5th Social Studies & History
Diversity: Origin Myths
Fifth graders analyze origin myths and the diversity of First Nations groups. In this history instructional activity, 5th graders review the geography of Canada and read various origin myths. Students illustrate one of the myths and research others in the library.
5th English Language Arts
Students examine scatterplots and determine the equation of a line using the slope-intercept method. Students interpret graphs, draw inferences, and sketch a curve of best fit for the graph. Based upon patterns in the graphs, students answer questions and make predictions.
7th - 9th Math
Geography: Intro to Canada
Students investigate the geography of Canada by analyzing a map of the country. In this North American geography lesson, students identify the 13 provinces of Canada and their locations by examining a Canadian map. Students may use computers and encyclopedias to help fill in their Canadian maps.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Where Do Canadians Live?
Students investigate Canadian people by researching the geography of the country. In this world geography lesson, students identify locations within Canada with large populations based on their access to waterways. Students view and create their own maps of Canada after several days of activities.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Young scholars 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Early Explorers WebQuest
Students use the Canadian Atlas online to gather information on the early explorers and settlers of Canada. Individually, they complete a WebQuest to extract information from maps to make generalizations about early settlement patterns. They also describe how the physical geography of Canada influenced where populations settled.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History