Geography of Canada Teacher Resources

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Students identify different geographical locations in Canada by using an Atlas. In this geography of Canada lesson plan, students locate features such as rivers, lakes, cities, provinces, and more.
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. The lesson culminates with students creating a map of Canada and writing a descriptive paragraph about a Canadian province of their choice.
Students 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.
Sixth graders research Canadian geography - the land and the bodies of water. They then plan an imaginary canoe trip through six major water bodies in Canada. They conclude the unit of study with a creative story.
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.
Students examine, detail and produce a display about a particular ecozone in Canada. They produce a detailed wall map, written report and a summary sheet.
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.  All rubrics and worksheets are included in this lesson.
Students 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.  Students practice singing the song "O Canada" in the French language.
In this Canada instructional activity, students read a 6 page detailed informational text about climate change in Canada. Students then complete 10 essay/short answer questions.
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.
Students explore the history of Canada by analyzing the First Nations' citizens. In this Native Canadian contributions lesson, students research the geography of Canada and create a book about the First Nations' involvement in the building of it. Students create an alphabet style book describing the good deeds provided by the different tribes.
Fifth graders analyze origin myths and the diversity of First Nations groups.  In this history lesson, 5th graders review the geography of Canada and read various origin myths.  Students illustrate one of the myths and research others in the library. 
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.
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.
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.
Students investigate Canadian people by researching the geography of the country.  In this world geography lesson plan, 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.
Students 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.
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.
Ninth graders examine Canadian natural resources. In this geography skills lesson, 9th graders research answers to questions regarding Canada's water, energy, forests, and wildlife. Students use their findings to create posters that promote conservation of the natural resources.
Sixth graders compare and contrast Canada and the United States. In this geography skills lesson, 6th graders use Google Squared to research information so that they may compare the geography of Canada and the United States.