Land Formations of Canada Teacher Resources
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Students create a PowerPoint about Canadian geography or history. For this Canada lesson, students spend two days researching their Canadian topic in the library and online. They create a PowerPoint presentation and add pictures taken with their digital cameras.
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.
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.
In this North American geography worksheet, students read about the physical features and resources of the United States and Canada. Students take notes and answer 3 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
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.
Fifth graders research Nova Scotia to gather information to relate geography and its effect on the people who live there. In this Nova Scotia lesson, access their prior knowledge to complete a map of Nova Scotia. Students work in groups and create pictures, role play, write a song or others as a clue for a location in the Nova Scotia notes.
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.
Learners 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 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 activity.
In this Canadian geography worksheet, students read about how Canada developed and governs itself. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
For this Subregions of Canada worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer and take notes on the economy and culture of Canada as they read about several provinces in Canada, then answer four comprehension questions.
In this Canada activity, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages, then answer three comprehension questions.
For this Political Geography worksheet, students take notes in a chart while reading several passages, then answer five comprehension questions.
Students examine a map of Canada, differentiating among the provinces and territories. They explore the new Nunavut territory and its leader by reading and discussing "In New Land of Eskimos, a New Chief Offers Hope."
Young scholars identify the major geographic features of colonial New England. They explain the essential parts to a map and interpret journals to plot a journey. They discover the connection between geography and life.
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.
Ninth graders investigate why Acadians moved to Lousiana. In this geography lesson, 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.
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.
Students explain the symbols of Canada and their relevance. For this Canada lesson, students read Oh Canada and exchange pen-pal letters with students in Canada. Students create a class quilt with Canadian symbols.
Young scholars participate in a GPS activity and answer questions about Canada. In this Canada lesson plan, students identify location by using a GPS Unit and latitude and longitude. Young scholars find an Inuksuk (station) and a complete worksheet.