Land Formations of Canada Teacher Resources
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Students create a PowerPoint about Canadian geography or history. In 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 lesson plan.
In this Canadian geography instructional activity, students read about how Canada developed and governs itself. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
Students are taught the historic and contemporary significance and routes of both freight and passenger railway systems in Canada. They study the Canadian terrain and identify its varied geographic features. Students depict a 3-D train traversing the Canadian landscape.
Learners 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."
Students 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.
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.
Eleventh graders research information about Canada in The Canadian Atlas, examine human impact upon landscape of Canada, and discuss ways Canadians can preserve their land and standard of living by using country's natural resources more efficiently.
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.
Students use the online Atlas of Canada to research a historical perspective of the changing map of Canada. They take both a pre- and post-test, develop a research portfolio and use their findings to prepare a presentation for the class.
Eleventh graders research the current and projected population density in Canada and factor in the amount of habitable land. They focus their research by completing a worksheet and consider how to lessen their own personal impact on the land.
Students conduct research on the dominant types of land cover in Canada. They explore the 'Atlas of Canada' website, analyze maps and satellite images, compare/contrast two locations in Canada, and complete a worksheet.
Junior High students examine the concept of sustainability and how it relates to Canada's National Park system. They conduct research on the 'Atlas of Canada' website, participate in a simulated online exercise to determine the best site for a new national park.
Students explore geography and culture of Canada. They play game that involves reviewing materials and answering questions about Canada, and create posters and brochures about life in Canada.