Major Cities of Canada Teacher Resources
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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.
Discover Alberta Canada. In this social studies lesson, 5th graders research symbols, historical patterns, and culture of Alberta, Canada, then design a brochure for tourists visiting the area.
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.
Sixth graders explore the physical regions of Canada. In this geography lesson, 6th graders research the seven physical regions of Canada noting the environmental characteristics of each region. Students create graphs depicting the human characteristics in each region.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students gather facts about Canada from various maps. In this Canada lesson, students use beans to relate the populations of the U.S. and Canada. Students create population distribution maps based on the placement of the beans.
Students predict whether road, rail, waterway, air, or telecommunications is best way to connect Canada, and justify their choices taking into consideration environmental and economic concerns. Students then compare mass of materials being moved by different modes and examine how technology has reduced time needed to move letter across country.
Students predict which is the best way to connect Canada. They must justify their choice with research. They compare the mass of materials being moved and discover how technology has greatly reduced the amount of time needed to move goods.
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.
Students read news reports and first-person accounts of a blackout in a large city and keep weblogs or journals. They take on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work and then use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who experienced it.
In this Canadian studies worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 10 sentences, describe the significance of 5 notable people or events, and respond to 10 true and false questions pertaining to Canada and its history.
Learners, after brainstorming all the words they can associate with the word Canada, investigate and study about three Canadian cities and then write about a city in their country. They complete a worksheet on unfamiliar vocabulary words as well.
In this geography worksheet, learners match the name for each of 20 rivers of the world with the major city where it is located.