Students examine the history of Canadian settlement through an interactive program. They learn why some parts of the country where more heavily populated than others. They discover what life is like for a Canadian and their government system.
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Children's Rights Around the World
Students examine the various articles of the United Nations "Universal Declaration of Human Rights". After reading and role-playing, they discuss how the rights described affect them in Canada. They discuss what it would be like to live...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
The Kwakwaka'Wakw: A Study of a North Pacific Coast People and the Potlatch
Discover the cultural practices and unique value systems of a group of native peoples from Canada called the Kwakwaka'wakw. Your young historians will discuss how conceptions of wealth can vary and how these native people utilized...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Canada Eh? Pre/Post Tests on Canada Using GPS
Students participate in a GPS activity and answer questions about Canada. In this Canada instructional activity, students identify location by using a GPS Unit and latitude and longitude. Students find an Inuksuk (station) and a complete...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
After reading excerpts from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, your pupils will draw on what they've learned about the cruelty of slavery in order to write and present an anti-slavery speech or editorial.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teachers' Guide: Take Time to Remember
The Royal Canadian Legion offers this teacher's guide designed to remind learners of all ages of the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in not only World War I but also the Korean and Gulf wars. The 42-page packet is filled with...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
The Splendor of Canada's Provinces and Territories
Sixth graders use a map of Canada to label all provinces and territories as well as write information about each location. Using books, they read about each province and territory and write down adjectives describing them. They paint a...
6th Social Studies & History