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In this activity students research Canada (you can choose to use the internet or conduct research using library or textbook resources) and fill out a graphic organizer for each of the provinces and territories. Students discover information about the provincial/territorial flag, flower, capital city, population, natural features, and fun facts. You can choose to bind the sheets into a booklet or use them individually.

Discover Canada: Graphic Organizer Research Activity Worksheets

In this activity students research Canada (you can choose to use the internet or conduct research using library or textbook resources) and fill out a graphic organizer for each of the provinces and territories. Students discover information about the provincial/territorial flag, flower, capital city, population, natural features, and fun facts. You can choose to bind the sheets into a booklet or use them individually.

Folding in Social Studies

OK - it's not a Math Journal Sunday ... but I've got a FANTASTIC foldable to share with you today. I saw this idea on A Teacher's Treasure a few weeks ago, and as soon as I saw it, I knew I HAD to do it with my class. This is called the Secret Door Foldable. You've got to head over to Mor's blog to see it - she even has a great video to show you step-by-step how to complete the template. The minute I finished watching her video, I ran to get two pieces of paper to try it out for myself…

My students are always really engaged and have fun completing their lapbooks while learning about Canada! Activities Included: - Title Page - Map of Provinces/Territories - Map Major Landforms and Bodies of Water - Province/Territory Facts - Famous Canadian - Tourist Attraction - Province/Territory Official Flower/Bird/Tree - History of Province/Territory - Compare and Contrast Provinces/Territories - Interesting Facts

Canada Lapbook Project

My students are always really engaged and have fun completing their lapbooks while learning about Canada! Activities Included: - Title Page - Map of Provinces/Territories - Map Major Landforms and Bodies of Water - Province/Territory Facts - Famous Canadian - Tourist Attraction - Province/Territory Official Flower/Bird/Tree - History of Province/Territory - Compare and Contrast Provinces/Territories - Interesting Facts

Canadian Lapbook Project - Canada's Provinces and Territories $

Canada's Provinces and Territories Lapbook

This Canadian Lapbook Project for Provinces and Territories of Canada contains all the instructions, templates, and pictures needed to create the lapbook shown in the thumbnails. Please download the free preview to see a larger picture of what's included in this PDF file.Skills covered:• Provincial...

Great activities for Age of Exploration and Longitude and latitude

Nerdy Explorers.

So this week has been a spirit week for us which means LOTS of fun dressing up! I do believe dressing up was one of the reasons I became an elementary school teacher ;) Combine our crazy costumes with our Explorer hats that we have created to introduce our last unit and you have one ridiculous AMAZING looking bunch of kiddos! Creating our "Ship" (group) flags Using picture artifacts from a sunken ship to identify the 5 major reasons for exploration. See more about this lesson {HERE} Smell…

The Royal Province of New France and the start of the Fur Trade: Complete Unit with informational text, foldables, and activities!

Royal Province of New France and Fur Trade

The Royal Province of New France and the start of the Fur Trade: Complete Unit with informational text, foldables, and activities!

Explorers to Canada - Set of 28 Posters and 28 Student Templates.  Beautiful posters of explorers who played a part in Canadian history. Student templates too, so students can design their own posters.

EXPLORATION Canada 28 Posters 28 Student Templates Biography Activity

This set of 28 posters of Explorers to Canada includes 8" by 10.5" posters of the following explorers who made important contributions to the exploration and ultimate settlement of Canada:Roald Amundsen, Etienne Brule, John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, James Cook, Leif Ericson, John ...

Differentiated Canadian province or territory travel brochure project - 3 levels of difficulty, rubric included

Canada Project, Province and Territory, Distance Learning

This is a travel brochure project for use during a study of Canada. Each student will create a fun and creative travel brochure on a specific Canadian province or territory. Great for independent research, a partner project, or small group work! This project includes a separate differentiated dig...

Mama Do You Love Me Eskimo activities and writing project and watercolors #Northern Lights #Eskimo #Mama Do You Love Me.

Mama, Do You Love Me? Eskimo Activities

We just finished our Amazing Arctic Adventures using the book "Mama Do You Love Me" as the springboard to learn about the Inuit People of Alaska. We wrote stories after watching some videos about the Eskimos and the Iditarod and life in the North. We called them Amazing Arctic Adventures...... Here are some of the book I bought on Amazon and a Scholastic News we read. I also bought DOGTEAM BY Gary Paulsen which has beautiful illustrations by his wife and talks about the dogsled races of…

$Canada Trading Cards: Provinces & Territories

Canada Research: Provinces & Territories

Canada Trading Cards: Provinces & Territories Students will identify characteristics of the provinces and territories of Canada by gathering information to create a trading card for their province or territory of choice. This province and territories research packet includes: • a full page tr...

LATITUDE & LONGITUDE ACTIVITIES - Three sets of task cards to help students practice finding locations with a set of latitude and longitude coo...

Latitude and Longitude Task Cards

LATITUDE & LONGITUDE - Three sets of task cards to help students practice finding locations with a set of latitude and longitude coordinates. Using gnomes as a theme (thinking of gnomes who have traveled the world and sent home notes) each task card is written like a postcard. Set 1 - student...

the {ART} of learning: Nerdy Explorers.

Nerdy Explorers.

So this week has been a spirit week for us which means LOTS of fun dressing up! I do believe dressing up was one of the reasons I became an elementary school teacher ;) Combine our crazy costumes with our Explorer hats that we have created to introduce our last unit and you have one ridiculous AMAZING looking bunch of kiddos! Creating our "Ship" (group) flags Using picture artifacts from a sunken ship to identify the 5 major reasons for exploration. See more about this lesson {HERE} Smell…