There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their artwork and creativity of their totem poles – huge tree trunks carved into many animals and faces representing various spirits.  Make First Nations Inspired Art

Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art

There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their ar

The Provinces (and Territories) of Canada - YouTube  For FIFTH grade. Activity: sing along with the song. Lead Topic: different provinces of Canada. Label on map.

The Provinces (and Territories) of Canada-Activity: sing along with the song. Lead Topic: different provinces of Canada. Label on map.

The Ojibway Creation Story- Similar to Earth on Turtle's Back (Canadian Tale- Ontario), about the formation of North America

As part of Ningwakwe Learning Press' book "Fire and Water: Ojibway Teachings and Today's Duties", the Creation Story is shared.

What Makes A Good Community - YouTube

What makes a place special? A good community: watch this video and discuss/write about different types of communities and what makes a community special.

ARCHIVED - Introduction - Confederation for kids - Library and Archives Canada

Building a Nation (Ages In this comprehensive teaching strategy, students learn about Canada (past and present) as they renegotiate Confederation.

Wonderful short video about the 7 Ojibwe teachings. What the animals teach us. Courage, wisdom, respect, love, truth, humility and honesty. Absolutely beautiful

Our 7 Ojibway Teachings: - First Nation Elder Dave Courchene explains the origins and lessons of the First Nation Seven Teachings.

Video: Canada's Provinces and Territories | Educational Video | WatchKnowLearn Educational Videos | WatchKnowLearn

Video: Canada's Provinces and Territories | Educational Video | WatchKnowLearn Educational Videos | WatchKnowLearn

Communities Around the World - YouTube

Communities Around the World

Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities | First and Second Grade Social Studies Lesson - YouTube

Fulfills Ohio Academic Content Standards for Social Studies/Geography-- about the differences between urban, suburban, and rural. Content for a grade aud.

Ducksters Educational Site

This website provides information about the Homestead Act and Land Rush in child-friendly terms. There are also geography games on this website that could be used to give the students practice with the states involved with the Homestead Act.

1) Canadian Regional Geography | Your Canada | Physical Regions of Canada | Scoop.it

The Physical Regions of CanadaCanada is divided into seven different physical regions. Learn a little bit about each region here.

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