Social studies - Gr. 2.1 - Canada's dynamic communities

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General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how geography, culture, language, heritage, economics and resources shape and change Canada’s communities.(from Alberta Education)

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Nonfiction :Teaches children that even though the days are cold and dark in a Nunavut winter, there are a lot of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as snowmobiling, ice fishing, and dogsledding." -- Suggested for kindergarten to grade Student Learning, Teaching Kids, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Nonfiction Books, Outdoor Activities, Ice Fishing, Grade 2, Crows

This non-fiction book teaches children that even though the days are cold and dark in a Nunavut winter, there are a lot of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as snowmobiling, ice fishing, and dogsledding." -- Suggested for kindergarten to grade 2.

"This non-fiction book introduces children to some of the ways people in Nunavut enjoy the summer, like berry picking, boating, fishing, and camping.Suggested for kindergarten to grade University Of Calgary, Berry Picking, Weather Change, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, First Nations, Student Learning, Nonfiction Books, Social Studies

Summer in Nunavut - University of Calgary

"This non-fiction book introduces children to some of the ways people in Nunavut enjoy the summer, like berry picking, boating, fishing, and camping." --;Suggested for kindergarten to grade 2.

From There to Here by Laurel Croza, illustrated by Matt James -- a book about moving - - from rural Sasketchewan to urban Toronto Social Studies Communities, Communities Unit, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, My Little Kids, Moving To Toronto, Fiction And Nonfiction, Science

FICTION:I thought this a particularly terrific book to fit with the grade 2 social studies unit about communities, especially between urban and rural communities in Canada. A little girl was just moved to Toronto from rural Saskatchewan and makes many observations about life in both places. A new friend helps her settle in

Hi, readers. I just finished a new book called A Walk on the Shoreline by Rebecca Hainnu and illustrated by Qin Leng. Nukappia lives in Ottawa with his adoptive parents during most of the year, but … New Books, Good Books, University Of Calgary, Aboriginal History, 10 Picture, Picture Books, Adoptive Parents, English Book, Kids Tv

It's a caribou! - University of Calgary

"Young Nukappia can't wait to get out to his family campsite on the shoreline. After spending all year in the south with his adoptive parents, Nukappia always looks forward to his summer visits with his birth family. After spending one night in town, Nukappia and his uncle Angu begin the long walk down the shore to the family summer campsite, where all of Nukappia's cousins and aunts and uncles are waiting for him. Along the way, Nukappia learns that the shoreline is not just ice and rocks…

Many plants in the tundra can help and even heal people! This nature book teaches children traditional and scientific knowledge about Arctic willow, crowberry, and peat moss. Peat Moss, Teaching Kids, Social Studies, Arctic, Knowledge, Healing, Teacher, Science, Traditional

Many plants in the tundra can help and even heal people! This nature book teaches children traditional and scientific knowledge about Arctic willow, crowberry, and peat moss.

I Can Make a Difference! School Community, Community Service, Global Citizenship, Make A Difference, Free Reading, Different, Problem Solving, Social Studies, I Can

Motivating text and real-world examples introduce readers to the concept of community service. Readers will discover ways that people in communities can work together to solve problems and create positive change. Inspiring stories that show children participating in civic action will empower and encourage young readers to believe in their own abilities to make a difference.

Life in a Fishing Community (set in Nova Scotia). *history *social justice> environmental care *non-fiction Offshore Fishing, Fish Stock, Class Projects, Nova Scotia, Global Warming, Book Recommendations, Economics, Social Studies, Nonfiction

This title looks at offshore fishing. Around the coast of much of North America, fishing stocks have greatly declined as a result of overfishing, pollution, and global warming. Nova Scotia, in the northeast of Canada, once had a huge fishing industry....

Common Rocks and Minerals of Nunavut - Inhabitmedia Similarities And Differences, Did You Know Facts, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Natural Life, Rocks And Minerals, Nonfiction Books, Geology, Social Studies

Explore the fascinating world of Nunavut's diverse rocks and minerals in this richly visual, informative book. Through beautiful photographs and a broad range of information -- with absorbing "Did You Know?" facts to accompany every account -- readers will learn about the appearances, traditional and modern uses, and environments of eastern Arctic rocks and minerals. Covered in this book is everything from diamond to granite, from the most precious to the most common stone.

Kumak's river : a tall tale from the Far North - University of Calgary University Of Calgary, Trade Books, Books For Teens, Teen Books, Science Curriculum, Tall Tales, Extreme Weather, Children's Literature, Read Aloud

Kumak's river : a tall tale from the Far North - University of Calgary

Watching the river ice break up after eight frozen months, papa Kumak comments to his family, "As sure as seagulls return in spring, that river will come to visit us today." Indeed it does--as Kumak and his neighbors watch from the roofs of their stilt-based homes, the water rises behind a temporary jam to carry away the village's oil drums, fish tubs, net floats and toys, as well as the boat into which Kumak has herded his motley pack of dogs. The river doesn't "visit" long, though, and…

My Wounded Island by Jacques Pasquet: "In this heartbreakingly tender picture book, a young girl and her family become climate refugees as the small island they call home is slowly engulfed by rising sea levels. Invisible Creature, Wordless Picture Books, Arctic Circle, Happy Reading, Small Island, First Nations, Book Publishing, New Pictures, Audio Books

There's an invisible creature in the waves around Sarichef. It is altering the lives of the Iñupiat people who call the island home. A young girl and her family are forced to move to the center of the island for refuge from the rising sea level. Soon the entire village will have to relocate to the mainland. Heartbroken, the young girl and her grandfather worry: what else will be lost when they are forced to abandon their homes and their community?

A kindergarten-level introduction to bison, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests and grasslands they call home, and such defining features as their shaggy fu Text Craft, Museum, Bison, Vs, Outlander Book, Grade 2, Shaggy, Wild Animals, Forests

It's a caribou! - University of Calgary

A kindergarten-level introduction to bison, covering their growth process, behaviors, the forests and grasslands they call home, and such defining features as their shaggy fu

Read "It's a Caribou!" by Kerry Dinmont available from Rakuten Kobo. Read all about caribou and their polar home! Also called reindeer, these magnificent migrators come to life through full. University Of Calgary, Critical Thinking, Social Studies, Nonfiction, Geography, Audiobooks, This Book, Ebooks, This Or That Questions

It's a caribou! - University of Calgary

Caribou travel far -- Parts of a caribou.;"Read all about caribou and their polar home! Also called reindeer, these magnificent migrators come to life through full-color photographs and carefully leveled text. Critical thinking questions and a photo glossary assist early nonfiction readers."--;Suggested for preschool to grade 1.

(Inhabit Media) Animals Illustrated: Walrus Kids will learn about how walruses . - İnteresting İnformation And Curiosities Arctic Ice, Arctic Animals, Interesting Information, Animal Facts, Nonfiction Books, Curiosity, Childrens Books, Fun Facts, Ocean

In this book, kids will learn how walruses raise their babies, where they live, what they eat, and other interesting information, like how they use their tusks to break holes in the ice so that they can breathe!"--

Seasonal Cyles by Nadia Mike: What do the different seasons look like in the North? This book supports early science learning by teaching children about the seasonal changes that take place throughout the year in the Arctic. Student Learning, Teaching Kids, Science Curriculum, Different Seasons, Children's Literature, Social Studies, Arctic, This Book, North Pole

Seasonal Cyles by Nadia Mike: What do the different seasons look like in the North? This book supports early science learning by teaching children about the seasonal changes that take place throughout the year in the Arctic.

Caribou—also known as wild reindeer—live in the cold, snowy tundra, where food is scarce. Their specially shaped hoofs help them walk on snow and dig for the food underneath it. What do caribou eat? How do they avoid dangerous predators? Readers will find the answers to these and other questions in this engaging text, which supports basic elementary science curricula. Science Curriculum, Elementary Science, Predator, Social Studies, Geography, Reindeer, Canada, Community, Snow

It's a caribou! - University of Calgary

Caribou—also known as wild reindeer—live in the cold, snowy tundra, where food is scarce. Their specially shaped hoofs help them walk on snow and dig for the food underneath it. What do caribou eat? How do they avoid dangerous predators? Readers will find the answers to these and other questions in this engaging text, which supports basic elementary science curricula.

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