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

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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FICTION:Story and biography combine to illuminate the lives of four Inuit artists: Pudlo Pudlat, jessie Oonark, Kenojuak Ashevak and Lazarusie Ishulutak, providing an introduction to Inuit culture past and present.

Arctic Adventures: Tales from the Lives of Inuit Artists, By Raquel Rivera and Jirina Marton

Describes the environment, history, industry, tourist attractions, arts, sports, and cultural groups that make Nunavut unique. Gr.1-3.

Describes the environment, history, industry, tourist attractions, arts, sports, and cultural groups that make Nunavut unique. Gr.1-3.

Highlights the activities of animals on the North American prairie during one average 24-hour period.

A Day and Night on the Prairie (Caroline Arnold's Habitats) by Caroline Arnold

FICTION:When his father falls ill, Timothy Parsons of Boston is sent to live with his Acadian relatives in Nova Scotia. But trouble is on the horizon: the French and the English are at war, and Acadians will be deported. Timothy must decide whether to stay with his Acadian family and face an uncertain future, or return to the safety and comfort of his life in Boston. Gr.4-6

Check out the ‎newest books to hit the stores from Nimbus and Vagrant including children’s picture books, YA Fiction, history, memoir and so much more.

Once covering almost 40 percent of the United States, native prairie is today one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. "Plant a Pocket of Prairie" teaches children how changes in one part of the system affect every other part: when prairie plants are destroyed, the animals who eat those plants and live on or around them are harmed as well. Root shows what happens when we work to restore the prairies, encouraging readers to "plant a pocket of prairie" in their own backyards. Gr.K-3

Channeling Your Inner Child: Exploring Nature with Children’s Book Author Phyllis Root - Plant Talk

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.

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.

Describes the environment, history, industry, tourist attractions, arts, sports, and cultural groups that make Saskatchewan unique. Gr.1-3

Saskatchewan: land of living skies by Katie Goldsworthy GOL Did you know that Saskatchewan grows half of Canada's wheat, or that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are trained in Saskatchewan? Discover more about the province of Saskatchewan.

FICTION:All her life, Sarah has heard about her father and grandfather's visits to the lighthouse in the middle of the night. One night, she wakes up her father. "Tonight," she tells him,"is the night to take me." And they set off, through the darkness and the fog, on a very special journey.

Kyrie at Lynngate Junior Public School recommends Lighthouse: A Story of Remembrance by Robert Munsch: I like this book because I like learning lessons. The lesson is that it is nice to go somewhere when somebody dies to remember that person.

Information about a variety of topics about the prairies of North America, such as weather, people, agriculture and wildlife.

Information about a variety of topics about the prairies of North America, such as weather, people, agriculture and wildlife.

Saskatchewan Wild is a personal photographic journey, a taste of the many wildlife adventures possible in Saskatchewan. It is both a celebration of our wild creatures and wild places, and a reminder of what we might lose if we're not careful.

Saskatchewan Wild is a personal photographic journey, a taste of the many wildlife adventures possible in Saskatchewan. It is both a celebration of our wild creatures and wild places, and a reminder of what we might lose if we're not careful.

Vibrant photographs and carefully leveled text introduce readers to the prairie biome and the food chains that operate there. Includes picture glossary and index. Gr.1-3

Vibrant photographs and carefully leveled text introduce readers to the prairie biome and the food chains that operate there. Includes picture glossary and index. Gr.1-3

FICTION:Lyrics and music of a song celebrating the simple pleasures of outport life in Newfoundland.

FICTION:Lyrics and music of a song celebrating the simple pleasures of outport life in Newfoundland.

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