Social studies - Gr. 2.2 - Community in the past

General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how a community emerged, and of how the various interactions and cooperation among peoples ensure the continued growth and vitality of the community. (from Alberta Education)
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FICTION:Fiddles & spoons : journey of an Acadian mouse - Cecile Souris and her mouse family accompany the Acadians as they are deported from their beloved Grand Pré in 1755.

Fiddles & spoons : journey of an Acadian mouse - Cecile Souris and her mouse family accompany the Acadians as they are deported from their beloved Grand Pré in

Examines the traditional technology developed by the Inuit, including such well known inventions as the kayak, the dog sled, the parka, and the igloo, as well as lesser known garments, activities, processes, and implements. Gr.4-7

The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations: Inuit eye protection from the sun (tie in to light)

A family's adventure, from the long journey by boat, train and wagon to their own plot of prairie, and through the task of finding water, building the homestead, ploughing the land and surviving their first winter. Gr.K-4

The New Land A First Year on the Prairie (Unknown) : Reynolds, Marilynn : A pioneer family homesteads on the prairie.

FICTION:Todd and his grandfather prepare for the sale of the farm and its contents by telling stories about life there and making scarecrows.

FICTION:Todd and his grandfather prepare for the sale of the farm and its contents by telling stories about life there and making scarecrows.

FICTION:Tess and her family are living through hard times living on the Prairies and must collect malongo (cow pats) to burn for heat.

FICTION:Tess and her family are living through hard times living on the Prairies and must collect malongo (cow pats) to burn for heat.

Percy's parent think he is too young to help with the heavy chores on their homestead until a grass fire sweeps across the prairie. Gr.K-3

Percy's parent think he is too young to help with the heavy chores on their homestead until a grass fire sweeps across the prairie.

FICTION:Meg Gallant dreams of performing onstage with her best friend, Nève, in the Acadian Star Competition. However just before the finale of the competition, her Tante Perle whisks Meg away to the time of the tragic Acadian Deportation She has to choose between escaping to her own time and saving a girl who looks remarkably like Nève.

FICTION:Meg Gallant dreams of performing onstage with her best friend, Nève, in the Acadian Star Competition. However just before the finale of the competition, her Tante Perle whisks Meg away to the time of the tragic Acadian Deportation She has to choose between escaping to her own time and saving a girl who looks remarkably like Nève.

FICTION:When Ami picks up a rusty old latch, she is taken back in time to the early days of the Acadians. Gr.4-7

When Ami picks up a rusty old latch, she is taken back in time to the early days of the Acadians.

Hanata loves exploring the land surrounding her prairie home, Everything - from the food she eats to the clothes she wears to the tipi she lives in to the toys she makes - is provided by the innii, or buffalo. When a winter storm cause the buffalo to disappear, Hanata's worst fears come true food dwindles...Hanata has a dream that leads her on a journey in search of a magical stone that can bring back the innii. Gr.1-6

Hanata loves exploring the land surrounding her prairie home, Everything - from the food she eats to the clothes she wears to the tipi she lives in to the toys she makes - is provided by the innii, or buffalo. When a winter storm cause the buffalo to disappear, Hanata's worst fears come true food dwindles...Hanata has a dream that leads her on a journey in search of a magical stone that can bring back the innii. Gr.1-6

FICTION:On June 30, 1912, a very hot day, a tornado tore through part of Regina, Saskatchewan. Gr.1-3

On June a very hot day, a tornado tore through part of Regina, Saskatchewan.

FICTION:A young boy rides out on the prairie to search for his missing little brother, just like the Mountie he hopes to be.

Under a Prairie Sky by Canadian Author Anne Laurel Carter Illustrated by Alan & Lea Daniel

The story of two owls named Wol and Weeps who live with a family in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Gr/1-6

The story of two owls named Wol and Weeps who live with a family in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

FICTION:When an accident leaves her orphaned,Lizzie's life in the bustling city of London is over forever. And nothing she has ever experienced could ever prepare her for her new home, a whole continent away on a dusty prairie farm in Canada.

FICTION:When an accident leaves her orphaned,Lizzie's life in the bustling city of London is over forever. And nothing she has ever experienced could ever prepare her for her new home, a whole continent away on a dusty prairie farm in Canada.

Based on an Inuit archaeological site on the central coast of Labrador, this story tells of a young hunter and his sister who are trapped on an ice pan and later rescued by a man who is a distant relative. Includes information about the excavation site and the artifacts found. Gr.4-8.

A bilingual story in Inuktitut and English, Angutiup ânguanga / Anguti’s Amulet is a story based on an Inuit archaeological site located along the central coast of Labrador that was occupied sometime between AD 1720 and AD

Josepha, an immigrant boy, leaves school to begin working and must say goodbye to his younger friend. Gr.1-3

Josepha, an immigrant boy, leaves school to begin working and must say goodbye to his younger friend. Gr.1-3

Depicts family life and activities on the prairies for each month of the year. Gr.K-3

Depicts family life and activities on the prairies for each month of the year. Gr.K-3

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