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Social studies - Gr. 2.2 - Community in the past

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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)

Doucette Library (Tammy Flanders)
The New Land A First Year on the Prairie (Unknown) : Reynolds, Marilynn : A pioneer family homesteads on the prairie. Vancouver City, North Vancouver, The Longest Journey, City Library, Family Adventure, Social Studies, Grade 2, The Past, Survival

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

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, Retirement Invitation Template, Global Citizen, Arctic Circle, Happy Reading, Small Island, First Nations, Book Publishing

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.

"Josepha: A Prairie Boy's Story", Jim McGugan (illustrated by Murray Kimber) 1994 Book Club Books, Books To Read, My Books, Survival Tips, Survival Skills, Pioneer Life, S Stories, Book Format, Social Studies

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

Buy The Legend of the Buffalo Stone by Charles Bullshields, Dawn Sprung and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! University Of Calgary, Winter Storm, 12 Year Old, Rock Art, Social Studies, Buffalo, Dawn, Love Her, The Past

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

"Miali loves spending time with her anaanatsiaq! Anaanatsiaq has lots of stories to share about her past. Miali loves listening to Anaanatsiaq’s stories and learning about what life was like long ago.Nunavummi Reading Series, Level for grades 1 to Life Is Like, What Is Life About, University Of Calgary, S Stories, Grade 2, Social Studies, The Past, Family Guy, Study

What was it like then? - University of Calgary

Miali loves spending time with her anaanatsiaq! Anaanatsiaq has lots of stories to share about her past. Miali loves listening to Anaanatsiaq’s stories and learning about what life was like long ago.

Nonfiction: Living in the North requires very special clothing to stay warm and move easily over the ice! This book introduces children to parkas, amautis, kamiks, and other Northern clothing items Inuit Clothing, Clothing Items, Children's Literature, Stay Warm, Book Format, Social Studies, Nonfiction, The Past, This Book

Living in the North requires very special clothing to stay warm and move easily over the ice! This book introduces children to parkas, amautis, kamiks, and other Northern clothing items

The Prairie Fire (Book) : Reynolds, Marilynn : When a prairie fire nears the family homestead, young Percy shows just how useful he can be. Vancouver City, North Vancouver, Prairie Fire, Fire Book, City Library, Kids Story Books, Children's Picture Books, Reading Lists, Social Studies

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

A celebration of nature's spectacular light shows, and a visual feast documenting the kaleidoscopic colors that decorate the sky. Aurora Borealis, Earth's Magnetic Field, Science Curriculum, Meteorology, Zodiac Quotes, Zodiac Signs, Marriage Advice, Night Skies, Book Format

What was it like then? - University of Calgary

A celebration of nature's spectacular light shows, and a visual feast documenting the kaleidoscopic colors that decorate the sky.

Nunavut : then & now - University of Calgary Modern Photographs, University Of Calgary, A Hundred Years, Grade 2, Nonfiction Books, Teaching Kids, Social Studies, The Past, Community

Nunavut : then & now - University of Calgary

How has life in Nunavut changed since 100 years ago? How is it the same? See the changing face of Nunavut from about a hundred years ago to today. This non-fiction book teaches children about how places change over time. Archival and modern photographs of different places in the territory support the text.

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 Grade 2, Spoons, Social Studies, Appreciation, Fiction, The Past, Journey, Study, Community

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.

FICTION:Todd and his grandfather prepare for the sale of the farm and its contents by telling stories about life there and making scarecrows. University Of Calgary, Canadian History, The Old Days, Telling Stories, Social Studies, Scarecrows, Fiction, The Past, Student

The Auction - University of Calgary

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

Rose-Marie and Constant go on a night-time quest with Johnny à Minou, the magic mailman, to find the twelve strands of wool to complete the hooked rug of Grand-Pré. Soaring through the stars, they visit the four corners of Acadie. Each stop on their journey brings them closer to their Acadian ancestors. Gr.4-7 Acadie, French Classroom, Rose Marie, Fiction Writing, Rug Hooking, Strands, Night Time, Social Studies, Nonfiction

Rose-Marie and Constant go on a night-time quest with Johnny à Minou, the magic mailman, to find the twelve strands of wool to complete the hooked rug of Grand-Pré. Soaring through the stars, they visit the four corners of Acadie. Each stop on their journey brings them closer to their Acadian ancestors. Gr.4-7