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Social studies - Gr. 4.2: The stories: histories and people of Alberta

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General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the role of stories, history and culture in strengthening communities and contributing to identity and a sense of belonging. (from Alberta Education)

Doucette Library (Tammy Flanders)
Coureurs de bois in Manitoba Website with many links to history of Canada, esp. New France Canadian History, Canadian Art, Longhunter, Fur Trade, Aboriginal People, Hudson Bay, Red River, Mountain Man, First Nations

Media

We provide vibrant experiences that bring art and culture to life. We are committed to expanding the accessibility and impact of art and culture in our community through exhibitions and programs that provide meaningful experiences for all visitors. As an independent non-profit, member-based organization, Glenbow generates over 60 percent of its operating revenue through fundraising,…

As Calgary continues to develop and densify its core, house are starting to disappear from downtown. This video documents the last houses in Downtown Calgary. Calgary, Social Studies, Documentaries, Canada, Houses, Education, History, Norman, Turning

The Last Houses in Downtown Calgary

As Calgary continues to develop and densify its core, house are starting to disappear from downtown. This video documents the last houses in Downtown Calgary...

Calgary's Oldest Buildings Old Building, Calgary, Documentary, Social Studies, Norman, School Ideas, Turning, Buildings, Teacher

Calgary's Oldest Buildings

Take a trip back to Calgary's early days, and explore some of the buildings that still exist from that time period.Check out these great links containing inf...

I found a picture of my grandfather on the high school football team in a local history of his hometown.not to mention family histories of the settlers there Family History Book, History For Kids, History Books, Canadian Culture, Canadian History, Genealogy Search, Family Genealogy, History Online, Local History

Our Roots

Website: Our Roots is a library, archive, museum and school all in one. Check the collection to find Canadian local histories in French and English. Check Educational Resources for learning packages for students and teachers. Check back with us often – we’re always adding more.

KIT: Beaver Activity Kit - The branches gnawed by beaver serve as fascinating tools for the study of beaver behavior and anatomy. Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Forests, Social Studies, Branches, Behavior, Anatomy, Trees

KIT: Beaver Activity Kit - The branches gnawed by beaver serve as fascinating tools for the study of beaver behavior and anatomy."

🔥First 100 customers => This kind of item For Survival Quotes Health seems to be absolutely brilliant, need to bear this in mind when I have a little bit of bucks in the bank .BTW talking about money. We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops. Survival Prepping, Survival Gear, Survival Skills, Online Books For Kids, American Bison, Survival Quotes, Research Projects, Outdoor Survival, Good Company

Where the bison roam -- That's amazing! Shaping the plains -- North America's largest mammal -- Surviving in the wild -- Bison life -- Focus on American bison -- Glossary. "Introduces readers to the life, diet, habitat, behavior, and physical description of American bison. Colorful spreads, fun facts, diagrams, a range map, and a special reading feature make this an exciting read for animal lovers and report writers alike.

RBC cuts mortgage rate, price war coming? New home plots in Calgary at 17 year low… TD Bank predicts another rate cut in March, lower house prices… Consumer optimism for property prices lower ag . Property Prices, House Prices, O Canada, Alberta Canada, Lower House, Real Estate News, Mortgage Rates, Calgary

Alberta

Alberta, the westernmost of Canada's three Prairie provinces, shares many physical features with its neighbours to the east, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Rocky Mountains form the southern portion of Alberta's western boundary with British Columbia.

FICTION:Jolene and her grandfather go through a time crease and find themselves in the coal mining town of Frank in Coal Mining, Twin Brothers, Grade 3, S Word, Social Studies, Fiction, Shadows, History, Books

FICTION:Jolene and her grandfather go through a time crease and find themselves in the coal mining town of Frank in 1903.

Wild Alberta at the crossroads : a personal journey : traces the authors' seven-year journey through Alberta's mountains, foothills, grasslands, parkland, boreal forest, and Canadian Shield. Their outstanding photography and inspiring stories encourage everyone to get out and enjoy Alberta's glorious wild lands and wildlife. The Crossroads, Physical Geography, Geology, Social Studies, Authors, Wildlife, Journey, Mountains, History

Wild Alberta at the crossroads : a personal journey : traces the authors' seven-year journey through Alberta's mountains, foothills, grasslands, parkland, boreal forest, and Canadian Shield. Their outstanding photography and inspiring stories encourage everyone to get out and enjoy Alberta's glorious wild lands and wildlife.

KIT: Beaver Kind Fur - (fake fur) Beaver fur is thick, short, brown in color, and soft to the touch with a velvety appearance and texture. Fake Fur, Social Studies, Canada, Touch, Kit, Texture, Brown, People, Color

KIT: Beaver Kind Fur - (fake fur) Beaver fur is thick, short, brown in color, and soft to the touch with a velvety appearance and texture.

This replica antelope skull measures The horn sheath measures in. Scientific name is Antilocapra americana. Antelope Skull, University Of Calgary, Skull And Bones, Mammals, Horns, Bison, History, Social Studies, Painting

Pronghorn antelope skull replica. - University of Calgary

KIT: Prairie Antelope Skull Replica - This hand-crafted replica of Antilocapra americana measures 12 " x 12 " across (horn to horn) x 6" high. Once almost pushed to extinction, this graceful animal has been reintroduced in many areas where it once roamed with bison and other animals on the open plains. This mammal skull replica comes in four fully articulated pieces (upper jaw, lower jaw, right and left horns)."

Website: The One-Room Schoolhouse in Bentley, Alberta [website] Every detail of life in a one-room school is told in this history of schools in and around Bentley, Alberta: social activities and playground games and sports, transportation to and from school, means of punishment, students' and teachers' fashions, water sources and school outbuildings. Life was hard in early pioneer days, but with determined leadership these one-room schools flourished. Pioneer Day, Playground Games, Water Sources, Social Activities, Life Is Hard, Grade 3, Social Studies, Schools, Leadership

Bentley and Area Schools

Website: The One-Room Schoolhouse in Bentley, Alberta [website] Every detail of life in a one-room school is told in this history of schools in and around Bentley, Alberta: social activities and playground games and sports, transportation to and from school, means of punishment, students' and teachers' fashions, water sources and school outbuildings. Life was hard in early pioneer days, but with determined leadership these one-room schools flourished.

Website: 100 Years in Stony Plain : Virtual Museum ; Creator(s): Multicultural Heritage Centre Heritage Center, Virtual Museum, Stony, Grade 3, Social Studies, Centre, The 100, Community, Website

100 Years in Stony Plain

Website: 100 Years in Stony Plain : Virtual Museum ; Creator(s): Multicultural Heritage Centre