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Social studies - Gr. 5.3 - Canada: Shaping an Identity

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General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the events and factors that have changed the ways of life in Canada over time and appreciate the impact of these changes on citizenship and identity. (from Alberta Education)

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Heritage Minutes are dramatic interpretations of pivotal events in Canada’s history. These vignettes commemorate notable Canadians, achievements in. Indigenous People Of Canada, Art Inuit, Residential Schools, Canadian History, Vignettes, School Resources, First Nations, Short Film, Social Studies

Heritage Minutes: Kenojuak Ashevak

A founding member of Cape Dorset’s famed printmaking co-op, Kenojuak Ashevak introduced Inuit art to the world (1927-2013).For more information on Kenojuak A...

 The Atlas of Canada. Territorial Evolution of Canada from 1867 to 2017 Canadian Confederation, Government Of Canada, Natural Resources, Social Studies, Evolution, Identity, Study, Animation, Map

Territorial Evolution | Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada. The Atlas of Canada. Territorial Evolution of Canada from 1867 to 2017

The poppies of Flanders Field.remembering the fallen of WWI and all those who came after. Memorial Day Poppies, Veterans Day Activities, History Activities, Children Activities, Science Resources, Teaching History, Holiday Activities, Poppy Craft, Armistice Day

The text is simple and is combined with stunning paintings by award winning illustrator Ron Lightburn. The familiar poem, "In Flanders Fields," is included, along with information about the symbolism and history of the poppy and Remembrance Day -- all geared towards helping parents and teachers explain the significance of past and present wars and Canada's peacekeeping missions. Gr.1-4

971 HUG People from every single country in the world call Canada home. From the very first arrivals as long as years ago—the ancestors of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples—right up until today, people have settled in this country to build a better life. New Books, Good Books, Canadian Identity, Good Introduction, Reading Club, Canadian History, Reading Levels, Social Studies, Book Design

chronicles the country?s major waves of immigration, from welcoming early European arrivals to becoming a modern-day safe haven for refugees. The book also acknowledges times when Canada has not been especially welcoming. It explores how each period of immigration has shaped the laws, values, and face of Canada on the way to today?s multicultural society. Gr.3-8

In Flanders Fields by Norman Jorgensen and Brian Harrison-Lever A young WWI soldier risks his life to rescue a bird. Available in our library Flanders Fields Relevant Syllabus Outcomes English PDHPE Science & Technology IC Mathematics CAPA The Great, Flanders Field, No Mans Land, Anzac Day, Lest We Forget, Remembrance Day, World War One, Music Classroom, Chapter Books

One Christmas morning during World War I, when the guns stop firing, a young soldier ventures into no-man's land to free a robin caught on the barbed wire. Gr.1-3

A Time of Great Change -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Helping Forgotten Animals -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation and stes the stage for a bright future." Challenges And Opportunities, Bright Future, Social Change, Citizenship, Social Studies, Timeline, Identity, Stage, Politics

A Time of Great Change -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Helping Forgotten Animals -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation and stes the stage for a bright future."

Canada Pulls Together through Tough Times -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- The Tragically Hip Sweeps through Canada -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Canadian citizens push for the improvement of social issues during this period of history." Challenges And Opportunities, Social Change, Tough Times, Citizenship, Social Issues, Social Studies, Timeline, Period, Identity

Canada Pulls Together through Tough Times -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- The Tragically Hip Sweeps through Canada -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Canadian citizens push for the improvement of social issues during this period of history."

Shaping the Country's Future -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Inspiring a Country -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Canada experiences events that push for societal changes." Future Buildings, Challenges And Opportunities, Social Change, Social Studies, Timeline, Identity, Politics, Canada, Study

Shaping the Country's Future -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Inspiring a Country -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Canada experiences events that push for societal changes."

Canadian History Timeline Canada New Ideas History Jokes, History Timeline, History Photos, Black History Poems, Black History Facts, American History Lessons, Canadian History, World History Classroom, Nasa History

Two Decades of Change -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- The Father of Medicare -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "Sovereignty, diversity, and patriotism took center stage during this time in Canadian History."

Canada Plays a Role in World Events -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Life in the Internment Camps -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "During the First and Second World Wars, life in Canada changed drastically Challenges And Opportunities, Social Change, Citizenship, Camps, World War Two, Social Studies, Timeline, Plays, Identity

Canada Plays a Role in World Events -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Crisis in Canada -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Life in the Internment Camps -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "During the First and Second World Wars, life in Canada changed drastically

Canada Builds the Foundation for the Future -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Women Enter the Medical Field -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "The Dominion of Canada was born in 1967, beginning the journey toward the Canada we recognize today." Future Buildings, Medical Field, Citizenship, Social Studies, Timeline, Identity, How To Become, Foundation, Journey

Canada Builds the Foundation for the Future -- Building Toward the Future -- Changing Communities -- Constructing Canada -- Crossing Cultures -- Everyday Entertainment -- Women Enter the Medical Field -- Timeline -- Glossary -- To Learn More -- Index/About the Author. "The Dominion of Canada was born in 1967, beginning the journey toward the Canada we recognize today."

As Stompin’ Tom Connors sings, “It’s the good old hockey game, the best game you can name.” And in this charmingly illustrated book for all ages, the classic song played at hockey games around the world is imagined as a shinny game on an outdoor rink in… Books 2016, New Books, Outdoor Rink, Thing 1, Song Play, Classic Songs, Book Week, Up Game, Chapter Books

In this illustrated version of the Stompin' Tom Connors song, a father carefully laces up his son's skates before joining a pick-up game on a city rink. Soon they're joined by skater after skater of every age, color, gender, and team alliance, until the game ends and "the home team wins.

Cover of In Flanders Fields book. "In Flanders Fields" (the poem) was written by Canadian military doctor Major John McCrae during Well Known Poems, Remembrance Poppy, Armistice Day, Famous Poems, Flanders Field, French Words, Lest We Forget, Word Of The Day, Veterans Day

Interweaves the lines of the poem with information about the First World War, details of daily life in the trenches, accounts of MacCrae's experiences and a description of the circumstances that led to the poem.

At Vimy Ridge: Canada's Greatest World War I Victory - Hugh Brewster. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Remembrance Day Images, Juno Beach, Canada 150, France, World War I, Social Studies, Victorious

At Vimy Ridge, Canadian soldiers achieved what more experienced soldiers from Britain and France could not -- taking the strategic position of Vimy Ridge from the Germans. It was the battle that helped a young country discover its national pride, as for the first time, Canadians fought as Canadians, and achieved a significant victory. Gr.6-9