Schoolio Social Studies: Communities in Canada, 1780-1850 (37 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 2, grade 3, or grade 4 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on the lives of the Indigenous Peoples in Central Canada before and during first contact with European colonists, as well as the experiences of early colonists, and the relationships that formed between groups of people. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including outdoor activities, research assignments, and media add-ons. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills. Student learners are engaged with full colour pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 37-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- First Nations Communities
- Early Settlers in Canada
- Early Travel
- Adapting to Climate
- Supports and Resources
- The Fur Trade and Expansion
- Getting Along (and Not)
- Canadian Identity
- Culminating Activity
As is the case with all of our Schoolio curriculum, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.