Schoolio Social Studies: Living and Working in Alberta (61 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 Canadian province of Alberta. Student learners discover the province’s location, demographics, and industrial role within the larger country of Canada and work on basic mapping skills. They learn about the geographic features of the province, as well as the lifestyle, land use, resources, and working life of Albertans. 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 61-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- Mapping Canada
- Mapping Alberta
- Alberta’s Landforms: The Boreal Forest and Canadian Shield
- Alberta’s Landforms: The Grasslands and Parkland
- Alberta’s Landforms: The ROcky Mountains and Foothills
- Where People Live
- Enjoying Alberta
- Working in Alberta
- Land Use in Alberta
- Boreal Forest and Deforestation
- The Oil Sands
- Developing Land
- Local Government
- Municipal Jobs
- Cumulative Project: My Municipal Job
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.