Schoolio Social Studies: Prairies and West Coast Indigenous History (64 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 Western Canada before and during first contact with European colonists.. 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 64-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- Western Canada
- Introduction to Indigenous Peoples
- Locations of Indigenous Peoples
- Peoples of the Northwest Coast
- Peoples of the Plateau
- Peoples of the Subarctic
- Peoples of the Plains
- The Medicine Wheel
- Life as an Indigenous Child
- European Contact
- Impacts of European Contact
- Mètis Culture
- Peoples Presentation
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.