Grade 5 Social Studies
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Academic Skill Builders
A 4-page pdf assignment for students to create a photo album with fictionalized text, based on late 19th and early 20th century photos from Library and Archives Canada. Students are required to include copyright/credit information.
These web-based student learning activities are based on the Ontario curriculum and are formatted to be "printer -friendly" so they can be used as recording sheets by students as well as providing direct links to the web pages.
A thematic unit that is geared towards the grade 5 student.
Canada Colouring Book
Canada Colouring Pages
Lots and lots of information on Canada. Neat crossword puzzles and quizzes, too! A list of topics is just over 2/3 of the way down the page.
Flags, Crests and Official Symbols
A super site for students to discover geography of places all around the world.
Students will learn more about the people who have made Canada one of
the most culturally diverse countries in the world. They will use a
variety of organizers (student handouts) to help them collect and
organize data from a number of primary and secondary documents.
Select over 100 city or country destinations anywhere on these Global Sites and you'll be sent on an exciting interactive journey. When you return check out the vast selection of travel related information. This includes Traveling Tips, World Maps, World Times, Travelers Warnings, Health Information, World Weather Forecasts, World Restaurant Guides, Hostels, Specialized Travel Newsgroups plus additional sources of information.
Flags from around the world are available in 3 sizes for you to print and use with your students.
This site was written for young people ages 9 to 13 who are learning about how Canada came to be a country. It is also for anyone else who wants to learn more about Confederation.
Eduweb develops award-winning digital learning games and interactives about art, history, science, and technology. Their mission is to "create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, digital technology, and fun meet."
Exploration: The Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company
A research-based activity that has students learn about an explorer's lfe and adventures.
Flags of the World
Select the appropriate age of your students and choose from a variety of Mathematics, Geography, Art, Science, Language Arts, etc. games.
GeoDart Game Maker
Welcome to The Historica-Dominion Institute, the largest, independent
organization dedicated to Canadian history, identity and citizenship. The Historica-Dominion Institute's mandate is to build active and
informed citizens through a greater knowledge and appreciation of the
history, heritage and stories of Canada. Lesson plans, brief videos, games and more!
Listed on this site are fun history games and animations organized around broad historical periods. Most of the games are for students ages 10-16.
Activities for every grade level that deals with the Holocaust.
Interactive Whiteboard Links
An online quiz for students to test their knowledge about the map of Canada.
Blank maps of Canada and its provinces that you can print.
This method of research is used to walk an entire class through the research process at the beginning of the year.
Activities, Experiments,Games, Stories, News, Animals, Pictures ~ all are found on this site.
This site has been categorized by grade to make your search easier. The lessons are online based and weave nicely with the curriculum in both science and social studies.
Printable Maps from National Geographic
Office of the Treaty Commissioner
Interesting facts about Canadian and world events. There is also a "For Teachers" section that has education materials for Grades 6-12.
Busy teachers are always looking for new teaching ideas and ways to save time. The Saskatoon Public Schools OLC has compiled a list of online resources that their teachers have created or recommended.
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.
Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers. Math, science, art, ELA, P.E., music and more are available here!
A 5-page pdf document from Library and Archives Canada that has students researching three of Canada's prime ministers.
Saskatchewan and Canada Information
The StarPhoenix, your online source for Saskatoon news, sports, business, crime, entertainment, classifieds, horoscopes, weather, and more.
Teaching Resources, Student Activities, Reproducibles, and more!
The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education. There is a list of resources developed by SLN museums.
Teachers Love Smart Boards
Test Your Geography Knowledge
The Canadian Social Studies Super Site
The Geography Zone has been created to help spread geographical awareness and an understanding of the places and cultures across our world in an exciting and dynamic atmosphere. Here you can find The Geography Challenge, the world's largest online geography contest, as well as tons of the geography tools and facts to help make you a geography expert.
A 4-page pdf file that challenges students to make generalizations about life in Canada in the late 19th or early 20th century by searching the Library and Archives Canada site for appropriate pictures.
Take a Virtual Field Trip to one of many locations. A great enhancer to any classroom.
What Kind of World...? programme
Great one class lesson on directions and listening.
Welcome to the "Who Wants to Be a Pioneer" Web Quest! Using information obtained from the Internet, your student team, known as a Colony, will write questions in a style similar to those found on the television program "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Once the questions are completed, your Colony will participate in a trial run of their own game show. With this experience behind you, your team will improve your questions and answers and begin playing the game show again with a real audience, complete with commercials that you have created and produced.