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Hands-On Social Studies for Manitoba, Grade 4

By Jennifer E. Lawson
Categories: Education, Social Science, Elementary
Series: Hands-On Social Studies for Manitoba
Imprint: Portage & Main Press

Softcover, coil bound : 9781553790075, 184 pages, January 2003


This teacher resource offers a detailed introduction to the program, which includes its guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the social studies skills that grade 4 students use and develop, and a classroom assessment plan complete with record-keeping templates and connections to the Achievement Levels outlined in the WNCP Social Studies Curriculum.

The guide has three instructional units:

  • Unit 1: Geography of Canada
  • Unit 2: Living in Canada
  • Unit 3: Life in Canada’s North

Each unit is divided into lessons that focus on specific curricular outcomes. Each lesson has:

  • materials lists
  • activity descriptions
  • questioning techniques
  • activity centre and extension ideas
  • assessment suggestions
  • activity sheets and visuals