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Kindergarten: Healthy Lifestyles

by: Mackenzie Albert, Colleen Daly, Rachel Prosser & Megan Watt

This toolkit promotes, encourages, and explores healthy lifestyle activities.

 

 


 

Grade 1: Integrating indigenous histories into the classroom

by: Chantal Vautour, Kim Bourque, Katie Despaties, Alannah MacLean & Travis MacLean

Our intention for this Teacher’s Toolkit is to provide some guidance, resources, and knowledge to help the elementary social studies teacher feel more confident teaching the very important and often hidden histories
of the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.

(Additional Resource: Slideshow)

Grade 2: Integrating Queer Themes into early elementary

by: Hannah Fournier, Shoba Gunaseelan, Kristen Ingraham & Julie MacFawn

This tool kit is designed to introduce LGBTQ+ awareness and education in the Social Studies Curriculum. It is crafted to reflect celebration, support, and awareness for differences amongst members of society. The tool kit promotes the vision that we are one collective society that works together for good. It also promotes advocating for change in unjust situations.

 

Grade 2: Community and Technology

by: Katie Nowell, Kennedy Graham, Nicky Madill, Rebekah Heppner, Marissa Simard & Sam Wakefield

This teaching toolkit has been created to introduce the connection between technology and community within the classroom. Throughout this teaching toolkit, a selection of activities and resources have been provided to demonstrate a new and interesting way of presenting the relationship between technology and community to future learners.

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Grade 3: INTERACTING WITH PEOPLES, PLACES & ENVIRONMENTS

by: Maddy Raaflaub, Jamie Buote, Mike Methot & Connor Trach

This toolkit provides teachers with several resources and ideas to include in the classroom to make teaching a unit a smooth and valuable experience for all students and teachers. The unit teaches students about the importance of where they are located on the global map and how they fit into the picture as well as where other people are from.

Grade 4: Diversity in our world

by: Rohini Sharma & Andrea Dias

We have selected diversity as a topic to pursue within the Grade 4 curricular goal of "exploration." Although this unit could touch upon many important issues, the lesson plans and culminating project included in this toolkit will explore cultural diversity and personal differences.

 

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Grade 5: Archaeology of Ancient egypt

by: Rachael Lawless, Trista Wood, Robin Buckley, Alyson Van Snick & Sarah Demerchant

The toolkit explores domestic archaeology through collage, as well as encourages learners to demonstrate an understanding of how we learn about the past.

Late elementary / early junior high: Culture in Atlantic Canada

by: Heather-Ann Caldwell

The toolkit theme is culture in Atlantic Canada, specifically how culture can be influenced by the government and people within the wider society. The actions and reactions of society affects the ways that culture develops and changes, whether it is by those who are a part of said culture or those who are not. The being said, this toolkit focuses on specifically Africville and the gentrification of the North End in Halifax and the relocation of Africville and its people, over the years.