Elementary: Social Studies; History and Geography

Curriculum Document +

Social Studies, Grade 1 to 6; History and Geography, Grade 7 to 8 PDF
NewPre-Publication version of the revised SSHG and CWS (2018) curriculum
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Resources +
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FNMI Teaching and Learning Resources +

Grade 1: People and Environments the Local Community   PDF
Grade 2: Heritage and Identity Changing Family and Community Traditions   PDF
Grade 3: People and Environments Living and Working in Ontario   PDF
Grade 4: Heritage and Identity Early Societies   PDF
Grade 6: Heritage and Identity Communities in Canada, Past and Present    PDF
Grade 8: History Canada, 1890-1914 A Changing Society: A Métis Timeline   PDF
Grade 8: History Canada, 1890-1914 A Changing Society: Residential Schooling in Canada   PDF

Indigenous Education: Pedagogy to Practice Videos +

Video Viewing Questions   PDF
Introduction: From Pedagogy to Practice   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
Building Community Relationships   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
Building Relationships in the Board   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
Inspiring Change   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
The Learning Journey   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
Opening the Dialogue   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
Conference Trailer   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF

Treaty Education Resources +

Grade 7 History: Living Library Discussion Guide – IAO Treaty Speakers Educator Guide for Grade 7 History   PDF
Grade 7 History: The 4C’s – Writing a Persuasive Paragraph   PDF
Grade 8 History: Living Library Discussion Guide – IAO Treaty Speakers Educator Guide for Grade 8 History                  PDF
Grade 8 History: Reading Maps Strategy   PDF
Grade 8 History: The 4C’s – Writing a Persuasive Paragraph   PDF
New We Speak for the Land Summary Report - This document is a valuable resource in which Indigenous perspectives/voices are shared on Treaties in Ontario. It forms a large part of Ontario’s journey of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and is a good resource that teachers can use to teach about Indigenous peoples living in Ontario and Treaties.   Web Site
Treaties Map Information for Educators   PDF
Scope and Sequence of Expectations Related to Treaties and Land Claims, Elementary   PDF
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Connections Scope and Sequence of Expectations, Grades 1-8 (2016)   PDF

Part 1: Curriculum Review Process   MP4
Video Transcript   PDF
Part 2: Findings from the Review   MP4
Video Transcript PDF
Part 3: What’s New?   MP4
Video Transcript PDF
Sample Overview Pages PDF
Part 4: Social Studies, History and Geography – Vision, Goals, and Citizenship Education Framework       MP4
Video Transcript PDF
Goals of Social Studies, History and Geography and Canadian and World Studies PDF
Citizenship Education Framework Worksheet PDF
Part 5: Social Studies, History and Geography – Overview Pages and Concepts of Disciplinary Thinking   MP4
Video Transcript PDF
Sample Overview Pages PDF
Divisional Overview Pages PDF
Concepts of Disciplinary Thinking PDF
Doing and Saying – An Example PDF
Doing and Saying – Social Studies PDF
Doing and Saying – History PDF
Doing and Saying – Geography PDF
Part 6: Social Studies, History and Geography – Planning for Combined Grades and Cross-curricular Integration
Day 2 Slide Deck from Implementation Training   PDF
Viewing Notes to Accompany the Slide Deck DOCX PDF
Quotes for Activity 1 DOCX PDF
Sample Combined Grade 2/3 Planning Sheet DOCX PDF
Blank Combined Grade Planning Template DOCX PDF
Sample Integrated Unit Planning Template DOCX
Blank Integrated Unit Planning Template DOCX PDF


Financial Literacy Resources +

Financial Literacy: Elementary Resources Web Page