Grade 1 Overall Expectations:
Application: describe some aspects of the interrelationship between people and the natural and built features of their community, with a focus on how the features of and services in the community meet people’s needs.
- When Gary Grows Up, He Wants to be a Mountie (Studio K Video: Curio)
- Peep in the Big World: Communities (Video)
- Helpers in My Community (eBook: Ebsco Host)
- Community Helpers (YouTube Video)
- The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist (eBook: Cloud Library)
- Mighty Machines Snowplow Truck for Children Clears the Snow (Little People Play – YouTube Video)
- Melissa and Doug Recycling Truck (Little People Play – YouTube Video)
- Shopping at the Grocery Store (YouTube Video)
- Sparky’s Firehouse (Interactive Website)
- Veterinarians (eBook: Hoopla)
- Let’s Meet a Librarian (E-Audiobook: Hoopla)
- Electricians (eBook: Hoopla)
- Trashy Town (e-Audiobook: Hoopla)
Inquiry: use the social studies inquiry process to investigate some aspects of the interrelationship between people and different natural and built features of their local community, with a focus on significant short- and long-term effects of this interrelationship.
- Canadian Mosaic (Video: Curio)
- Food and Farming Then and Now (eBook: Ebsco Host)
- My Community Long Ago (eBook: Ebsco Host)
- Canada In My Pocket (Sing-Along: YouTube Video)
- Follow That Map! (eBook: Hoopla)
- How to Make a Map (YouTube Video)
- Cottonball: How to Pow Wow (CBC Kids Video – YouTube)
Understanding Context: describe significant aspects of their community, with reference to different areas, services, and natural and built features, demonstrating an understanding of some basic ways of describing location and measuring distance.