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Communities in Canada: Ontario Grade 3 and 6 Social Studies Comparison

I’m so glad you’re here! You may have noticed that there are two “Communities in Canada” units in the 2023 Ontario Social Studies Curriculum, and be wondering why. In this blog post, we’ll explore the theme of “Communities in Canada” in both Grade 3 and Grade 6 so we are clear on the focus of each of those units. Similarities: Differences: Conclusion: Both the Grade 3 and Grade 6 units on Canadian communities give students chances to learn about the diverse communities in Canada. Grade 3 focuses on a particular period in history, while Grade 6 looks at communities throughout history and in modern times. By seeing how these units are similar and different, teachers can teach in ways that

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Communities in Canada: Ontario Grade 3 and 6 Social Studies Comparison

I’m so glad you’re here! You may have noticed that there are two “Communities in Canada” units in the 2023 Ontario Social Studies Curriculum, and be wondering why. In this blog post, we’ll explore the theme of “Communities in Canada” in both Grade 3 and Grade 6 so we are clear on the focus of each of those units. Similarities: Differences: Conclusion: Both the Grade 3 and Grade 6 units on Canadian communities give students

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