This Communities in Canada, Past and Present: Part 2 – resource is intended to support the for Grade 6. This digital unit has been created for use with Google Slides/Classroom™️, and is perfect for and/or students with accommodated IEPs.
Students are able to use Google Read & Write to listen to text and assist with written tasks if needed. text is editable, allowing teachers to make changes to better meet the needs of their particular students for many tasks.
The focus of this Part 2 resource is the different environmental features that can affect and create identities for communities. Students will:
- revisit Winnipeg and Attawapiskat
- learn about Fort McMurray and Quebec City
- explore how the environmental features of communities
- interpret and analyse information and evidence about how these environmental features affect community growth
- create a postcard featuring a feature of a Canadian community.
- write an acrostic poem about a community
Students are also given the opportunity to use their citizenship skills to identify a environmental community issue, and make a plan to address the issue. They will also locate an online photograph of a community feature, and write about how this feature is important to the identity of that community.
Answer keys and rubrics are included with this unit.
NOTE: This unit was created in Google Slides, but can be saved as a PowerPoint presentation that will retain the editable texts, student text boxes, movable pieces, and hyperlinks. If your school platform accepts PowerPoint presentations, you should be able to use this unit without issue.