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Social Studies (Grade 4) - Political and Physical Regions of Canada
Grade 4 students will identify Canada’s political and physical regions, and describe their main characteristics and some significant activities that take place in them. Students must assess some key ways in which industrial development and the natural environment affect each other in two or more political and/or physical regions of Canada. Students are required to investigate some issues and challenges associated with balancing human needs/wants and activities with environmental stewardship in one or more of the political and/or physical regions of Canada.
Reference Sources
  • Scholastic Children’s Atlas of Canada (J 912.71 LAN )
  • Prince Edward Island: Canada’s Green Province (J 971.7 GOL)
  • Discovering Canada (J 917.1 GUT)
    From the ’Discovering’ series this informative book highlights the key facts of Canada. Includes a political map, landforms and physical regions, great lakes/seaways, trading partners, provincial government and information on the provinces and territories.
  • Northwest Territories (J 971.93 MAR)
  • The Great Canadian Factbook (J 971 HUM)
    This collection of Canadian facts is sure to satisfy even the biggest trivia buff! Thousands of answers to a wide range of questions including Canadian weather, history, arts, and culture, are presented in an easy-to-read format. Archival photos help to provide context to the various lists. It’s totally Canadian, eh?
  • Le Nouveau-Brunswick (J FRENCH 971.51 GOL)
  • Denesuline (J 971.004972 CHIPE-K)
    The Denesuline, one of Canada’s First Nations, live in the sub arctic. Learn about their traditions, music, dance, housing and more in this informative book.
  • Blackfoot (J 971.00497352 Siksi-R)
  • Nunavut (J 971.95 BEC)
  • Saskatchewan (J 971.24 KIS)
  • Canada (J 971 PAN 2015)
  • Iqaluit Gateway to the Arctic (J 971.95 KEE)
  • The Interior Plains (J 917.12 WAT)
  • New Brunswick: Be -- in this place (J 917.151 NEW)
  • Newfoundland And Labrador: “A World of Difference,” (J 917.18 NEW)
  • British Columbia: “The Best Place on Earth”  (J 917.11 BRI)
  • Ontario: “Yours to Discover,” (J 917.13 ONT)
  • Alberta: “Wild Rose Country,” (J 917.123 ALB)
  • Prince Edward Island: “The Gentle Island,” (J 917.17 PRI)
  • Quebec: “Je me souviens,” (J 917.14 QUE)
  • Nova Scotia: “Canada’s Ocean Playground”   (J 917.16 NOV)
  • Manitoba: “Spirited Energy,” (J 917.127 MAN)
  • Saskatchewan: “Land of Living Skies,” (J 917.124 SAS)
  • Yukon: “Larger than Life”  (J 917.191 YUK)
  • Northwest Territories: “Spectacular”  (J 917.192 NOR)
  • Capital Cities (J 971 CAP)
  • Les Plaines Interieures (J FRENCH 917.12 WAT)
  • Le Nord  (J FRENCH 917.19 DeM)
  • Les Appalaches (J FRENCH 917.15 BAN)
  • La Cordillere (J FRENCH 917.11 OST)
  • Le Bouclier Canadien (J FRENCH 917.14 SCH)
  • Les Basses-terres du Saint-Laurent (J FRENCH 917.14 PEZ)
  • The Appalachian: From the Quebec Highlands to the Atlantic Coast (J 917.15 BAN)
  • Who Runs This Country Anyway? A Guide to Canadian Government (J 320.471 STA 2015)
  • The St. Lawrence Lowlands (J 917.14 PEZ)
  • The North: From the Arctic Lowlands to Polar Deserts (J 917.19 DEM)
  • The Canadian Shield: From the Temperate to the Tundra (J 917.14 SCH)
  • The Cordillera: From the Taiga to the Montane (J 917.11 OST)
  • The Interior Plains: From Prairie Grasslands to Boreal Forests (J 917.12 WAT)
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