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Social Studies (Grade 6) - Communities in Canada, Past and Present
Grade Six students will assess contributions to the Canadian entity made by various groups and by various features of Canadian communities and regions. Students will investigate different perspectives on the historical and/or contemporary experience of two or more distinct communities in Canada. They will demonstrate an understanding of significant experiences of, and major changes and aspects of life in, various historical and contemporary communities in Canada.
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Books
  • Series: Immigration to Canada: Then and Now (J 305.89407 LUK)
    Series includes: Middle Eastern, Caribbean and Southeast Asian Immigrants in Canada
  • Series: Indigenous Life in Canada: Past, Present, Future (J 323.1197 ROS)
    Series Titles: Governance, Spirituality and Stewardship
  • Series: The Charter for Chidren (J 323.35097 MIL)
    The Charter for Children introduces the basic principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation (J 971.00497 GRA)
  • Canada (J 971 GOR)
    More materials available on this topic in this area.
  • Canada’s Immigrant Cultures (J 971.004 CAN )
    More materials available on this topic in this area.
  • Life in A Fishing Community  (J 639.20971623 BOU )
  • The Great Canadian Factbook  (J 971 HUM )
    More materials available on this topic in this area.
  • Canada: An Illustrated History (J 971 HAY 2016)
  • The Story of Canada (J 971 LUN 2016)
    From the Ice Age through to the present, this book tells the epic saga of the people, places and events that have shaped Canada over thousands of years.
  • Life in A Forestry Community (J 634.90971182 FLA )
  • Discovering Canada’s Trading Partners  (J 382.0971 URS )
  • Canada’s Changing Society: 1984 - the Present (J 971.104 NEL )
  • Conflicts, Changes, and Confederation, 1770-1867  (J 971.03 NEL )
  • Crisis at Home and Abroad: The Great Depression, World War II, and Beyond, 1929-1959 (J 971.06 NEL)
  • Before Canada: First Nations and First Contacts : Prehistory-1523 (J 971.011 NEL )
  • Britain’s Canada, 1613-1770  (J 971.01 NEL )
  • From the Atlantic to the Pacific: Canadian Expansion, 1867-1909 (J 971.05 NEL )
  • A Nation Is Born: World War I and Independence, 1910-1929 (J 971.06 NEL )
  • Canada: A chaque annee, son histoire (J Fremcj 971 MacL)
  • Rights and Responsibilities of Canadian Citizens  (J 323.60971 RIG )
  • Economy (J 330.971 ECO )
  • Immigration  (J 325.71 IMM )
  • Canada and the United States (J 327.71073 CAN )
  • Canada and the United Nations  (J 341.2371 CLI )
  • Society (J 361.10971 CAN )
  • Citizens and Government in Canada  (J 323.60971 CIT )
  • Individual Power (J 323.0420971 IND )
  • Citizen Rights and Responsibilities  (J 323.0971 CIT )
  • Protecting Rights in Canada (J 323.0971 PRO )
  • Settlers (J 971.0110922 SET )
  • A Nation’s First Steps  (J 971.05 BAL)
  • Canada in the Global Age  (J 971.06 CRA )
  • Canada at War  (J 971.06 KIR )
  • Indigenous Relations in British North America (J 971.00497 HUD)
  • Settlement of British North America (J 971.02 HUD)
  • The Kids Book of Canadian Immigration  (J 325.71 HOD )
  • Canada Unites 1880-1913 (J 971.05 LAS)
  • Canada Becomes a Federation 1867-1879 (J 971.051 DIR)
  • Canada Today 2001-2017 (J 971.07 NIC)
  • Redefining Canada: A Developing Identity, 1960-1984 (J 971.06 NEL)
  • The Settlement of New France and Acadia, 1524-1701  (J 971.01 NEL )
  • Series: Righting Canada’s Wrongs (J 940.531771 HIC )
    Italian Canadian internment in the Second World War, Residential schools, The Komagata Maru and Canada’s anti-Indian immigration policies in the twentieth century, Japanese Canadian internment in the second World War
  • Native Americans: An Inside Look at the Tribes and Traditions (J 970.00497 BUL )
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