Grade Four – Social Studies

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Grade Four – Social Studies2018-06-05T16:38:54+00:00

Learning Commons Resources

Gr. 4 Social Studies eBooks

We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and DVDs that cover this topic.

Curriculum Examples

  • Unit studies
  • Native Chiefs and Famous Metis
  • We are all related : a celebration of our cultural heritage
  • Canada’s First People
  • First Peoples and European Contact
  • Shackleton’s Journey
  • Explorers of North America
  • The Explorer’s Handbook

Search Terms

Use the following keywords to search for resources:

  • Core competencies
  • First Nations – Canada
  • Native peoples
  • Explorers
  • Minorities
  • Socials History of B.C. G.4.
  • British Columbia
  • Fur Trade
  • Gold mines

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Subscriptions

Log in to BrainPOP  https://www.brainpop.com/ to find the social studies videos available.

OR

Go to the BrainPOP Educators site https://educators.brainpop.com/ (no login required) which has the option to choose BC curriculum standards.

In BrainPOP you will find short animated movies, to creatively engage students in learning.  (Gr. K-8 and some high school content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to The Canadian Reader  https://www.lesplan.com/en or go to https://www.lesplan.com/en/subscribers for the latest issues and student resource links.

The Canadian Reader is a current events news magazine for students in Gr. 3-5.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Curio.ca at https://curio.ca/en/.  There are many Social Studies videos in Curio for the age 9-12 range.  You can also check under Resources to find the curriculum for Social Studies 4:  First Peoples and European Contact.

Curio.ca offers the audio and video content from CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and Radio-Canada for unique Canadian content.  (K-12, but mostly high school content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Discovery Education Canada at http://www.discoveryeducation.ca/Canada/ and search for Social Studies topics.  There will be topics such as:  Civics, Canadian Studies, United States History, Geography, Ancient Civilizations and World History.

Discovery Education Streaming Plus offers students award-winning digital or multimedia content.  (K-12 content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to Explora Primary at http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=uid&profile=explorapri  with the username & password that you will find on your parent home page in Encom under ‘Curriculum Resources’.

EBSCOhost’s Explora is a site to encourage student research with extensive, reliable content and ease of use.  (K-12 content)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to KnowBC at http://knowbc.com/ and search by going to an encyclopedia or book and searching it.

KnowBC is the leading general reference site for British Columbia, including such resources as the Encyclopedia of British Columbia and other reference works.  (Gr. K-12)  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

First log in to Learn360 https://learn360.infobase.com/p_Home.aspx  before you choose a topic or “click” on a link.  Once in Learn360 select a topic such as Geography, Government, Social Studies or World Cultures, then filter for the appropriate grade range.

Learn360 is a media-on-demand service or digital video library for Gr. K-12, with digital, audio and other support materials.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to SAS® Curriculum Pathways https://www.curriculumpathways.com/portal/.

SAS® Curriculum Pathways provides interactive tools, resources, and apps for grades K-12.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

Log in to World Book Kids (Gr. K-5) through the parent home page in Encom under “Curriculum Resources”.

World Book is our online encyclopedia with research sites for all ages from K to 12.  Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.

 

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