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Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle Ontario Curriculum



Total Pages: 1,700 pages
Answer Key: Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 Year
File Type: Zip

Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle

For teachers who need to teach a Grade 6/7 split class, this Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle contains Grade 6 Social Studies Strand A & B, Grade 7 History Strand A & B, Grade 7 Geography Strand A & B as well as a split grades teaching plan.

Also available in French – Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle FRENCH Edition Ontario Curriculum

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  • Internet is required to access videos in this Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle.
  • Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books or online sources.

Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle – Resource Includes:

  • 108 Lessons
  • Detailed Lesson Plans
  • Split Grades Teaching Plan
  • Answer Keys
  • Student Choice
  • Differentiated Tasks
  • Inquiry Learning
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Summative Assessments
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to post to Google Classroom™

Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle – Lesson Outline:

Grade 6 Social Studies Strand A:

  1. Introduction: Building Vocabulary & Map Creation
  2. What Shapes Our Canadian Identity?
  3. Canadian Identity: Fundamentals
  4. Canadian Identity: Indigenous Canadians
  5. Canadian Identity: Settler Communities
  6. Canadian Identity: Inclusiveness
  7. Historical Perspectives: Communities Inquiry
  8. Traditional Territories
  9. Migration Reasons
  10. Settler Life in Canada
  11. Economic Development
  12. Creation of Nunavut, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut
  13. Community Developments
  14. Interactions Between Settler Communities
  15. Differences Between Communities
  16. How Did You Get Here?

Grade 6 Social Studies Strand B:

  1. Introduction: Key Vocabulary
  2. Canadian Government and Global Interactions
  3. International Accords and Organizations
  4. Canada’s Role in International Programs
  5. Canada’s Role in International Non-Government Organizations
  6. Canada’s Crisis Response: H1N1 and Ebola
  7. Canada’s Role in International Peace
  8. Canada’s Global Relationships
  9. Canada’s Trading Partners
  10. Canada’s Economy
  11. Environmental Issues: Overfishing
  12. Environmental Issues: Canada’s Impact
  13. Global Issues Inquiry

Grade 7 Geography Strand A:

  1. Why Study Geography? (As/For Learning)
  2. Mapping Skills Review (For Learning)
  3. Map of Canada Assignment (Of Learning)
  4. What is Geography? (For/As Learning)
  5. World Map Assignment (Of Learning)
  6. Physical Characteristics of Landforms (As Learning)
  7. Changes to Landforms (As Learning)
  8. Landforms Quiz (Of Learning)
  9. Land Reclamation Assignment (As/Of Learning)
  10. Physical Characteristics of Water Systems (As Learning)
  11. Changes to Water Systems (As Learning)
  12. Characteristics of Climate Regions (As Learning)
  13. Changes to Climate Regions (As Learning)
  14. Climate Graph Creation Assignment (Of Learning)
  15. Natural Vegetation Regions (As Learning)
  16. Changes to Natural Vegetation Regions (As Learning)
  17. Invasive Species Assignment (Of Learning)
  18. Challenges and Opportunities Presented by Physical Environments (As Learning)
  19. Group Scenario Learning (As Learning)
  20. Natural Events Inquiry Stations (As/Of Learning)
  21. Unit Test (Of Learning)

Grade 7 Geography Strand B Lessons:

  1. Introduction – Canada: A Land of Natural Resources (As/Of Learning)
  2. What is a Natural Resource? (As/For Learning)
  3. Where are Natural Resources Located in Canada? (For/As Learning)
  4. Where are Natural Resources Located in the World? (As Learning)
  5. What Makes Natural Resources Valuable? (As Learning)
  6. How Do Humans Meet Their Needs and Wants (As Learning)
  7. Natural Resources Quiz (Of Learning)
  8. Perspectives On Natural Resource Use (As Learning)
  9. Current Events Assignment (As/Of Learning)
  10. Natural Resources Extraction Methods (As Learning)
  11. Effects of Natural Resource Extraction (As Learning)
  12. Environmental Responses to Resource Extraction (For/As/Of Learning)
  13. Taking Action: Organizations That Care (As/Of Learning)
  14. National Resources Inquiry Assignment (As/Of Learning)
  15. Personal Plan of Action (Of Learning)
  16. Unit Test (Of Learning)

Grade 7 History Lessons – Strand A:

  1. Important Events Sorting Activity (For)
  2. Historica Minutes Topic: Explorers & First Nations (As)
  3. Canadian Settlement Objects Activity (As)
    3B. Haudenosaunee, Inuit and Métis (As)
  4. Map of New France 1700 Creation and Analysis (As/Of)
  5. The Creation of New France (As)
    5B. Medical Care in the 1700s (As)
  6. New France Vocabulary QR Code Matchup (For)
  7. Historical Figures Monologues (As/Of)
  8. New France Inquiry Stations (As/Of)
  9. Mid-Unit Test Review and Test (Of)
  10. The Treaty of Utrecht (As)
    10B. Treaties and Pontiac’s Resistance (As)
  11. The Acadians (For/As)
  12. The Seven Years’ War (As)
  13. The Treaty of Paris, The Proclamation & The Quebec Act
  14. The American Revolution (As)
  15. The Loyalists (As/Of)
    15B. The Impact of the Loyalists Migration on the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (As)
  16. Canada: A People’s History Episode (As)
  17. Constitution Act 1791 (As)
  18. British North America Summative Task (Of)
  19. Unit Review and Test (Of)

Grade 7 History – Strand B:

Introduction: Top 10 List of Events from 1713-1800

  1. Establishing Upper Canada (As)
    1B. Métis & Settler Relations (As)
  2. Historica Minutes: War of 1812 (As)
  3. War of 1812 Overview Reading (As)
  4. War of 1812 Inquiry Stations (As/Of)
  5. War of 1812 Newspaper Article (Of)
  6. Results of the War of 1812 (As)
    6B. Mackinac & Drummond Islands & The Treaty of Ghent (As)
  7. A Question of Identity: The War of 1812 (As)
  8. War of 1812 Review & Quiz (Of)
  9. Life in Lower Canada (As)
  10. The Rebellions in Lower Canada (As)
  11. Life in Upper Canada (As)
  12. The Rebellions in Upper Canada (As)
  13. Rebellions Quiz (Of)
  14. Canada A People’s History (Optional) (As)
    14B. Legal Issues (As)
  15. Politics in British North America (As)
    15B. British – Indigenous Treaties (As)
  16. Conflict and Challenges Summative Task (Of)
  17. Unit Review and Test (Of)

Grade 6/7 Social Studies Bundle – Teacher Feedback: 

  1. “It was nice to have a resource more engaging than the tiny textbook that we have. I also enjoyed purchasing this unit instead of spending time hunting through every textbook the school owns to try and align with curriculum. I really appreciate how the 6/7 lessons were aligned so that I could teach to the class then run a mini lesson grade specific.”
  2. “This is great resource to use with my virtual learners. Activities, videos and tasks are very engaging. Thanks for the resource.”

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