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Hands-On Social Studies for Ontario, Grade 1

An Inquiry Approach

by Jennifer Lawson

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Hands-On Social Studies for Ontario, Grade 1 is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activities. This book is divided into two units:

  • Our Changing Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Local Community

With materials for both teachers and students, this resource includes many familiar great features: curriculum correlation charts; summary charts showing expectations; complete, easy-to-follow lesson plans; downloadable image banks and reproducible student materials; materials lists; and hands-on, student-centred activities. Exciting new features include:

  • ideas for extending the learning
  • opportunities for self-reflection and activating prior knowledge
  • authentic assessment for, as, and of learning opportunities
  • the five components of the inquiry model
  • concepts of social studies thinking, guided inquiry questions, and learning goals
  • support for developing historical thinking skills
  • free access to digital image banks and digital reproducibles

This resource, developed by experienced educators, focuses on the goals of the Ontario Social Studies curriculum as identified by the Ontario Ministry (2013) and adheres to the Growing Success document for assessment, evaluating, and reporting in Ontario schools.

About the Author
Jennifer Lawson, PhD, is the originator and senior author of the Hands-On series in all subject areas. Jennifer is a former classroom teacher, resource/special education teacher, consultant, and principal. She continues to develop new Hands-On projects, and also serves as a School Trustee for the St. James-Assiniboia School Division in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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