Hands-On Social Studies is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested hands-on, minds-on activities and conveniently includes everything both teachers and students need. It focuses on the goals of the Ontario Social Studies curriculum as identified by the Ontario Ministry, and adheres to the Growing Success document for assessment, evaluating, and reporting in Ontario schools.
All books include these familiar features: curriculum correlation charts; complete, easy-to-follow lesson plans; visuals and reproducible masters; material lists; and hands-on, student-centred activities.
Exciting new features include:
The new Hands-On Social Studies edition for grade 5 focuses on strengthening students' knowledge and understanding of Indigenous histories, cultures, perspectives, contributions, and ways of knowing, as well as the history of the residential school system, treaties, and the Indian Act.