Hands-On Social Studies for Ontario is filled with a year’s worth of classroom-tested activities. The grade six book is divided into two units:
With materials for both teachers and students, this new edition includes many familiar great features: curriculum correlation charts; summary charts showing expectations; complete, easy-to-follow lesson plans; visuals and reproducibles; materials lists; and hands-on, student-centred activities. Exciting new features include:
Hands-On Social Studies for Ontario 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.
This resource, developed by experienced educators, centers 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.