Hands-On Social Studies for Ontario is filled with a year's worth of classroom-tested activities. The grade 3 book is divided into two units: Communities in Canada, 1780-1850, and Living and Working in Ontario. 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 blackline masters; material lists; and hands-on, student-centered activities. Exciting new features include: photos files that relate to the lesson topic(s); 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; and support for developing historical thinking skills.
"Revised edition 100% match to the new Social Studies curriculum".-- Cover.