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Intermediate Senior Civics

Lesson Ideas in Books and Textbooks

Online Lesson Ideas

Visit the Faculty of Education QSpace site for curriculum units on history topics created by past Teacher Candidates. Click on "title" to scan the list.

Media Smarts
Canadian database of media lessons by province and curriculum.

Digital History
American interactive modules and lesson plans.

National Council for the Social Studies Lesson Collection
Browse their lesson collection of classroom activities, teaching ideas, and articles by historical period and grade level.

Indigenous Perspectives in History and Civics
Includes information on FNMI perspectives in CHV2O (also includes CHC2D and CHC2P).


PeaceQuest : Lesson plans across all grades.

Peaceful Schools International: See their list of free online resources. Includes Character development programming in Ontario schoolsChildren's rights: A teacher's guideCooperative guide to conflict resolution ; Youth activism manual ; Peace lessons from around the world ;

Peace One Day: Lesson plans

Hague Appeal for Peace: Peace and disarmament education ; Learning to abolish war; Time to abolish war

TVO Learn

Designed by education professionals, these courses are intended for student-directed learning at home, but contain many resources that may still be useful in the classroom. These may also be helpful for students to gain a better understanding of difficult topics.
Materials for CHV2O - Civics and Citizenship
Materials for CHV2O - Civisme et citoyenneté 

Featured Resource

Elections Canada Banner

Elections Canada collects a variety of Classroom Resources on its website, including the popular Student Vote program. 

Ontario Curriculum Connections


Social Studies: Canadian Law


Social Studies: Politics


Social Studies: Canada: History,Identity, and Culture


Social Studies: Law: Canadian, International


Social Studies: Politics