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Primary Junior Social Studies Teacher Resources

Here you will find teacher and classroom resources to support The Ontario Curriculum: Social Studies, Grades 1 to 6 (2018).

Grade 1 Lesson Plans

Our Changing Roles and Responsibilities

Here you will find lesson plans written specifically for the Ontario Social Studies Curriculum, Grade 1, Strand A, Heritage and Identity: Our Changing Roles and Responsibilities.

Click the links on the left sidebar to connect to more recommended resources for this strand:

  • Children's fiction
  • Children's information books
  • Online video
  • Web sites that support the learning in this unit 

Nelson Social Studies

Indigenous Content

Lesson Plans

An open access sample lesson plan, "What are my roles and responsibilities?" is available as an excerpt on the Portage & Main web site.

OESSTA Recommendations

Resource suggestions for Grade 1, Our Changing Roles & Responsibilities

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From the Ontario Elementary Social Studies Teacher Association (OESSTA).

Open Educational Resources

OER Commons

Open education resources, including lesson plans, for teachers.  Modify and adapt the lesson plans to connect with the curriculum.