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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).

Videos in the Library Collection

Important People in My Community

Important People in My Community

This video is in the On-Core collection.

"Opens with a pictorial review of some typical Canadian communities.  From here, our two young hosts take your students on a field trip to visit various people they wound find working in a community.  We visit with a farmer, a dentist, a fireman, police officer, doctor, Canada Post worker, and a garbage collector."

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Raven's Quest - Chyyah | TVO Kids 

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"Chyyah is an 8-year-old girl from the NuChaNulth Nation, in Port Alberni, British Columbia.  Chyyah loves arts and crafts; she shows us some of the beautiful projects she's made.  She participates in a school assembly where all the kids learn about their culture and honour the salmon, an important food for her community."

Garden Stakes | CBC Kids

Garden Stakes | CBC Kids

"Rangeroo Dot and Rangeroo Hal set-out to build a community garden in the hopes of earning their Build-It Badges, but wind up building something even more important: community spirit."

I Want to be a Vet | CBC Kids

I Want to be a Vet | CBC Kids

"Kids take you through a day in the life of two jobs in the medical field. Get your pressure cuffs and poop bags ready, neither job may be what you expect."

Urban, Suburban, and Rural Communities | Homeschool Pop

urban, suburban, and rural communities video

"Learn about urban, suburban and rural communities in this social studies lesson for kids. We share everything your first and second grade student needs to know about urban, suburban and rural communities and areas."

Your Community | Kids Academy


Explains the concept of community to kids in simple and easy words.