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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).

Web Sites

Farm & Food Care - Ontario

Farm and Food Care Ontario

Projects, educational materials, links, and resources about farms in Ontario and how food is produced.

Meet the Helpers

Meet the Helpers

This is a public media initiative designed to teach children about community helpers and learn more about their careers.

Map Skills for Elementary Students | National Geographic Society

Map Skills for Elementary Students | National Geographic Society

A collection of lesson plans and activities to introduce students to spatial thinking and mapping skills.  Grades K-6.

Canadian Geographic Education | Teacher Resources

Canadian Geographic Education | Teacher Resources

This online resource contains a multitude of lesson plans, classroom activities, Indigenous resources, and downloadable tiled maps.

Community Club | Listen and Read

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"Captivate your early learners with these 15 nonfiction read-along books.  Listen and Read activities tell their stories through words, images, and sound.  You can use these online activities in a variety of ways, from one-on-one instruction using a computer or tablet to class instruction on an interactive whiteboard."

Earth Rangers

Earth Rangers

Earth Rangers is a registered Canadian charity whose mission is to educate kids about the importance of biodiversity and empower them to protect animals and their habitat.

Fun & Games

PBS Kids: Wild City Search

PBS kids: plum landing wild city search

A game that explores how nature can be found in cities.

Adventure Island

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Introduces students to basic maps and map symbols while playing a game.

ABCya! Educational Computer Games for Kids

ABCya! Educational Computer Games for Kids

Games and apps for the pre-K to grade 6 classroom.

TVO Kids - Games

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"Covering virtually all Ontario Curriculum areas for Grades JK-5, TVO-produced children’s content is built in collaboration with educational consultants and classroom-tested to ensure specific educational objectives are met."