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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

Dancing Backwards

Dancing backwards

A free school program for grades 5-8 celebrating Canadian women in political leadership and promoting gender parity in governance.



CIVIX provides authentic learning opportunities to help young Canadians practice their rights and responsibilities as citizens, and connect with their democratic institutions. Instead of studying about democracy from a textbook, they experience it first-hand with real issues in real-time.


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This website breaks down candidates and their platforms in clear, student-friendly language.

Our Country, Our Parliament

Our country, our parliament

In addition to being an engaging, colourful and image-rich resource, Our Country, Our Parliament includes features to introduce new vocabulary and word usage, and that encourage students to discuss and compare systems of government across cultures.

Student Vote


"Student Vote is an authentic learning program that provides students with the opportunity to experience the voting process firsthand and practice the habits of active and informed citizenship."

That's Not Fair!

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"That's Not Fair! is a series developed by the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust to invite kids, ages 7 to 11, to think critically about what it means to live in a democracy."

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

Games & Quizzes | Legislative Assembly of Ontario

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Games and quizzes concerning how a bill becomes law, the levels of government, and more.

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."