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Alberta Social Studies

Our Canada: Origins, People, Perspectives NEW Alberta Social Studies Resources

Developed with Alberta 's Teachers, For Alberta's Teachers

Our Canada: Origins, People, Perspectives Product Components

Basic Resources

Our Canada : Origins, Peoples, Perspectives Student Textbook

  • 100% match to the new Alberta Grade 7 Social Studies Curriculum Outcomes
  • Superb quality and variety of visuals engage students and stimulate discussions
  • Accessible reading level
  • Addresses differentiated learning and offers strong literacy support
Teacher Resource Binder with Audio CD
  • Contains thorough lesson plans, strategies for lesson modification and Blackline Masters for activities, maps and assessment
  • Curriculum outcomes are identified for every chapter and for each of the lessons of the Student Textbook
  • Includes classroom embedded strategies based on the most recent research into student engagement, literacy and inquiry skills building and critical thinking
  • Includes Teacher Resource CD-Rom, access to the on-line Teacher Resource (which includes the Combined Grade Supplement and Catholic Values Document) and the Our Canada Multimedia CD-Rom

Optional Supplements

Teacher Resource CD-Rom

  • Provides modifiable activity and assessment Blackline Masters to support your wide range of students in your classroom

On-line Teacher Resource

  • Offers free access to the Catholic Values Document

Multimedia CD-Rom

  • Contains additional activities, photographs, maps, illustrations, graphics, video and audio clips to supplement the core program

Computerized Test Bank

  • Easy-to-use Examview© software is completely modifiable
  • Provides over 500 questions ranging from multiple choice, true and false, short answer and extended answer
Our Canada Fiction Pack
  • Exclusively offered by Nelson, this rich variety of 13 fiction novels are a wonderful supplement to the Our Canada core social studies program

Nonfiction Supplements

Canada : A People's History Classroom Pack
  • Linked to the popular CBC/Radio Canada video program, Canada : A People's History Classroom Pack is a sampling of the eight titles within the series
Tools for Learning
  • Contains simple strategies and tips for students to manage various types of reading and writing encountered in the content area programs