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Alberta Social Studies

Our Alberta

Our Alberta Book 1 Our Alberta Book 2

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

Our Alberta Program Components

Basic Resources

Our Alberta Student Book Package
  • 100% match to the new Alberta Grade 4 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
Our Alberta Teacher Resource Binder with Audio CD
  • Contains thorough lesson plans, strategies for lesson modification, and Blackline Masters for activities, maps and assessment
  • Includes classroom embedded strategies based on the most recent research into student engagement, literacy and inquiry skills building and critical thinking
Our Alberta Activity Card Pack
  • Hands-on, practical, and fun activities will keep students interested and motivated
  • Designed to reinforce concepts presented in the Student Books
Our Alberta Audio CD
  • Contains student-read passages from the Student Textbook to provide modeling opportunities for reading fluency
  • Includes soundtracks to stimulate discussion

Optional Supplements

Our Alberta Teacher Resource CD-Rom
  • Included by Nelson when Teacher Resource Binder with Audio CD is purchased
  • Provides modifiable activity and assessment Blackline Masters to support a broad range of students in your classroom

Our Alberta On-line Teacher Resource

  • Included by Nelson when Teacher Resource Binder with Audio CD is purchased
  • Offers free access to the Combined Grade Supplement to support combined grades 3/4 and 4/5
Our Alberta Multimedia CD-Rom
  • Included by Nelson when Teacher Resource Binder with Audio CD is purchased
  • Contains additional activities, photographs, maps, illustrations, graphics, video and audio clips to supplement the core program
Our Alberta 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 Alberta Fiction Pack
  • Exclusively offered by Nelson, this rich variety of 13 fiction books, novels and anthologies are a wonderful supplement to the Our Alberta core social studies program

Nonfiction Supplements

Our Alberta : All About Series Kit
  • Selection of books that bring Alberta 's history, landscape, culture, attractions and multiculturalism for the forefront for students, written at a lower reading level
Our Alberta : InfoCanada Series Kit
  • Highly-visual, informative texts provide nonfiction reading material ideal for cross-curricular learning. Four Alberta-related books have been selected and integrated within the Our Alberta core program
Tools for Learning for Kids
  • New four-volume reference provides simple strategies and tips for all the types of reading and writing the students encounter in the content area programs
The Great Canadian Adventure
  • An engaging collection of books that promotes reading in the content areas with an emphasis on social studies processes and skills