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Nelson Education > School > Elementary Social Studies > Our World > Product Information > Grade 3

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Our World 3: World Communities

The Our World Grade 3 resource World Communities fully covers all of the Social Studies outcomes with only two components:

Our World 3  - Student Textbook

Student Textbook (224 pages)


Fun activities and full-colour maps, photos, illustrations and graphics


Students will be able to relate to photos and stories of Alberta classroom children modelling learning and making connections with children from other communities


Students will enjoy learning through stories of real individuals or families who live and work in a variety of communities in India, Peru, Tunisia, and Ukraine


Each chapter also includes features such as "Focus on Learning", "Do, Discuss, Discover", "Inquiry Process", "Skills Centre", "Research", and "Participate"

Our World 3  - Teaching Resource with Audio CD

Teaching Resource with Audio CD (566 pages)


Contains Lesson Plans, Blackline Masters, and Assessment Blackline Masters to support the teaching of the Student Textbook


Practical support enabling teachers to manage classroom instruction with ease


Lesson plans are divided into three main sections Planning Information, Activities, Optional Activities


Sidebars provide tips for the teacher, including notes about ongoing assessment, integration opportunities, and related Skills pages

Our World 3  - Activity Card Pack

Also available: Activity Card Pack


Ten laminated cards, one for each chapter, that reinforce concepts with hands-on activities


Each card is clearly referenced with suggested lesson plans in the Teaching Resource


Web Site

The Our World Web site contains modifiable Assessment Blackline Masters, Web activities, and annotated Web links


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