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True North: Our Canadian Homeschool: Canada, A People's History Lesson 5

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Notebooking with Natalie and Grade 9 Canadian social studies.

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Zinn Education Project

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Free lessons and resources for teaching people’s history in K-12 classrooms. For use with books by Howard Zinn and others on multicultural, women’s, and labor history.
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Wonderful history site with great resources for use in K-12 classrooms.

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True North: Our Canadian Homeschool: English Civil War - Mentor Mob (Grade 9 Social Studies in BC)

True North: Our Canadian Homeschool: English Civil War - Mentor Mob (Grade 9 Social Studies in BC) | HCS Social Studies | Scoop.it
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Another Mentor Mob for your study of the English Civil War which will work well for Grade 9 Social Studies in BC.

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True North: Our Canadian Homeschool: American Revolution Mentor Mob

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Great for Grade 9 Social Studies in BC. 

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Library of Parliament - Our Country, Our Parliament

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A Teacher's Guide and booklet for learning about Canadian Government.

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The Atlas of Canada - Explore Our Maps

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Natural Resources Maps, Reference Maps 

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Canadian Heritage - The National Flag of Canada

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Department of Canadian Heritage Web Site
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Information on the flag of Canada from the Government of Canada.

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A Developing World

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This map is designed to provide a glimpse of some of the challenges in developing countries and the progress made toward achieving five of the MDGs. It uses the United Nations Development Programme's human development index (HDI) to show which countries have achieved high levels of development.

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Videos | Passages To Canada

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Social study videos to complement high school lessons on themes of emigration, discrimination etc.
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True North: Our Canadian Homeschool: Industrial Revolution Mentor Mob

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A wide variety of resources for your study of the Industrial Revolution. Great for Grade 9 Social Studies in BC

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True North: Our Canadian Homeschool: French Revolution Mentor Mob

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Another Mentor Mob that would work well for Grade 9 Social Studies in BC

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Canadian History and Geography

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Great Canadian Lives online in PDF
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This is a great book for your Canadian History studies! Thanks Donna Ward at Northwoods Press!

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The Prime Ministers of Canada

This site presents brief biographies of all of Canada's prime ministers including commentary by leading historians, journalists, and political colleagues.
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How the Canadian Provinces and Territories Got Their Names

How the Canadian Provinces and Territories Got Their Names | HCS Social Studies | Scoop.it
Here's a little more Canadian history on this Canada Day.    

Via AP US History, Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks, Seth Dixon
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Kaylin Burleson's curator insight, July 3, 2013 11:42 AM

Like Seth said - a little late for Canada Day, but we can certainly use in our World Geography  unit on North America.   

 

Sara Kanewske's curator insight, July 12, 2013 10:07 PM

Toponyms

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Great for a little extra look at toponyms

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Canadian Geographic - Canadian Geographic Magazine

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Explore and discover Canada with Canadian Geographic Magazine online: Canadian Geographic Travel magazine and Canadian Geographic magazine.
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A kids atlas, interactive games, fun acts, animal facts, links and newsletter make this a great learning site for your student.

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Map Library - TeacherVision.com

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Maps and mapping activities from TeacherVision.

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Israel Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids

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Learn about Israel on National Geographic Kids.
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By National Geographic kids, People and places in the spotlight provides facts, pictures and maps on a particular country. This one is about Israel.

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