Social Studies 5

This course is designed to fulfill the curricular objectives of the Saskatchewan Grade 5 Social Studies curriculum.  It is divided into 4 units of study, each with readings, videos, and activities of their own.  Within each unit, you will be asked to complete assignments, quizzes and exams. There are also a variety of links to videos, websites, and other media provided.  It is a 36 week course.


Course Information

Unit 1 – Interactions and Interdependence

Who has contributed to Canada’s identity as a nation?

Time: 10 weeks

Assessment: 7 submitted assignments, 6 quizzes and 1 unit exam

 

Unit 2 – Dynamic Relationships

How did the land and the people in the area affect the early development of Canada?

Time: 13 weeks

Assessment: 8 submitted assignments, 5 quizzes and 1 unit exam

 

Unit 3 – Power and Authority

How are decisions made in Canada’s governments?

Time: 5 weeks

Assessment: 5 submitted assignments, 3 quizzes and 1 unit exam

 

Unit 4 – Resources and Wealth

How can we protect our world for future generations?

Time: 6 weeks

Assessment: 7 submitted assignments, 2 quizzes and 1 unit exam.

This outline has a built in 2 week flexibility so time can be added to units which may take longer than stated or for extra study time…