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Education - Social Studies Resources (Elementary): Grade 4 - Alberta: The Land, Histories and Stories

Alberta: The Land, Histories and Stories - Topics

Overview

Grade 4 students will explore the geographic, cultural, linguistic, economic and historical characteristics that define quality of life in Alberta. They will appreciate how these characteristics reflect people’s interaction with the land and how physical geography and natural resources affect quality of life. Through this exploration, students will also examine how major events and people shaped the evolution of Alberta. -- from Program of Studies, Alberta Education, (p.1 in Grade 4)

Topic 4.1 - Alberta: a Sense of Land

Keywords and subject headings to use when searching the catalogue: Rocky Mountains, prairies, forests, boreal forest, mountains, weather Alberta, climate Alberta, Chinook, (Alberta areas by name), dinosaurs, etc.

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Topic 4.2 - The Stories: Histories and People of Alberta

Subject headings and keywords to try in a catalogue search: frontier and pioneer life Alberta, Indians of North America Alberta , prairie provinces, Cree Indians, Siksika Indians, Alberta history, (names of specifc people), John Ware, etc.

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Topic 4.3 - Alberta: Celebrations and Challenges

Keywords and subject headings to use when seaching the catalogue: multicultural Canada, immigrants, immigration, First Nations Alberta, resources Alberta, oil Alberta,  Calgary, Edmonton, other Alberta areas by name, etc.

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