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RW8.1
Analyze the social and environmental consequences of living in the Canadian mixed market economy based on consumerism.
RW8.2
Assess the implications of personal consumer choices.
RW8.3
Critique the approaches of Canada and Canadians to environmental stewardship and sustainability.
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Concentus Citizenship Education Resources. Grade 8: The Intentional & Explicit Teaching of Essential Citizenship Competencies
Students explore the concept of democracy as demonstrated in Canada. Throughout the study of democracy, students reflect upon alternative decision making processes such as consensus and majority rule. Students trace the evolution of legislation from an idea to implementation. They learn how the democratic process is strengthened by citizen participation.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: November 15, 2023
R051429
Growth Rings: A Documentary
Large industry has a ripple effect; on the ecology, economy, and community of places, both large and small. Growth Rings is about places along BC's beautiful coastline, the people who live in them, and how these places change as a result of large industry involvement either close by, or far away up the channel. Different people in different places tell their stories, not only of their present and past experiences with large scale local production, but of their concern for the ecology surround...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $80.00
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R051869
Issues for Canadians. Student Text
This resource package focuses on issues that are relevant for Canadian youth. The student resource encourages students to make informed decisions. Information is presented in many formats to engage students. Real issues are presented and tasks are included in each chapter that focus on different benchmark skills. Peer modelling helps students develop skills and understand how to use them.
•  Issues for Canadians. Computerized Test Bank
•  Issues for Canadians. Teaching Resource
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $74.50
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2019
R044228
Civics Now. Student Text
This resource package focuses on civics education. Students will examine issues such as human rights, environmental citizenship and issues facing First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. Each chapter opens with focus questions for students to explore. Opportunities are provided for students to develop their vocabulary, check their understanding of the content and to develop skills for social action. The student text includes graphs, maps, photographs, a table of contents, appendices, a glossar...
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•  Civics Now. Teacher's Resource
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $66.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R054543
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide for Teachers
Developed by the Western Development Museum, this teacher resource offers lesson plans, Saskatchewan fast facts, materials lists and suggested additional resources. There are 25 Saskatchewan themes and 100 lesson plans. Topics contained in the resource include rural electrification, immigration, First Nations and Métis farming and health care. Some of the lessons plans have been translated into French and Cree.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $32.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R054407
There's More to Poverty Than Meets the Eye: Building Engaged Citizens for Poverty Reduction and Community Well-Being
The goals of this resource are to support and enrich curriculum areas related to social compassion and responsibility, interdependence, justice, human dignity and equitable distribution of power and wealth. This resource will help students: develop a sense of identity and their roles within their communities; begin to understand the root causes of poverty; begin to understand the relationship between poverty and health; be able to discuss poverty in relation to the other social determinants o...
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Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
R054328
Choose Your Voice: Antisemitism in Canada
Choose Your Voice is an antiracism and antisemitism education program that was originally distributed to all schools across Canada. The kit, consisting of a teacher's guide, DVD and poster, provides activities to help students understand the dangers of hatred and stereotypes, and to find their own voices to combat them. The components of the kit are available for ordering or download at www.chooseyourvoice.ca
Media and Formats : Book CD/DVD
Price : Free
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R049355
Hannah's Story
Hannah Taylor sees her first homeless person in Winnipeg at the age of five. Hannah constantly thinks and worries about the man - where is he staying and what he is eating. When Hannah turns eight, she establishes the Ladybug Foundation, Inc. Hannah speaks to politicians, business leaders, students and the media to raise awareness and funds to help feed and shelter the homeless. Hannah's message inspires young people and adults to work together to help others. Her foundation supports projects...
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Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R072216
How Canada Became Canada Series
This series examines how Canada became a nation. It begins with first contact between First Nations people and European settlers, and continues to modern, 21st-century Canada. Each book in the series presents a comprehensive overview of the issues and people that shaped Canada's history. Each book contains illustrations, a glossary, a timeline of events and an index. The first book in the series fully supports the Grade 9 curriculum.
•  A Nation Evolves: Canadian Nationalism, World War I, and Growing Sovereignty, 1910-1929
•  Before Canada: First Nations and First Contacts, Prehistory-1523
•  Britain's Canada, 1613-1770
•  Canada's Changing Society: 1984-the Present
•  Canada's Modern-Day Aboriginal Peoples: Nunavut and Evolving Relationships
•  Conflicts, Changes and Confederation, 1770-1867
•  Crisis at Home and Abroad: The Great Depression, World War II, and Beyond, 1929-59
•  From the Atlantic to the Pacific: Canadian Expansion, 1867-1909
•  Redefining Canada: A Developing Identity, 1960-1984
•  The Settlement of New France and Acadia, 1524-1701
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $25.12 ea.
Record posted/updated: October 11, 2019
R072175
Human Geography 8. Student Text
The student text provides a study of the patterns in human geography. This includes population distribution, population characteristics, settlement patterns, and urbanization. It also examines economic systems and their factors. This revised edition contains updated statistical information.
•  Human Geography 8. Teacher's Resource: Discovering Global Systems and Patterns
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $60.50
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R054659
Concentus Citizenship Education Foundation
The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, through the Concentus Citizenship Education Foundation, has created a website that provides classroom resources to support the teaching of citizenship competencies from Grades K-12. Lesson plans may either be viewed online or downloaded as PDFs. To access these resources, educators only need to sign up and create an account through the website's Teacher Portal. If teachers experience any difficulties signing up, they are welcome to contact info@concen...
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Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: January 22, 2019
R072179
Voices and Visions. Student Text
The student text introduces students to the development of Canada through the perspectives of First Nations people, British, Francophone and other cultural groups. Each chapter opens with a chapter inquiry and the key concept. Other features in the student text include developing critical thinking skills, skill checkbox, maps, photographs and case studies. The text includes a table of contents, a glossary and an index.
•  Voices and Visions. Teacher's Resource: A Story of Canada
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $146.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R050462
Canada. An Illustrated History
This illustrated Canadian history book addresses exploration and settlement, Confederation and the two World Wars. It includes lesser-known information regarding the events that made Canada the country that it is today. Included are a table of contents, suggestions for further reading, an index and photographs.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R049879
Municipalities Matter
This teacher's guide provides information about Saskatchewan's local government and civic election process. The resource includes background information for students and teachers on what a municipality is and the people who govern a municipality. Various lesson plans are included for planning purposes.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R026242
The History of Treaties in Canada
The program explains the origins of treaties in Canada and how these documents continue to shape the relationships of First Nations with the Government of Canada today. Topics discussed include: the creation of reserves, land rights issues, the spirit and intent of treaties, the development of legislation and the creation of residential schools. A teacher's guide is available to accompany the DVD.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $159.00
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R051443
Tar Sands: Canada for Sale
Tar Sands: Canada for Sale captures the intersecting storyline of a remarkable cast of characters eager to cash in on the oil boom in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Washington lobbyists, pipefitters from Newfoundland, Chinese investors and Norwegian industrialists descend on tar-soaked Fort McMurray, a modern-day Eldorado, where rents are skyrocketing and cocaine abuse is four times the provincial average. Up for grabs - a stake in the $100 billion energy bonanza and Canada's economic sovereignty. t...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: July 10, 2019
R101826
Saskatchewan Social Studies 8. Student Text
Saskatchewan Social Studies 8 has been custom published for Saskatchewan and has been developed by a team of Saskatchewan teachers. At the beginning of each unit, the "Essential Question" sets the focus for the unit. The book provides opportunities for inquiry learning and engages students with "What Do You Think," "Thinking Critically" and "Thinking It Through" activities. Links to the historical thinking concepts have also been embedded throughout to support the development of historical th...
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•  Saskatchewan Social Studies 8. Teacher Resource with CD
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $92.93
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R072210
Many Voices 5. Voices of Canada: People, Places, and Possiblities. Student Text
The student resource is divided into two units: Living with the Land and Canada, Our Country. The atlas section of the student resource provides visual references on Canadian geography, physical features, First Nations people, population distribution, and resource availability. Each chapter includes a "Skill Power" component that focuses on the development of a new skill and a "Viewpoints" component that promotes inquiry learning.
•  Many Voices 5. Voices of Canada: People, Places, and Possiblities. Teacher's Support Package
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $93.19
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R072176
Our Canada. Student Text: Origins, Peoples, Perspectives
This resource package focuses on Canadian history. Students will examine time periods such as first contact, moving towards confederation, and after confederation. Each chapter starts with focus questions and a brief description of what the chapter will discuss. Included in the student text are backgrounder boxes, "history happens" newspapers, and a review of content covered in the chapter. The student text includes a table of contents, a glossary and an index.
•  Our Canada. Multimedia CD: Origins, Peoples, Perspectives
•  Our Canada. Teaching Resource: Origins, People, Perspectives
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $93.50
Record posted/updated: August 29, 2019
R072171
Discovering Canada's Trading Partners
Using a combination of text, photographs, maps, and charts, this resource provides an overview regarding Canada's role in world trade. Topics such as the history of trade, the difference between exports and imports, trade partners, and international trade organizations are examined in short three-or four-page sections. An index and a glossary are included.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R003762
Under One Sun Grade 8. Complete Classroom Set
This set includes six copies each of six pamphlets and one print teacher's resource. The reading levels range from W-Z. The topics include naming and identity, cultural appropriation, education, inspiring Indigenous youth, the Métis, Truth and Reconciliation, treaties and land claims, Indigenous approaches to health and well-being.
Media and Formats : Kit
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 10, 2022
R100464
Turtle Island Voices Grade 8
This set contains 4 different anthologies, a teacher guide and a CD-ROM. The four anthologies are titled: In Tune, Making Choices, Media Matters and Our Voices. Each anthology contains a variety of genres that include traditional stories, graphic stories, poems, and multiple types of informational texts representing Indigenous geographical areas across Canada. The concepts of interconnectedness, respect for life, and a better future for all living beings are underpinnings of the selections. A...
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Media and Formats : Kit
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022