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What is a core resource? Core Resources
A core resource is a foundational or key resource that complements a curriculum in an especially effective way. It may be a comprehensive resource that broadly addresses several of the student learning outcomes (e.g., a major integrated resource, series, textbook), an in-depth student resource that addresses at least one student learning outcome or a professional resource for educators.
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Canadian Government Series
The Canadian Government Series examines the role of government in the development of Canada. Each book explores one aspect of Canada's government, such as the relationship of Canada and the global village, the Constitution, the rights of citizenship, and Canada's social, economic and political structures. Each book is enhanced with illustrations, a timeline, a glossary, an index and suggestions for further research.
•  Canada and the Global Village
•  Canada's Road to Independence
•  Canada's System of Government
•  Canadian Citizenship
•  Canadian Unity
•  The Canadian Identity
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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Canadians and Their Government: A Resource Guide = Les Canadiens et leur gouvernement: Un guide de ressources
The collection of materials in this resource provides background information about government in Canada. The kit includes a booklet that introduces how parliament works, a video and a brochure on the Senate, a chart on national and provincial flags and symbols, a poster of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and a teacher's resource guide. The teacher's resource guide provides suggested activities that will encourage critical thought, and engage students in the democratic process. A...
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Media and Formats : Kit
Price : Free
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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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
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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
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Global Issues
This website has articles on issues that affect everyone and shows how most of the issues are interrelated.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Government of Canada - Teachers' Corner
The Government of Canada website provides information on the structure of Canada's parliament and the processes and provides educational resources for educators.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R072173
How Canadians Govern Themselves (9th ed.)
The latest edition of this free resource continues to offer an examination of the parliamentary system of government in Canada. The origins of our government, the daily work of parliamentarians, the constitution, the judicial system and the levels of government are just a few of the topics described in a concise format. Tables, graphs and photographs complement the text.
Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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
R072156
InfoTrac (Gale Databases)
InfoTrac contains electronic databases of more than 2,300 full-text magazines, journals and reference sources. Examples of databases include: Junior Edition, Student Edition, General Reference Centre Gold, and CPI.Q (Canadian Periodicals).
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: April 16, 2019
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
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Learning About Treaties in Canada
This DVD explores the history of treaties in Canada. It explains how the understanding of the treaty process and the future impact of the treaties varied greatly between the signatories from European cultures and First Nations peoples. The film explains the geographical regions included in treaties, how we are all treaty people and how treaties affect all of our lives as Canadians. A teacher's guide to support the DVD is available online through the distributor's website.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $159.00
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Library and Archives Canada
This website offers a national collection of Canadian books, historical documents, government records, maps, films and photos.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
NCSS defines social studies as "the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence." NCSS engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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
R072177
Our Country, Our Parliament: An Introduction to How Canada's Parliament Works
Produced by the Government of Canada, this resource explores the parliamentary process. Topics include Canada's system of government, democracy in action, the business of parliament, our national capital, and becoming involved in democracy. The booklet includes photographs, timelines and word builder sections. The booklet also includes a table of contents and a glossary.
Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R072159
Oxfam Education
This website provides resources for educators and students on issues that affect all. Topics include global inequalities and human rights.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Recommended Online Video Education Resources (ROVER)
ROVER is the video streaming site for teachers and students in the PreK-12 education system. All the videos that are housed on ROVER have been evaluated and recommended by educational professionals to support Saskatchewan's K-12 curricula.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
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Residential Schools. Truth and Reconciliation in Canada (Educator's Package)
This DVD provides an overview of residential schools - from the historical events that led to their creation, up to their closure, the Government of Canada's official apology and the report and Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Bonus footage and a PDF resource guide are included on the DVD.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $129.00
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Righting Canada's Wrongs. Residential Schools: The Devastating Impact on Canada's Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Findings and Calls for Action
The history and impact of Canada's residential schools are presented through first-person accounts, historical documents and photographs. The book also includes the Canadian government's apology and summarizes the 94 Calls to Action resulting from the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R072164
Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) - Education Resources
The SCIC provides teachers with locally and globally-minded resources that promote global citizenship.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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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
R013005
Sixties Scoop
This book provides information about the Sixties Scoop, a time in Canada when many Indigenous children were apprehended by social services and adopted by non-Indigenous people sometimes outside Canada. The lasting effects of abuse, racism, destruction of families and loss of identity are ongoing. This book is part of the Indigenous Life in Canada series which reveals the challenges, celebrations, and contributions of Indigenous nations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
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Social Studies 8. Additional Learning Resources (2010) Updated 2012
This list of learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support the curriculum, Social Studies 8. This list will be updated as new resources are recommended and older ones are no longer available. A collection of core learning resources can be found on the Ministry of Education website.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: January 4, 2019
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Social Studies 8. Core Learning Resources (2010)
This list of learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support the curriculum, Social Studies 8. This list will be updated as new resources are recommended and older ones are no longer available. A list of additional learning resources can be found on the Ministry of Education website.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
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Social Studies Saskatchewan
Social Studies Saskatchewan is a professional growth network of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation for social sciences educators. The aim of the association is to provide a community for social sciences educators through professional development, in-service training and preservice teacher education. The organization publishes the journal entitled Perspectives.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R013004
Symbolism in Indigenous Arts and Cultures
This book provides information on Indigenous symbolism in the arts from a variety of First Nations cultures in Canada. It discusses animal, location, sacred circles, and music and dance symbols. This book is part of the Indigenous Life in Canada series which reveals the challenges, celebrations, and contributions of Indigenous nations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
R072167
Take Action - Make a Difference: A Social Studies Handbook
The authors provide seven action steps for young people to take action in order to make a difference in their local community or in the world. The seven action steps are clearly outlined with real-life examples of young people taking action. Each step includes colour illustrations, photographs and a skill power section that offers guidance in developing a brochure, writing a speech and other projects.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $17.32
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R050355
The Atlas of Canada
The Atlas of Canada contains online maps for Canada and some parts of the world.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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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
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The Pass System
Saskatoon filmmaker Alex Williams exposes a little-known piece of Canadian history - one in which First Nations people required permits issued by an Indian Agent in order to leave their reserves. Purportedly in response to the Northwest Resistance of 1885, Sir John A. Macdonald enacted a system of racial segregation that denied First Nations people in parts of Western Canada the basic freedom of mobility that other Canadians experienced. Although the pass system had no basis in law, it stayed...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : Pricing varies by organization
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Time for a Change
This kit explores the histories of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples in Canada and some of the challenges created by the Indian Residential School System and the Indian Act. The need for reconciliation is also explored and the importance to all Canadians of finding their own path to reconciliation. The kit contains 16 student editions and one cross-curricular teacher guide. A link to the publisher’s website offers access to additional supports that include an introductory video, links t...
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Media and Formats : Kit
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022
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Treaties
This book explains the motivation, rights, obligations and differing interpretations of treaties in Canada. Timelines and maps are included. This book is part of the Indigenous Life in Canada series which reveals the challenges, celebrations and contributions of Indigenous nations.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
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Turtle Island: The Story of North America's First People
This book tells the story of Turtle Island (North America) and the people who lived on the land, as well as their accomplishments and traditions. Written and oral historical knowledge are woven together to provide a glimpse into the rich past of the people who walked this land before 1491.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: February 10, 2023
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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
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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
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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
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When We Were Alone
A young girl asks her kókum questions about herself, such as why she wears bright colours, why she grows her hair long, why she spends time with her brother and why she speaks Cree. Her kókum explains that when she went to school far away as a child, she had to wear dark colours, her hair was cut short, she was separated from her brother and she wasn't allowed to speak her home language. This award-winning book is a sensitive, early introduction to some of the tragic effects of residential sc...
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Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
What are additional resources? Additional Resources
Additional resources also complement the curriculum in an effective way and are of the same variety as core resources. However, where funds are limited, educators are advised to start by purchasing core resources.
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100th Anniversary of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building
This video outlines Saskatchewan's political history and how the legislature came to be built in Regina. Historical photographs, documents and interviews with politicians and historians enrich this documentary and shed light on what the legislative building represents in Saskatchewan's history and to its citizens. The video includes highlights of significant events that have taken place at Saskatchewan's legislative building.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms (4th ed.)
The authors provide practical social studies strategies for the classroom. Organized alphabetically, there are 10 overarching and 40 specific teaching and learning strategies to enhance student learning. In this updated edition, all previously existing strategies have been revised and each strategy now also includes an assessment rubric and ideas for differentiation. The Applications and Ideas section includes classroom implementation ideas, while the References and Resources feature highligh...
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Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : $39.99
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Aboriginal Peoples and Canada's Parks and Protected Areas
The website contains case studies profiling Aboriginal organizations, communities, park agencies, First Nations and other stakeholders that have influenced the conservation of biodiversity and cultural heritage.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
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Agriculture in the Classroom
The Agriculture in the Classroom website offers a wide variety of resources related to agriculture and the environment for teachers and students from Kindergarten to grade 12. Resources can be filtered by type (activity, book, kit, lesson plan, unit plan, poster, map, video, etc.), by subject (arts, career exploration, language arts, health, math, practical and applied arts, science and social studies), by grade, by province and by topic.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 6, 2022
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Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan
The Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan website offers a wide variety of resources related to agriculture and the environment for teachers and students from Kindergarten to grade 12. Resources can be filtered by type (activity, book, kit, lesson plan, unit plan, poster, map, video, etc.), by subject (arts, career exploration, language arts, health, math, practical and applied arts, science and social studies), by grade, by province and by topic. Some of the featured resources include Ka...
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Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 6, 2022
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All 4 Each: A Unit to Empower Co-operative Consciousness
This teacher's guide includes information about the legal and operational frameworks of co-operatives. Comprised of five lessons, students learn the principles of co-operatives, how to put the principles into practice, how co-operative models can work for an individual organization, how to investigate the co-operative structure, and how to create their own co-operative. Background information is provided for teachers. A table of contents and a listing of suggested resources is included.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R040967
An Introduction to the House of Commons (MPTV)
This program describes how Canada's government works. Filmed on location in Ottawa, students learn about the members of parliament and the basic structure and functions of the House of Commons. There is an interactive quiz at the end of the program. A teacher's guide is available.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: December 5, 2018
R036308
Apples and Oranges
This video is set in a classroom where students are engaged in an exercise about bullying, stereotypes and the harmful effects that language can have on people. The students create pictures that portray sensitive situations, such as a young girl who has two moms and two boys whose friendship comes to a halt when one boy learns that the other is gay. The students' representations and stories are brought to life through animation. The program dispels myths about gays and lesbians, challenges ho...
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Media and Formats : Video
Topic : Bullying
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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
R072228
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Archives)
CBC Archives is a collection of digital events that are indexed according to category and searchable by topic. A "For Teachers" section contains activities by grade level.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R072221
Canadian Immigration Series
In this series of books, the author focuses on Canadian immigration. Each book in the series includes icons that denote history notes, a timeline, historical photographs and illustrations.
•  Island of Hope and Sorrow: The Story of Grosse Île
•  Pier 21: Stories From Near and Far
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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Canadian Oxford School Atlas (9th ed.)
This atlas includes detailed thematic maps about Canada's geology, landforms, climate, vegetation, resources, demographics, migration, language groups, political divisions and historic movement. Provincial maps are also included. Maps of other countries and regions present political boundaries, physical features and thematic information related to climate and population. The atlas includes world maps and charts on topics such as landforms, vegetation, resources, population, religion, languag...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $67.95
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Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
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
R072226
Classroom Connections
Classroom Connections offers online resources to initiate positive social change in today's youth. The website contains a number of free print resources that educators may either order or download.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Critical Challenges Across the Curriculum Series
This series contains critical challenges and suggested activities for teachers to use in developing critical thinking skills with students. Reproducible blackline masters and assessment rubrics complement the activities.
•  Active Citizenship: Student Action Projects
•  Brazilian Rain Forest
•  Caring for Young People's Rights
•  Early Contact and Settlement in New France
•  Globalizing Connections: Canada and the Developing World
Media and Formats : Book
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R053346
Every Human Has Rights: A Photographic Declaration for Kids
Eleanor Roosevelt chaired a committee that determined rights for every citizen in every country. Since 1948, these rights declare that every human is entitled to freedom, fair government, freedom to come and go and to associate with others and the right to free expression. In the foreword, Mary Robinson writes about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, what it means and how we struggle to achieve true freedom for all people. She reminds us that change does not occur by reading a book; ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $21.00
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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For Angela
Starring Tina Keeper and Tiffany Peters, this production presents a re-enactment of a racial assault on Rhonda Gordon and her daughter Angela. When confronted and verbally abused by a group of youths on a bus, Rhonda worries that the incident will cause Angela to reject her Aboriginal heritage. In a meeting with the leader of the youths, Rhonda allows the boy to see the consequences of his action and to express his regret.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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Geologic Journey
This video series introduces students to the history of our continent. Using a range of techniques from 3-D animations to filming from a helicopter, the changes in Canada's geology are uncovered. A teacher's guide is available.
•  The Appalachians
•  The Atlantic Coast
•  The Canadian Shield
•  The Great Lakes
•  The Rockies
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: August 18, 2021
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Global Affairs Canada
This website contains information on Canada's role in international development, trade and supporting human rights globally.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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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
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Hana's Suitcase
The author documents a Japanese teacher's effort to find out what happened to a young Jewish girl named Hana Brady during World War II. Fumiko Ishioka was concerned that her students in Japan would never learn about this significant tragedy in history. Ishioka searches various Holocaust centres for authentic materials, and one day, a suitcase owned by Hana Brady arrives. Ishioka travels to Czechoslovakia and finally to Toronto where she interviews Hana's brother, George Brady, a survivor of t...
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Price : $16.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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Hana's Suitcase
The National produced a documentary based on CBC journalist Karen Levine's book Hana's Suitcase: A True Story. The book depicts a Japanese school teacher, Fumiko Ishioka, who decides to use the Holocaust as an educational tool. Using the suitcase of Hana Brady, a young girl who was sent to Auschwitz from the Terzen camp in Czechoslovakia, Ishioka teaches children about the horror of war and encourages peace. Levine meets Ishioka and Hana's brother, George, who survived Auschwitz because he ha...
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Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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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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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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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
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How Parliament Works (7th ed.)
This book describes the organization and operation of our parliamentary system. Following an introduction to the principal features of Canada's government, the book discusses the constitution and the roles of the various elected and appointed officials in the House of Commons and the Senate. The electoral process is described as well as the procedure on how a bill becomes law. Included are a table of contents, a glossary, black-and-white photographs of the governors general, the prime minist...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
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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
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Middle Level Learning
This NCSS journal is written for middle level social studies teachers and is published online three times a year. Middle Level Learning is a publication featuring lessons and information that allows educators to be informed of the leading thoughts and developments in the teaching of social studies.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $72.00 US (1-year membership)
Record posted/updated: April 16, 2019
R048891
Misconceptions of Canada's Indian Residential School System
This poster provides the truth about misconceptions of Canada's residential schools such as: "No one knew at the time about the conditions of residential schools" and "Aboriginal people asked for residential schools."
Media and Formats : Document Other
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: June 5, 2017
R046940
Missing Nimâmâ
Kateri is a young girl, growing up in the care of her grandmother in her mother’s absence. She reaches important milestones such as her first day of school, first dance, first date, wedding and first child, all in the presence of her mother’s spirit. Told in alternating voices, this illustrated book is a story of love, loss, and acceptance, showing the human side of the tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women. An afterword by the author provides a simple, age-appropriate context for ...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : See publishers.
Record posted/updated: September 13, 2023
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
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R072227
National Film Board of Canada
The National Film Board of Canada has a number of documentaries and DVD programs available online. The films are searchable by genre, title, decade or keyword. Access to the NFB's CAMPUS is available free of charge through the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education's ROVER streaming video service.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R044409
North American Indians Today Series
This series of books focuses on First Nations people. It discusses how they hold onto their unique culture and, at the same time, adjust to the demands of the modern world. The series takes a critical look at the First Nations after the arrival of the Europeans, current government structure, spirituality, contributions to the world and the challenges that First Nations people currently face. Included are a table of contents, suggested readings for further research, a glossary and an index.
•  Iroquois
•  Ojibwa
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $26.24 ea.
Record posted/updated: October 11, 2019
R045983
Northward to Freedom
The Underground Railroad operated from 1830-1861. Using re-enactments, students follow the slaves who travelled the Underground Railroad to freedom and the individuals who assisted the slaves in their journey. Often the journey to freedom took approximately three months to complete. Students learn about the abuse that took place when slaves were caught before reaching freedom. Just over the border from Canada there are two road signs at an intersection of the North Star Road and Blackman Corn...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD Video
Price : $39.95 US
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R072229
Office of the Treaty Commissioner (OTC)
The OTC provides a number of resources for educator use and offers workshops on teaching treaties in the classroom.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R072230
Ombudsman Saskatchewan
Ombudsman Saskatchewan contains a number of resources for teachers, including the history of ombudsmen and frequently asked questions by students.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R049290
One Peace: True Stories of Young Activists
Through the voices of young people who have made a difference, the youth in this book work to promote world peace. The storytellers in the book come from different parts of the world and an event in each their lives has caused them to become activists. Each story includes photographs, illustrations, fact boxes, Did You Know sections and a poem about peace.

Included in the book is the story of Craig Kielburger, who was 12 when he formed Free the Children.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95
Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R049014
Our Government, Our Election (3rd ed.)
This teacher's guide provides information on Saskatchewan's democratic process. Opening with a pre-test, educators are able to determine a student's strengths and weaknesses regarding elections. Various lesson plans are included. Background information is provided for teachers or can be used as handouts for students.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R054208
Prisoners of Prejudice: Canada's First National Internment Operations 1914-1920
The Canadian Government actively recruited Ukrainians to develop the Canadian west. Yet, in 1914, the same country that had invited the Ukrainians from Austria-Hungary classified them as "enemy aliens" and interned many of the men. The Ukrainian Canadian internment was part of the detention of "enemy aliens" in Canada, lasting from 1914 to 1920, under the terms of the War Measures Act. During the internment, Ukrainian people lost employment, were treated as subversives, their wealth was confi...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : \$10.00 (1 student book), \$250.00 (25 student books + teacher guide/CD-ROM)
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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Proud to be Métis
Proud to be Metis is a collection of lyrical poems and songs written by David Bouchard. Each poem is about a Métis person from the past or present. Bouchard writes from a first-person perspective to recounts parts of the lives of people such as Riel, Dumont, Potts, and others. The poems describe events such as the loss of land and the need to resist the Canadian Government's injustices. A free audio download is available from the publisher’s website. The language of the recording is a mixture...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : See publisher.
Record posted/updated: June 15, 2022
R072231
Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA)
The PLEA website contains general legal information, a number of free publications and resources for teachers and youth.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R102881
Residential Schools: With the Words and Images of Survivors
This resource shares the memories of more than 70 survivors of the residential school system in Canada and includes 125 archival and contemporary images. The book explores why residential schools happened, the importance of culture and traditions and how healing is occurring.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $34.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
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
R072232
Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission
There is information on the human rights code, policies and publications to support educators in the classroom.
Media and Formats : Website
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: August 27, 2020
R047176
Secret Path
Lyrics of songs composed by The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie are illustrated with graphic art by Jeff Lemire to recount the tragic story of Chanie Wenjack, an 12-year-old boy who died when he fled his residential school and tried to return on foot to his home 400 miles away. A download of 10 songs that were created from the lyrics is also available.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $26.99
Record posted/updated: September 7, 2021
R101663
Stories of Courage: Saskatchewan Second World War Veterans Remember
This series of eight videos presents the personal stories of 17 Saskatchewan residents who served during the World War II.
•  Aboriginal War Experiences. Episode 5
•  Commemoration. Episode 8
•  HMCS Regina. Episode 3
•  Price of Freedom. Episode 2
•  Prisoners of War. Episode 4
•  Soldiers Return Home. Episode 7
•  Training and Preparing for War. Episode 1
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Record posted/updated: August 24, 2021
R054648
Symbols of Canada (2010 ed.)
This booklet describes and illustrates the symbols of Canada and its political regions. Included are the symbols of the Queen and her representatives in Canada, the words to "O Canada" and "God Save the Queen," the coat of arms, the the floral emblems, the flags, and the tartans of each province and territory. The book briefly explains the significance of each symbol and suggests activities to promote appreciation of the nation.
Media and Formats : Book Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: August 29, 2019
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
R035464
Teaching Treaties in the Classroom
The Office of the Treaty Commissioner (OTC) has developed a treaty information kit for use in Saskatchewan schools. The kit features educational resource materials that include curriculum supplements, videos and books about the history of treaties. The individual pieces show both First Nations and European perspectives about the treaty relationship. Information on treaty topics range from the precontact history of First Nations people, first contact issues, the relevance of the past to the co...
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Media and Formats : Kit
Price : $350.00
Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R051267
The Gathering Place. An Exploration of Canada's Capital
This teaching resource explores the people, history, values and achievements as reflected in our national capital, Ottawa. Topics include Canadian culture, identity and symbols, government, citizenship and democracy, Canadian stories and heroes and Canada's contributions to the world. The resource includes lesson plans, extension activities and student materials. The first edition of The Gathering Place was sent to provincial schools in 2009.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: April 26, 2019
R034341
The Kids Book of Canadian History
This illustrated book provides students with an interesting look at our history from the earliest times to the 21st century. Each of the short sections examines topics such as Canada's first people, traders and explorers, life at mid-century, the great northwest and the swinging sixties. Colourful drawings, maps, fact boxes, profiles of famous people and timelines create a picture of Canada's history. An index is included.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R034414
The Kids Book of World Religions
This resource offers an interesting, insightful and balanced look at religions from around the world. Each of the short sections is well written and illustrated and presents the information in an appealing fashion. In addition to a map, the book includes an index and a glossary.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $14.95
Record posted/updated: August 15, 2020
R022348
The Social Studies
The Social Studies is a peer-reviewed journal written by Kindergarten to Grade12 classroom teachers, teacher educators and curriculum administrators. Sections provide teachers with a forum for sharing instructional ideas and offer commentary and perspectives on current issues in social studies education.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $104.00 US
Record posted/updated: January 1, 2019
R040768
Understanding Canadian Government
This program provides examines the federal and provincial governments. The hosts discuss the differences in government structures, the powers that each have, and the roles that each play in Canadian democracy.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $149.95
Record posted/updated: July 1, 2020
R053874
Voices of Courage
This 2010 CTV Remembrance Day special features four veterans who share their personal experiences of war, carnage and courage, and the toll it has taken on their lives as survivors. The video features Pat Stogran, Canada's Veterans' Ombudsman, who shares his stories of serving in Bosnia and Afghanistan, and discusses issues facing veterans today.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $99.95
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R040644
Who Runs This Country, Anyway?: A Guide to Canadian Government (Rev. ed.)
In this book, a comical duo guides readers through Canada's electoral and governing process. The pair covers issues such as casting a vote in an election and passing a bill in Parliament.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $9.99
Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
What are other useful materials? Other Useful Materials
Other useful materials are documents, lesson plans or classroom activities that teachers may find useful in supporting the curriculum, but that have not typically undergone the same formal evaluation process that is required for core and additional resources.
R010542
A Nation Takes Shape: Canada and the First World War
Using these activities, students will explore the Canadian social landscape before, during and after the First World War. Through these 10 inquiries, students will use the tools of geography (maps, statistics), as well as geographic thinking skills (patterns and trends, interactions and associations, etc.), to explore Canada's evolution during this period in Canadian history.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: June 13, 2019
R003028
ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online enables you to connect people, locations, and data using interactive maps. It enables you to work with smart, data-driven styles and intuitive analysis tools that deliver location intelligence. It also enables the user to share insights with the world or specific groups. The website contains a tutorial, links to suggested subjects and projects, lesson plans and activities.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
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CAMPUS
CAMPUS is the National Film Board’s exclusive education streaming service available at no cost to all teachers and students in Saskatchewan and is available on ROVER. Previewing resources is recommended.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R103880
COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Learning Supports for Families and Teachers
This document was created to provide support for parents/guardians when sharing information about the coronavirus with young and school-aged children. The document is also useful for early learning staff and Prekindergarten to Grade 12 teachers.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: April 8, 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
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Record posted/updated: January 22, 2019
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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
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Record posted/updated: November 15, 2023
R104354
Curio
Curio is the CBC’s educational streaming service made available at no cost to Saskatchewan teachers and students by the Ministry of Education and is available on ROVER. Previewing resources is recommended.
Media and Formats : Video Website
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: February 1, 2022
R053615
Deepening the Discussion: Gender and Sexual Diversity
This document will assist individuals and communities to engage in meaningful discussions and actions to respond to the experiences, perspectives and needs of students and families who are gender and/or sexually diverse (GSD). It will: assist school divisions, central office personnel, administrators, educators, First Nations and Métis organizations and community partners to develop a deeper understanding of gender and sexual diversity; assist in understanding the unique educational, health a...
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Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
R010522
Defining Moments. Juno75
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Canadian involvement in the landing on Juno Beach, this set of four successive lesson plans allows students to research the individuals who contributed in some way to the success of the Juno Beach landings and the Battle of Normandy.
•  Juno75. The First Lesson
•  Juno75. The Fourth Lesson
•  Juno75. The Second Lesson
•  Juno75. The Third Lesson
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: June 13, 2019
R103623
Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools: A Policy Planning Guide for School Divisions and Schools to Implement Digital Citizenship Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12
This document provides guidelines for school divisions and school-based administrators who are developing digital citizenship policies. It is not a prescriptive policy; instead, it offers a roadmap for building appropriate school division policies and school-specific digital citizenship guidelines and procedures. Tools to help teachers, administrators and parents as they get started on the implementation of digital citizenship education for K-12 students are also included.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: September 8, 2022
R020735
From the Prairies to the Trenches
This five-part video series, presented by the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan, focuses on Saskatchewan's participation in the First World War. The episode titles in the series are: Part I - Saskatchewan and the First Months of World War One, June 1914 - February 1915; Part II - From Salisbury Plain to Flanders Fields, November 1914 - December 1915; Part III - Women's Suffrage to the Somme, December 1915 - December 1916; Part IV - Vimy, Passchendaele and Conscription, January 1917 - Decemb...
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Media and Formats : Website
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
R103070
Historical Learning Resources Updates
Learning Resources Updates provided an annual supplement to every subject-specific bibliography that supported K-12 curricula.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 2, 2019
R103762
Opportunities to Address Child Abuse Prevention Education and Response
This document outlines curricular opportunities to address substance misuse in various subject areas and grades. Suggested curriculum outcomes are identified and, if applicable, supporting indicators are noted.
Media and Formats : Document
Topic : Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: April 18, 2019
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Residential Schools
Indigenous Peoples have played an influential role in Canadian history and continue to do so today. From the past and into the future, this resource reveals the challenges Indigenous Peoples face, celebrates their diverse cultures, and highlights the contributions they make in Canada.
Media and Formats : Book
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : $30.95
Record posted/updated: September 30, 2021
R047004
Residential Schools, Culture, and Identity
In this unit, students will investigate the question: What lessons have residential schools taught us about culture and identity?
Media and Formats : Document
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: November 15, 2023
R045104
Saskatchewan - Why Did They Come Here?: Immigration and Historical Thinking
Using interviews, students will learn about the reasons for immigration to Saskatchewan.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 4, 2019
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Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation's Indigenous Resources Review Committee Suggested Resources
These titles have been suggested by the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation's Indigenous Resources Review Committee. Before using these resources in the classroom, educators should consider the sensitive, emotional issues related to tragic events in Indigenous history and consult their local resources evaluation policy.
•  #NotYourPrincess. Voices of Native American Women
•  Aboriginal Peoples: Building for the Future
•  Aboriginal Peoples. Activities: Building for the Future
•  Building on the Legacy of the NWAC Faceless Doll Project: Create Your Own Faceless Dolls
•  Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI)
•  Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN)
•  FourDirectionsTeachings.com
•  Gabriel Dumont Institute of Native Studies and Applied Research
•  Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan
•  Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S)
•  The Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture
•  Unreserved
Media and Formats : Book Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : unavailable
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Record posted/updated: September 30, 2021
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Secret Path Lesson Plans
Lesson and unit plans created by Manitoba teachers to support the use of Secret Path and to teach about residential schools.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
free
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Record posted/updated: October 25, 2019
R003918
Shattering the Silence: The Hidden History of Indian Residential Schools in Saskatchewan
This resource extracts, reorganizes and compiles the school-specific Saskatchewan elements of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation reports and primary school documents as well as incorporates other resources and former residential school student accounts that have been recorded and published online.
Media and Formats : Book Document
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
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Sixties Scoop Resources
The titles listed below may support instruction in the classroom related to the Sixties Scoop. These resources have not undergone the full evaluation process that is carried out for core and additional resources. Before using these resources in the classroom, educators should consider the sensitive emotional issues related to the Sixties Scoop and its repercussions and consult their local resources evaluation policy. Resources that appear on the core and additional resources lists and support...
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•  Bi-Giwen. Coming Home: Truth-Telling from the Sixties Scoop. Activity Guide
•  How I Lost My Mother, Found My Family, Recovered My Identity
•  Just What Was the Sixties Scoop?
•  Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Portal
•  Sask. Premier Scott Moe Apologizes to Sixties Scoop Survivors
•  Saskatchewan's Apology for Sixties Scoop Leaves Survivors with Mixed Feelings
•  Sixties Scoop
•  Sixties Scoop Apology - Government of Saskatchewan
•  Teaching the Legacy of the Sixties Scoop and Addressing Ongoing Child Welfare Inequality in the Classroom
•  The Impact of Colonialism in Canada
•  What Was the '60s Scoop'?: Aboriginal Children Taken From Homes a Dark Chapter in Canada's History
Media and Formats : Video Website Other
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Many are free.
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Record posted/updated: February 11, 2019
R102407
Summarized Outcomes Across Areas of Study for Grades 6-9
This document is intended to assist teachers to integrate subjects across the curriculum.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: August 4, 2021
R007923
Supporting Reconciliation in Saskatchewan Schools
This site has been created by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education to support school staffs to work together to expand their understanding of truth and reconciliation as well as the history and legacy of residential schools. It contains tools and resources to support important conversations and professional development opportunities.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 22, 2019
R104586
Teaching Sensitive Content in the Classroom

The purpose of the presentation is to describe strategies teachers can use to approach content that may be perceived as sensitive in their community in order to:

  • ensure the learning environment is safe for respectful dialogue;
  • teach students how to think critically about any topic with an open mind; and,
  • meet curricular outcomes.
Media and Formats : Video
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2022
R012571
The Adaptive Dimension for Saskatchewan K-12 Students
The Adaptive Dimension refers to the concept of making adjustments to any or all of the following variables: learning environment, instruction, assessment and resources. Adjustments to these variables are intended to make learning meaningful and appropriate and to support student achievement. In the Saskatchewan context, differentiation is addressed through the Adaptive Dimension which enables all teachers to respond to student diversity, including their strengths and needs, interests, backg...
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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 15, 2020
R102964
The Dieppe Raid, 1942
Students will learn how to interpret visual texts such as photographs in gaining insight into Canada's role in the Dieppe Raid and the huge price that was paid by Canadian troops.
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R102963
The October Crisis, 1970
In this lesson, students use primary source materials to form an opinion on whether the federal government's use of the War Measures Act in response to the FLQ crisis was justified or extreme.
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Record posted/updated: November 22, 2018
R047559
The Reserve Pass System and Its Impact on Treaty Relationships
This learning package allows students to study samples of original reserve passes and correspondence about the reserve pass system while considering the impact of that system on First Nations communities and individuals, on Canadian treaty relationships and on basic human rights.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 4, 2019
R102962
The War Measures Act, 1970
This lesson asks students to read source documents such as historical newspapers to develop an understanding of why Pierre Trudeau's use of the War Measures Act was both supported and opposed by Canadians.
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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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Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: January 3, 2019
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Treaty Education Learning Resource
The Kindergarten to Grade 9 Treaty Education Learning Resource is designed for teachers to assist them in integrating the Treaty content and perspective with Saskatchewan's curricula and is based on the inquiry method of teaching. It provides information about Treaties, First Nations people and the history of what is now known as Saskatchewan, as well as sample learning experiences, assessment ideas and suggested resource materials to support teachers in the development of their lessons.
Media and Formats : Website
Topic : Truth and Reconciliation
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: March 11, 2020
R102702
Treaty Education Outcomes and Indicators
The Treaty Education outcomes and indicators at each grade level are designed to engage learners on a journey of inquiry and discovery. When meaningfully and thoughtfully incorporated into subject areas, Treaty Education moves beyond an idea to become actualized as a belief that benefits all learners.
Media and Formats : Document
Price : Free
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Record posted/updated: February 13, 2019
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Truth and Reconciliation Resources - Social Studies
The titles listed below may support instruction in the classroom related to the history, work and ideals of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). These resources have not undergone the full evaluation process that is carried out for core and additional resources. Before using these resources in the classroom, educators should consider the sensitive emotional issues related to the work of the TRC and consult their local resources evaluation policy. Resources that appear on the core an...
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•  100 Years of Loss. Teacher's Guide: The Residential School System in Canada
•  100 Years of Loss. Timeline
•  2017 Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities and Treaty Boundaries Map
•  A Day at Indian Residential Schools in Canada
•  A Requiem for the Canadian Dream
•  An Overview of Residential Schools in Canada (Educator's Package)
•  Assembly of First Nations Plain Talk 6. Residential Schools
•  Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada
•  Bi-Giwen. Coming Home: Truth-Telling from the Sixties Scoop. Activity Guide
•  Canada's First Nations and Cultural Genocide
•  Canada's Residential Schools
•  Directory of Residential Schools in Canada
•  Heritage Minutes. Chanie Wenjack
•  High School Teachers Working Towards Reconciliation: Examining the Teaching and Learning of Residential Schools
•  It Takes All of Us to Enforce the Law
•  Misconceptions of Canada's Indian Residential School System
•  National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
•  Reconciliation Begins With You and Me
•  Reconciliation Canada. Videos
•  Residential Schools
•  Residential Schools in Canada. Education Guide
•  Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
•  Teaching Each Other: Nehinuw Concepts and Indigenous Pedagogies
•  The 7th Generation Our Ancestors Prayed For: Children and Youth on the TRC
•  The Secret Path (animated film)
•  Truth and Reconciliation
•  Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Calls to Action
•  Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Schools
•  Truth and Reconciliation. The Legacy of Residential Schools in Canada
•  Truth and Reconciliation. What Is It About?: A Discussion Booklet for the Classroom
•  Where Are the Children? Exhibition
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United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Grade 8 Lesson Plans
These lessons could be used to support students as they work to achieve outcome IN8.1 of the Saskatchewan Social Studies 8 curriculum.
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