We follow the text book, "Connecting With The World". The text book introduces us to four countries: India, Ukraine, Tunisia & Peru through the eyes of four children, one from each of the counties. We talk a lot about comparing our life in Canada and Red Deer to the children in each of the other four countries.
Here's a brief summary of our social studies units:
(Time line subject to change)
September: Mapping & Flat Stanley
October & November: "Many Places, Many Lives" Quality of Life
December: Celebrations around the world
January & February:"How Communities Work" Goods and Services & Working Together
March & April: "Land & Resources"
May & June:"Citizens of the World"
Here are a few highlights: