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Grade 6 Social Studies Modified Bundle Ontario Curriculum

Grade 6 Social Studies Modified Bundle Ontario Curriculum

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Total Pages: 314 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 Year
File Size: 71.3MB
File Type: Zip (PDFs)

In this Grade 6 Social Studies Modified Bundle, teachers are equipped with 34 engaging lessons. These lessons will help teachers to immerse their modified Grade 6 students in learning about communities in Canada as well as Canada’s interactions with the global community. Each of the 34 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 6 Social Studies Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson. 

This modified unit is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 6 Ontario Social Studies Curriculum but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. An MP3 audio file of each student reading has been provided. This resource was designed to meet the needs of ELL students and/or students on a modified IEP.

  • Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2023 Grade 6 

Please review the provided sample lesson in the preview PDF and watch the overview video for this resource here.

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Unit Includes:

  • 34 Detailed Lesson Plans: These lessons will keep students engaged throughout the unit.
  • Modified Lesson Content: Lessons have been modified with reduced reading and writing expectations. 
  • MP3 Audio Files of Articles: Use the provided audio recordings of the student readings.
  • Answer Keys: Streamline your grading process with readily available answer keys.
  • Lesson Variety: Student activities utilize a variety of formats - cut & match, fill in the blanks, guided inquiry, assignments, graphic organizers
  • Self-Marking Google Forms: Streamline your assessment process by automating your marking.
  • Print and Digital Formats: Access materials in both print and digital formats.

Do you have students working at grade level? Check out this unit - Grade 6 Ontario Social Studies Bundle Strand A and B

Lesson Overview & Modifications

Strand A

1. Building Vocabulary & Map Creation - (Reading + Map Creation)
2. What Shapes Our Canadian Identity? - (Reading + Cut & Match Activity) 
3. Canadian Identity: Fundamentals - (Reading + Cut & Match Activity)
4. Canadian Identity: Indigenous Peoples - (Reading + Fill in the Blanks Activity)
5. Canadian Identity: Settler Communities - (Reading + Cut & Match Activity) 
6. Canadian Identity: Inclusiveness - (Reading + Cut & Match Activity) 
7. Historical Perspectives: Communities Inquiry - (Guided Inquiry Activities)
8. Traditional Territories - (Graphic Organizer)
9. Migration Reasons - (Reading + Cut & Match and Fill in the Blanks Activities)
10. Settler Life in Canada - (Reading + Interactive Notes)
11. Economic Development -  (Reading + Fill in the Blanks Activities and Cut & Match)
12. Creation of Nunavut, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut - (Reading + Fill in the Blank)
13A. Community Developments - (Reading + Primary Source Analysis) 
13B. Community Developments - (Reading + Timeline Activity) 
14. Interactions Between Settler Communities - (Reading + Graphic Organizer) 
15. Differences Between Communities - (Reading + True/False Questions)
16. How Did We Get Here Assignment? - (Guided Slideshow Creation)

Strand B

1. Introduction: Key Vocabulary (QR Code Vocabulary)
2. Canadian Government and Global Interactions (Reading + Cut & Match Activity)
3A. International Accords and Organizations (Video + Cut & Match Activity)
3B. International Accords and Organizations (Video + Quiz)
3C. International Accords and Organizations (Video + Fill in the Blanks Activity)
4. Canada’s Role in International Programs (Reading + Sorting Activity)
5. Canada’s Role in International Non-Government Organizations (Reading + Quiz)
6. Canada’s Crisis Response: H1N1 and Ebola (Reading + Cut & Match Activity)
7A. Canada’s Role in International Peace (Guided Inquiry Activities)
7B. Canada’s Role in International Peace (Timeline Activity & Videos)
8. Canada’s Global Relationships (Reading, Graphic Organizer & Map Activity)
9. Canada’s Trading Partners (Tally Activity, Reading and Multiple Choice)
10. Canada’s Economy (Reading, Multiple Choice and Cut & Match)
11. Environmental Issues: Overfishing (Reading + Cut & Match)|
12A. Environmental Issues: Invasive Species (Reading, True/False Questions & Folding Notes)
12B. Environmental Issues: Canada’s Impact (Reading & Newspaper Article)
13. Plastics in the Ocean Inquiry (Guided Inquiry)

This Grade 6 Social Studies Strand B Modified Unit resource is specifically tailored to accommodate the unique needs of classroom teachers faced with students performing significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. This adaptable and accessible resource empowers teachers to provide engaging social studies lessons while ensuring students can participate actively in their learning journey.

Additional Grade 6 Social Studies Resources

Notes: The internet is required to access videos in this unit.

Teacher Feedback

  1. “Great resource to use with students who need a modified program for grade six social studies.”
  2. “This is a great resosurce for your ELL learners and Spec. Ed. Students who need a modfied program or accomodations.”
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