Grade 3 Social Studies

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Communities in Canada, 1780 - 1850

Pioneer Life in Upper Canada - a web site specifically designed for grade 3 students of Ontario.  (English and French)
                                                                Web-based student learning activities for this site.

Great Upper Canada Pioneer Adventure - "Try your hand at life as a settler on the Sydenham River.  It is the 1800's and you have been recruited to the new world."  This online adventure is a Virtual Museum of Canada web site.  (version franšaise)

The Kid's Site of Canadian Settlement - explores early settlement groups in Canada (Library and Archives Canada (version franšaise)

18th Century Clothing in Colonial Williamsburg

Canadian History Exhibition Canada Hall at the Canadian Museum of Civilization Covers the years 1000 to 1890 - scroll down the page to find the links  -  (version franšaise)

Pioneer Town Activity - Print out templates for assembling your own pioneer town.

Upper Canada Village - Sections on Daily Life, Agriculture, Communications, Music, Religion, Transportation, Manufacturing, and Major Events of the Decade. (The reading level of some sections is above grade 3.)


Living and Working in Ontario

Types of Communities - an interactive map from Eduplace

Green Belt Adventure - from TVO

Watersheds - from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Ontario's Forest Regions - from the Ministry of Natural Resources

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