Grade 5 Month 5 The Wonder of My Country
Students are ready to delve into the history and geography of the country they live in. Through the history of the indigenous people, map-making, stories and a research project, the country they live in comes alive.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connections: Through a study of the Indigenous people of the land and the explorers settling the land, your child will read and view with a focus on critical thinking. The way the stories have been told in the past, glorifying some over others, will be viewed from different perspectives.
Social Studies: Concepts: The country’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies. Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of the country. The country’s institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
Connections: Your child will study the history and geography of the country they live in. They will look at the First People on the land and study the results of exploration and immigration to this country.
Math: Concepts: Numbers describe quantities that can be represented by equivalent fractions. Computational fluency and flexibility with numbers extend to operations with larger (multi-digit) numbers.
Connection: Your child is working with decimals, reviewing and practicing the concepts and skills learned previously.