Today we had the opportunity to visit the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia. We went to see the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival. We saw 4 separate groups of performers. We enjoyed dances from the Gitxsan … Continue reading →
It is true. Symbols are everywhere! We are learning about symbols and the importance of using symbols during Social Studies. On our walk to the park today we noticed many symbols including a Canadian symbol.
Besides recognizing symbols we also had fun playing at the park.
During Social Studies we have been working on learning cardinal directions, symbols, and map keys. For this project the students were given a list of instructions to follow to create their Royal Castle Floor Plan, then they decorated their castle and some added additional features like swimming pools and mailboxes.
Students have worked hard to create their own timelines of their major life events. This project supports our Social Studies unit on communities in the past. We are learning how timelines are used to display major events in history in chronological order.
The first page was a planning sheet and the second page their timeline.
Our new bulletin board is ready for viewing. To support our Social Studies Unit on Community we drew some of the buildings in our local community- Sunset Community. We washed the building with water to give the effect of rain (something we know a lot about living in Vancouver). Enjoy!