Department: Elementary Social Studies
Grade level: 1
Credits: 0

Student Instruction

Delivery: Print

Discovering the world! This course, based on the Alberta curriculum, will help students see themselves as part of the larger world. They’ll also explore how families and communities have changed over time.

This courses focuses on four main topics:

  • Where is My Community?
  • My Community and Me
  • Groups and Communities
  • Stories about the Past

Note: Personalized learning is available for this course. Enrolment is limited.


Course Details


    Course Materials

    Lesson Materials (Required)

    PrintOnline

    Grade 1 Social Studies Facilitator Package

    $46N/A
    The Guide for Learning is for the instructor to help teach the Grade 1 Social Studies curriculum by guiding the student through various reading, writing, and discovering activities. Anchor books are books that pertain to the unit being studied. Additional optional activities are suggested. Throughout the units, target goal assessments for instructor and student are given.
      More Information:
    • Publisher: ADLC
    • Revision / Publication Date: February 2012

    Grade 1 Social Studies Student Package

    $32N/A
    The appendix in each of the four units is where the student work sheets are found.
      More Information:
    • Publisher: ADLC
    • Revision / Publication Date: February 2012

    Textbooks (Required, purchase anywhere)

    PrintOnline

    Grade 1 Social Studies Resource Package (Anchor Books)

    $105N/A
    • Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy (Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2000)
    • Living In a Rural Area by Lisa Trumbauer (Capstone Press, 2005)
    • Living in a City by Lisa Trumbauer (Capstone Press, 2005)
    • Different Just Like Me by Lori Mitchell (Charlesbridge, 1999)
    • Whoever You Are by Mem Fox & Leslie Staub (Voyager Books, 2001)
    • Where Did You Get Your Moccasins?  By Bernelda Wheeler & Herman Bekkering (Peguis Publishers Ltd., 1992)
    • Franklin is Bossy by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1993)
    • Franklin Plays the Game by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1995)
    • Franklin’s Secret Club by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1998)
    • Finders Keepers for Franklin by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1997)
    • Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel & David Catrow (The Penguin Group, 2005)
    • Me and Mr. Mah by Andrea Spalding & Janet Wilson (Orca Book Publishers, 1999)
    • Before I Was Your Mother by Kathryn Lasky & LeUyen Pham (Voyager Books, Harcourt Inc., 2007)
    • My Community: Then and Now by Lynn Bryan (Pearson Education Canada Inc., 2005)
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    Other Materials (Optional)

    PrintOnline

    Grade 1 Social Studies Consumable Resource Package

    $12N/A
    Resource pack includes:
    • Compass
    • Inflatable Globe
    • Write-on/Wipe-off Map of Canada

      Minimum Material Costs

      $183$0

      Tuition Cost:

      For more information on Tuition, Fees and Funding visit: Tuition, Fees and Funding

      For School Use Only

      Teacher Support (TS)

      Delivery: Print

      This Grade 1 Social Studies program, based on the Alberta curriculum, is designed to help children see themselves as part of the larger world and to understand that contributing positively to their families, communities, and other groups is important. Students will also explore how families and communities have changed over time.

      Note: Enrolment is limited.

      To Get Teacher Resources:

      Contact your SIS Administrator and order the resources through ADLC.

      Don't know who your SIS Administrator is? Contact Us


      Course Details

      • Assessment(s): None
      • Assessment(s): 4

      Course Materials

      Lesson Materials (Required)

      PrintOnline

      Grade 1 Social Studies Facilitator Package

      $46N/A
      The Guide for Learning is for the instructor to help teach the Grade 1 Social Studies curriculum by guiding the student through various reading, writing, and discovering activities. Anchor books are books that pertain to the unit being studied. Additional optional activities are suggested. Throughout the units, target goal assessments for instructor and student are given.
        More Information:
      • Publisher: ADLC
      • Revision / Publication Date: February 2012

      Grade 1 Social Studies Student Package

      $32N/A
      The appendix in each of the four units is where the student work sheets are found.
        More Information:
      • Publisher: ADLC
      • Revision / Publication Date: February 2012

      Textbooks (Required, purchase anywhere)

      PrintOnline

      Grade 1 Social Studies Resource Package (Anchor Books)

      NFSN/A
      • Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy (Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2000)
      • Living In a Rural Area by Lisa Trumbauer (Capstone Press, 2005)
      • Living in a City by Lisa Trumbauer (Capstone Press, 2005)
      • Different Just Like Me by Lori Mitchell (Charlesbridge, 1999)
      • Whoever You Are by Mem Fox & Leslie Staub (Voyager Books, 2001)
      • Where Did You Get Your Moccasins?  By Bernelda Wheeler & Herman Bekkering (Peguis Publishers Ltd., 1992)
      • Franklin is Bossy by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1993)
      • Franklin Plays the Game by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1995)
      • Franklin’s Secret Club by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1998)
      • Finders Keepers for Franklin by Paulette Bourgeois & Brenda Clark (Kids Can Press Ltd., 1997)
      • Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel & David Catrow (The Penguin Group, 2005)
      • Me and Mr. Mah by Andrea Spalding & Janet Wilson (Orca Book Publishers, 1999)
      • Before I Was Your Mother by Kathryn Lasky & LeUyen Pham (Voyager Books, Harcourt Inc., 2007)
      • My Community: Then and Now by Lynn Bryan (Pearson Education Canada Inc., 2005)
      Expand For Details

      Other Materials (Optional)

      PrintOnline

      Grade 1 Social Studies Consumable Resource Package

      NFSN/A
      Resource pack includes:
      • Compass
      • Inflatable Globe
      • Write-on/Wipe-off Map of Canada