52 Weekly Nonfiction Stories About Canada Grades 2-3

EBR1133

$26.99 CAD

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  • Author : Solski, Ruth

The 52 nonfiction stories in this book have been designed to familiarize and develop student awareness of Canadian symbols, seasons, birds, wild animals, insects, reptiles, amphibians, sports, famous male and female athletes, famous Canadian animals, and special places to visit in Canada. Each topic contains an information story and a follow-up exercise designed to review and develop strong reading and phonetic skills. The material in this book can be used in a variety of ways.

A year of non-fiction reading in one book!  One story a week for bell work, review, indoor recess, enrichment or for the students who are done their work early.

CANADIAN SYMBOLS:
Story #1: Our Home and Native Land – Canada .
Story #2: Canada’s Flag 
Story #3: The Canada Goose 
Story #4: Canada’s Coins
Story #5: Canada’s Capital City 

CANADIAN SEASONS:
Story #1: Autumn in Canada 
Story #2: Winter in Canada 
Story #3: Spring in Canada 
Story #4: Summer in Canada 

CANADIAN BIRDS:
Story #1: The Blue Jay 
Story #2: The Barn Owl 
Story #3. The Redheaded Woodpecker 
Story #4: The Red-Winged Blackbird 
Story #5: The Spotted Sandpiper

CANADIAN WILD ANIMALS:
Story #1: The Polar Bear 
Story #2: The Prairie Dog
Story #3: The White-Tailed Deer
Story #4: The Striped Skunk 
Story #5: The North American Porcupine

CANADIAN INSECTS:
Story #1: The Monarch Butterfly’s Life Story
Story #2: The Grasshopper 
Story #3: Cricket Trivia 
Story #4: A Bumblebee’s Life Story
Story #5: The Housefly

CANADIAN REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS:
Story #1: The Painted Turtle 
Story #2: The Common Garter Snake 
Story #3: The Western Skink 
Story #4: The Gray Tree Frog 
Story #5: The Bullfrog

CANADIAN SPORTS:
Story #1: Hockey in Canada 
Story #2: Skiing in Canada
Story #3: Ice Skating in Canada 
Story #4: Ice Fishing in Canada 
Story #5: Tobogganing in Canada 

FAMOUS CANADIAN ATHLETES:
Story #1: Kurt Browning – A Whirlwind on Blades
Story #2: Wayne Gretzky – The Great One
Story #3: Malcolm Subban – One of Three Famous Hockey Brothers

Story #4: Alexandre Bilodeau – Mogul Man

Story #5: Ashleigh McIvor – The Queen of Ski-Cross 
Story #6: Clara Hughes – Famous Speed Skater and Cyclist
Story #7: Cindy Klassen – Canada’s Olympic Star
Story #8: Blythe Hartley – Canada’s Diving Wonder 

FAMOUS CANADIAN ANIMALS:
Story #1: Cloud II – A Famous Police Dog 
Story #2: Winnie the Pooh – The Story Book Bear
Story #3: Northern Dancer – The Horse With a Big Heart
Story #4: Limba the Elephant – A Small Town’s Hero

FAMOUS CANADIAN PLACES:
Story #1: The Thousand Islands 
Story #2: Whistler, British Columbia – A Skier’s Paradise 
Story #3: The Hopewell Rocks or The Flowerpot Rocks 
Story #4: The West Edmonton Mall 
Story #5: Chilkoot Trail – An Old Wilderness Road
Story #6: Inuksuk Point in Nunavut

118 pages including an answer key.

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