Canadian Industries Grades 4-6
- Author : Stanford, Frances
Help students understand the beginnings of industry in Canada, as well as the magnitude of changes that have occurred to industry since Canada was first settled.
Students will develop an understanding of the different industries and how they fit into our economy in the 21st century.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of:
- what an industry is
- the traditional industries of Canada
- how these industries have changed
- the different facets of each industry
- how newer industries have evolved and developed
- the importance of industries to Canada
- what is involved in setting up an industry
- identify the areas in which new industries are needed
- identify the need for research in industry
The lesson plans are to be used as a guide for ideas on how to introduce, teach, and reinforce the different aspects of Canadian industries. There is a follow-up provided for each lesson. Not all lessons need to be taught and not all follow-ups need to be completed. The teacher should use discretion and choose the ones that emphasize the curriculum guidelines for his/her provincial curriculum and local school board. An objective(s) has been provided for each lesson plan. Some lesson plans and worksheets may need to be adapted to meet the needs of all learners.
- Lesson One: What is an Industry?
- Lesson Two: The Cod Fishery
- Lesson Three: The Shellfish Industry
- Lesson Four: The Fur Industry
- Lesson Five: The Forest Industry
- Lesson Six: Shipbuilding
- Lesson Seven: Mining
- Lesson Eight: The Agricultural Industry
- Lesson Nine: Agriculture in Canada today
- Lesson Ten: The Automotive Industry
- Lesson Eleven: The Aerospace Industry
- Lesson Twelve: The Oil and Gas Industry
- Lesson Thirteen: The Newspaper Industry
- Lesson Fourteen: Jobs in the Newspaper Industry