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Nelson, Jennifer – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Provides a brief overview of salient facts to be incorporated into a lesson plan on Australia. Several lists contain interesting facts concerning geography, resource utilization, culture, and population. Includes suggested list of research/discussion topics and a list of annotated references. (MJP)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
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McKay, Roberta – Canadian Social Studies, 1997
Asserts that, in the social studies classroom, students' participation in language activities in which form, function, and audience are varied is a crucial dimension of their becoming effective citizens. Includes a table listing linguist Michael Halliday's seven purposes of language accompanied by classroom examples of each. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Class Activities, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Secondary Education
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Stevens, Jacqueline; And Others – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Describes five classroom activities or projects used in Canadian social studies classes. Includes discussions of the use of artifacts, a field trip to Spain, a simulation of the Earth Summit meeting, and the application of mahatma Gandhi's philosophy to current problems. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Class Activities, Curriculum Design, Educational Technology