BC Social Studies Lesson Plans
Grade K-3

How are decisions made in your community?

  • I can contribute during group activities, cooperate with others, and listen respectfully to their ideas about a community issue.
  • I can reflect on my work and experiences and tell others something I learned about local government.
  • I contribute to group activities that make my classroom, school, community, or natural world a better place.

What can we do to make the world a better place?

  • I can tell a variety of ways I have changed over time and how my needs have changed. 
  • I can consider my rights as a Canadian citizen and what responsibilities I have to myself, my family, and others in my community.
  • I can think of ways I can help others in my community to make our world better.

How do we ensure everyone has been included and represented?

  • I can connect and engage with others.
  • I can solve problems using kindness and empathy.
  • I can identify how my actions affect others.

How can we recognize, appreciate and celebrate our differences?

  • I can see different points of view.
  • I can explain my thinking about equality and equity.
  • I can participate in activities that make my school and community a better place.


How did a democratic self-government unite diverse nations in the Haudenosaunee Confederacy?

  • I can name the Six Nations and show their traditional territory on a map.
  • I can ask questions and draw conclusions about the Confederacy and the symbols that represent Iroquois values.
  • I can practice cooperation when I work with others and use consensus to solve a problem.

How do my decisions affect those around me?

  • I can explain why communities have rules and laws.
  • I can reflect on my rights and responsibilities.
  • I can describe how my decisions impact my community.

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