Alberta Grade 1 Social Studies - Full Year Bundle

Alberta Grade 1 Social Studies - Full Year Bundle

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Alberta Social Studies Curriculum - Grade 1. This product was created to cover all of the expectations in the Alberta Social Studies Grade 1 curriculum.


There are 265+ activity sheets that cover the learning standards in the social studies curriculum. This unit contains readings, cut and paste activities, assignments and a variety of fun activities – colouring sheets, fill in the blanks, multiple choice, true/false, and more!


Check out the previews of these units to learn more about how it can benefit your students. We know you will love this no-prep, just print or upload to Google, time-saving resource!


1.1 My World: Home, School, and Community

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • What is a community?
  • Which communities do you belong to?
  • Your local community
  • Natural features in your community and at your school
  • The environment – the natural features around you
  • Natural resources in your community
  • Taking care of the environment and your community
  • Respecting the natural environment
  • Poster Assignment – Keeping the environment clean
  • Built features at school and in the community
  • Matching activities – built features
  • Built features – matching the purpose with the building
  • Sorting natural and built features
  • Areas in your community – residential, commercial, industrial
  • Mapping skills – scale, relative directions
  • Making a map of your school, school yard, park
  • Urban and rural communities
  • Services in your community
  • Community needs – hospitals, waste removal, fire department, policing
  • Jobs in your community
  • Your favourite job
  • Differences in your community – languages, food, traditions, clothing
  • Foods from different countries
  • Speaking different languages
  • Roles at home and in school
  • Responsibilities at home and at school
  • School community – who is in charge (principal)
  • Class rules and school rules
  • How our behaviour affects others
  • How we can help others
  • Our changing roles and responsibilities
  • Leaders in our communities - principal and mayor
  • Activity – Electing a mayor
  • Activity – Becoming mayor
  • Making decisions for everyone, not ourselves
  • Equality versus equity – our needs versus the needs of others
  • Activity – modelling equality and equity
  • Activities – Word scramble and word search
  • Unit Test
  • Answer pages for all activities


1.2 Moving Forward With the Past: My Family, My History, and My Community

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • Different types of families
  • Extended family
  • My family
  • Generations
  • Differences between generations – technologies
  • Practicing reading a family tree
  • Writing a family tree
  • Learning about aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents
  • Ordering the births in a family
  • Ordering events in a story
  • Our own significant life events – weddings, births, moving to a new community, etc.
  • Key events in my community
  • Celebrations in my community
  • History of my community
  • First People in your community
  • Canada – Indigenous groups
  • Immigration to Canada
  • Immigrant families
  • Chinese families in Canada and Alberta
  • German families in Canada and Alberta
  • Scottish families in Canada and Alberta
  • Learning from other cultures – Bannock
  • Francophones in Alberta
  • Francophone culture
  • Story – Pierre the Francophone from Quebec moves to Alberta
  • History of Lacombe – Father Albert Lacombe
  • The Railway – the Canadian Pacific Railway and its importance for growing communities in Alberta
  • Popular sayings in different languages/cultures
  • Women’s rights – Famous Five from Alberta
  • History of Calgary – John Glenn
  • Foods from other countries and cultures
  • Food in your life
  • Monuments in your community
  • Activities – Word scramble and word search
  • Unit Test
  • Answer pages for all activities


This is a comprehensive bundle that will save you hours of planning! It has been tested and found effective in helping students achieve the learning outcomes in the social studies curriculum.