BC Social Studies Grade 6 Full Year Bundle

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Grade 6 – British Columbia (BC) Social Studies Curriculum – Global Issues and Governance. This product was created to cover the elaborations and big ideas in the British Columbia (BC) Social Studies Grade 6 Curriculum – Global Issues and Governance.


There are 374 activity sheets that cover the learning standards in the social studies curriculum. This unit contains readings, assignments, hands-on activities, fill in the blanks, multiple choice, true/false, and more!


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Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • What is global settlement?
  • Settlement patterns – linear, clustered, scattered
  • Population density in Canada and around the world
  • Urbanization – urban versus rural
  • Pros and cons of living in the city
  • Urban sprawl – effects on the environment and waste management
  • Quality of life in different areas around the world
  • Women’s quality of life
  • Infant mortality rate
  • Human development index – measurement of quality of life
  • Developed versus developing countries
  • Indian act – residential schools
  • Paying for residential schools
  • Residential schools – intergenerational trauma
  • What is reconciliation?
  • Discrimination – voting, gender, segregation
  • Working class discrimination – by gender and child labour
  • Segregation and the Jim Crow Laws
  • Canada and the global community
  • Canada’s top imports and exports
  • NAFTA and USMCA – benefits and drawbacks
  • Exchange rates – calculating exchanges
  • Organizations for change – IGOs and NGOs
  • The G20, United Nations, WTO, ICC, WHO
  • Responding to global issues: climate change and the Paris Agreement
  • Child labour – global response: ILO and UNICEF
  • The WHO responding to the Coronavirus
  • Military alliances: NATO, NORAD
  • NGOs: Water for People Organization, Indigenous Resistance Against Carbon, Doctors without Borders
  • Positions in the Canadian government and provincial government (BC)
  • Lieutenant governor of BC
  • Comparing governments: Canada versus USA (Republic)
  • Structure of the government (3 branches: judicial, legislative, and executive branches)
  • Impacts of mining and mining resource towns
  • Clearcutting forests – effects on the environment
  • Resource management policies – reforestation and other rules/policies protecting the environment
  • Developing or protecting our cities/environment
  • Sustainable or unsustainable actions made by governments
  • Media bias – 6 forms
  • Assignment – finding examples of media bias
  • Propaganda – media bias during wars, confederation, and around suffrage
  • Wars – World War I and World War II
  • Genocide – Holocaust
  • Terrorism – types and examples
  • 4 Unit Tests
  • Answer pages for all activities


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