Regional and Global Communities - BC Grade 2 Social Studies - Full Unit

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Grade 2 – British Columbia (BC) Social Studies Curriculum – Regional and Global Communities. This product was created to cover the elaborations and big ideas in the British Columbia (BC) Social Studies Grade 2 Curriculum – Regional and Global Communities.

There are 272 activity sheets that cover the learning standards in the social studies curriculum. This unit contains readings, colouring sheets, activities, fill in the blanks, multiple choice, true/false, and more!

Some of the concepts that are covered:

  • What is a community?
  • My local community
  • Indigenous communities
  • First Peoples in Canada and BC
  • Haida First Nation – culture, transportation, and potlatch
  • Activities – making a Haida canoe, Haida mask, and a totem pole
  • Day in the life – Haida child
  • Inuit community – culture, transportation, artifacts
  • Story – Surviving the Cold
  • Activity – Throat singing
  • Activity – making an Inukshuk
  • Natural resources in Inuit communities
  • Moving to Canada – different communities in Canada
  • Acadian communities in Eastern Canada – climate, way of life, and Acadian French language
  • Activities – Acadian game (Le Lancer de Pierre) and Acadian dances
  • Immigrant families – Chinese families, German families, Russian families, and Japanese families
  • 3 different activities - Day in the life of a child in Russia, China, and Japan
  • Comparing your life to the life of a child in Russia, China, and Japan
  • Scottish families in Canada
  • Learning from other cultures – Bannock food
  • Differences in your communities
  • Speaking different languages
  • Foods from other countries
  • Restaurants in your community
  • Religious families – places of worship in your community
  • Religious holidays and special days in Canada
  • Needs for Canadians
  • Needs versus wants
  • Psychological versus physical needs
  • Meeting your needs in different climates
  • Helping people meet their needs
  • Protecting the environment – clean air, planting trees, and clean water
  • Resource towns in BC – natural resources
  • Urban and rural communities
  • What are landforms?
  • Landforms in BC
  • Oceans
  • Human rights in Canada and around the world
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Activity – making a rights and responsibilities book
  • Leaders in our local government
  • Becoming the mayor
  • Showing leadership in my community
  • 2 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.