Inspected by Ministry of Education : BSID #882297

Inspected by Ministry of Education : BSID #882297

Social Studies Grade 1-6

QW School > GRADE 1-8 > Social Studies Grade 1-6
Course ID
Grade 1-6
In-Person, Online

In Social Studies course, students will develop an understanding of the diverse communities to which they belong. They understand who they are, where they come from, where they belong, and how they contribute to the society in which they live. Students will also explore how colonialism impacted the lives of various communities and individuals. They will also learn about Canadian citizens’ roles and responsibilities, making them responsible people at an early age.


A gateway into any profession and one of most important positions in an Organization



Course structure and modules

The strands of the Social Studies course are:

  • Heritage and Identity
    • Connections between the past and the present
    • Interactions within and between diverse communities
    • Impact of colonialism
    • Rights and responsibilities of a citizen
    • Changing Family and Community Traditions
  • People and Environments
    • Geographic, political, social, economic, and environmental issues
    • Living and Working in Ontario
    • Political and Physical Regions of Canada
    • The Role of Government and Responsible Citizenship
    • Canada’s Interactions with the Global Community