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WDM Yorkton - Grade 3


Please note that these programs are only available
by pre-registering and space is limited.

ABCs of Toys

ABC Box in progressA scripted teacher led program featuring hands-on interaction with an artifact for every letter of the alphabet.

Grades: Grade 3 Social Studies IN3.1; RW3.3
(Also Grades K-6)
Dates: Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.
Program Cost: $3.00 / student

 

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Load of Nonsense

Overview: The program is a teacher-led artifact game of truth or lie with an immigration theme. Load Of Nonsense places students in the role of early settlers, who work together as immigrants on a journey to reach Saskatchewan.

Grades: Grade 3 Social Studies IN3.1; DR3.1 (Also Grades 4-8)
Dates: Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.
Program Cost:
$3.00 / student

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Christmas Program - Celebrate Christmas Past

Sock, onion, mustard powder, garlic, photo of iron lung, mortar and pestleStudents from preschool to grade six will delight in the magic of Christmas as they explore a scavenger hunt, make a Christmas craft, hop on a wagon ride, and enjoy a snack. 

More about Celebrate Christmas Past >>

 

 

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Wheels & Runners

Saskatoon WDM Wheel and Runners program ladies in an open wagonOverview: Wheels & Runners is a two hour teacher-led education program based on the theme: transportation has played important roles in the development of Saskatchewan communities. Students will interact with transportation related artifacts, make a take-home craft, and tour the museum.

Grades: Grade 3 Social Studies IN3.1; DR3.1; RW3.1; RW3.3 (Also Grade 2)

Program Cost:
$3.00 / student
Dates:
Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

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When the Lights Came On - Rural Electrification in SK
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Candles, a model gas stove, a toaster, and other items from the WDM Rural Electrification programOverview: Students will explore what farm life was like before the rural electrification program brought power to Saskatchewan's farms in the 1950s. The effects of rural electrification on the lives of farm families and surrounding communities will be considered through hands-on interaction with artifacts in the in-museum Discovery Box program and through stories and writing assignments contained in the in-classroom lesson plans.


Grades:
Grade 3 Social Studies (also Grade 4 Social Studies)
Dates: Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

Learn more about the When the Lights Came On program and resources >>

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