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WDM Yorkton - Grade 5


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 5 Social Studies (Also Grades K-6)
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. 

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Hold Onto Your Hat: Weather in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Overview: Students will learn about our four seasons, the challenges they have presented, and how we have adapted to and harnessed the forces of nature. Through an in-museum Discovery Box and in-classroom lesson plans, they will also learn about weather lore or the past and investigate its validity as it pertains to predicting the weather.

Grades: Grade 5 Science
Dates:
Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

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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 5 Social Studies Unit 2: Module 1 (Also Grades 3-8)
Dates: Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.
Program Cost:
$3.00 / student
Length: 1 hour

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A Place to Call Home - Immigration to SK
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Chart with photos and vocabulary words relating to 5 child immigrants to SaskatchewanOverview: Students will learn about immigration and relocation Saskatchewan from the perspectives of children representing different time periods and cultures. Through in-classroom lesson plans, students will investigate the ethnic origins of people in their community as well as the emotional aspects of immigrating to a new country, both positive and negative. In the in-museum Discovery Box program, students will learn about the journeys of fictional immigrants and the special possessions they brought with them to Saskatchewan.

Grades: Grades: Grade 5 Social Studies (also Grade 4)
Dates: Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

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Seneca Roots and Saskatoons: Traditional Plant Use
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Overview:  Students will learn about the many ways First Nations have traditionally used plants used plants for food and medicines, in ceremonies, to construct useful objects and in artist expression.

Grade: Grade 5 Social Studies and English Language Arts

Dates:
Please contact the Yorkton WDM for specific program dates.

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