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Lesson Plans: Co-Operation in Saskatchewan

Artifacts representing co-operation, including a model barn, co-operative member certificate, map, and piece of quilt

Students will learn about early co-operation in Saskatchewan, what an organized co-operative is, and what co-operative action means. Particular attention will be paid to the co-operative movement in Saskatchewan.

Grades

Grade 7

Locations

Moose Jaw | North Battleford | Saskatoon | Yorkton

Subjects

Social Studies

Program Type

In Classroom Resource

Description

Students will learn about early co-operation in Saskatchewan, what an organized co-operative is, and what co-operative action means. Particular attention will be paid to the co-operative movement in Saskatchewan.  In-classroom lesson plans focus on co-operatives in times of crisis and the spirit of co-operation at work in their families, in their school, and in their communities. They include material lists, Saskatchewan ‘Fast Facts,’ and links to additional resources.

These Lesson Plans may be done on their own or as a complement to an in-Museum Synergy: Co-operation in Saskatchewan Discovery Box program.

Download Co-operation in Saskatchewan English Lesson Plans (PDF).

 

Curriculum Connections

Grade 7: Social Studies RW7.1PA7.1DR7.3

Historical Thinking Concepts: Historical Significance

 

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Resources

The Impact of the First World War on Saskatchewan Farm Families – Research Paper by Joan Champ, WDM (PDF)

The Impact of the Spanish Flu Epidemic on Saskatchewan Farm Families, 1918-1919 – Research Paper by Joan Champ, WDM (PDF)

Grasshopper Campaigns in Saskatchewan During the 1930s by Joan Champ, WDM (PDF)


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