The BC Ministry of Education and stakeholders throughout the province are transforming education to

better meet the needs of all learners. This resource was developed to demonstrate this personalized,

cross-curricular approach to learning. For more information, visit the Ministry of Education, Transforming

BC’s Curriculum.


My Seasonal Round: An Integrated Unit for Grade 4 Social Studies and Science (PDF)

This cross-curricular unit presents a teacher-led, inquiry-based approach to exploring the seasonal

roundin the four geographic regions of BC, through the perspective of the Aboriginal groups in these

regions. Themes include: habitat, natural resources, stability and change, and living and non-living

components of habitats.


My Seasonal Round Blackline Masters (PDF)

Worksheets, journal entry templates, and tools for teachers to copy for their students’ use.


My Seasonal Round Rubric (Word Doc)

Four assessment rubrics are provided in the unit document; however, Microsoft Word versions are

provided here for teachers to modify if they wish to do so.


Tools for Generating Questions (PDF)

This document details four strategies to help students generate, sort and refine questions. The tools are

not specific to the unit and may be used for other grades and subjects. The document includes

explanations, examples and blackline masters of the tools.


Colour Tools for Projection (PDF)

A colour version of tools for teachers to project.

Question Cue

Interactive vocabulary card game to use with students to help them generate questions.

Question Cue: Plants and Their Habitats

Question Cue: Animals and Their Habitats

Question Cue: Geographic Regions of BC

Question Cue: First Nations and the Seasonal Round

Lesson Resources

Lesson specific resources for both teachers and students can be found under each lesson number


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