Grade 4 Social Studies
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Sticks and Stones
Children in families who follow nontraditional gender roles are often the target of put-downs by their peers. In this documentary, young Canadian children, ages 5 to 12, discuss the problems they face and make it very clear that educators, parents, and other children need to act positively to mak...
100th Anniversary of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building
This video outlines Saskatchewan's political history and how the legislature came to be built in Regina. Historical photographs, documents and interviews with politicians and historians enrich this documentary and shed light on what the legislative building represents in Saskatchewan's history an...
Lights, Camera, Action
In this episode, film star Adam Beach mentors T-Bear and Talon as they make videos celebrating Treaty Days in Wapos Bay. Raven feels left out with everyone so busy preparing for the celebrations, but her Kohkum helps her to understand that she needs to think of the needs of the community and to t...
A Mother's Earth
Series: Wapos Bay
This award-winning series, produced in Cree, English and French, uses stop-motion animation to portray life in a fictional northern Saskatchewan community. It focuses on issues and events in the lives of children and their supportive families in this traditional Cree community. The adults guide t...
Hannah Taylor sees her first homeless person in Winnipeg at the age of five. Hannah constantly thinks and worries about the man - where is he staying and what he is eating. When Hannah turns eight, she establishes the Ladybug Foundation, Inc. Hannah speaks to politicians, business leaders, studen...
The Great Soul Rush. Episode 44
Anglican and Catholic missionaries rush to convert Aboriginal peoples in northern Saskatchewan to their particular brand of Christianity.
Sitting Bull's Mountie. Episode 43
The famed Sioux Chief seeks refuge in Canada and is befriended by the Mountie assigned to watch over him.
The Regina Riot. Episode 42
This is an eyewitness account of the 1935 On-to-Ottawa trek and the Riot that ended it.
The Debden Miracle. Episode 41
Every single soldier from Debden who left to fights in World War II returns safely after the parish priest makes a deal with God.
The French Counts of Whitewood. Episode 40
French aristocrats flock to Whitewood and try to recreate their extravagant lifestyles, but their farms and businesses fail miserably.
The Welwyn Massacre. Episode 39
One of the "home children" who comes over from England commits a brutal crime of passion in a small Saskatchewan hamlet in 1910. (Content caution)
The Accidental MLA. Episode 38
Saskatchewan's first female MLA is elected to replace her late husband in the legislature and ends up doing nothing to promote the women's movement.
The White Man Governs. Episode 37
The Federal Government executes eight Indians in Canada's largest mass hanging in order to teach Indian people a lesson.
The Missing Recipe. Episode 36
People in Saskatchewan do not know what to do with the salt cod that the Maritimes sent as relief supplies during the Depression.
City for a Day. Episode 35
The population of Melville grows from 4,000 to 60,000 in one day during the 1939 Royal Tour.