SERG Alberta


Living Histories of Calgary

Fort Calgary’s unique collection of artifacts help tell the story of early settlers in Treaty 7 territory. Students will learn proper artifact-handling techniques as they investigate diverse stories about the past and look for clues to determine characteristics that affected quality of life and the different ways of living in the Calgary area.


Grade 3

  • Social Studies: What can we learn from stories of the past?

  • English Language Arts and Literature: How can oral traditions teach us about ways of knowing and understanding? How do oral traditions show respect for traditional shared knowledge?

  • Physical Education and Wellness: Apply movement elements when engaging in physical activity.

Grade 4

  • Social Studies: What are the diverse stories about the past and why might they differ?

  • English Language Arts and Literature: In what ways can listening skills build relationships? Demonstrate listening skills that build relationships and understanding.

  • Physical Education and Wellness: Integrate elements of movement in various physical activities.

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