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Complimentary Lesson plans by teachers for teachers K-12 - ForedBC

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Bella Savchenko - one month ago
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BC K-12 teachers and non-formal educators provide…
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Bella Savchenko - one month ago
Description
BC K-12 teachers and non-formal educators provided their favourite lesson plans about our environment and its natural resources on topics from biodiversity, to endangered species, forest fires, climate change, water resources, energy, sustainable development, Indigenous natural resource management and more. Please see previously submitted lesson plans shared freely with educators, organized by age group, and downloaded by up to 35,000 a month. http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0 Our YouTube channel also features Indigenous and non-Indigenous natural resources experts, like First Nations LNG Alliance CEO Karen Ogen-Toews, sharing advice for youth about management of our natural resources, the importance of lifelong learning and listening to all voices on issues. https://www.youtube.com/user/SustainabilityCareer
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Science
Keywords
Environment
Economy
Natural Resources
URLs
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0
https://www.youtube.com/user/SustainabilityCareer
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2020
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SJ12 Full Course Quarter System Format

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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 months ago
Description
Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
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10
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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 months ago
Description
Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
SocialJustice12
Gender
Race
Poverty
lgbtq2s+
Indigenous
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2020
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L’Hydravion et la caverne mystérieuse (cahier pédagogique)

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Danielle S. Marcotte - 2 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de dix pages comprend des exercices prê…
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Danielle S. Marcotte - 2 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de dix pages comprend des exercices prêts à être imprimés. Il est un excellent point de départ pour discuter les composantes d’un roman, sa chronologie, la force et la diversité des personnages, stimuler l’imagination et faire évoluer le vocabulaire. Il amène à découvrir les caractéristiques et la géographie de la côte ouest du Canada. Ce cahier est conçu pour accompagner le livre «?L’Hydravion et la caverne mystérieuse?» par Danielle S. Marcotte, un roman d’aventures de 150 pages pour les plus de huit ans qui explore le monde des pilotes de brousse, la vie des villages de la côte, l’archéologie et le fonctionnement des petites compagnies familiales où la solidarité est nécessaire. Le roman est suivi d’un glossaire.
Subject
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Entraide
Canadien
Français
Colombie-Britannique
Histoire
Avion
Squelette
Archéologie
URLs
https://daniellesmarcotte.weebly.com/resources--ressources.html
Language
French
Date Created
Nov 19, 2020
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Netukulimk

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 4 months ago
Description
Students are invited to create a survival plan of…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 4 months ago
Description
Students are invited to create a survival plan of what they would need to survive if they were to live outside in their local habitat. They can only take from the earth and land and must consider factors like season, weather, habitat and ecosystem. "Netukulimk explains Mi’kmaw ways of life, tying together social and economic practices with systems of governance through time. Living in harmony, and taking only what you need, is the true essence of Indigenous ways of being and living." (Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre). Our linked video explores the concept in an accessible way for children and teenagers. Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre has an extensive guide about Teaching About the Mi'kmaq (pdf). This activity is one of our Indigenous perspectives content pieces. More to come. This activity is one of our Inquiry-tools (activities that encourage students to think about what they know and how they learn).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
indigenous education
art
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=NetukulimkLFH&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_iubE_KRzY2er
https://bit.ly/32qfzJj
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: Social Responsibility Critical Thinking English Language Arts: Comprehend and connect - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences. Arts Education: Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
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How to write great questions

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 6 months ago
Description
Now can you ask the most powerful questions, in o…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 6 months ago
Description
Now can you ask the most powerful questions, in order to unlock an even wider universe of knowledge? And why is the choosing of a simple word (like "How" or "Why") the key to your greatest quest and your greatest question? This activity walks students through creating questions, evaluating the quality of their questions and sets the scene for further research. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video for the full educational experience. This activity is only one small part of Ocean School! Join for free today at www.oceanschool.ca. Ocean School is a free educational resource about the ocean, from Dalhousie University, Ingenium, and the National Film Board of Canada and is inquiry-based, FREE, entirely online, available in English and French, and for students in grades 5-9. Ocean School est disponible en français ici: https://ecoledelocean-xp.onf.ca
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
inquiry
distance learning
URLs
https://bit.ly/2WvD7bS
https://bit.ly/2WwMd8i
https://bit.ly/32qfzJj
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: Critical Thinking English Language Arts: Comprehend and connect - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences. Arts Education: Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making.
Duration
60-120 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 17, 2020
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Creative Response Activities to Short Stories

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Mx. Clement Thorne - 6 months ago
Description
This unit is designed to be highly adaptable to t…
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Mx. Clement Thorne - 6 months ago
Description
This unit is designed to be highly adaptable to the needs of the teacher and their class. The activities can be applied to any short story. You can read multiple short stories in a row and wrap up the unit with the "Book Talks" lesson, or you can read a single short story and move on to other subjects. The projects should take students a full week to complete and they should be able to do them mostly independently. This model works well for asynchronous distance learning. However, the activities will easily transfer into the face-to-face classroom.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
short story
choice board
distance education
asynchronous
creative writing
URLs
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1iO8YgN_XMPcQd0vLINOaBm2T3iE3ANzr?usp=sharing
Learning Standards
Using language in creative and playful ways helps us understand how language works. Students will be able to respond to text in personal and creative ways; use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create texts for a variety of purposes and audiences; and transform ideas and information to create original texts.
Duration
1 week per story
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 6, 2020
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Sonnets - Special Topics (Group Project)

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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
This bundle of resources comes from Week 4 of a d…
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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
This bundle of resources comes from Week 4 of a distance-education unit on Sonnets. Students worked in small groups to annotate/analyze a sonnet of their choice, then gave a presentation over video chat. Contents: - Explanation of group project - Curated list of sonnet options by a variety of 16th-20th century authors, organized by theme - A graphic organizer for annotating one's sonnet of choice - Suggestions for adapting this activity to a F2F setting
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
sonnets
group project
poetry
distance education
Learning Standards
• Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways • Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2020
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Shakespearean Sonnet - Annotation Graphic Organizers & 5 Creative Activity Options

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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
This bundle of resources comes from Week 3 of a d…
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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
This bundle of resources comes from Week 3 of a distance-education unit on Sonnets. Contents: - Graphic organizers for annotating a Shakespearean sonnet of choice - A curated list of Shakespearean sonnets that students may find interesting (based on the sonnet's subject matter) - Five creative activity options for engaging with the material -- a critical review activity, an annotation/analysis challenge, a recitation/performance activity, a poetry writing activity, and a language translation challenge - Bonus activities relating Shakespeare to textual analysis software and machine learning - Suggestions for adapting these activities to F2F settings
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
sonnets
poetry
annotation
shakespeare
distance education
Learning Standards
• Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways • Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning • Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning
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English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2020
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English/Petrarchan Sonnet - Annotation Graphic Organizers & 4 Creative Activity Options

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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
This bundle of resources come from Week 2 of a di…
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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
This bundle of resources come from Week 2 of a distance-education unit on Sonnets. Contents: - Graphic organizers for annotating/analyzing Francesco Petrarcha's "Rima 190", Sir Thomas Wyatt's "Who so list to hunt," and Edmund Spenser's "Sonnet 67" - An empty graphic organizer that can be used for any poem - Four creative activity options for engaging with the material (see the pt.2 document) -- one poetry analysis challenge, one creative writing option, one persuasive/creative writing option, and one fine arts option. - Suggestions for adapting these activities to F2F settings
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
sonnets
petrarch
sir thomas wyatt
edmund spenser
distance education
poetry
annotation
graphic organizer
Learning Standards
• Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways • Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning • Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2020
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Introduction to Sonnets - Week 1 Discussion Prompts

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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
5 creative discussion prompts related to the sonn…
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CrowFjord - 7 months ago
Description
5 creative discussion prompts related to the sonnet form. Online & F2F delivery options available.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
sonnets
poetry
distance education
Learning Standards
• Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning
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English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2020
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What to Expect When You Vote - Information Sheet

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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This information sheet explains the voting proces…
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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This information sheet explains the voting process at a voting place for a provincial election in British Columbia.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
voting
voting place
provincial
election
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/what-to-expect-when-you-vote.pdf
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Having a Voice: Voting Rights and Democracy in BC

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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
Participants will engage with primary-source docu…
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
Participants will engage with primary-source documents and reproduction items from the Royal British Columbia Museum, Elections BC and the BC Archives to address the following: 1) What is democracy and why do we vote? 2) What is direct democracy? What is representative democracy? 3) How have voting rights changed over time? 4) What considerations are important when identifying electoral boundaries? 5) Why do electoral boundaries change? Participants can choose to do one or all of the following activities: 1) Democracy and why we vote (primary-source activity with photographs and other images) 2) Direct democracy (mock referendum activity) 3) Franchise and disenfranchisement (primary-source activity with documents) 4) Representation and electoral boundaries (map reading and making activity)
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
provincial
election
primary sources
maps
Elections BC
Royal BC Museum
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/having-voice-voting-rights-and-democracy-bc
Learning Standards
The kit is designed to fit the Grade 5 Social Studies: Canadian Issues and Governance curriculum. All classes and ages are invited to use the kit. Students will use the contents of this kit and their inquiry process skills to address participation and representation in B.C. politics, the electoral process and electoral boundaries.
Duration
1 to 6 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Close Reading

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Melissa Davies - 7 months ago
Description
These documents take a bit of time to introduce, …
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Submitted By
Melissa Davies - 7 months ago
Description
These documents take a bit of time to introduce, but quickly become a staple for the English classroom. Based on research and various resources, I have put together a strategy to get students thinking and connecting with what they read. The guide helps to get students started with the concept of close reading, and the dialogue journal is to be used for longer works and/or works that cannot be written on. I recommend taking time to teach the subject-specific vocabulary and doing a guided practice of annotating. For the annotations, you can give a minimum number for the annotations themselves and/or the number of categories. To prepare for an essay, I have also directed students to have a certain number of annotations that can be used as evidence in their writing.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
close reading
text analysis
novel study
short story
poetry
critical thinking
Learning Standards
Competencies: Understand and appreciate how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages; Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to analyze ideas within, between, and beyond texts; Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world; Evaluate how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact; Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning Content: Strategies and processes; Language features, structures, and conventions
Duration
15-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Canada C3 Giant Floor Map

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Royal BC Museum - 7 months ago
Description
The map is 5 x 4 m (17.5 x 13 ft) in size and com…
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - 7 months ago
Description
The map is 5 x 4 m (17.5 x 13 ft) in size and comes in a carry on suitcase weighing approximately 4.5 kg (10 lbs). The route of the Canada C3 journey is highlighted along with Parks Canada National Heritage sites, UNESCO World Heritage sites, migratory bird sanctuaries, national wildlife areas and marine protected areas. The provinces, territories and provincial capitals are also indicated. The map is presented in English and French.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Canada's Coastline
Indigenous coastal communities
traditional knowledge
geography
outreach
maps
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/canada-c3-giant-floor-map
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/images/canada_c3_activity_plans.pdf
Learning Standards
The world in spatial terms Places and regions Physical systems Human systems Environment and society The uses of geography
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Writing on the Wall: Chinese Canadian History in BC Outreach Kit

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Royal BC Museum - 7 months ago
Description
This outreach kit contains reproductions from the…
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Royal BC Museum - 7 months ago
Description
This outreach kit contains reproductions from the collections of the Royal BC Museum and BC Archives to help your student's explore Chinese Canadian history in BC and the following Big Ideas: What makes an object or document historically significant? How can students engage with evidence from the past in order to think critically about how we understand history?What are the limitations of primary sources?
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Chinese Canadian history
inquiry process
primary sources
historical thinking concepts
historical wrongs
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/writing-wall-outreach-kit-chinese-canadian-historical-wrongs
https://www.openschool.bc.ca/bambooshoots/
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/images/2016_2017_TheWritingOnTheWall_Educators%20Guide.pdf
Learning Standards
Canadian Issues and Governance The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time Past discriminatory government policies and actions
Duration
30-60 min per lesson plan (4 lessons included)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Parliamentary Democracy in British Columbia - Video

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Multimedia
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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the system of parliamentary d…
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Multimedia
Activity
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the system of parliamentary democracy in British Columbia. It describes the provincial election process and the role of MLAs.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
voting
election
MLA
government
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWOL_0bs0YM&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
3 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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History of Voting Rights in British Columbia - Video

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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video describes the history of provincial vo…
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Multimedia
Activity
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video describes the history of provincial voting rights in British Columbia from 1871 to present.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcv42PgMfhk&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Get Ready to Vote - Video

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Multimedia
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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains five key steps for voters to …
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Multimedia
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains five key steps for voters to get ready to vote in a provincial elections in British Columbia.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
voting
election
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FO5lfnuQ_0&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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The Voting Process in British Columbia - Video

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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provin…
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provincial elections in British Columbia. It includes an overview of the different voting options.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=VZ5EURR5OyI&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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What to Expect When You Vote - Video

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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provin…
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Multimedia
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provincial elections in British Columbia.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
voting
election
elections
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=mvbgUvgWSGA&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Three Levels of Government - Video

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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the roles and responsibilitie…
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Multimedia
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the roles and responsibilities of the three levels of government in Canada: municipal/local, provincial/territorial and federal.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
election
Elections BC
government
municipal
provincial
territorial
federal
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgnyxuzI_bI&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Secondary-level social studies
Duration
3 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Three Levels of Elections - Video

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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the three levels of elections…
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Multimedia
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Submitted By
Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
This video explains the three levels of elections in Canada: municipal/local, provincial/territorial and federal.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
election
vote
municipal
provincial
territorial
federal
government
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=z_PQt95D2-Q&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Secondary-level social studies
Duration
3 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
1 recommendation  

Democracy in a Box Activity kit

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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
The Democracy in a Box Activity Kit helps partici…
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Elections BC - 7 months ago
Description
The Democracy in a Box Activity Kit helps participants explore democracy and voting – past and present – in British Columbia. The kit includes fun activities and resources, including supplies for a mock election, election trivia cards, a map to explore B.C.’s electoral districts, and a timeline to learn about the history of voting rights in B.C. The kit is free and includes everything students and classrooms need to hold a mock election and begin exploring democracy and voting.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
election
provincial
voting rights
mock election
trivia
map
MLA
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/voting/outreach-and-education/democracy-kit/
Learning Standards
There are two versions of the kit: one is designed for primary and intermediate-level learners (kindergarten to grade 7), while the other is for secondary and continuing education-level learners (grade 8 to adult). In the activity booklets, at the beginning of each activity, we have identified curricular connections in Social Studies, including big ideas and curricular competencies. Follow the link to view the activity booklets.
Duration
1 hour to 4 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
4 recommendations   81 downloads

INFORM: Identifying Quality Resources Tool

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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8
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Adult
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B Downey-MacDonald - 7 months ago
Description
The INFORM resource is broken into 4 parts that c…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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8
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Submitted By
B Downey-MacDonald - 7 months ago
Description
The INFORM resource is broken into 4 parts that can be used as individually or as part of a cohesive unit. Part 1 & 2 define misinformation and disinformation, provide case studies and discussion questions to deepen understanding. Students are encouraged to connect this information with current events social and political events. Part 3 & 4 are specific to the COVID-19 crisis and provide definitions and clarifications of the language governments use to advise our community safety. There is also a complete list of Provincial, National, and International resources that educators, students and the broader community can use for reliable COVID related information.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Keywords
COVID
Digital Literacy
Rhetoric
ON-LINE LEARNING
INFORMATION
RESEARCH
COMMUNICATION
Learning Standards
The INFORM resource allows for explorations of communication and critical thinking through examination of misinformation and disinformation through definitions, case studies and discussion questions. Students will further be able to build their digital literacy skills and process online content in a way that helps them build identity and communicate productively within their community. The INFORM resource is broken into 4 parts that can be used as individually or as part of a cohesive unit. Part 1 & 2 define misinformation and disinformation, provide case studies and discussion questions to deepen understanding. Students are encouraged to connect this information with current events social and political events. Part 3 & 4 are specific to the COVID-19 crisis and provide definitions and clarifications of the language governments use to advise our community safety. There is also a complete list of Provincial, National, and International resources that educators, students and the broader community can use for reliable COVID related information.
Duration
60 minutes +
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 12, 2020
2 recommendations   129 downloads

Getting Outside in the COVID-19 Era

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Donna Morgan - 7 months ago
Description
A brief list of suggested links and activities fo…
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Donna Morgan - 7 months ago
Description
A brief list of suggested links and activities for outdoor learning in the era of COVID-19. List of links compiled by the Metro Science Educators Network.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Keywords
place-based learning
environmental education
get outside
Learning Standards
This is a compilation of advice and resource links to get students outdoors despite/because of social distancing. Focus is on place-based learning.
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 8, 2020
1 recommendation   59 downloads

Brevity Poem Activity

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Activity
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8
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Submitted By
Hanna Chau - 8 months ago
Description
This simple poetry activity will allow students t…
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Activity
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8
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Submitted By
Hanna Chau - 8 months ago
Description
This simple poetry activity will allow students the opportunity to explore writing poems or narratives within the formal constraints of only using six words.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
activity
brevity
diction
Duration
30-60 minute
Language
English
Date Created
May 30, 2020
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World War I Technologies Research Activity

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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
The students should have fairly good knowledge of…
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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
The students should have fairly good knowledge of WWI. In this activity they are tasked with research 5 war technologies (machine guns, poison gas, submarines, airplanes, and tanks). There are links for websites provided for each technology. As the students are researching they should complete the War Technologies Handout. After the students have done the research and completed the War Technologies Handout they can answer the significance question. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to change it. Please feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War I
Weapons
Research Activity
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to conduct independent research online • The students will be able to evaluate how new technologies impacted the fighting in WWI • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence) • Communication (acquiring and presenting information) • Thinking (analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating)
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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Simon Fraser’s 1808 Expedition Secondary Source Reading Activity

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Activity
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
The students are to cover a reading passage about…
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Activity
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
The students are to cover a reading passage about Simon Fraser’s 1808 expedition and answer short-answer questions. It can be used as part of a larger unit on colonization, exploration, and/or Simon Fraser. Students can do this activity digitally or in hard copy. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to add your own. Please feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Simon Fraser
Exploration
Colonization
Canadian History
British Columbia History
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Exploration, expansion, and colonization.
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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Hitler’s and Stalin’s Purges Newspaper Analysis Activity

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Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
In this activity the students read two newspaper …
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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
In this activity the students read two newspaper articles about Adolf Hitler's "Knight of the Long Knives" and Joseph Stalin's "The Great Terror" purges. The students need to read the newspaper articles and answer short-answer questions. Students should already have a fairly general knowledge of Hitler and Stalin and be familiar with the concept of “purge.” The newspaper articles may be difficult for some students to comprehend, and this should be a consideration. You may wish to combine the documents into a single PDF to distribute to your students. I provide a single-point rubric, but this can be easily changed.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Adolf Hitler
Joseph Stalin
Purge
Newspaper
Primary Source
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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Life During the Great Depression Budget Activity

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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
This activity is designed to have students consid…
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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
This activity is designed to have students consider what it would be like for various people to live during the Great Depression. Three cases are presented, representing low to high income individuals and their families. Students can investigate 1-3 case studies and compare/contrast between them. The discussion questions can be modified to fit the number of cases the student will be analyzing. This can also be done in pairs or triads, with each student creating a budget for one case. Students can complete this activity and submit it online. Or print the answers out and send/scan/photograph them and submitting them digitally or in print. I use a single point rubric, but any other assessment can be easily inserted in.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Great Depression
Life During the Great Depression
Budget
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing. • Social Awareness & Responsibility: resolving problems. • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Hitler’s Speech Primary Source Activity

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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
Students should already have a fairly general kno…
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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
Students should already have a fairly general knowledge of WWI, the Treaty of Versailles, and the concept of nationalism prior to doing this activity. The students should read the speech (I provide a loose paraphrasing with more accessible language – please feel free to use your name or make your own adaptation). The students can then answer the questions and submit their responses digitally or in hard copy. You may wish to tailor the questions more to specific concepts you are focusing on. The single-point rubric can be easily modified to fit other assessment needs/preferences.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Speeches
Adolf Hitler Speech
Causes of World War 2
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Dieppe Raid

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Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
Students should have some cursory knowledge of Wo…
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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
Students should have some cursory knowledge of World War II prior to doing this activity. The students begin by reading the “Dieppe Raid” essay created by Veterans Canada. The students then watch the video (link provided in the instructions) where veterans of the raid speak about their experiences. The students then complete the questions. You may choose to split this activity in half. You may also choose to covert and combine all files into a single PDF. I am providing a single-point rubric, but this can be easily modified to meet your needs. Please feel free to modify the activity as you see fit. The lesson is meant to evoke students to empathize with the soldiers, and to consider the cost of battles, as well as their signficance.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Dieppe Raid
World War 2
World War 2 Battles
Canada's Veterans
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Battle of Stalingrad

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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
In this activity the students are tasked with wat…
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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
In this activity the students are tasked with watching a part of a documentary on the Battle of Stalingrad. After the students have finished viewing the video there are a number of short answer questions. This activity can be implemented online or in-class.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Battle of Stalingrad
World War 2 Battles
Operation Barbarossa
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
1 recommendation   63 downloads

Canadian Government’s Responses to the Great Depression and COVID-19

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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
This activity provides students with information …
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Activity
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - 8 months ago
Description
This activity provides students with information (bullet points in a table) about how the Canadian government responded to the Great Depression and COVID-19. The students must complete short-answer questions related to: comparing the two responses; assessing why there is a difference between the responses; deciding which response was more effective; evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of the government's response to COVID-19. Rubric is also attached. Please feel free to modify as needed.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Great Depression
COVID-19
Social Welfare Net
Learning Standards
Social Studies 10
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 12, 2020
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Exploring artifacts and historic sites using BC Social Studies Competencies at the Yale Historic Site

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Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Teresa Farrell - 8 months ago
Description
The following activities were designed to have st…
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Activity
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4
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Teresa Farrell - 8 months ago
Description
The following activities were designed to have students use experiential inquiry to engage them in exploring the Yale Historic Site. I have also included adaptations where you can take these activities and use them off site in a classroom or online. You can also replace the pictures to fit another era or place and still do these activities.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
artifacts
Fraser Canyon Gold Rush: Yale
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • Ask questions, corroborate inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and origins of a variety of sources (evidence) • Differentiate between short- and long-term causes, and intended and unintended consequences, of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) • Sequence objects, images, or events, and recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuities and changes in the past and present (continuity and change) • Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective) • Make ethical judgments about events, decisions, or actions that consider the conditions of a particular time and place, and assess appropriate ways to respond (ethical judgment) Content areas Gr 4 SS • early contact, trade, cooperation, and conflict between First Peoples and European peoples • demographic changes in pre-Confederation British Columbia in both First Peoples and non-First Peoples communities • economic and political factors that influenced the colonization of British Columbia and its entry into Confederation Gr 5 SS • resources and economic development in different regions of Canada
Duration
Four 30 minute activities
Language
English
Date Created
May 12, 2020
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Right whale food chain challenge, free, online learning

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Food chain challenge! Students are asked to imagi…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Food chain challenge! Students are asked to imagine what food they would eat if had to eat the same thing everyday. They are then challenged to create a food chain from source to table for that food and compare the food chain with that of a right whale. *This activity is easily adaptable to multiple grade levels.* Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the video by signing up for Ocean School here: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/ or by visiting this direct link: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/grocery-shopping-for-whales?dev=true. Support resources for Ocean School are available here: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/evolving-ecosystems-module-guide. This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Right whales
food chains
diet
comparison
video
ocean literacy
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/grocery-shopping-for-whales?dev=true
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/evolving-ecosystems-module-guide
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 7, 2020
0 recommendations   47 downloads

Shark adaptation comic activity - free, distance learning

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Activity
Grade Level
4
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 9 months ago
Description
Students are invited to develop a superhero comic…
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Activity
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 9 months ago
Description
Students are invited to develop a superhero comic for sharks which demonstrates their amazing adaptations. This activity is easily adaptable to multiple grade levels. See the Ocean School media Each activity is linked to a piece of media. You can watch the 360° video by signing up for Ocean School here: https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/ or by visiting this direct link: https://oceanschool-interactive.nfb.ca/sharks-are-awesome/index.htm. Support resources for Ocean School are available here: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/marine-migration-module-guide About Ocean School This is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada. Ocean School is inquiry-based, FREE, entirely online, available in English and French, and for students in grades 5-9.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Sharks
Comics
Aniaml adaptations
Video
Creative writing
Ocean literacy
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://oceanschool-interactive.nfb.ca/sharks-are-awesome/index.htm
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/marine-migration-module-guide
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: English Language Arts: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy (Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing) - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences). Science: Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things (Applying and innovating: Transfer and apply learning to new situations). Arts Education: Engaging in the arts develops people’s ability to understand and express complex ideas. (Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 1, 2020
0 recommendations   90 downloads

When the Virus Came

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K
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Submitted By
Laurie Bayly - 9 months ago
Description
This is a story I wrote for children to try to he…
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Submitted By
Laurie Bayly - 9 months ago
Description
This is a story I wrote for children to try to help with anxiety around Covid-19. Although it is written for elementary age children, I have heard from grandparents who are using it at a distance with their grandchildren so I included all ages.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Duration
20 minutes to read and discuss, plus ongoing activity
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 29, 2020
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Shark or Turtle informational game design - free, distance learning

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Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 9 months ago
Description
Students are asked to make a game to play that wi…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
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8
9
Submitted By
Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 9 months ago
Description
Students are asked to make a game to play that will teach others about the perils faced by a white-tipped shark OR a green sea turtle.
Subject
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Keywords
Ocean
conservation
habitats
Reproduction
Inquiry
marine education
climate change
URLs
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/learning-object/where-do-babies-come-from?dev=true&intro
https://oceanschool-xp.nfb.ca/
https://bit.ly/SharkTurtleBabies
Learning Standards
Comprehension - retrieving and recording information from the video to use in activity
Science - learning about green sea turtle and white tip shark habitats
Creativity- design a game
Logic- Creating rules for a game
Writing - creating game and reflection on the game
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2020
0 recommendations   83 downloads

Climate Change & Tipping Points: Cascading Events onto Hothouse Earth or Stabilized Earth

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 9 months ago
Description
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 9 months ago
Description
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an increase of 2 degrees Celsius by 2100 is our goal. By continuing to increase fossil fuel consumption and not advancing renewable energy our civilization would be a risk. Tipping points and cascading events become more likely.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate change
Projecting Environmental Impacts
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change education for Sciences 8-12, Social Studies 8-11, Earth Science 11, Geography 12
Duration
2-4 Hours
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
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Remote learning: Climate and Connection Unit (Free!) (15 Action Packs)

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Submitted By
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Jake) - 9 months ago
Description
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Vancouver-based Cha…
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Submitted By
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Jake) - 9 months ago
Description
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Vancouver-based Charity) Climate and Connection Unit with 15 Action Packs focused on Environmental and Social Justice, which any teacher can access for free when they sign up online. Where these come from our Student Leadership for Change suite of 40 Action Packs, teachers in your district already using them can update their account to access. Each Action Pack includes a fillable PDF students can work on and send back and can easily be distributed through platforms such as Microsoft Teams. Students explore their world views, connect global issues to a local context and take action appropriate for social distancing before tying it all together through critical reflection. Our curriculum embraces First People’s Principles of Learning and Teachers can see BC course connections and how each pack meets Core Competencies. The revisions attempt to reduce screen time and encourage experiential learning and social connection.
Subject
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
sustainability
environment
inquiry
ecology
transportation
energy
nature
URLs
https://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/climate_connection_unit
Learning Standards
BC Curriculum alignment, Core Competencies and First Nations Principles of Learning integrated
Duration
1 lesson to 4 weeks (adaptable)
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
3 recommendations  

List of Awesomeness

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Submitted By
Sarah Moore - 9 months ago
Description
This is a list that I publish to our class One No…
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Submitted By
Sarah Moore - 9 months ago
Description
This is a list that I publish to our class One Note, curated for interesting links, special ideas, mental health & wellness, connection opportunities, check in games.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
remotelearning
student communication
Daily Schedule
mental health
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/17ufc3ttaRxfPefPgdXiCCzQUVabmG-IyWGSOtxm1E6w/edit?usp=sharing
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2020
1 recommendation  

Remote Learning Calendar

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Submitted By
Sarah Moore - 9 months ago
Description
This is a calendar that was created to keep the g…
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Activity
Grade Level
4
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7
8
9
Submitted By
Sarah Moore - 9 months ago
Description
This is a calendar that was created to keep the grade 7 cohort on track, to share learning opportunities, and to help provide routine and regulation through this process.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
middleschool
continuityoflearning
parentcommunication
URLs
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CK2bGTsOBwHIpBhjxbq8bJg5OFf0us9GtWX5BLlbEHY/edit?usp=sharing
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2020
0 recommendations   69 downloads

Exploring Community and Essential Workers

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Allisson Badger - 9 months ago
Description
Inquiry: Who are essential workers and what is an…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Allisson Badger - 9 months ago
Description
Inquiry: Who are essential workers and what is an essential service?
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
community
essential workers
essential services
URLs
http://careered.sd73.bc.ca/
Learning Standards
Big Idea: Strong communities are the result of being connected to family and community and working together toward common goals. Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills. Recognize the importance of positive relationships Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of people in their schools, families, and communities Share ideas, information, personal feelings, and knowledge with others
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 8, 2020
2 recommendations   406 downloads

Template for Home Learning thinking of the Whole Child in the Primary Years

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
BCPTA - 10 months ago
Description
Please feel free to use this template when aiming…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
BCPTA - 10 months ago
Description
Please feel free to use this template when aiming to plan meaningful and balanced tasks for your students during this time of learning at home during the covid19 pandemic. Planning with your aboriginal support teacher is advised as well as collaborating with others to make the tasks authentic, meaningful and supportive at this challenging time.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
whole child
Learning Standards
You can use this template to plan meaningful activities for your primary classroom each week during the cover 19 pandemic when learning at home is replacing face to face instruction. Using the Circle of Courage as a template ensures focus on the whole child and gaining strengths in all areas during this stressful time.
Duration
1 hour per day
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 6, 2020
0 recommendations  

Chatterhigh

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Kirsten Doucette - 10 months ago
Description
Copied from site: ChatterHigh teachers receive a…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Kirsten Doucette - 10 months ago
Description
Copied from site: ChatterHigh teachers receive a curriculum aligned resource with simple web based features like the classroom dashboard to track, monitor, and assess student participation and progress. All for free. ChatterHigh students receive a fun, mobile, daily, 10 minute, 10 question, edu-game in the form of a quiz that allows them to research and explore thousands of higher education and career options. ChatterHigh partners use quiz questions that lead to their current web and social media assets to engage students with unique information and offerings in their institution or organization. No paper, no printing, no shipping.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
Careers
Career Exploration
URLs
https://chatterhigh.com/?locale=en
Learning Standards
Various
Duration
30min
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2020
1 recommendation   129 downloads

Last Chance Island by Norma Charles: reading questions & craft activity for a middle grade adventure novel by BC author

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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7
Submitted By
K.A. Wiggins - 10 months ago
Description
Reading questions, craft activity, and creative w…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
K.A. Wiggins - 10 months ago
Description
Reading questions, craft activity, and creative writing prompt based on middle-grade adventure novel "Last Chance Island" by BC author Norma Charles—for individual or group learning. Book Description: Two very different stories intersect with surprising results. Two African children, Kalu and his cousin, Aisha, escape from their village after it's destroyed by rebel soldiers. The kids flee to the coast where they find work on a fishing boat bound for Britain . . . until the nervous fisherman abandons them on Last Chance Island off the coast of Ireland. Meanwhile, Spike, a Canadian teen, finds out that her father has died, and she is being sent to live with a distant relative, a woman who tends the lighthouse on Last Chance Island. Spike can't wait to escape and join a troupe of musicians she's met in Dublin. But one day, she discovers the two stranded kids in desperate need of help. Will she change her plans to try to save them? Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/5qqwAPgEJ9I
Subject
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
immigration
refugee
africa
fiction
child soldiers
war
rural life
URLs
https://youtu.be/5qqwAPgEJ9I
http://normacharles.ca/LastChance.html
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 18, 2020
1 recommendation   180 downloads

Night at the Wax Museum

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Annie Macintosh - 10 months ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the …
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Annie Macintosh - 10 months ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the many immigration stories that contribute to Canada's past, present and future. With research, art and some level of performing arts, this activity is designed to be interdisciplinary and engaging for students to understand perspective, and how the change and continuity of Canadian immigration patterns have helped shape our nation. In addition to various assessments that will accompany this activity, students will be given a reflection sheet after the presentations. This will allow them to voice any strengths or stretches they encountered during the activity, and provide their teacher with any mitigating factors that they think should be taken into account during assessment.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies (BC): “Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions.” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) “Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective).” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) Content Standard Connections (BC): “The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “The development and evolution of Canadian identity over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.” (Social Studies 5 Big Ideas)
Duration
approx. 10-12 hours of instructional time
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2020
0 recommendations   98 downloads

Noé et Grand-Ours: Une aventure en Colombie-Britannique (cahier pédagogique)

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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7
Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - one year ago
Description
Cahier pédagogique pour l'histoire "Noé et Grand-…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - one year ago
Description
Cahier pédagogique pour l'histoire "Noé et Grand-Ours: Une aventure en Colombie-Britannique" par Danielle S. Marcotte . Résumé de l'histoire: Noé, le petit avion, et Grand-Ours, son pilote, partent en voyage en Colombie-Britannique. Ils ont hâte de revoir leur amie Stéphanie, mais voilà que leur parcours se transforme en une véritable chasse au trésor! Un serpent, des aigles, des cygnes trompettes empêcheront-ils les amis de découvrir la cachette du célèbre père Pandosy?
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Aviation
Géographie
Premières Nations
Faune
Flore
Entraide
canada
canadian
francais
canadien
story
URLs
https://daniellesmarcotte.weebly.com/
Language
French
Date Created
Oct 22, 2019
1 recommendation   166 downloads

Mars Lander Design Challenge

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
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4
5
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9
Submitted By
Katarina Smith - one year ago
Description
Engineering is a broad field that presents many o…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Katarina Smith - one year ago
Description
Engineering is a broad field that presents many opportunities for creative problem solving and hands-on learning. The engineering design cycle is a framework for thinking that can be broadly applied across all subjects and connects well to the new Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum. In this activity, students act as engineers and participate in a hands-on STEM lesson related to space science, while utilizing the engineering design cycle. Students will build a “Mars Lander” and test our their designs!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Earth Science
Physics
Keywords
Design
Engineering
Space
Mars
Learning Standards
- Understand the basic structure of the Engineering Design Cycle and how it relates to the Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum - Use Inquiry-based learning to solve a design problem - Understand how to build a narrative around STEM activities - Explore an activity that relates to space exploration
Duration
60 - 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019

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