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Bows and Arrows - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 1

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows and Arrows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the role of Aboriginal workers in the early years of the Port of Vancouver and the struggle for racial equality in the labour movement. The life of Bill Nahanee and the early years of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) are also featured in this lesson. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Strike
Longshoreman
Wobblies
Aboriginal People
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
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The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1914-2013

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Wayne Axford - 5 years ago
Description
The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-1914…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Wayne Axford - 5 years ago
Description
The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-1914 and 1914-2013 can be used as background material for the Working People: A History of Labour in BC vignettes series hosted on the Knowledge Network. The articles are designed to be used individually in the Social Studies 10 and Social Studies 11 course. Teachers can supplement the reading activity with selected lessons from the Working People: A History of Labour in BC lessons that will be posted here. Additionally, the video series The Edge of the World: B.C.'s Early Years has a number of segments that compliment the reading for the 1840-1914 time period.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
First Nations
Aboriginal People
Child Labour
Unions
Strikes
URLs
https://www.knowledge.ca/program/working-people-history-labour-british-columbia
https://www.knowledge.ca/program/edge-world-bcs-early-years
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 and 11 curriculums. For Social Studies 10, critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP. Regarding Social Studies 11, the areas of the “skills and processes of social studies” apply throughout as well as aspects of how Canadians can affect change at the federal and provincial levels of government. In the later examples of the reading the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms are reflected in the work. The role of workers in both World War I and II and aspects of the “Autonomy and International Involvement” aspect of the IRP . The material can also be affectively applied to the “Society and Culture” of the curriculum addressing the development and impact of social policies and programs, the role of the labour movement in Canada and specifically the role of women in social, political and economic change in Canada.
Duration
4 hours +
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 14, 2014
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Vignettes: Working People: A History of Labor in BC

Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
4
5
10
11
12
Submitted By
Wayne Axford - 5 years ago
Description
The vignettes in the series explore the historica…
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
4
5
10
11
12
Submitted By
Wayne Axford - 5 years ago
Description
The vignettes in the series explore the historical perspectives on key labor issues of the late 19th and 20th century in British Columbia. Multiple perspectives of gender, ethnicity and social class are explored in the series as they relate to the labor history of British Columbia. Episodes are 2-3 minutes in length and are suitable for introduction and enrichment of the historical events and time periods. The content is appropriate for secondary classes but may also be used with intermediate grades as well.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Knowledge Network
History
First Nations
Gold Rush
Coal
Fishers
Child Labour
Child Labor
Pioneer
Aboriginal
On to Ottawa
Bloody Sunday
Strike
Union
Work place safety
Japanese Canadians
Solidarity
Indo-Canadian
Chinese Canadian
Duration
Vignettes are 2-3 minutes in length.
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2014