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A Teacher's Guide to "A Second Chance: A Gladue Rights Story": Teaching and Learning About Colonialism and Reconciliation

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Clay McLeod - 4 months ago
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The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Secon…
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Clay McLeod - 4 months ago
Description
The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Second Chance: A Gladue Rights Story" (which tells the story of Myra, an Indigenous woman who is charged with assault with a weapon and is about Gladue rights for Indigenous peoples) is a resource for secondary teachers that: -provides background information about Gladue rights and explains their relationship to relevant learning intentions in BC’s curriculum, -guides educators in using the graphic novel to meet relevant learning intentions, and -guides educators in meeting learning intentions relevant to the topic of Gladue rights. The guide provides ideas for teaching and learning about colonialism and reconciliation in courses for grades 10 to 12, within BC’s redesigned curriculum.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Law
Keywords
Indigenous
law
history
colonialism
reconciliation
rights
criminal
sentencing
URLs
https://lss.bc.ca/publications/pub/teachers-guide-second-chance-gladue-rights-story
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies Using oral, written, visual, and digital texts, students are expected individually and collaboratively to be able to: Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)
Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability
Select and apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to guide inquiry, extend and transform thinking, and comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts
Analyze how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages
Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic factors
Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing)
Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking
Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes
Select and apply appropriate oral communication formats for intended purposes
Express and support an opinion with evidence
Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Assess and refine texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact
Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of texts
Use the conventions of Canadian spelling, syntax, and diction proficiently and as appropriate to the context
Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Students are expected to be able to do the following:
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas (including legal concepts, issues, and procedures); and communicate findings and decisions
Assess and compare the significance and impact of the experiences of Indigenous peoples in Canada’s history (significance)
Assess the justification for differing perspectives after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence)
Analyze continuities and changes for Indigenous peoples over time since contact with Europeans and in Canadian history (continuity and change)
Determine and assess the long- and short-term and intended and unintended impacts of colonial laws, policies, and history (cause and consequence)
Explain and infer multiple perspectives on people, places, issues, and events, and distinguish between world views of different cultures and peoples in history (perspective)
Make reasoned ethical judgments about decisions, laws, policies, actions, and events in colonial history and contemporary Canada (ethical judgment) Content Students are expected to know the following:
A wide variety of BC, Canadian, and global First Peoples texts
A wide variety of text forms and genres
Common themes in First Peoples literature (i.e., ways in which Indigenous peoples and communities have been impacted by colonial laws, policies, and history, like the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in prison)
Reconciliation in Canada (i.e., how Gladue rights relate to the concept of reconciliation and the “Calls to Action” of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, particularly 30–32)
Text features and structures - narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples texts - form, function, and genre of texts - elements of visual/graphic texts Strategies and processes:
Reading strategies
Metacognitive strategies
Writing processes
Presentation techniques Language features, structures, and conventions:
Elements of style
Syntax and sentence fluency
Usage and conventions
Literary elements and devices
Literal and inferential meaning
Persuasive techniques Students are expected to know the following:
Examples of colonial laws and policies, and aspects of colonialism that have affected Indigenous peoples (e.g., residential schools)
Ways in which Indigenous people and communities have been impacted by colonial laws, policies, and history (e.g., overrepresentation of Indigenous people in Canadian prisons)
What Gladue rights are and how they fit into Canada’s criminal justice system (i.e., when sentencing an Indigenous person, the judge is obliged to take that person’s circumstances into account)
How Gladue rights relate to the concept of reconciliation and the “Calls to Action” of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (particularly 30–32) Big Ideas Texts and stories about the impacts of colonialism and possibilities of reconciliation provide insight into key aspects of Canada’s past, present, and future. Texts and stories about the impacts of Canada’s colonial history play a role within the process of reconciliation. The exploration of text and story deepens understanding of one’s identity, others, and the world, including:
how aspects of Canada’s colonial history have led to current disparities between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians, and
how attempts to address the impacts of colonialism are an aspect of reconciliation. Colonial laws, policies, and history affected Indigenous peoples in history and continue to have consequences for Indigenous people and communities today. Reconciliation, which involves the transformation of Canadian society, takes many forms, including the criminal justice system’s recognition of Gladue rights. Canada’s colonial history and its ongoing impact has led to loss of culture and identity for many Indigenous people. It has led to significant educational, income, health, and social disparities between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians, including an overrepresentation of Indigenous people in prison.
Duration
Up to teacher's discretion (this resource describes several learning activities that can be chosen; each activity takes a different amount of time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 7, 2020
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Constitute: Lessons for grades 6 to 10

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CASJ - 7 months ago
Description
The documentary Constitute! tells the story of ho…
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CASJ - 7 months ago
Description
The documentary Constitute! tells the story of how Canadian women and women’s groups fought for equality by successfully advocating for the rights of women and girls to be entrenched into the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Constitute! is available online for free. The Constitute! website also provides a teachers’ companion—Constitute! Continuing the Journey—which includes detailed information regarding the context, historical background, and groups related to this film as well as activities designed for secondary students. To order free copies of the video and teachers’ companion, send a request with your mailing address and number of copies to socialjustice@bctf.ca. This unit plan provides activities that are suitable for elementary students in the intermediate grades. These activities are correlated to the following content and curricular competencies. Please also see : https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource543
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
Charter of rights and freedoms
activism
gender equity
law
royal commission on status of women
feminism
social justice
Duration
Unit plan with serveral 1 hour lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 28, 2020
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Constitute: Continuing the Journey

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CASJ - 7 months ago
Description
Constitute! is a multi-media educational resource…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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10
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Submitted By
CASJ - 7 months ago
Description
Constitute! is a multi-media educational resource on citizen engagement and women’s constitutional activism. The website includes a link to the film Constitute! as well as a study guide and other educational resources for the classroom. Please also see: https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource543
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
charter of rights and freedoms
activism
feminism
constitution
royal commission on the status of women
politics
URLs
http://constitute.ca/
Duration
Unit plan: Several one hour lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 28, 2020
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Climate Change & Tipping Points: Cascading Events onto Hothouse Earth or Stabilized Earth

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Report/Study
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8
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Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 7 months ago
Description
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an…
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8
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Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 7 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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Using the book RED to teach SEL

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Karveena Atwal - 9 months ago
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Cross-Curricular connection to the SOGI Curriculu…
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Karveena Atwal - 9 months ago
Description
Cross-Curricular connection to the SOGI Curriculum Curricular connection to Aboriginal Education (AbEd), Core Competency on Self-Awareness & Social Awareness
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
SOGI
ABED
loose parts
pronouns
gender identity
allies
URLs
http://karveenabains.weebly.com/1/post/2020/02/teaching-sel-through-picture-books-in-elementary.html
Learning Standards
The Casel (2017) resource, describes Social Emotional Learning as the way adults and children learn to manage and understand emotions, show empathy for each other, set goals, make responsible decisions and establish positive relationships. I will begin to share ideas on picture books I believe to support Social Emotional Learning in children, youth and adults. This blogs focus will be on the picture book: Red A Crayons Story by Michael Hall Lesson 1: Identity Focus: Core Competency on Self-Awareness & Social Awareness
Duration
30-50 minutes each lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2020
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IFAW-Living In a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 3 - What Our Dogs Need

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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about what our d…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about what our dogs need to be healthy. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how we as a people can take good care of dogs so they are physically well.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
indigenous
aboriginal
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada
Learning Standards
• English Language Arts, particularly speaking and listening comprehension • Social Studies • Science • Technology • SEL—social and emotional learning
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs- Unit 6 - A Dog's Life- From Puppy to Elder Dog

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the season…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the seasons of a dog’s life. It explains how we can take care of and appreciate dogs during each time in their lives. It tells us how to treat our dogs well so they can live good long lives.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
First Nations
Aboriginal
Indigenous
Reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs - Unit 5: Working Dogs,Traditional and Today

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the import…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about the important role working dogs have played in First Nations communities and families both in the past and today. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations people and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how to care for and respect our working dogs.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
aboriginal
indigenous
reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs- Unit 4: Living with Dogs in Our Community

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how to und…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about how to understand what a dog is saying with his whole body. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations people and how we live with them in our community today. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
First Nations
Science
Keywords
First Nations
aboriginal
indigenous
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 2: Dogs as Friends and Family

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
This unit is focused on learning about how dogs can be our friends and family. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Science
Keywords
indigenous
reservations
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program about dogs and First Nations. It is about how the First Peoples of North America have lived with dogs for a long time. You will meet Elders and others who share their stories about dogs and about caring for dogs. All of these people love and respect dogs and so they have shared their ideas about dogs with you. All are First Nations (Swampy Cree, Anishinaabe). We are proud to have them share about our peoples and our good ways with dogs. This unit is focused on learning about the ancestors of dogs and how our ancestors lived well with dogs. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
Indigenous
Aboriginal
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Program Overview: Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories

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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is a…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is an educational resource created by First Nations specifically for First Nations' learners. Stories about dogs shared by First Nations Elders and community role models form the foundation of the materials, bringing to life their experiences and wisdom. This Overview outlines the resources. There are six units in the program, each with a special focus that is relevant for students from kindergarten to grade eight. Entire units or single activities can be used to accommodate your audience. Through Elder teachings, tales from role models, histories of First Nations’ relationships with dogs, and fun activities, students learn to build healthy and safe relationships with their four leggeds. Each unit comes with an instructor guide, student activity book and audio recordings from Elders and role models. A set of posters provides students with a visual reference for important concepts in each unit.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
indigenous
aboriginal
animals
URLs
https://secure.ifaw.org/canada/secure/teaching-resources-indigenous-education
Learning Standards
Features & Benefits for K-7 Teachers in First Nations schools: •Flexible, expandable and easy to use – can use one lesson, one unit or multiple units •All six units are included and available for free download •Meets required curriculum goals •Supports positive social and emotional development •Relevant to the real lives of students •Helps keep students safe and healthy around dogs
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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En'owkin: What It Means to a Sustainable Community by Jeannette Armstrong

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Journal Article
Online Journal
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high languag…
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Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high language of the Okanagan people, provides a foundation for sustainable living. This is an article written by Jeannette Armstrong, teaching us about "What it Means to be a Sustainable Community."
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations Perspectives
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Aboriginal Ways of Knowing
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/article/enowkin-what-it-means-sustainable-community
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Stories
Marine Conservation
Sustainable Resource Management
Biodiversity
Marine Stewardship
Experiential Science
URLs
http://www.greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Elementary-2017.pdf
http://www.greatbearsea.net
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Secondary Environmental Science

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Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - 2 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curric…
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Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - 2 years ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Sustainable Resource Management
Marine Stewardship
Traditional and Local Knowledge
Biodiversity
Collaborative Science
URLs
http://greatbearsea.net/
http://greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Secondary-Environmental-Science-2017.pdf
http://greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Secondary-Social-Studies-2017.pdf
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Maria Dawson - 2 years ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
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Maria Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Classroom Science Activity
Class pets
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
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Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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MacKenzie Bouchard - 2 years ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
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MacKenzie Bouchard - 2 years ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teaching the newly proposed Environmental Science coursework that will be implemented with the BC Draft Curriculum in the near future. My goal was to provide teaching strategies, assessment suggestions, field trip opportunities, and classroom ideas that are student led learning opportunities. In this document, you will NOT find worksheets or seat work. My hope was to provide invigorating ideas involving Environmental Science that will spark debate and critical thinking in your classroom. This document may be used or adapted for any science class. This was done as a Teach BC Assignment for my education coursework with the UNBC Education Program. I hope you enjoy it!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
Biology
Wetland
Draft Curriculum
New Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document intends to aid teachers in their unit planning for the new Draft Environmental Science 11 and 12 coursework. Included in the article are means for implementing the values of the new curriculum into any science classroom, means for assessment (mainly formative, but could also be used for summative), as well as different methods for teaching the course material, and an included slide show and lesson plan. This was done as an assignment for my UNBC Education Program coursework. I hope you enjoy it!
Duration
15-80 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
2 recommendations   317 downloads

'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
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pre-K
K
1
2
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Children - Book / Media List 2 - is organized by 6 themes. The categories start with the internal / personal connection to nature and progress to the 'global citizenship' level. I do not see the levels as being sequential; each learning group will have its interests and curricular to consider. There are 54 recommended reads in total (to date).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
Learning Standards
A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
3 recommendations   485 downloads

'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
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pre-K
K
1
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7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - 2 years ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
0 recommendations   309 downloads

Library Supported Inquiry, Superconference 2017

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Unit Plan
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8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Library Supported Inquiry - 3 years ago
Description
This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Library Supported Inquiry - 3 years ago
Description
This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh Huseiff and Maureen McDonough. All available at www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com, it is a complete program for undertaking inquiry projects.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Library and Information Systems
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Technology
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
URLs
www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com
Duration
1 week to 1 semester!
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
0 recommendations   1496 downloads

The Diversity of Living Things and Where They Live!

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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
E. Comtois - 3 years ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity …
Resource Type
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
E. Comtois - 3 years ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity of living things and where they live. It includes lessons that explore living and non-living things; the differences between a need and want; and the biomes within Canada. There are lessons for outside, in the class, and computer labs with the intention of inquiry and student driven learning. Included is the interactive student notebook, a test, and an assessment for a 3D biome box project - with the intention that all 3 items are weighed evenly when accumulating evidence of learning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Technology
Keywords
Science
biomes
project based learning
diversity
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dnx2mBGjA5Qk0PUDGFktm86d2MLO209bBpCw5JzNw-Q/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LMYSEgBk_rnlwbckfSfYyeLbIEdva5YLJqt3OSod-ok/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yQOXTOKVmLCwiaRhEmeNzj5bAUYWOE0z-4NWRCZiem0/edit?usp=sharing
Duration
A unit plan with 13 lessons (30/40 mins each)
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 2, 2017
0 recommendations   466 downloads

Bannock

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
Submitted By
Kevin Sturt - 3 years ago
Description
Please note: to open the attached files, please g…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
Submitted By
Kevin Sturt - 3 years ago
Description
Please note: to open the attached files, please go to the following website to download a free version of Notebook: https://education.smarttech.com/products/notebook
Students will learn about how to make bannock and learn the vocabulary in French and South Carrier. The unit also explores the history of bannock in North America.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
South Carrier
Métis
la galette
recipe
URLs
http://francaisformidable.weebly.com/documents.html
Learning Standards
Students will know common, high-frequency vocabulary and sentence structures for communicating meaning, describing common elements of cultural festivals and celebrations.
Duration
100-150 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2017
4 recommendations   1214 downloads

Social Justice 12 complete set of lessons, scope and sequence

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 3 years ago
Description
It includes discussion questions, embedded videos…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 3 years ago
Description
It includes discussion questions, embedded videos, scope and sequence for Social Justice 12. This is from Ryan Cho's class Fall 2016. Email him at rcho@sd43.bc.ca if you would like any rubrics, or additional worksheets, etc. not included in the curriculum document.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
social justice 12
Duration
All semester
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
1 recommendation   744 downloads

Projet de recherche sur la culture Secwepemc

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Activity
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 4 years ago
Description
Un projet de recherche au sujet de la culture Sec…
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 4 years ago
Description
Un projet de recherche au sujet de la culture Secwepemc (langue, nourriture, géographie, etc.) Le projet final est présenté sous forme de "lapbook." Les gabarits pour la création du lapbook sont inclus.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Français arts langagiers
First Nations
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Lapbook
Secwepemc
Sciences Humaines
Duration
2-10 blocks
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 7, 2016
3 recommendations  

My River My Home Activity Kit for grades K-9 - about the Fraser River

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
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9
Submitted By
My River My Home - 5 years ago
Description
The Fraser River Discovery Centre in partnership …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
1
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9
Submitted By
My River My Home - 5 years ago
Description
The Fraser River Discovery Centre in partnership with scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of the Fraser Valley have created the My River My Home activity kit for educators to teach about the environmental, cultural and economic sustainability of the Fraser River. It is available to download free from the Fraser River Discovery Centre website at http://www.fraserriverdiscovery.org/MyRiverMyHome
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
inquiry
URLs
http://Fraserriverdiscovery.org/MyRivermyhome
Learning Standards
The Fraser River Discovery Centre in partnership with scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of the Fraser Valley have created the My River My Home activity kit for educators to teach about the environmental, cultural and economic sustainability of the Fraser River. It is available to download free from the Fraser River Discovery Centre website at http://www.fraserriverdiscovery.org/MyRiverMyHome
The resource is divided into 5 sections to engage students in an inquiry unit about water, or any of the 25 lesson plans can be used independently to meet BC Science, Social Studies, Visual and Language Arts Curriculum requirements. The sections include Connecting to Fresh Water, Exploring Sustainability, Investigating Water Quality, Putting the Fraser in a Global Perspective, and Becoming Active Citizens in Water Issues.
Duration
variable
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 5, 2015
5 recommendations   1238 downloads

Teaching Permaculture Ethics and Design Principles in the Elementary School

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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K
1
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Submitted By
Kate Reynolds - 5 years ago
Description
In these lessons students will explore the ethics…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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5
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7
Submitted By
Kate Reynolds - 5 years ago
Description
In these lessons students will explore the ethics of living on this planet and their role in taking responsibility for themselves and other living things. They will come to understand how design can benefit rather than harm life systems.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Duration
9 lessons - 1 hour each
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 3, 2015
3 recommendations  

Blue Planet Links - Educational Resources

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Unit Plan
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K
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Submitted By
Blue Planet Links - 5 years ago
Description
Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organi…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Blue Planet Links - 5 years ago
Description
Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organizes over 300 links to water-related websites, books and articles, featuring a fresh look and the most up-to-date design. We are poised to be the go-to teaching resource for all things H20. See Teaching Resources to explore a countless array of unit lessons for different grades, or check out Non-Fiction and Activities for classroom games and projects. Older students could be encouraged to use the site for research as we feature sections with links devoted to such topics as aquaculture, climate change, groundwater, pollution; almost every water-related topic you can think of. Water is becoming a heavier topic to discuss in the classroom as it is over-used and abused. Students are learning of severe droughts, plastic-filled oceans, decreasing salmon runs… and are rightfully asking questions. Blue Planet Links puts the resources to thoughtfully engage with these critical issues at your fingertips, and theirs!
Subject
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
ocean
river
environment
climate change
global warming
pollution
drought
URLs
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca/weblinks/infolinks
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca
Language
English
Date Created
May 22, 2015
4 recommendations   1548 downloads

Grizzly Conservation in BC Lesson Plans (grades 4-12)

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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4
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12
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
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9
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12
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is to give teachers and their students an opportunity to examine the conditions surrounding grizzly bears in British Columbia. It also looks at the arguments against trophy hunting.
Subject
Social Justice
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Keywords
habitat
harvest
salmon
ecology
river
Sechelt
First Nations
Duration
a variety of lessons and a variety of times
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
7 recommendations   752 downloads

Eagleboy - Unit for smartboard use

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 5 years ago
Description
This smartboard unit uses integrated literacy str…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 5 years ago
Description
This smartboard unit uses integrated literacy strategies to explore sense of belonging, eagles, fishing and guided imagery,
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations
literacy study
animal characteristics
Learning Standards
Integrated unit with First Nations themes using literacy and social studies activities ; suitable for primary and early intermediate classes; compassion and art lessons included.
Duration
3-5 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
3 recommendations   849 downloads

Secret of the Dance - Unit for smartboard use

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 5 years ago
Description
.... great resource for SMART board lessons – use…
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Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 5 years ago
Description
.... great resource for SMART board lessons – use key words like Elders, potlatch or dance to find a thematic unit of study of the Secret of the Dance including SMART notebook lessons, art ideas, rubrics all tied to the BC curriculum standards in Social Studies and language arts for primary and early intermediate students; you can download the graphic organizers directly from the SMART notebook screen and print out for individual student use; primary and early intermediate use
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations
potlatch
Coast Salish
smartboard
Learning Standards
Integrated study unit interweaving aboriginal content with language arts ,social studies and critical thinking.
Duration
4-6 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
0 recommendations   1174 downloads

In the Spirit of Celebration

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all c…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all cultures, include First Peoples. This unit looks at the traditions associated with wide range of personal and community celebrations. This unit can be developed over the course of the whole school year, particularly if the final celebration has an end-of-year focus. Alternatively, the unit can be the primary focus of study for a period of one to three months.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
3 recommendations   1127 downloads

Gifts from the Earth

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
1
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
This is a hands-on unit that focuses on living th…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
1
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
This is a hands-on unit that focuses on living things – specifically, plants. Students will learn about the importance of nature, to compare local plants, plant, harvest, and prepare a meal using their own vegetables, graph the growth of the plants, listen to an Elders’ stories, draw and paint their experiences with different mediums, and to learn the local Aboriginal tradition of saying “Thank you” for everything that has been provided.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Duration
15-20 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
2 recommendations   5905 downloads

Secret of the Dance

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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12
Submitted By
Chris - 6 years ago
Description
These amazing high interest strategies for strugg…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
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9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Chris - 6 years ago
Description
These amazing high interest strategies for struggling readers can be used across the grades. Secret of the Dance is one of six stories/lesson plans developed by the Siya:ye Yoyes Committee in partnership with the Langley School District. For more information about the complete resource, please contact Janet Stromquist at jstromquist@sd35.bc.ca.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
Potlatch
Loss
Elders
Aboriginal
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2014

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