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3 recommendations   1870 downloads

Bloody Sunday Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 11

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bloo…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bloody Sunday” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the events of June 19th, 1938 when the unemployed men of Vancouver occupied the Hotel Georgia, the Art Gallery and the Canadian Post Office to force local and provincial governments to deal with the unemployment crisis and the cuts in relief programs. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Relief Camp
Strike
CCF
Liberals
Conservatives
Photograph interpretation
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels of government. Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights. Explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
8 recommendations   2369 downloads

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
0 recommendations   215 downloads

Buck Suzuki: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 3

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck Suzuki” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the life Buck Suzuki who championed the rights of Japanese Canadian Fishermen and who was also an early advocate for the environmental protection of Salmon resources and habitat. The vignette is set within the context of the Internment of the Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. 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
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Environment
Fishing
Cannery
Internment
Racism
Prejudice
United Fishermen’s Union
Second World War
British Columbia
social justice
Law 12
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
To be able to describe the consequences of social injustice based on race and ethnicity. (cause and consequence) To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. (significance) To understand how Japanese internment impacted lives during and after the Second World War. (continuity and change) To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agent for change in such matters as environmental policy. (significance)
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
4 recommendations   1529 downloads

Canning Salmon Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 7

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Cann…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Canning Salmon” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the lives of cannery workers in the early part of the 20th century. The vignette is in the format of a visual essay and uses song to tell the story of life in a coastal cannery. 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
Social Studies
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Resource development
gender
minorities
First Nations
Chinese Canadians
inequality
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia. The gendered structure of the canneries opens inquiry into the roles of men and women in the workforce and the impact policies have on the lives of working men and women in British Columbia.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
10 recommendations   2695 downloads

Children at Work-Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work force in British Columbia. Through the story of the explosion at Coal Creek mines in Fernie, this film examines the issue of child labour. The lesson materials provide for photographic and document analysis as well as a strategy for assigning a Webquest on the topic of Child Labour.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
vignette
Children at Work
Webquest
Photo Analysis
Coal Mining
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current 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. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations.
Duration
Ranging from 15 minutes to 2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014
0 recommendations   219 downloads

Chinese Head Tax and Immigration Act of 1885

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing textual prim…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing textual primary sources about Chinese immigration during the mid to late 1800s in Canada. The purpose of this activity is to give students practice in analyzing digital primary sources, to understand the context in which the sources were made, and to investigate the causes and consequences of opinions and actions on economic, political, social, and cultural historical practices. Incorporating sources from UBC Library’s Open Collections into your classroom can help students build their historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Chinese Head Tax
British Columbia
Chinese Immigration
Immigration Act of 1885
Primary Sources
Head Teax
URLs
http://guides.library.ubc.ca/PrimarySourcesEducators
https://open.library.ubc.ca/
Learning Standards
Sequence objects, images, or events, and recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuities and changes in the past and present (continuity and change) Differentiate between short- and long-term causes, and intended and unintended consequences, of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) 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)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2018
4 recommendations   1997 downloads

Connie Jervis: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 10

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Conn…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Connie Jervis” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the leadership of Connie Jervis as the Langley Teachers’ Association president in her struggle with the Langley School Board to gain binding arbitration to settle wage disputes with the employer. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Strike
Department of Education
Langley School Board
Second World War
bargaining rights
working conditions
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia, the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15-120
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 1, 2015
4 recommendations  

Core Competencies My Kid's Locker YouTube Playlist

Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Victoria Woelders - 2 years ago
Description
Here are My Kid's Locker YouTube Playlists I crea…
Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Victoria Woelders - 2 years ago
Description
Here are My Kid's Locker YouTube Playlists I created about the three Core Competencies. It has taken me 2 years to create these playlist and I will be continuing to add to them. You can also view them on #projectinspirekids through Twitter.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
Core Competency
Communication
Thinking
Videos
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLULiClfmJnmqyzhjbwmrSig1MjL4IMIpS
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLULiClfmJnmqarihKv9RbTpn4k6Ktc29E
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLULiClfmJnmrp_lP9CLaAG0U77MEXwrFK
Learning Standards
All the Core Competencies: Personal and Social Competency, Communication Competency and the Thinking Competency.
Duration
2 - 25 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2017
1 recommendation   3584 downloads

Core Competency Posters

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 2 years ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and num…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 2 years ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and numeracy foundations and essential content and concepts are at the centre of the redesign of curriculum and assessment. Core competencies are sets of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that all students need to develop in order to engage in deep learning and life-long learning. Through provincial consultation, three core competencies were identified. Posters created by the BC Ministry of Education.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Health and PE
Languages
Mathematics
Research
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Communication
Thinking
Personal & Social Responsibility
Positive Personal & Cultural Identity
Personal Awareness & Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Ministry of Education
URLs
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies
Learning Standards
Core Competencies are embedded in all revised K-12 curricular areas.
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
May 16, 2017
8 recommendations   3087 downloads

Dark Day at the Second Narrows: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 5

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Dark…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Dark Days at Second Narrows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the events that led to the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge during construction in 1958. The lesson activities allow students to explore the causes of the event and the effect it had on workplace safety in the province. Extension activities draw on resources from WorkSafe BC. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Iron Workers
Second Narrows Bridge
Ironworker’s Memorial Bridge
British Columbia
workplace safety
curriculum competencies
inquiry
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments (cause and consequence)
Duration
15 minutes -120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2016
4 recommendations  

The Edge of the World: BC's Early Years

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
The Edge of the World: BC's Early Years is a se…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
The Edge of the World: BC's Early Years is a series of short documentaries I produced and directed for the Knowledge Network about the early history of British Columbia. Presented as a series of engaging 20 short documentaries, this DVD is an excellent starting point for discussions about 19th century life and politics in Canada and the province. To learn more or order a copy, please email me at eapaulsson@gmail.com, or visit our website redstorm.ca/edgeoftheworld
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
19th
Canadian
British Columbia
World
century
documentary
URLs
http://redstorm.ca/the-edge-of-the-world-bcs-early-years/
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
4 recommendations   1969 downloads

Farmworkers: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 8

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Farm…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Farmworkers” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the British Columbian farmworkers whose work largely fell outside the protections of B.C. labour legislation and the efforts the Canadian Farmworkers’ Union to organize farmworkers and to provide them with the protections afforded to other labourers in the province . 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Strike
WorkSafeBC
Raj Chouhan
South Asians
Charan Gill
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments (cause and consequence) Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2016
7 recommendations   3448 downloads

Fishermen’s Strike of 1900: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 7

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fish…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fishermen’s Strike of 1900" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the tensions between the Cannery owners and the newly formed B.C. Fishermen’s Union the late 19th-early 20th century. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges of Frank Rogers efforts to organize and protect the rights of fishermen in the face of cannery owners opposition. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Fishers
Japanese Canadians
Aboriginal Peoples
Frank Rogers
Fraser River Canners’ Association
B.C. Fishermens’ Union
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 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.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
5 recommendations   2436 downloads

Ginger Goodwin - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2, Lesson Materials 6

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Ging…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Ginger Goodwin” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the leadership of Ginger Goodwin within the Labour movement of British Columbia during the war years of 1914-1918. The lesson materials focus on the controversy and response to his death at the hands of the Provincial Police in 1918. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Mining
Vancouver Island
World War I
Conscription
General Strike
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. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. The vignette and the related activities may also be used to provide a background to labour issues as they existed prior to the outbreak of World War I as part of the Social Studies 11 curriculum; and explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada. Additionally, the episode can be used to explore responses to Canada’s military involvement in the First World War.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 14, 2015
8 recommendations   2279 downloads

Gold Fever: Working People: A History of Labour in BC-Labour History Project Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Gold…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Gold Rush" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the gold rush economy of British Columbia prior to confederation. The impact on Miners, Aboriginal Peoples, the environment and the economy of British Columbia are explored in these materials. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Aboriginal Peoples
Mining
Cariboo Road
Boom and Bust
Economics
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 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.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
3 recommendations   1866 downloads

Helena Gutteridge Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 3

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Hele…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Helen Gutteridge” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the work of an outstanding advocate for the rights of women and minorities as well as advocacy for women’s suffrage in the early years of the 20th century. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Peace Activist
Suffragette
Gender studies
voting
radical
women’s rights
Learning Standards
In the area of society and Identity the materials help to develop an assessment of the impact of Canada’s social policies and programs on the lives of Canadians. Additionally, the lesson materials can be used to explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Helena Gutteridge materials has a strong connection to the description of the roles of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
0 recommendations   557 downloads

Home Front, Work Front: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 4

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Home…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Home Front, Work Front” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the working life of at the Burrard Dry Dock during the Second World War, when women entered the workforce in unheard of numbers. Additional lesson material deals with photographic and poster material related to women’s roles in the war effort. 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
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
shipbuilding
photograph analysis
Rosie the Riveter
Labour History
British Columbia
evidence
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. 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 the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places (continuity and change)
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 31, 2018
0 recommendations   141 downloads

Japanese Internment Camps in British Columbia

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve four photographs taken…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve four photographs taken of Japanese Canadians during WWII internment in British Columbia. The purpose of this activity is for your students to develop their own historical questions from primary sources, using outside sources for contextual information, and formulating answers to their questions based on the information available. This activity will build students historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Primary Sources
Images
Japanese
Internment Camps
Slocan City
British Columbia
URLs
http://guides.library.ubc.ca/PrimarySourcesEducators
https://open.library.ubc.ca/
Learning Standards
Sequence objects, images, or events, and recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuities and changes in the past and present (continuity and change) Differentiate between short- and long-term causes, and intended and unintended consequences, of events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) 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)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2018
1 recommendation  

Lahal: Math Connections (probability)

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Susie Grace - one year ago
Description
Class 1 A short video documentary, filmed at a Si…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Susie Grace - one year ago
Description
Class 1 A short video documentary, filmed at a Siwash Gathering in Tsilhqot'in territory (near Sugar Cane), introduces the game of Lahal. Learners will listen and watch to learn not only the rules of the game, but also the purpose both past and present. Learners will learn about the materials, the hand signals as well as the object and procedures of the game. Learners will be introduced the the value this game holds for the Tsihlqot'in community both past and present. Learners will then be asked to calculate theoretical probabilities of certain results in the game. Class 2 Learners will be introduced to experiential probability and will have an opportunity to conduct a math experiment in small groups. Follow up Learners will have a chance to reflect on their learning after watching a first nation's dance celebrating Laval. Finally, if the teacher wishes, the actual game of Lahal can be played! Worksheets, links to videos, music, etc. provided.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Mathematics
Social Studies
Keywords
First People
Probability
Integrated curriculum
Bone Game
Slahal
URLs
https://sites.google.com/gsuite.viu.ca/lahal-math-connections/home
Learning Standards
*Theoretical probability (with 2 independent events) *Experiential probability (with 2 independent events) *Develop, demonstrate, and apply mathematical understanding through play, inquiry, and problem solving *Connection to first people's principles of learning and learning content *Learning recognizes the role of indigenous knowledge *Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits and the ancestors
Duration
2 or 3 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 2, 2018
3 recommendations   1836 downloads

Margaret Rutledge: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Marg…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Margaret Rutledge” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the early career of Margaret Rutledge, a pioneer in Canadian aviation and advocate for women’s rights for those working in the formative years of the industry. The vignette can be helpful in examining the non-combat role of women in the war years of 1939-1945. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Women
Zeballos
division of labour
women’s rights
Employment standards
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels Assess Canada’s role in World War II and the war’s impact on Canada Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
5 recommendations   2309 downloads

Mattie Gunterman: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials 5

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Matt…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mattie Gunterman" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the new technology of photography and its application in the hands of pioneer Mattie Gunterman in late 19th-early 20th century British Columbia. Examine the images of everyday life as captured by the lens of the this Victoria era pioneer. The traditional roles of women in the Victorian era are challenged by this unique individual. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Vignette
Photography
Victorian Era
Gender Roles
Women
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 gender roles, ethnicity and daily life in the Victorian era of British Columbia. 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
Duration
varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
7 recommendations   2008 downloads

Mayo Singh-Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 9

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mayo…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mayo Singh" 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 Mayo Singh in establishing a model multi-cultural Forestry community around Paldi on Vancouver Island. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges that Mayo Singh had in creating and sustaining a sawmill in the early part of the 20th century. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Lumber
Sikhs
South Asians
Japanese Canadians
Immigration
Racism
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 gender roles, ethnicity and daily life in early 20th Century British Columbi. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. In Social Studies 11 under the society and Identity learning outcomes, students will also be able to assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration and minority rights.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
7 recommendations   2779 downloads

Miners vs. Dunsmuirs: Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials 4

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mine…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Miners vs. Dunsmuirs" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the stormy relationship of the Dunsmuir family run coal mines of 19th century British Columbia and their employees. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Coal mining
Craigdarroch
Vancouver Island
Nanaimo
Primary Documents
Secondary Documents
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 gender roles, ethnicity and daily life. 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.
Duration
15 minutes up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 6, 2014
4 recommendations   1689 downloads

On-to-Ottawa Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 8

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "On-t…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "On-to-Ottawa” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the events of the On-to-Ottawa movement within the context of the Great Depression and the responses of all levels of government to an unprecedented level of unemployment. The lesson materials focus on the experiences of Ronald Liversedge, a participant in the Trek and puts them into the context of the economic and political events of his time. 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
Social Studies
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Relief Camps
Strike
Slim Evans
R.B. Bennett
CPR
Learning Standards
In the area of Society and Identity the materials help to develop an assessment of the impact of Canada’s social policies and programs on the lives of Canadians. Further the topic of economic cycles and the events of the Great Depression are detailed with an examination of the impact of the labour movement in Canada,
Duration
15 minutes to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 29, 2015
0 recommendations  

Renting it Right - Preparing Students to Rent After Graduation

Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resou…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and the Justice Education Society. Designed for first-time renters, the course covers both practical and legal topics to consider before deciding to rent. Students can complete activities such as creating a budget, thinking about their housing needs, preparing a list of references, writing a cover letter and pet resume, and ordering a credit report. The course is video-based, and sections can be viewed in any order. Students who complete the course and pass the final exam earn a certificate that can be presented to landlords when they apply for tenancy. By completing the course, students will be better equipped to find rental housing and succeed in their tenancies. Core skills, such as financial literacy, smart decision making, effective communication, and problem solving are a key focus of the material.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
Financial Literacy
Life Skills
Residential Tenancy Law
Communication
Budgeting
Housing
Contracts
URLs
http://www.rentingitright.ca/
Learning Standards
Online videos, activities, worksheets, and a final exam.
Duration
30 minutes- 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2016
4 recommendations   2090 downloads

Solidarity: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 9

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Soli…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Solidarity” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the response of labour, social groups and environmentalists to sweeping changes introduced by the Social Credit government in 1983. The resulting coalition of protests groups pushed the province to the verge of a general strike before a mediated solution was achieved by Jack Munro. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Social Justice
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Charter of Rights and Freedoms
B.C. Federation of Labour
Social Credit
Labour rights
Social Rights
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Describe major provisions of the Canadian constitution, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and assess its impact on Canadian society. Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
13 recommendations   2510 downloads

Trouble on the Line - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials 10

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Trou…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Trouble on the Line” 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 female telephone operators in British Columbia and their activism that contributed to the first strike in the Canadian Telephone industry. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges that women had in creating a voice and place for themselves in the early telephone industry as well as their role in shaping the early union movement in the province. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Women’s History
British Columbia
Strike
Mary McIntyre
New Westminster and Burrard Telephone Company
IBEW
gender roles
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 gender roles and daily life in early 20th Century British Columbia. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of technological innovations in the telecommunications industry. For Social Studies 11, the materials address the Society and Identity learning standards that describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2015
7 recommendations   2269 downloads

Vancouver Island War - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2, Lesson Materials 4

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Vanc…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Vancouver Island War” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the issues and tensions behind the Vancouver Island Coal Strikes of 1912-14. The lesson materials focus on strategies used by the workers to gain better working conditions and wages by uniting labour into unions. The harsh methods of repressing the strike are also covered in the film. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Strike
Coal Mining
Extension Mine
Richard McBride
Militia
Mexico
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. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. The vignette and the related activities may also be used to provide a background to labour issues as they existed prior to the outbreak of World War I as part of the Social Studies 11 curriculum; provide explanations of economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 14, 2015
8 recommendations   1936 downloads

Where the Fraser River Flows - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Wher…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Where the Fraser River Flows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the issues and tensions behind the Fraser River strike of 1912 during the construction of the Great Northern Railroad. The lesson materials focus on strategies used by the workers to gain better working conditions and wages by uniting labour across ethnic divisions of the time. The use of workers’ songs is profiled 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Joe Hill
IWW
Wobblies
Canadian Northern Railway
William Mackenzie
Mother Jones
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. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. The vignette and the related activities may also be used to provide a background to labour issues as they existed prior to the outbreak of World War I as part of the Social Studies 11 curriculum; explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 8, 2015
2 recommendations   1690 downloads

Wilmer Gold Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 9

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Wilm…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Wilmer Gold” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the lives of forest workers in the early part of the 20th century as seen through the camera lens of the innovative Wilmer Gold. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Resource development
coastal communities
photography
loggers
logging
sawmill
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia, the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada. The forest industries development in coastal British Columbia is the focus of this lesson.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
4 recommendations   1507 downloads

Won Alexander Cumyow: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 6

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Won …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Won Alexander Cumyow" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the prejudices and racism experienced by Chinese Canadians in the late 19th-early 20th century. Trained as a lawyer but unable to practice law, Won Alexander Cumyow becomes an advocate for the rights of Chinese immigrants in British Columbia. This material can also be used as a background resource for the topic of the Head Tax and the Asiatic Exclusion laws in early 20th Century Canada found in the Social Studies 11 course. 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
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Chinese Canadians
immigration
minority rights
voting rights
1907 Riots
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 gender roles, ethnicity and daily life of Chinese immigrants in early British Columbia. Additionally the limitations and advancements in democratic principles are explored in this lesson. In Social Studies 11 for the Politics and Government learning outcome, students can examine how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Under the society and Identity learning outcome students will also be able to assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration and minority rights.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014

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