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Political Science Course Plan

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11
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Jason Anderson - 22 days ago
Description
Course plan for Political Science with big ideas,…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
12
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Jason Anderson - 22 days ago
Description
Course plan for Political Science with big ideas, curricular competencies, content and topics all laid out.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Keywords
Politcal Studies
Social Studies
Duration
Full Course
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2019
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Noé et Grand-Ours: Une aventure en Colombie-Britannique (cahier pédagogique)

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Danielle S. Marcotte - 27 days ago
Description
Cahier pédagogique pour l'histoire "Noé et Grand-…
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Danielle S. Marcotte - 27 days ago
Description
Cahier pédagogique pour l'histoire "Noé et Grand-Ours: Une aventure en Colombie-Britannique" par Danielle S. Marcotte . Résumé de l'histoire: Noé, le petit avion, et Grand-Ours, son pilote, partent en voyage en Colombie-Britannique. Ils ont hâte de revoir leur amie Stéphanie, mais voilà que leur parcours se transforme en une véritable chasse au trésor! Un serpent, des aigles, des cygnes trompettes empêcheront-ils les amis de découvrir la cachette du célèbre père Pandosy?
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Aviation
Géographie
Premières Nations
Faune
Flore
Entraide
canada
canadian
francais
canadien
story
URLs
https://daniellesmarcotte.weebly.com/
Language
French
Date Created
Oct 22, 2019
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Mars Lander Design Challenge

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

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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective human…
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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire : Mise au point par les enseignants de niveau secondaire à l’intention de leurs homologues, cette ressource éducative a pour but d’informer les jeunes et de leur donner les moyens de passer à l’action en vue d’atténuer la souffrance humaine. Illustrée au moyen d’exemples propres au contexte canadien, la nouvelle version 2016 comprend six modules qui abordent divers sujets liés au droit humanitaire international, dont les crimes de guerre, les réfugiés, les crises négligées, les inégalités entre les sexes, les principes humanitaires ainsi que les mécanismes favorisant la justice et l’engagement des jeunes. Offerte en français et en anglais, la ressource « Le Canada et les conflits » complète directement certaines matières scolaires, comme l’instruction civique, les sciences sociales, l’histoire, la géographie, le droit, les études linguistiques et les sciences humaines.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
droit humanitaire international
crimes de guerre
refugies
justice
engagement des jeunes
URLs
https://www.croixrouge.ca/crc/documentsfr/7110_RedCross_CanadaConflict_FR_F-WEB.pdf
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: Designed by and for high school teachers, this educational toolkit was developed to inform and empower youth to take action toward alleviating human suffering. Using Canadian examples, the revised 2016 edition is a complete toolkit comprised of 6 modules that touch on issues of International Humanitarian Law such as war crimes, refugees, neglected crises, gender inequality, humanitarian principles, mechanisms for justice and youth engagement. Canada & Conflict is directly complementary to academic subjects such as civics, social studies, history, geography, law, language arts and the humanities and is available in both English and French.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
URLs
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel

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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel :…
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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel : (EDH) est un programme éducatif destiné à sensibiliser les jeunes de 13 à 18 ans aux règles et aux principes essentiels du droit international humanitaire (DIH). Les méthodes d’enseignement utilisées exigent des élèves qu’ils participent activement au processus d’apprentissage. Cela leur permet d’acquérir une « perspective humanitaire » et de bien appréhender une matière aussi austère et complexe que peut le paraître le DIH.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
droit international humanitaire
guerre
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm?option=com_content§ionid=15&task=view&hidemainmenu=1&id=548
Duration
36 heures
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Exploring Humanitarian Law Virtual Campus

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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online communi…
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7
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Canadian Red Cross - one month ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online community for the exploring humanitarian law education program helps teachers as they introduce the basic principles of international humanitarian law to students in secondary schools. A wide range of teaching resources is available on the website, such as learning modules, workshops, training videos and an online discussion forum.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
Law
International Humanitarian Law
Armed Conflict
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm
Duration
36 hours of activities
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Meteor

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MSF Canada - 2 months ago
Description
Meteor is an educational tool kit created by Doct…
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MSF Canada - 2 months ago
Description
Meteor is an educational tool kit created by Doctors Without Borders to teach students about humanitarian work and the situations Doctors Without Borders’ aidworkers face. Students can use role play to put themselves in the shoes of a team member of Doctors Without Borders (doctor, nurse, logistician, etc.) and respond to different emergency situations such as armed conflict or natural disasters.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
humanitarian issues
aidworkers
natural disasters
disease outbreaks
public health
aid work
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/meteor
Duration
120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 6, 2019
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Forced from home

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MSF Canada - 2 months ago
Description
The Forced from Home educational tool kit was dev…
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MSF Canada - 2 months ago
Description
The Forced from Home educational tool kit was developed by Doctors Without Borders to bring to light the daily challenges faced by the millions of displaced people around the world. Students will explore: The push Factors: The issues that cause people to flee their homes, such as conflict, persecution, and natural disasters. On the Move: How people navigate their journeys and cope with their vulnerabilities to exploitation, disease, and other challenges. Legal Status: The rights of displaced people as they flee their homes and the obligations of the international community to assist them. Basic Needs & Shelter: How people find and cook food, maintain basic hygiene, and seek shelter. Health Care: The medical needs of refugee populations and the challenges faced by humanitarian agencies in providing care.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Psychology
Keywords
refugees
migrants
humanitarian crisis
displacement
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/educational-resources-about-refugees
Duration
40-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 6, 2019
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Student Leadership for Change (SLC)

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Be The Change Earth Alliance - 4 months ago
Description
The SLC eco-social education resources have been …
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Be The Change Earth Alliance - 4 months ago
Description
The SLC eco-social education resources have been designed to empower youth through solution-oriented approaches to the environmental and social issues facing society today. SLC is comprised of five independent, interchangeable modules that focus on developing core values for an environmentally sustainable and socially just worldview. Each module includes a lesson plan, videos, and classroom activities, as well as eight student inquiry & project-based 'Action Packs' that explore sustainability topics, providing current research links, experiential community activities and hands-on actions to develop students’ core competencies in critical and creative thinking, communication, and personal and social responsibility. Sign up for open access lesson/unit plans at: http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Environmental Education
Conscious Consumption
Conservation
Justice
Health
Climate Change
Inquiry
Eco-Social
Integrated Learning
Place-Based
First Peoples' Principles of Learning
URLs
http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Learning Standards
SLC may be used in a variety of courses across many grades. To learn more, visit our curriculum correlations at http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/course_connections
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 11, 2019
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Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship

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ARC Foundation - 4 months ago
Description
An entry lesson to gender identity that helps stu…
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Submitted By
ARC Foundation - 4 months ago
Description
An entry lesson to gender identity that helps students learn how to be a good friend and to develop understanding and respect for people when their name and appearance change. Created by Bryan Gidinski. Curricular Connections (English Language Arts K-2) Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy. · Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families. · Everyone has a unique story to share. · Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world. Curricular Competencies: · Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening, and viewing strategies to make meaning · Engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers, as appropriate, to develop understanding of self, identity, and community · Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity · Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning · Recognize the structure of story
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
respect
identity
social responsibility
URLs
https://bc.sogieducation.org/
Learning Standards
English Language Arts K-2 Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2019
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Stewards of the Water

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melissa johnson harris - 4 months ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices …
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melissa johnson harris - 4 months ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices through art and placed based learning. It was part of a district wide Water Stewardship immersive workshop in May of 2019.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
environmental sustainability
aboriginal education
outdoor education
art
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 24, 2019
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Media Military Complex

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CASJ - 6 months ago
Description
Through a series of activities, students will: - …
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Submitted By
CASJ - 6 months ago
Description
Through a series of activities, students will: - recognize the role the media plays in upholding the military industrial complex. - identify militainment, and the societal consequences that arise from such forms of entertainment.-- identify the funding and influence behind forms of militainment. - recognize the codes, rhetorical tools, and strategies that are employed to justify military spending. - recognize rhetoric, and the role that rhetoric can play in fostering a culture of fear and the construction of an enemy. - consider the relationship between rhetoric and societal impressions.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
war
propoganda
enemy
politics
news
sports
video games
social media
media literacy
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/PAGE/Lessons%20For%20PAAGEArticle.pdf
Duration
Multiple activities, 1 hour sessions
Language
English
Date Created
May 8, 2019
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The Importance of Grizzly Bears in Our Environment

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4
Submitted By
Grizzly Bear Foundation - 7 months ago
Description
When children learn about the individual nature o…
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4
Submitted By
Grizzly Bear Foundation - 7 months ago
Description
When children learn about the individual nature of animals such as grizzly bears, they learn to care about their fate and also recognize the fragility of our ecosystems and the role humans play within it. This unit of study highlights the importance of grizzlies to our environment, provides students with a better understanding of the role they play in the ecosystem, and how we as citizens can help to keep bears (and our communities) safe. The unit of study was designed to align with the BC curriculum, allowing for easy adoption by educators, and contains five 45 minute lessons, with accompanying teaching tools. An extension pack containing grizzly bear artefacts, trivia playing cards, and a size chart is available to borrow.
Subject
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
ecosystems
species
wildlife
natural resources
animal kingdom
URLs
https://grizzlybearfoundation.com/pages/teachers-corner
Learning Standards
Big Ideas • All living things sense and respond to their environment (Science, Grade 4) • The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people and communities of Canada (Social Studies, Grade 4) Core Competencies • Communication • Thinking (creative/critical) • Personal Awareness and Responsibility • Social Responsibility
Duration
5 lessons of 45 minutes each
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 17, 2019
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Capri, la petite antilope des Prairies (cahier pédagogique)

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Danielle S. Marcotte - 7 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de plus de vingt pages comprend des inf…
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Danielle S. Marcotte - 7 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de plus de vingt pages comprend des informations, des jeux et des exercices prêts à être imprimés. Il est un excellent point de départ pour discuter comment notre comportement affecte l’environnement et nous fait apprécier des animaux canadiens peu connus. Il amène à découvrir les plantes et le climat des Prairies du Canada. Il permet de travailler le vocabulaire animalier et le plaisir de la rime. Ce cahier est conçu pour accompagner le livre "Capri, la petite antilope des Prairies" par Danielle S. Marcotte.
Subject
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
rime
poésie
animaux
biodiversité
antilope
préservation des espèces
famille
amis
entraide
canada
canadian
animals
wildlife
poetry
french
francais
story
Language
French
Date Created
Apr 11, 2019
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Energy Leaders

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Energy Leaders - 8 months ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers th…
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Energy Leaders - 8 months ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers that provide engaging, bias balanced curriculum-connected lesson plans and classroom resources focused on energy solutions, conservation and safety.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
URLs
https://energyleaders.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 26, 2019
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Childrens Coding Lesson Textbooks

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Childrens coding lesson textbooks - 8 months ago
Description
These books should be read linearly through the e…
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Childrens coding lesson textbooks - 8 months ago
Description
These books should be read linearly through the entire preface and game guide. There is an included reference section at the end of each book that details major components or theoretical concepts that are introduced. Additionally, there are challenge questions at the back for further learning.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Technical Education
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Keywords
Python
coding
video games
adst
c#
Learning Standards
These textbooks will introduce participants to coding in Python and C# and how it can be used as an ADST activity for students to build their own video games.
Duration
17 weeks of 60 minute classes per textbook
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 25, 2019
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Rick Hansen Foundation School Program resources

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Marika van Dommelen - 8 months ago
Description
The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a co…
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Marika van Dommelen - 8 months ago
Description
The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a complete set of resources designed by educators, for educators to support them in teaching students about disability, accessibility and inclusion, thus empowering youth to become difference makers in their schools and communities. The Rick Hansen School Program is: - a comprehensive bilingual collection of lesson plans, videos, and books; - available for FREE to all educators across Canada; - flexible and aligns with lessons and curriculum that are already being taught in the classroom Participating teachers and administrators agree that the program makes classrooms and schools more inclusive, decreases bullying, empowers students to create positive change, and raises student awareness of the potential of people with disabilities.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Leadership
Social Justice
Special Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Special needs
Keywords
Accessibility
inclusion
equity
URLs
https://www.rickhansen.com/schools-communities/school-program
Learning Standards
Lessons and activities align with curriculum, can be used cross curricularly and support BC Educational Priorities
Duration
30 - 90 minutes per lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 18, 2019
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Mapping Historical Landmarks in Rome, Italy

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
shannon.mccartney - 8 months ago
Description
This lesson is the introduction to a unit on Anci…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
shannon.mccartney - 8 months ago
Description
This lesson is the introduction to a unit on Ancient Civilizations and introducing Ancient Rome. This lesson fits in with the Historical Thinking Project’s Big 6, specifically the concepts Establish Historical Significance as well as Historical Perspectives. Historical significance depends on any given student’s perspective on history. To have a historical perspective as a modern student can be challenging with this generation immersed in technology. Some historical landmarks included, but not limited to are the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Baths of Caracalla, Saint Peters Basilica, the Temple of Saturn the Roman Forum, the Vatican, Circus Maximus, Piazza Navona, Castel Sant’Angelo and St John in the Lateran. As Grade 7 curricular content, this exercise is focused on Ancient civilizations up until 7th Century, so it would be ideal to choose landmarks within this time period, but up to the discretion of the teacher.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Mapping
ESRI ArcMap Online
Ancient Civilizations
Historical Thinking
Integrating Technology
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Big Ideas: (Social Studies 7) Geographic Conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations. (Social Studies 7) Religious and cultural practices that emerged during this period have endured and continue to influence people. (English Language Arts 7) Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking. Essential or Guiding Questions: I can understand how important historical landmarks have shaped the city of Rome, Italy in the past and in the present.
Duration
60 - 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 14, 2019
4 recommendations   218 downloads

Propaganda and Persuasive Cartography

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Rhiannon Jones - 9 months ago
Description
A lesson plan on propaganda maps geared towards 2…
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Submitted By
Rhiannon Jones - 9 months ago
Description
A lesson plan on propaganda maps geared towards 20th Century World History 12 (adaptable to Political Studies 12 or Social Studies 11). In the modern era, students are constantly surrounded by digital and non-digital forms of persuasion. This is not new: propaganda and persuasion have long been used to influence the perspectives of citizens. Maps are spatially malleable and subject to intentional distortion, for military, geopolitical, economic and/or other aims. These persuasion techniques emerge in modern media. Students are first exposed to a variety of persuasive maps, where they learn to identify and critically analyze the aims and audiences of these maps. Then students are divided into groups that act as public relations companies who have been contracted to make a map that persuades U.K. audiences to vote to either leave or remain in the E.U. This activity increases understanding of how persuasive tools are used and how citizens must be critical consumers of information.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
maps
brexit
nationalism
geopolitics
critical thinking
public relations
communication
digital citizenship
Learning Standards
-Migrations, movements, and territorial boundaries (20th Century History 12) -Civil wars, independence movements, and revolutions (20th Century History 12) -Current issues in local, regional, national, or global politics as represented in mass media (Social Studies 11 adapted from Political Studies 12) -Fundamental nature of knowledge, existence, and reality (Social Studies 11 adapted from Philosophy 12)
Duration
70-100 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2019
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Three Ss Lesson Plan: Social Responsibility, Social Service and Social Justice

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CASJ - 11 months ago
Description
These two lessons help students to reflect on the…
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CASJ - 11 months ago
Description
These two lessons help students to reflect on their understanding of social responsibility, social service and social justice and to delve deeper through a jigsaw activity into the differences between these three approaches. Through these lessons, students develop the necessary understanding to critically analyze actions they may take to assess whether they will have an immediate or systemic impact on the underlying issue.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Keywords
charity
critical thinking
systemic change
Duration
One 60 - 90 minute lesson and one 20 minute review lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 14, 2018
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Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education

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11
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Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The past years have seen large numbers of refugee…
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11
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Adult
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The past years have seen large numbers of refugees moving to Europe. This, and the rise of populist movements in Europe and North America, has led unions to develop activities engaging schools, local communities, authorities, etc. to promote the rights of migrants and build inclusive schools and communities. With the support of Education International (EI), exchange visits, information sharing and peer-learning activities allowed education unions to inspire each other and explore synergies across borders. This toolkit aims to build on these experiences and facilitate education unions to develop their work in this area. It also assists unions by exploring the issues around integrating migrants and refugees in education and sharing what others have been doing in this domain.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Pedagogy
Keywords
education international
URLs
https://www.ei-ie.org/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2018
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My Name Was January

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
DVD with study guide that tells the story of Janu…
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9
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
DVD with study guide that tells the story of January. January Marie Lapuz was a transgender woman of colour who was murdered in September 2012 in New Westminster, British Columbia. She was an advocate for trans rights and was known as the “bright light” among Vancouver’s LGBTQ community. This documentary feature film is a celebration of January’s life, among other trans women of colour. This film is about remembering the impact that January had on the lives of everyone she encountered. This film is about uplifting the narratives and lived experiences of trans women of colour. This film is about collectively liberating all marginalized and oppressed people.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
Trans
social justice
gender
sogi
URLs
https://januarylapuz.net/
https://bctf.ca/videos.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2018
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IFAW-Living In a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 3 - What Our Dogs Need

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Corrie - one year ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our d…
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Corrie - one year ago
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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 - one year ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the season…
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Corrie - one year 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 - one year ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the import…
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Corrie - one year ago
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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 - one year ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how to und…
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Corrie - one year ago
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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 - one year ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
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Corrie - one year 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 - one year ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - one year ago
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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 - one year ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is a…
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Corrie - one year 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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Lahal: Math Connections (probability)

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Susie Grace - one year ago
Description
Class 1 A short video documentary, filmed at a Si…
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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
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Stress: dogs, cannabis, exercise or ...

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7
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Various studies have shown that having a pet can …
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Activity
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Grade Level
7
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Various studies have shown that having a pet can increase self-esteem, physical fitness, and social connectedness while decreasing loneliness and stress. This lesson uses this fact as a jumping off point to engage students in thinking about ways we might use to manage stress, the different impacts these strategies might have and how to make choices in using these tools to maximize our own well-being. As a facilitator of dialogue, you are not an observer but a participant in the conversation. So you should feel free to add in thoughts that may not be voiced by the students (but do so in a way that is conversational rather than authoritative). At the end of the day, we want students to recognize that some tools (like exercise and breathing) are more universal, both in terms of number of people for whom they are effective and the range of situations in which they help. But no tool is a magic bullet, and all tools must be used wisely.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education 7/8/9 Big ideas: Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health Healthy relationships can help us lead rewarding and fulfilling lives Competencies: Identify factors that influence healthy choices and explain their potential health effects Develop and apply a variety of movement concepts and strategies in different physical activities Describe how students’ participation in physical activities at school, at home, and in the community can influence their health and fitness Analyze strategies for promoting mental well- being, for self and others Assess and evaluate strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others Assess factors that influence healthy choices and their potential health effects Identify and apply strategies to pursue personal healthy-living goals Reflect on outcomes of personal healthy-living goals and assess strategies used Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others Describe and assess strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others Propose healthy choices that support lifelong health and well-being
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations   94 downloads

Cannabis: Stories, Questions and Life

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8
9
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Thr…
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Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Through the Woods” as a catalyst for conversation around questions that are useful in examining the impact of cannabis use and regulation on individuals and relationships. “Through the Woods” is about a day in the life of Matthew, a 14-year-old boy who buys cannabis at school to take to his ailing grandmother who raised him until she became too sick to care for him. The story is ripe with easy-to-see themes that young people are sure to question naturally and/or identify with (e.g., stereotypes about cannabis dealers, users and non-users; risks and rewards of selling/buying/using cannabis; and reasons for using). As such, the story can be used to help students develop their skills in asking good questions as they interact with a story and its characters in more complex ways. This lesson aims to deepen students’ understanding of relationships between peers, family members and others as well as the complex nature of human drug use.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Why do we feel so bad about feeling good?

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11
12
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Pleasure is the motivation for many things people…
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Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Pleasure is the motivation for many things people do in life. One of the many ways people choose to experience pleasure is by using drugs, whether it is caffeine, tobacco, cannabis or alcohol. Yet, seeking pleasure is something that we are sometimes made to feel guilty about. This is particularly true when it comes to drugs. So why might it be important to talk about pleasure in the context of drug use? Well, it turns out that, for all of us, our motivations operate within a tension between short-term pleasure and long-term goals. Furthermore, the pleasures of drug use are inextricably bound up with its risks. We cannot effectively talk about the one without the other. This lesson plan aims to engage students to think more critically about the concepts of pleasure, pain and risk related to drug use and to explore why pleasure is often missing from the conversation about drugs. This helps equip students to make more informed choices in their pursuit of pleasure.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11/12 – Composition/New Media/English Studies Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts personal, social, and cultural identities Identify and understand the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts Use digital and multimedia writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary, imaginative, and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Free Feeling: Tom Petty, Cannabis and Music as Craft

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9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning Americ…
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Activity
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Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning American musician and lyricist long associated with cannabis and other drugs. This lesson revolves around Tom Petty’s song You Don’t Know How it Feels (1994), which provides a rich opportunity to build drug literacy while exploring the connections between experiences, relationships, emotions, thoughts and actions. The song, with its reference to rolling a joint and sharing it with friends, sparked controversy at the time. This provides an opportunity to explore issues like censorship and artistic freedom. And the history of Tom Petty and his long-time band, the Heartbreakers, provides further opportunity to explore the impacts drug use can have on life, work and relationships. In each case, the use of dialogue rather than the transmission of the “right message” is likely to lead to greater understanding. The instructional strategies provided are examples of how this could be achieved.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Competencies: Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Drugs and relationships in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

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Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Ste…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Stephen Chbosky (and was made into a hit movie in 2012). Perks is a year-long series of ‘Dear Friend’ letters, written by 15-year-old Charlie, to an anonymous older teen whom Charlie believes is non-judgemental and won’t be freaked out by his references to drugs, sex and mental health issues. Charlie’s letters reveal that he is sensitive and very bright, but is struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder and filled with deep sadness owing to the suicide of his only school friend. He’s also filled with rage but doesn’t know why until the end of the story (when a sexual encounter triggers a repressed memory of his being molested by his aunt, who herself was a victim of child molestation by a family member). Perks provides various avenues for meaningful conversations around drug use, sexuality and wellbeing as well as dealing with mental health issues.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11 – Composition Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed Language shapes ideas and influences others Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens People are empowered by being able to communicate effectively Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Read for enjoyment and to achieve personal goals Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts, to guide inquiry, and to extend thinking Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts enhance and shape meaning and impact Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Recognize and understand how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identities Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Evaluate how text structures, literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Express and support an opinion with evidence Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts
Duration
60-90 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Health guidelines: Are they helpful?

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10
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
We live in a world of ‘mixed signals’ about how t…
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Activity
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Grade Level
9
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
We live in a world of ‘mixed signals’ about how to stay healthy and enjoy life and the risks and rewards of substance use. It can be hard to decide which suggestions are right. Health related guidelines and recommendations have been developed by scientists and health researchers to help Canadians make decisions that promote health. But these guidelines often fail to acknowledge their own limitations or to place their recommendations within the context of broader social and political factors. This lesson introduces some of these guidelines and recommendations that can provide a springboard for critically reviewing particular behaviours (eating, physical activity, substance use) and exploring how such guidelines might be useful in making decisions about health and well-being. Rather than trying to “sell” students on a specific behaviour or belief, the learning activities should help students build the skills to explore and seek to understand and manage their own health.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
iMinds
drug education
drug literacy
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education 9 Big idea: Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being Competencies: Participate daily in physical activity designed to enhance and maintain health components of fitness Describe how students’ participation in physical activities at school, at home, and in the community can influence their health and fitness Propose healthy choices that support lifelong health and well-being Identify and apply strategies to pursue personal healthy-living goals Propose strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community Analyze strategies for promoting mental well- being, for self and others Assess and evaluate strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities, including social and cultural factors Physical and Health Education 10 Big ideas: Understanding our strengths, weaknesses, and personal preferences helps us plan and achieve our goals Healthy choices influence, and are influenced by, our physical, emotional, and mental well- being Understanding the factors that influence our health empowers us to take action to improve it Competencies: Identify and apply strategies to pursue personal healthy-living goals Analyze how health-related decisions support the achievement of personal healthy-living goals Analyze the potential effects of social influences on health Evaluate and explain strategies for promoting mental well-being Explore factors contributing to substance use Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities, including social and cultural factors Describe the relationships between physical activities, mental well-being and overall health Physical and Health Education 9/10 Career-Life Education / Career-Life Connections Big idea: Finding balance between personal and work life promotes well-being Competencies: Identify career-life challenges and opportunities, and generate and apply strategies Practise effective strategies for healthy school/ work/life balance Career-Life Connections Big idea: A sense of purpose and career-life balance support well-being Competencies: Recognize personal worldviews and perspectives, and consider their influence on values, actions, and preferred futures Explore and evaluate personal strategies, including social, physical, and financial, to maintain well-being Identify and apply preferred approaches to learning for ongoing career-life development and self-advocacy Engage in, reflect on, and evaluate career-life exploration
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Cannabis and the need for dialogue

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8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Recent policy changes relative to cannabis are cr…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Recent policy changes relative to cannabis are creating debates in Canadian society. When addressing complex issues like drug use, people often find it difficult to have productive conversations. Dialogue provides a different approach. Dialogue is a manner of communication that involves two-way conversations where people not only speak to each other but also really listen. The goal is to leave the conversation with a better understanding of each other and the different perspectives that make up a community. School is a great context for citizens to acquire important dialogic skills. Cannabis legalization provides interesting opportunities to practice and hone these skills. “Turning to One Another” is a insightful poem by Margaret Wheatley about the power of talking with each other and creating social changes. This lesson uses the poem to explore different aspects of dialogue and its significance in the context of shifting policies regarding cannabis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world. People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Competencies: Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use and experiment with oral storytelling processes
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Day of Pink

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
These two posters come with lesson plans to help …
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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
These two posters come with lesson plans to help celebrate diversity. One is elementary focused and the other is secondary.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
diversity
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/2017%20Day%20of%20pink%20poster-Elementary-Web.pdf
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/2017%20Day%20of%20pink%20poster-Secondary-Web.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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That's so Gay is so Yesterday

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This BCTF poster comes with lessons and strategie…
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K
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This BCTF poster comes with lessons and strategies to help discuss and challenge the use of "That's so gay".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
social justice
bullying
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Resources/ThatsSoGayPoster.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Queer Scientists

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6
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This BCTF downloadable poster series comes with i…
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Activity
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Grade Level
6
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This BCTF downloadable poster series comes with ideas for lessons to talk to students about the achievements and discoveries of queer scientists.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
scientist
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Queer%20Scientists%202018%20full%20set.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Just Be You

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K
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster with lesson plans helps to discuss se…
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K
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster with lesson plans helps to discuss self and acceptance of self.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Just%20Be%20You%202016.pdf
Learning Standards
Gender and sexual identity
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Different Colours One Team

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K
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster comes with lessons and strategies for…
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster comes with lessons and strategies for antiracism education.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
racisim
antiracism
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Antiracism/DifferentColoursOneTeamElementary.pdf
Learning Standards
Teaching about racism.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Silence Supports Racism

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7
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster resource comes with many different id…
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Activity
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Grade Level
7
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster resource comes with many different ideas for teachers to use when discussing racism.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
discrimination
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Antiracism/SilencePromotesRacismPoster.pdf
Learning Standards
Support for teaching about racism
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Poverty and Classism

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4
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster resource with lesson plan resource as…
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
This poster resource with lesson plan resource asks the questions we need to answer to help us move forward to systemic change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
social justice
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2016%20Poverty-Classism%20poster-Revised-Web.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Typography of Poverty

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5
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
Lessons developed to use with the BCTF poster ser…
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
Lessons developed to use with the BCTF poster series: Typography of Poverty. Poster series can be ordered from the BCTF website.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2017%20Poverty%20poster%20-%20E%20Dec%2011.pdf
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2017%20Poverty%20typology%20poster%20serif%20texture%20web.pdf
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Poverty%20Poster%20Lesson%20Ideas.pdf
Learning Standards
Lesson designed to go with the BCTF Poverty Typography poster series.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Ancient Peoples and Cannabis Use

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This lesson uses the Drug History Timeline to hel…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This lesson uses the Drug History Timeline to help students explore the place of cannabis in human experience from early times to the present.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
iMinds
drug education
drug literacy
substance use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Big ideas: Geographic conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations, Religious and cultural practices that emerged during this period have endured and continue to influence people, Economic specialization and trade networks can lead to conflict and cooperation between societies. Competencies: 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 at particular times and places (significance). Determine which causes most influenced particular decisions, actions, or events, and assess their short- and long-term consequences (cause and consequence). Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events, and compare the values, worldviews, and beliefs of human cultures and societies in different times and places (perspective). Make ethical judgments about past events, decisions, or actions, and assess the limitations of drawing direct lessons from the past (ethical judgment)
Duration
45-60 minutes with possibility for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Nasrin's Journey: Zine and lesson plans

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CASJ - one year ago
Description
Inspired by the refugee experiences of several st…
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CASJ - one year ago
Description
Inspired by the refugee experiences of several students from Byrne Creek Secondary School in Burnaby, this zine tells the story of a fictional Yazidi family who flee from war-torn Iraq to Canada. Students will learn about the many barriers most refugees face before finally settling as permanent residents in their country of asylum. Teachers can print multiple copies of the zine or students can read it on a SMART Board or tablet. The lesson plans help students to delve deeper into the refugee experience.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
refugees
racism
asylum
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=38968
Duration
Several activities ranging from 1 to 3 hours.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
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Show Racism the Red Card

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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a bookle…
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a booklet full of lessons and resources to help you talk about racism with your students.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
antiracism
bigotry
stereotype
racialized
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Antiracism/2018%20Show%20Racsim%20the%20Red%20Card%2020180223-web-sm.pdf
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
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World Food Day lesson plan

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CASJ - one year ago
Description
This lesson is intended to encourage discussions …
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CASJ - one year ago
Description
This lesson is intended to encourage discussions on World Food Day (October 16). It includes short lesson ideas through which you can begin these discussions at any grade level. Beyond these initial ideas, some extension ideas are included that invite further discussions of food growth, access to healthy foods, food insecurity, nutrition, and poverty. Teachers can use these as a springboard and adapt them for their own use.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
global education
culture
nutrition
food security
poverty
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/PAGE/World%20Food%20Day%20Lesson%20Plan%20Ideas%20Oct%202018.pdf
Duration
2 - 3 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018

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