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8 Activities to Foster Gratitude with Children & Youth

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Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social an…
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Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social and emotional benefits and is an important skill to foster with children and youth. When choosing an action to do so, however, research indicates that if the activity is forced or feels like homework it isn’t a good match. The outcome isn’t authentic and the results fall short of the potential benefits that experiencing gratitude offers. The most effective gratitude activities are ones that engage children’s interests and strengths.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emotional Learning
Mindfulness
Friendship
Kindness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/8-activities-to-foster-gratitude-with-children-youth
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others.
Duration
20 - 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
1 recommendation   949 downloads

Active Citizenship Project Honouring Human Rights

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Lesson Plan
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7
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
In the process of “thinking globally but acting l…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
In the process of “thinking globally but acting locally,” students will learn what challenges face peoples in Afghanistan. Following the reading of The Breadwinner, students will review selected articles from The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and demonstrate that they understand the concepts of human rights and of human rights violations through identifying and exploring human rights violations as portrayed within the novel. Students will be introduced to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. They will demonstrate that they understand the concepts of the rights of the child and of the violation of those rights through identifying and exploring human rights violations as portrayed within the novel Parvana’s Journey. Students will then explore and research an organization or a charity of their choice. By collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data related to an organization or a charity, they will begin to assess the impact of their financial contribution
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
Global Classroom initiative
social responsibility
global education
United Nations
Rights of the Child
charity
Learning Standards
BC Performance Standards for Social Responsibility: exercising Democratic Rights and Responsibilities by showing a growing sense of altruism and optimism — a commitment to making the world a better place.
Duration
9 class periods of 40 minutes each
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 24, 2017
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Acts of Transformation: From war toys to peace art

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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
This classroom, school, or district-wide initiati…
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
This classroom, school, or district-wide initiative is a call for children to transform toys of violence and war into art. Written by Sam Fillipoff and Susan Ruzic, this resource looks at how we can create a culture of peace in our schools and communities. If you start this initiative in your schools or have any questions, please email wartoystopeaceart.org to let them know. For more resources on this subject, copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=6214
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
Non-Violence
Community
Media
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Publications/WarToysToPeaceArt.pdf
Learning Standards
This resource includes IRPs from the K-12 Fine Arts, K-12 English Language Arts, and K-12 Social Studies curriculum.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
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Analyse des préjugés sur le genre dans les romans

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8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
La liste de questions ci-dessous pourra aider les…
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8
9
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Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
La liste de questions ci-dessous pourra aider les élèves à exercer leur pensée critique et à discuter des stéréotypes de genre et des préjugés présentés dans divers romans.
Subject
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
stéréotypes de genre
pensée critique
normes sociales
point de vue
Learning Standards
Le fait de questionner ce que nous entendons, lisons et voyons nous aide à devenir des citoyens instruits et engagés. * Cerner et reconnaître le rôle des valeurs, des perspectives et des contextes personnels, sociaux et culturels dans les textes. * Penser de manière critique, créative et réfléchie pour explorer les idées contenues dans les textes et pousser plus loin la réflexion.
Duration
60 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
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"And Tango Makes Three" Same-sex family lesson plan

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Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories hel…
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Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories help us learn about ourselves, our families, and other people. Curiosity and wonder leads us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us. By reading “And Tango Makes Three”, we not only learn about penguins and the penguin life cycle, but about other family structures (i.e. same-sex families) and how same-sex couples can become parents. This lesson plan can be used cross-curricula with Socials, PHE, ELA, and may also be used in Science (i.e. if combined with a stronger focus on the penguin life cycle, habitat, etc.)
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
Same-sex families
human rights
Sexuality
Learning Standards
Socials K-3: Explore the ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same; diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within the local and other communities; aspects of life shared by and common to different people (i.e. same-sex family structures/sexual orientation and identity) PHE K-3: Caring behaviours in groups and families; develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others; identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity ELA K-3: Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity; demonstrate awareness of the role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity; use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning; recognize the structure and elements of story; engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers to develop understanding of self, identity, and community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 23, 2017
2 recommendations  

Association of BC Drama Educators

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Lana OBrien - 5 years ago
Description
Association of BC Drama Educators lesson resource…
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Lana OBrien - 5 years ago
Description
Association of BC Drama Educators lesson resources.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Drama
lesson plans
URLs
http://www.bcdramateachers.com/lessonsresources.html
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2014
2 recommendations   117 downloads

Ayer, Manana, Hoy

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Lesson Plan
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8
Submitted By
Thalia Platis - one year ago
Description
How to have students describe what they did yeste…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
Thalia Platis - one year ago
Description
How to have students describe what they did yesterday (using past tense), what they are doing right now (present tense), what they are doing tomorrow (future tense).
Subject
English Language Arts
Languages
Spanish
Keywords
tiempo del dia
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 10, 2017
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La beauté est à fleur de peau

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6
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Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
Les élèves seront appelés à réfléchir à leurs exp…
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6
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Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
Les élèves seront appelés à réfléchir à leurs expériences personnelles de l’injure portant sur l’apparence physique, qu’ils l’aient subie ou y aient participé, et sur les différentes façons dont les attentes de notre société face à l’apparence peuvent nous influencer. Ils apprendront ce qu’est la littéracie médiatique et devront scruter les images médiatiques et détecter les messages axés sur l’attractivité, qui consciemment et inconsciemment influent sur nos attitudes et nos comportements envers les autres.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
l’apparence physique
littéracie médiatique
Learning Standards
Compétences * Décrire et évaluer des stratégies pour réagir à la discrimination, aux stéréotypes et à l’intimidation * Explorer les conséquences des transitions et des changements sur l’identité Contenu * Facteurs qui influencent l’identité personnelle, y compris l’identité sexuelle, le genre, les valeurs et les croyances * Influence qu’ont les changements physiques, affectifs et sociaux sur l’identité et les relations
Duration
60 - 90 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
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Becoming a Detective

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
6
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Through this 6-lesson module from iMinds, student…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
6
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Through this 6-lesson module from iMinds, students learn how to be detectives. They examine “clues” about the potential influences on a young person’s behaviour in order to solve a case involving three students who keep falling asleep in class. Module includes background material, lesson plans, and black-line masters.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade6.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade6-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ Principles of Learning • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity English Language Arts 6 Big Ideas • Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. Competencies • 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 • 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 Physical and Health Education 6 Big Ideas • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. • Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health Competencies • Describe the impacts of personal choices on health and well-being • Analyze health messages and possible intentions to influence behaviour • Identify, apply, and reflect on strategies used to pursue personal healthy living goals • Identify and describe strategies for avoiding and/or responding to potentially unsafe, abusive or exploitive situations • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships • 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 • Explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence • Strategies for managing personal and social risks related to psychoactive substances and potentially addictive behaviours
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
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Bicycle Day’s Dilemma

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10
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds instructional outline uses excerpts f…
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10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds instructional outline uses excerpts from Albert Hofmann's writings about his discovery of, and experiences with, LSD to challenge students to think critically about the benefits and risks associated with substance use and how we manage those in our society.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
LSD
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/bicycle.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 10 • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual and multi-modal 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 • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text and world • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
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Black Strathcona Project

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Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as …
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Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as a standalone unit for Black History Month. It could also provide a valuable local perspective for teachers using the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, as one example. As well, this project will be very relevant within a unit or theme of multiculturalism and anti-racism."
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Strathcona
Vancouver
Black History Month
URLs
http://blackstrathcona.com/education/
Learning Standards
The BlackStrathcona project offers students a window into the social history and geography of the Black community in Strathcona. The purpose of this study guide is to support curriculums of English Language Arts 7 – 10 and Social Studies 7 – 10 in British Columbia.
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English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
1 recommendation  

Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier

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Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier, brings students face to face with the child soldier situation that occurred in Uganda when infamous warlord, Joseph Kony, abducted 60,000 children and forced them to join his Lord’s Resistance Army. Teachers who have used this book in their classrooms note that student interest is high as the story is fast paced and the characters are very relatable. Real life events in the book provide a perfect teaching opportunity to contrast the lives of children in other parts of the world and challenge the way in which students view themselves and their place in society. Although events in the story are horrifying, there are moments of warmth and humour that are uplifting and give hope to the human condition. Teaching resources, including chapter by chapter discussion questions, activities, and a power point presentation, are available on the resource page of White’s website.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Global Classroom
URLs
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/resources.html
Duration
Global Classroom/Social Justice Issues Unit
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 7, 2018
1 recommendation   1249 downloads

Call Me Tree

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Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan for teachers who may be new…
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Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan for teachers who may be new to teaching about gender identity and are looking for a safe way to look at individuality as a starting point. This activity is about showing diversity and showing that it is ok to be different.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Keywords
self discovery
diversity
gender
inquiry
feelings
identity
exploration
Learning Standards
Communication I can understand and share information about a topic that is important to me I communicate effectively in well-constructed forms that are effective in terms of my audience and purpose. Creative Thinking I deliberately learn a lot about something (e.g., by doing research, talking to others or practising) so that I am able to generate new ideas or ideas just pop into my head. I can get new ideas in areas in which I have an interest and build my skills to make them work.
Duration
2-3 classes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 16, 2017
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - 23 days ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - 23 days 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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Canadian Human Rights Toolkit

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Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadia…
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Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have worked in partnership to bring together a rich digital selection of human rights education resources for Kindergarten to Grade 12 in English and French. The resources in this toolkit were carefully reviewed by teachers and will link you to a variety of literature, media and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
human right
URLs
http://www.imagine-action.ca/hr-dp/default.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 28, 2015
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Canadian Letters and Images Project - Teacher's Guide

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Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an onl…
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Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. Begun in August 2000, the Project is located in the Department of History at Vancouver Island University. Through the digitization of contemporary letters, diaries, photographs, and other related materials, the Project permits Canadians to tell their story, and Canada’s story, through their own words and images. The Teacher's Guide contains 12 English Language Arts and Social Studies lessons that support curricular competencies associated with historical thinking.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Remembrance Day
World War I
World War II
WW1
WW2
historical thinking
URLs
http://canadianletters.ca/content/teacher-resources
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 3, 2016
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Cannabis and the need for dialogue

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Grade Level
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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
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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
0 recommendations   81 downloads

Cannabis: Stories, Questions and Life

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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
This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Thr…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
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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Catboy - A novel study

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BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
Catboy novel study: Using the novels Catboy and H…
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Submitted By
BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
Catboy novel study: Using the novels Catboy and Hunter by Canadian author Eric Walters, students will make connections to real situations in their community and think critically about ideas and information to deepen and transform their understanding.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
literature circles
Canadian author
animals
empathy
diversity
Learning Standards
English Language Arts - grades 4,5,6,7
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
1 recommendation   642 downloads

Cats, Dogs, and Us - 3-5

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3
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Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing is common: wherever we find people, we also find cats and dogs. These education resources, lessons and worksheets aim to educate students about the characteristics of cats and dogs and their needs as domesticated animals. The lessons, student reading, video and activities provide more than just facts about cats and dogs. They help students understand the unique relationships these animals have shared with people for thousands of years. The lesson plans and activities also encourage your students to examine and discuss the important responsibilities people have in caring for cats and dogs and the many different ways that people live with these animals around the world, from country to country and culture to culture.
Subject
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
animals
empathy
compassion
responsibility
animal welfare
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Math and more.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
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Cats, Dogs, and Us - 6-8

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Classroom printables
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6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Classroom printables
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6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing is common: wherever we find people, we also find cats and dogs. These education resources, lessons and worksheets aim to educate students about the characteristics of cats and dogs and their needs as domesticated animals. The lessons, student reading, video and activities provide more than just facts about cats and dogs. They help students understand the unique relationships these animals have shared with people for thousands of years. The lesson plans and activities also encourage your students to examine and discuss the important responsibilities people have in caring for cats and dogs and the many different ways that people live with these animals around the world, from country to country and culture to culture.
Subject
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Animals
animal welfare
dogs
cats
empathy
responsibility
compassion
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and more.
Duration
20-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
4 recommendations   489 downloads

Cats, Dogs, and Us - K-2

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Classroom printables
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pre-K
K
1
2
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing is common: wherever we find people, we also find cats and dogs. These education resources, lessons and worksheets aim to educate students about the characteristics of cats and dogs and their needs as domesticated animals. The lessons, student reading, video and activities provide more than just facts about cats and dogs. They help students understand the unique relationships these animals have shared with people for thousands of years. The lesson plans and activities also encourage your students to examine and discuss the important responsibilities people have in caring for cats and dogs and the many different ways that people live with these animals around the world, from country to country and culture to culture.
Subject
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
animals
animal welfare
empathy
responsibility
compassion
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Math and more.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 13, 2015
1 recommendation   444 downloads

Character Analysis

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8
9
10
11
12
Adult
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B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small grou…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small group work, students analyse characters and develop an understanding of character traits as well as how to use evidence to derive traits.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
character traits
group work
partnered work
paragraph writing
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   219 downloads

Character Instagram

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Activity
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8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activ…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activity using a hand-drawn Instagram profile and paragraph writing activity. Can be altered for any text that allows for character analysis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
character analysis
social media
paragraph writing
Duration
2 lessons (and home completion time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
0 recommendations   118 downloads

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Exploring Drugs that Excite Our Brains

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson is designed to be a part of a …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson is designed to be a part of a larger book study. It seeks to help students build drug literacy as they consider the psychoactive properties of one of our favourite drugs – chocolate. Roald Dahl provides rich content for exploring the positive attractiveness, but also the destructive potential, of psychoactive substances. Exploring this ambivalence with respect to chocolate provides a relatively uncharged setting to learn an important framework for understanding other psychoactive drugs.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Keywords
iminds
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
chocolate
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/drug-charlie-choc-factory.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity English Language Arts 4 & 5 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 Competencies • Use a variety of comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading, listening, or viewing to deepen understanding of text • Apply a variety of thinking skills to gain meaning from texts • Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and deepen understanding of self, community, and world • Exchange ideas and perspectives to build shared understanding English Language Arts 6 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 Competencies • 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 • 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
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
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Choose Your Voice

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Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders. Teachers register for free (always).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
racism
gender issues
Bullying
equality
antisemitism
minority groups
homophobia
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
http://www.choisissezvotrevoix.ca
Learning Standards
Choose Your Voices aligns with the New BC Curriculum including its Core Competencies. It links to curriculum requirements for grades 6, 7 and 8 in every province and territory. It meets objectives for: Social Sciences, Language Arts (English/French), Physical Education (Health unit), Religion, The Arts – Drama, Music, Visual Art, and more. It is adaptable for second-language learners and LD students, exceptional students, grades 4 and 5 and secondary Applied level. It can be used for Safe Schools Programs, anti-bullying programs, Holocaust education, character education, human rights and social justice education.
Duration
60-240 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
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Choose Your Voice - free, online, bilingual humanities teaching resource

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Unit Plan
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Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons that follow are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
racism
oppression
genocide
Indigenous
Holocaust
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
Learning Standards
ERAC approved resource teaches about discrimination, racism, historical oppression, and heroism. Using videos, lesson plans, and activities teachers can use all 4 chapters and fulfill many of the curriculum requirements for social studies and English.
Duration
30-60 minutes over a few days
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 22, 2017
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Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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Other
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4
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Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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Other
Grade Level
4
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6
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12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teachers in becoming climate change heroes by inspiring students to understand and take actions on climate change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=27811&libID=27801
Duration
Variety of lessons ranging in duration.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
3 recommendations   3359 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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6
7
8
9
10
11
12
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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6
7
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was designed to provide teachers with classroom-ready materials to engage their students with how climate action intersects with social justice. The curriculum features eight modules designed for students in Grades 8 to 12 that explore climate justice within the context of BC’s communities history, economy and ecology.These lessons tie into subject matter and prescribed learning outcomes (PLOs) already in BC’s curriculum, while providing a framework with which to unpack modern social and environmental issues, such as our industrial food system, consumerism and waste, transportation, and the development of a green economy.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Home Economics
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Careers
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Labour History
Law
Keywords
communities
ecology
economy
transportation
zero waste
green
food security
URLs
http://teachclimatejustice.ca/about/
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 17, 2014
1 recommendation   694 downloads

Companions for Life

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
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3
4
5
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
Companions for Life, includes lessons that use p…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
Companions for Life, includes lessons that use pet care to develop responsibility and empathy skills.. Once pet care is used as a base to introduce responsibility to young people, the concept can then be extended to their responsibilities as citizens within the community.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
animals
Learning Standards
English Language Arts - grades 3,4,5 Health and Career Education - grade 4 Visual Arts - grades 4, 5 Social Studies - grade 3 Science - grade 4
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
0 recommendations   186 downloads

Compare/Contrast Big vs. Small Business: Sustainable Community Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Objectives • students will develop a sense of how…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Objectives • students will develop a sense of how business works, how business contributes to community, and the differences between small and big businesses • students develop analysis skills through comparing and contrasting different classes of businesses (i.e., size)
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
social justice
business
community
compare and contrast
Learning Standards
Curriculum connections
Communication - connect and engage with others - acquire, interpret and present information - collaborate to plan, carry out, and review constructions and activities
Critical Thinking - analyze and critique - question and investigate - develop and design
Positive Personal and Cultural Identity - personal values and choices
Social Responsibility - contributing to community - valuing diversity - building relationships
ADST 9 - flow of goods and services from producers to consumers - measurement of financial success and failure
Duration
80 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 26, 2017
0 recommendations   123 downloads

Contes de fées et rôles de genre

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
Les contes de fées sont parfaits pour explorer la…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
Les contes de fées sont parfaits pour explorer la représentation des genres dans l’histoire jusqu’à aujourd’hui. Les contes de fées traditionnels et les contes de fées revisités (se déroulant dans le monde moderne avec une variante) permettent aux élèves du primaire d’avoir une réflexion critique sur la représentation des hommes et des femmes, et de comparer ces portraits avec leur famille et les personnes de leur entourage. Cette approche pédagogique permet aux élèves d’explorer les dynamiques au sein d’une relation et les facteurs qui influent sur l’identité de soi, selon le prisme des genres.
Subject
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
la représentation des genres
contes de fées
stéréotypes de genre
l’identité
Learning Standards
Grandes idées * Les histoires et les autres textes nous aident à apprendre sur nous-mêmes, sur nos familles et sur nos communautés. * Il y a une interdépendance entre notre santé physique, affective et mentale. Compétences * Démontrer une sensibilisation au rôle que jouent les histoires dans la construction de l’identité personnelle, familiale et communautaire. (ELA) * Reconnaître les habiletés personnelles, les champs d’intérêt et les préférences, et décrire comment ils influent sur l’identité de soi. (EPS) Contenu * Facteurs qui influent sur l’identité de soi
Duration
2 x 40 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
3 recommendations   360 downloads

Create a Feelings Book

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pre-K
K
1
2
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
For children to strengthen their ability to manag…
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Activity
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Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
For children to strengthen their ability to manage their behaviour when they are experiencing strong feelings, an essential skill is to identify their feelings. It is never too early to talk to children about feelings, build their feeling vocabulary and to help them see the link between feelings and behaviour. Linking these together demonstrates how our feelings can affect the choices we make. It can also improve children’s emotional-management.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
self-regulation
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-create-a-feelings-book
Learning Standards
Students will expand their feeling vocabulary and explore the link between feelings and behaviour.
Duration
30-45 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 1, 2017
4 recommendations   228 downloads

Create Group Safety

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6
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Group agreements are co-created guidelines that h…
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Activity
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Grade Level
6
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8
9
10
11
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Group agreements are co-created guidelines that help participants feel comfortable with each other and set an atmosphere of safety and respect. Many teachers and facilitators skip this step when working with groups of youth and miss a powerful piece of prevention that can help make a group experience successful. The following lesson plan from the Inner Resilience Program is a process to create a set of group agreements. along with a physical symbol that can serve as a group reminder.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Social Contract
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-create-group-safety
Learning Standards
Students will reflect on and express opinions about factors that contribute to a safe and respectful group environment. Students will work as a team to co-create group agreements.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 4, 2017
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Dancing Backwards.ca

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5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Dancingbackwards.ca - 2 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable sc…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Dancingbackwards.ca - 2 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable school program, www.dancingbackwards.ca, celebrates Canada's women in political leadership and Indigenous women in governance. This online course for teachers of grades 5-8 focuses on engaged citizenship, gender equality, and the need for gender parity in decision making. The program provides teachers with multi-media lesson plans and activities that culminate in a final project in which students discover and document the story of one political woman in leadership or governance in Canada. Their 3-minute storytellings are then added to the website’s ever-expanding Her Story Archive, cementing women’s political contributions into history. Dancing Backwards satisfies various curriculum criteria for BC and all other provinces in Social Studies, English, Arts Education, and History (https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/the-program/learning-standards-outcomes-by-province
Subject
Arts Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
cultural partnerships
status of women
URLs
http://www.dancingbackwards.ca
Learning Standards
Core Competencies, Big Ideas, Learning Standards: https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/program-appendices/31-learning-outcomes-by-province
Duration
Ideally 1-2 hrs/ per week over 8 week period, but flexible to fit teachers' schedule
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 10, 2017
1 recommendation   39238 downloads

The Danger of a Single Story

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Activity
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Grade Level
7
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11
12
Submitted By
Richelle Johnston - 3 years ago
Description
In this lesson, secondary students grapple the to…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
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Submitted By
Richelle Johnston - 3 years ago
Description
In this lesson, secondary students grapple the topic of multiculturalism and begin to form an understanding of the "Dangers of a Single Story." Lesson includes a Ted Talk film, journal, discussion questions, and a writing task.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
multiculturalism
multiple perspectives
critical thinking
Language Arts
Ted Talk
URLs
https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story?language=en
Learning Standards
British Columbia Curriculum for English Language Arts (Grade 7,8,9) British Columbia DRAFT Curriculum for English Language Arts (Grade 10,11,12)
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 13, 2016
0 recommendations   345 downloads

Debating Drug Policy

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers g…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers guide and black-line masters) helps students develop their critical thinking skills while learning about and performing formal debates on the use of alcohol and other drugs. Also available in French.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
debate
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors. • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). Big Ideas • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives (English Language Arts 10) • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world (English Language Arts 10) • Language shapes ideas and influences others (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Voice is powerful and evocative (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Understanding the factors that influence our health empowers us to take action to improve it (Physical and Health Education 10) • The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors (Social Studies 10) Curricular Competencies English Language Arts • 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 • Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking (Grade Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts; guide inquiry; and extend thinking • Synthesize ideas from a variety of texts/sources • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes • Select and apply an appropriate spoken language format for an intended purpose Physical and Health Education 10 • Critically analyze and explain health messages and investigate their potential influences on health and well-being • Develop skills for maintaining healthy relationships and responding to interpersonal conflict, including communication skills, negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution techniques • Critically analyze the impacts of technology and other factors on individual and community health Social Studies 10 • 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 accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this period (continuity and change) • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence)
Duration
Project with multiple classes (discretion of teacher)
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
0 recommendations   254 downloads

Digital Scavenger Hunt

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Lesson Plan
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8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they tak…
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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they take photos of the literary items to be found and compile them using Animoto.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
literary devices
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
18 recommendations   1045 downloads

Digital Superheros! What's Your Superpower?

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Activity
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Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
Mazu - one year ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teacher…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
Mazu - one year ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teachers are reminded that they should check their school and district social media policies before implementing this in their classroom.* The digital world can be a positive community for kids and adults to express themselves and their creativity, but it also can have many pitfalls for kids to navigate on their own. At Mazu our users are learning to embrace the positive power of social media in a safe, curated space free of negativity, but we don’t want to stop there! We believe digital citizenship needs to be discussed and taught at an early age, so we invite your class to join our movement. You can help us to facilitate discussions on what it means to be a good digital citizen, and how we all have a part to play in making the online world a positive place. We’ve provided a sample lesson plan for you and some supplementary materials, feel free to use them to spark discussion and to add your own ideas. Become a part of our movement, discuss, create, and inspire what it means to be a good digital citizen!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
community
citizenship
digital lesson plan
comic
Learning Standards
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies/social-responsibility https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies/ppci
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
0 recommendations   162 downloads

Divergent

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Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a tr…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a trilogy, a series of young-adult dystopian novels set in a post-apocalyptic world. It explores themes related to individual and social identity as well as the use of science, and drugs in particular, as a means of social control. Citizens are divided into five factions based on their dispositions: Abnegation, for the selfless; Amity, for the peaceful; Candor, for the honest; Dauntless, for the brave; and Erudite, for the intellectual. Erudite scientists have designed a number of serums to be used in different ways for different populations for different reasons. At age 16, people must decide whether to stay with their family’s faction or join the faction best matching their personal aptitude. But then there are the Divergents. The prose is fast-paced but also provides a rich foundation for exploring many themes of interest to teens, including aspects of drug use and drug control.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Justice
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
substance use
drug use
novel study
drug control
substance use literacy
URLs
www.iminds.ca
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/ela9-divergent-outline.pdf
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies
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
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
Duration
45-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 27, 2017
0 recommendations   1005 downloads

The Diversity of Living Things and Where They Live!

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
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6
Submitted By
E. Comtois - 2 years ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity …
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Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
E. Comtois - 2 years ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity of living things and where they live. It includes lessons that explore living and non-living things; the differences between a need and want; and the biomes within Canada. There are lessons for outside, in the class, and computer labs with the intention of inquiry and student driven learning. Included is the interactive student notebook, a test, and an assessment for a 3D biome box project - with the intention that all 3 items are weighed evenly when accumulating evidence of learning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Technology
Keywords
Science
biomes
project based learning
diversity
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dnx2mBGjA5Qk0PUDGFktm86d2MLO209bBpCw5JzNw-Q/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LMYSEgBk_rnlwbckfSfYyeLbIEdva5YLJqt3OSod-ok/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yQOXTOKVmLCwiaRhEmeNzj5bAUYWOE0z-4NWRCZiem0/edit?usp=sharing
Duration
A unit plan with 13 lessons (30/40 mins each)
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 2, 2017
0 recommendations   47 downloads

Drugs and relationships in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

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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 Ste…
Resource Type
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
1 recommendation   338 downloads

EAL Lipsync Assignment

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Grade Level
4
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Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 3 years ago
Description
An assignment where students create lip sync vide…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 3 years ago
Description
An assignment where students create lip sync videos in order to study English pronunciation, vocabulary, and music.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
ELL
ESL
Learning Standards
Pronunciation, Vocabulary, English Language Comprehension
Duration
3 classes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2016
0 recommendations   109 downloads

Energy Leaders

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Energy Leaders - 6 months ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers th…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Energy Leaders - 6 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
0 recommendations   441 downloads

Examining Homophobia in Sports

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4
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action …
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action group. The discussion, drama, and critical thinking activities in this guide are geared towards all students wishing to examine the role of how gender stereotypes are reinforced through sports in school. For more resources on this topic, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bctf.ca/socialjustice.aspx?id=6106
Subject
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
LGBTQ
Gender Stereotyping
URLs
http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Homophobiasports.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
2 recommendations   830 downloads

Examining Novels for Gender Bias

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This is a checklist of questions which will help …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This is a checklist of questions which will help students to think critically and discuss the gender stereotypes and bias presented in various novels.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender
gender identity
gender diversity
sexuality
bias
stereotypes
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
http://pridenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/the-gender-spectrum.pdf
Learning Standards
ELA 8/9 - Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. - Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts - Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
1 recommendation   398 downloads

Explain the Image

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Assessment
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
5
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10
Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - one year ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
Resource Type
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
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10
Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - one year ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
0 recommendations   270 downloads

Exploring Phobias

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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9
Submitted By
ARC Foundation - one year ago
Description
Grades 4 – 5: Using language in creative and play…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
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9
Submitted By
ARC Foundation - one year ago
Description
Grades 4 – 5: Using language in creative and playful ways helps us understand how language works. Grades 6 - 7: Developing our understanding of how language works allows us to use it purposefully. Grades 8 - 9: People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives. Grades 4 – 9: Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI123
LGBTQ
gay
lesbian
URLs
https://bc.sogieducation.org/
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 19, 2018
3 recommendations   269 downloads

Extend Emotional Literacy

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4
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Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson plan is an adaptation from the Yale U…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson plan is an adaptation from the Yale University's RULER feeling words curriculum co-created by Dr. Marc Brackett. Preliminary research indicates that when lessons that focus on emotional awareness is integrated with academic curriculum, both academic and emotional competence improves. The lesson connects the exploration of emotions with personal experience, current or historical events, family/community associations and language arts.
Subject
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Core Competencies
conflict management
self-regulation
empathy
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-extend-emotional-literacy
Learning Standards
Students will be able to connect emotions with personal experience, current or historical events, family/community associations, and language arts.
Duration
60-90 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 1, 2017
4 recommendations   3268 downloads

Fairy Tales and Gender Roles

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Fairy Tales are a wonderful genre to explore how …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Fairy Tales are a wonderful genre to explore how gender has been portrayed historically and in current times. Traditional fairy tales and fractured ones (modern day ones with a twist) allow primary students to think critically about how men and women are portrayed and compare these portrayals to their own families and communities. This instructional sample allows students to explore relationship dynamics, and factors that influence self-identity, through a gender-based lens.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender
gender identity
gender diversity
stereotypes
fairy tales
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
http://pridenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/the-gender-spectrum.pdf
Learning Standards
Demonstrate awareness and explain the role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity (ELA) Identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity (PHE) Factors that influence self-identity (PHE)
Duration
2 x 30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016

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