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

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Wher…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Where the Fraser River Flows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the issues and tensions behind the Fraser River strike of 1912 during the construction of the Great Northern Railroad. The lesson materials focus on strategies used by the workers to gain better working conditions and wages by uniting labour across ethnic divisions of the time. The use of workers’ songs is profiled in this lesson. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Joe Hill
IWW
Wobblies
Canadian Northern Railway
William Mackenzie
Mother Jones
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies.” Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. The vignette and the related activities may also be used to provide a background to labour issues as they existed prior to the outbreak of World War I as part of the Social Studies 11 curriculum; explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 8, 2015
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Social Studies 9 Fur Trade Unit Test

Resource Type
Assessment
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Jason Anderson - 3 years ago
Description
Written assessment on the Fur Trade. Intended to …
Resource Type
Assessment
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Jason Anderson - 3 years ago
Description
Written assessment on the Fur Trade. Intended to be used with rubric for thoroughness and and thoughtfulness of written responses. Multiple correct answers.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Fur Trade
Assessment
HBC
NWT
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 26, 2016
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Mapping Historical Landmarks in Rome, Italy

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
shannon.mccartney - one year ago
Description
This lesson is the introduction to a unit on Anci…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
shannon.mccartney - one year 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