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Choose Your Voice

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Grade Level
5
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VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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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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Writing response to documentary films

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Submitted By
Julia MacRae - 5 years ago
Description
Improve the content of your students' essays by h…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
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11
Submitted By
Julia MacRae - 5 years ago
Description
Improve the content of your students' essays by having them view a couple of documentary films and create a writing response. They will take ideas from the film of their choice, develop their own ideas in response to it, agree or disagree, and choose a composition type that will best suit their topic. Then they will write their essay and go through a peer editing process to revise it. Finally they will submit a good copy to you. A specific rubric for marking it is included as well.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
viewing films
composition skills
peer editing
writing process
Learning Standards
Writing, viewing documentary films, critical thinking, selection of composition type, peer editing, proofreading, revising.
Duration
3 classes or more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 2, 2014