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Settling the West

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
5
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing three advert…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
5
Submitted By
Erin Fields - one year ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing three advertisements from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company encouraging settlement in Manitoba. The purpose of this activity is to give your students practice in analyzing digital primary sources and to understand the context in which it was made. Incorporating sources from UBC Library’s Open Collections into your classroom can help students build their historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Primary Sources
Settlement
Canada
Advertisements
Canadian Pacific Railway
Manitoba
Learning Standards
Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective) Ask questions, corroborate inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and origins of a variety of sources, including mass media (evidence)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2018
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Student Vote BC

Resource Type
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Grade Level
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Submitted By
Sarah - 2 years ago
Description
Student Vote lets students experience the voting …
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Sarah - 2 years ago
Description
Student Vote lets students experience the voting process themselves and build the habits of active and engaged citizenship. Students learn about government and the electoral process, as well as the current election issues, parties and candidates through classroom learning, campaign activities, media consumption and family dialogue. On Student Vote Day, students act as election officials and co-ordinate a vote for the election candidates running in their school’s electoral district. Teachers can register online to receive activity guides, campaign posters, electoral district maps, ballots and ballot boxes.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Studies
Keywords
elections
citizenship
government
CIVIX
voting
URLs
http://studentvote.ca/bc/
http://studentvote.ca/bc/tools-and-videos/
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 29, 2017