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100 Years of Women's Activism in BC (research project)

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Laura Lafortune - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
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Laura Lafortune - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or could be tweaked depending on the needs of your students. Students research one of several suggested female BC activists. Suggested research sources included.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
activism
bc history
vote
history
Duration
2-3 lessons (depending on depth of research)
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 17, 2016
5 recommendations   835 downloads

Acts of Transformation: From war toys to peace art

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CASJ - 3 years ago
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This classroom, school, or district-wide initiati…
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CASJ - 3 years ago
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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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All About Me

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Unit Plan
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K
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FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will create their own “All…
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Unit Plan
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K
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FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will create their own “All About Me” book — about themselves, their families, and their community. They will be gathering information over several weeks and storing it in their own individual file folders. They will have special visitors and visit local landmarks in the community. In the end, they will put all their work together to create a book. They will celebrate the completion of their book at a “Meet the Author” afternoon with their caregivers.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Duration
20 Hours
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
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"And Tango Makes Three" Same-sex family lesson plan

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K
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Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories hel…
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K
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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
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Les animaux sauvages - Élèves de 11 à 14 ans

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Classroom printables
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6
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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide …
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Classroom printables
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6
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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide de l'enseignant avec évaluations, des plans de leçons avec feuilles de travail, un Magazine des élèves et une vidéo à regarder en classe.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Keywords
Les animaux sauvages
ressources pédagogiques
francais
tigres
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada-francais/notre-travail/education/les-animaux-sauvages-doivent-rester-sauvages
Learning Standards
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuilles de travail, la trousse Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages contient tout ce qu'il faut pour aider les éducateurs à faire découvrir aux élèves ce qui caractérise les animaux sauvages, et pourquoi ils doivent le rester.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
4 recommendations  

Bamboo Shoots: Chinese Canadian Legacies in BC

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
10
Submitted By
Janice Neden - 3 years ago
Description
The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a compre…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
10
Submitted By
Janice Neden - 3 years ago
Description
The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a comprehensive and flexible teaching resource designed to help you bring Chinese Canadian history alive in your classroom. The unit contains adaptable lesson plans, blackline masters, and rubrics—as well as a timeline building game, relevant stories, and a rich collection of historical photographs and archival documents.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Social Studies
History
Keywords
historical wrongs
Chinese Canadian History
Chinese Immigration
Late 19th to Early 20th century
government
BC history
URLs
http://www.openschool.bc.ca/bambooshoots/
Learning Standards
Social Studies-historical wrongs
Duration
5 lessons in each grade
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 18, 2015
2 recommendations  

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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7
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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.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
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Blue Planet Links - Educational Resources

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Blue Planet Links - 4 years ago
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Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organi…
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Blue Planet Links - 4 years ago
Description
Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organizes over 300 links to water-related websites, books and articles, featuring a fresh look and the most up-to-date design. We are poised to be the go-to teaching resource for all things H20. See Teaching Resources to explore a countless array of unit lessons for different grades, or check out Non-Fiction and Activities for classroom games and projects. Older students could be encouraged to use the site for research as we feature sections with links devoted to such topics as aquaculture, climate change, groundwater, pollution; almost every water-related topic you can think of. Water is becoming a heavier topic to discuss in the classroom as it is over-used and abused. Students are learning of severe droughts, plastic-filled oceans, decreasing salmon runs… and are rightfully asking questions. Blue Planet Links puts the resources to thoughtfully engage with these critical issues at your fingertips, and theirs!
Subject
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
ocean
river
environment
climate change
global warming
pollution
drought
URLs
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca/weblinks/infolinks
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca
Language
English
Date Created
May 22, 2015
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
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Canadian Human Rights Toolkit

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Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
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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
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The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an onl…
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Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
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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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Cats, Dogs, and Us - 3-5

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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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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
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/cats-dogs-and-us
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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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Classroom printables
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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
animal welfare
dogs
cats
empathy
responsibility
compassion
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/cats-dogs-and-us
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   478 downloads

Cats, Dogs, and Us - K-2

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Classroom printables
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pre-K
K
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2
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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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
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/international/our-work/education
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Math and more.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 13, 2015
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Les chiens, les chats ... et nous - 5 à 7 ans

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pre-K
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2
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varien…
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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varient énormément. Mais elles ont un point en commun : là où il y a des gens, il y a aussi des chiens et des chats. Voilà une des choses que vos élèves apprendront grâce à notre trousse pédagogique. On y trouve une vidéo, un magazine, des leçons, des exercices et différentes ressources qui permettront aux élèves de mieux connaître les caractéristiques et les besoins des chiens et des chats. Les jeunes découvriront également que des liens très forts unissent les humains aux chiens et aux chats depuis des millénaires.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
chiens
chats
ifaw
animaux
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada-francais/notre-travail/education/les-chiens-les-chats-et-nous
Learning Standards
Les leçons et les activités ont pour objectif d’encourager les élèves à examiner les responsabilités importantes que nous avons envers les chiens et les chats, et à en discuter. Les élèves verront aussi que la façon dont les gens vivent avec ces animaux domestiques varie sensiblement d’un pays et d’une culture à l’autre. La trousse comprend un guide de l’enseignant avec des leçons et des activités pour la classe (en fonction de deux différents groupes d’âge). Vous trouverez aussi des feuilles d’exercice, un magazine pour les élèves avec glossaire, une vidéo, une affiche murale, des activités à faire à la maison, etc.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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Les chiens, les chats ... et nous - 8 à 10 ans

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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3
4
5
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varien…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
3
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5
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varient énormément. Mais elles ont un point en commun : là où il y a des gens, il y a aussi des chiens et des chats. Voilà une des choses que vos élèves apprendront grâce à notre trousse pédagogique. On y trouve une vidéo, un magazine, des leçons, des exercices et différentes ressources qui permettront aux élèves de mieux connaître les caractéristiques et les besoins des chiens et des chats. Les jeunes découvriront également que des liens très forts unissent les humains aux chiens et aux chats depuis des millénaires.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
chiens
chats
IFAW
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada-francais/notre-travail/education/les-chiens-les-chats-et-nous
Learning Standards
Les leçons et les activités ont pour objectif d’encourager les élèves à examiner les responsabilités importantes que nous avons envers les chiens et les chats, et à en discuter. Les élèves verront aussi que la façon dont les gens vivent avec ces animaux domestiques varie sensiblement d’un pays et d’une culture à l’autre. La trousse comprend un guide de l’enseignant avec des leçons et des activités pour la classe (en fonction de deux différents groupes d’âge). Vous trouverez aussi des feuilles d’exercice, un magazine pour les élèves avec glossaire, une vidéo, une affiche murale, des activités à faire à la maison, etc.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
French
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
0 recommendations   295 downloads

Les chiens, les chats ... et nous - 11 à 14 ans

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varien…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varient énormément. Mais elles ont un point en commun : là où il y a des gens, il y a aussi des chiens et des chats. Voilà une des choses que vos élèves apprendront grâce à notre trousse pédagogique. On y trouve une vidéo, un magazine, des leçons, des exercices et différentes ressources qui permettront aux élèves de mieux connaître les caractéristiques et les besoins des chiens et des chats. Les jeunes découvriront également que des liens très forts unissent les humains aux chiens et aux chats depuis des millénaires.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Chiens
chats
animaux
IFAW
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada-francais/notre-travail/education/les-chiens-les-chats-et-nous
Learning Standards
Les leçons et les activités ont pour objectif d’encourager les élèves à examiner les responsabilités importantes que nous avons envers les chiens et les chats, et à en discuter. Les élèves verront aussi que la façon dont les gens vivent avec ces animaux domestiques varie sensiblement d’un pays et d’une culture à l’autre. La trousse comprend un guide de l’enseignant avec des leçons et des activités pour la classe (en fonction de deux différents groupes d’âge). Vous trouverez aussi des feuilles d’exercice, un magazine pour les élèves avec glossaire, une vidéo, une affiche murale, des activités à faire à la maison, etc.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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Children at Work-Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials

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12
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Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work …
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work force in British Columbia. Through the story of the explosion at Coal Creek mines in Fernie, this film examines the issue of child labour. The lesson materials provide for photographic and document analysis as well as a strategy for assigning a Webquest on the topic of Child Labour.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
vignette
Children at Work
Webquest
Photo Analysis
Coal Mining
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10. 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 gender roles, ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations.
Duration
Ranging from 15 minutes to 2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014
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Choose Your Voice

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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
3 recommendations   3253 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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6
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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Kathy Hartman - 4 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   687 downloads

Companions for Life

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3
4
5
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BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
Companions for Life, includes lessons that use p…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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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
2 recommendations  

Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades four to six

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4
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6
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Connecting With Nature is aligned with Acting Tod…
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4
5
6
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Connecting With Nature is aligned with Acting Today, Shaping Tomorrow, the Ontario Ministry of Education’s policy framework for environmental education. It is designed to help students understand how their daily choices affect nature. There are 16 cross- curricular lessons in the educational resource, each comprising idea / activity-based learning that inspires environmental stewardship in both the classroom and beyond, culminating in a celebration of all they have learned. In addition, students have the opportunity, through inquiry-based learning, to create their own “class foundation” focused on their collective interests and actions.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
https://davidsuzuki.org/take-action/connecting-with-nature-education-guide/
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
10 recommendations  

Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades one to three

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3
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
In the pages that follow, you will find:
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1
2
3
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
In the pages that follow, you will find:
An introductory lesson, which gets students outside exploring their schoolyard
Six cross-curricular lessons, each comprising indoor and outdoor components, reflection questions, taking-it-further suggestions, and community connections
A concluding lesson, though which students will internalize their explorations and interconnections with nature
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
Applied Skills
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
0 recommendations  

Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades seven and eight

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7
8
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This resource includes five cross-curricular less…
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Other
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7
8
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This resource includes five cross-curricular lessons, each comprising idea/activity-based learning that inspires environmental stewardship in both the classroom and beyond. These lessons are suitable for students in grades seven and eight. There is an indoor and outdoor component to most lessons. Teacher tips are provided as well as guiding questions, reflection questions, and inspirational quotes. This resource will help your students discover that, collectively, they can make a difference by taking a conscious and active role in protecting nature. They will have opportunities to share what they are learning with their fellow students, families, and community members.
Subject
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Technical Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
4 recommendations  

Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for kindergarten

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K
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Children need to play — especially outdoors. Dire…
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K
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Children need to play — especially outdoors. Direct, unstructured, and creative contact with nature allows children autonomy over their own outdoor experiences. Such experiences help them gain empathy for nature and their local surroundings, and understand their connections to the natural world. Outdoor play doesn’t take away from other learning — it enhances other learning. In the following pages, you’ll find ideas and activities to help connect kindergarten students with the outdoors through play. These activities have been designed to encourage wonder, curiosity, and discussion. They can easily be modified for slightly older children as well.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
0 recommendations   339 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…
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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 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
1 recommendation  

Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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9
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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Other
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9
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   951 downloads

The Diversity of Living Things and Where They Live!

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4
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Submitted By
E. Comtois - one year ago
Description
Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity …
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4
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Submitted By
E. Comtois - one year 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
7 recommendations   582 downloads

Eagleboy - Unit for smartboard use

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Unit Plan
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1
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4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 4 years ago
Description
This smartboard unit uses integrated literacy str…
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Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
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4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 4 years ago
Description
This smartboard unit uses integrated literacy strategies to explore sense of belonging, eagles, fishing and guided imagery,
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations
literacy study
animal characteristics
Learning Standards
Integrated unit with First Nations themes using literacy and social studies activities ; suitable for primary and early intermediate classes; compassion and art lessons included.
Duration
3-5 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
1 recommendation  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

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4
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Stories
Marine Conservation
Sustainable Resource Management
Biodiversity
Marine Stewardship
Experiential Science
URLs
http://www.greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Elementary-2017.pdf
http://www.greatbearsea.net
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
7 recommendations  

Financial Literacy

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
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7
Submitted By
Sue Harper - 5 years ago
Description
Provides lesson plans with activities and tips to…
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Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Sue Harper - 5 years ago
Description
Provides lesson plans with activities and tips to help you incorporate youth money management into your course instruction. You don't need to be a financial expert to use this teacher resource. The lesson plans are topical and interesting! It introduces financial literacy topics to students in grades 4 through 7 using lesson plans and teacher resources that are readily available, easy-to-use.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
budgeting
setting goals
saving
spending
personal finance
URLs
http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/for-teachers/resources-lesson-plans-financial-literacy.html
Learning Standards
PLO's grade 4: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%204%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's grade 5: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%205%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's garde 6: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%206%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's grade 7: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%207%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2014
13 recommendations   2479 downloads

First Economies: Working People: A History of Labor in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Firs…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "First Economies" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia. The vignette explores the pre-existing economy in British Columbia prior to colonization. The significant role played by the BC first Nations in the establishment and prosperity of British Columbia is explored in these materials. 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
Labour History
Keywords
First Economies
Vignettes
First Nations
Fur trade
Role play
Simulation
Fishing
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 gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP.
Duration
Variable- from 15 minutes up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014
6 recommendations   1487 downloads

The Gender Spectrum: What Educators Need to Know (revised, 2nd edition)

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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the com…
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the common beliefs about gender previously mentioned create a hostile school climate for gender non-conforming and transgender students. Provides lesson ideas for K-12 classrooms.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
transgender
LGBTQ
social justice
gender idenity
sexuality
sexual health education
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
2 recommendations   358 downloads

Government Unit - Using Twitter

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Basic Twitter assignment for following Canadian f…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Basic Twitter assignment for following Canadian federal political leaders and journalists. Pales in comparison to what @MrReidWSS does, but it's a starting point.
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
5 recommendations   39377 downloads

The Great Depression

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Activity
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Other
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11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Materials and an activity for the great depressio…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Materials and an activity for the great depression.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
History
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
2 recommendations   319 downloads

'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
2 recommendations   218 downloads

'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Children - Book / Media List 2 - is organized by 6 themes. The categories start with the internal / personal connection to nature and progress to the 'global citizenship' level. I do not see the levels as being sequential; each learning group will have its interests and curricular to consider. There are 54 recommended reads in total (to date).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
Learning Standards
A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
4 recommendations   1265 downloads

Grizzly Conservation in BC Lesson Plans (grades 4-12)

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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is …
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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Grade Level
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is to give teachers and their students an opportunity to examine the conditions surrounding grizzly bears in British Columbia. It also looks at the arguments against trophy hunting.
Subject
Social Justice
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Keywords
habitat
harvest
salmon
ecology
river
Sechelt
First Nations
Duration
a variety of lessons and a variety of times
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
0 recommendations   240 downloads

Historical Fiction: An Ancient Civilization Inquiry Unit

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Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
Amanda Beer - one year ago
Description
This cross-curricular resource combines research …
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
Submitted By
Amanda Beer - one year ago
Description
This cross-curricular resource combines research on an ancient civilization with historical fiction writing. Printout pages guide students through their story planning with: historical fact collection, character development, plot development, and point of view. Once complete, students can use a program like app.bookcreator.com to display their final work.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
inquiry
writing
research
character development
plot development
points of view
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies: Language Art: Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Language Art: Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Language Art: Transform ideas and information to create original texts Social Studies: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Social Studies: Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments at particular times and places Content: Language Arts: Reading strategies Language Arts: Writing processes Social Studies: features and characteristics of civilizations and factors that lead to their rise and fall
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2017
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Historical Thinking

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Unit Plan
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6
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12
Submitted By
TC² - 2 years ago
Description
Online resources to support elementary and second…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
TC² - 2 years ago
Description
Online resources to support elementary and secondary students in thinking historically and in undertaking historical inquiry projects.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/thinking-about-history/
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2017
1 recommendation   1105 downloads

Human Geography

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Here is a little student activity in which they r…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
Here is a little student activity in which they roughly shape out population pyramids to understand how various events impact the population.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
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Immigrant Experiences

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
6
7
8
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10
11
12
Submitted By
TC² - 2 years ago
Description
Online resources to support intermediate and seco…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
TC² - 2 years ago
Description
Online resources to support intermediate and secondary students in thinking historically and in undertaking historical inquiry projects about the internment of Ukrainian Canadians during WW1.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/immigrant-experiences/
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2017
0 recommendations   377 downloads

The Importance of Grizzly Bears in Our Environment

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
Submitted By
Grizzly Bear Foundation - 5 months ago
Description
When children learn about the individual nature o…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
Submitted By
Grizzly Bear Foundation - 5 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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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Activity
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Maria Dawson - one year ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Maria Dawson - one year ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Classroom Science Activity
Class pets
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
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Indigenous Workers in the Early History of British Columbia

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
Lesson activities of " Indigenous Workers in the …
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
Lesson activities of " Indigenous Workers in the Early History of British Columbia” provide a comprehensive investigation into what is recalled of the role of Indigenous Peoples in the early economy of British Columbia and concludes with activities to re-examine those perceptions and to reassess how historical events are chronicled in the narrative of our past. 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
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
historiography
Economics
Resource Industry
curriculum competencies
inquiry
significance
evidence
continuity and change
stereotypes
First Nations
ethical judgment
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/POH/timelineENG.pdf
Learning Standards
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 historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence. (evidence) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places. (continuity and change) Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs. (perspective) Recognize implicit and explicit ethical judgments in a variety of sources. (ethical judgment) Make reasoned ethical judgments about actions in the past and present, and determine appropriate ways to remember and respond. (ethical judgment)
Duration
1-6 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 21, 2019
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In the Spirit of Celebration

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all c…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all cultures, include First Peoples. This unit looks at the traditions associated with wide range of personal and community celebrations. This unit can be developed over the course of the whole school year, particularly if the final celebration has an end-of-year focus. Alternatively, the unit can be the primary focus of study for a period of one to three months.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
2 recommendations   5130 downloads

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Searching for a Just Peace

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most …
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most controversial issues in our contemporary world. This unit approaches the conflict through the vehicle of narrative constructed through the judicious use of facts and perspectives. The unit materials include a broad spectrum of resources, lesson plans and student assignments that will produce multiple narratives based on individual perspectives. The unit, which was initiated by the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) Representative Assembly, closes with a critical thinking exercise that asks students to identify the obstacles to peace and write their own narrative about the conflict.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Palestine
Israel
peace
war
critical thinking
human rights
history
perspective
Duration
4 multi-day lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 20, 2016
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Japanese Canadian Internment Gr 5+6 Updated

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
An updated unit plan introducing children to the …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
An updated unit plan introducing children to the 1942 internment of Canadians of Japanese descent.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Racism
Second World War
Hastings Park
URLs
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
Learning Standards
Curricular Links to Grade 5 and 6 Social Studies and English Language Arts Big Ideas:
Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies. (Social Studies 5)
Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.  (Social Studies 5)
- Systems of government vary in their respect for human rights and freedoms. (Social Studies 6)
-Exploring text and story helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world. (English Language Arts 6)
-Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking. (English Language Arts 6) Curricular Competencies: -Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and develop understanding of self, community, and world (English Language Arts 5) -Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in text (English Language Arts 6) -Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity (English Language Arts 5+6) -Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways (English Language Arts 6) Content: -Past discriminatory government policies and actions such as the Head Tax, the Komagatu Maru Incident, residential schools and internments (Social Studies 5) -Human rights and responses to discrimination in Canadian society (Social Studies 5) -Global poverty and inequality issues including class structure and gender (Social Studies 6)
Duration
60 minute lessons with field studies option
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017
1 recommendation   431 downloads

Japanese Canadian Internment Gr 10-12 Updated

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
Updated Lesson Plans for Social Studies 10 and So…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - one year ago
Description
Updated Lesson Plans for Social Studies 10 and Social Justice 11/12 relating to Japanese Canadian Internment at Hastings Park.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
social justice
second world war
racism
URLs
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
Learning Standards
Curricular links to Grade 10 Social Studies (Copied from the Ministry of Education curriculum guide) Big Idea: Political decision-making and societal change are influenced by interactions between, individuals, groups and institutions. Curricular Competencies: Students are expected to be able to do the following: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Content: Students are expected to know the following: Injustice, oppression, and social change in the development of human rights Curricular links to Grade 11/12 Social Justice (Copied from the Ministry of Education curriculum guide) Big Ideas: Social justice issues are interconnected. The causes of social injustices are complex and have lasting impacts on society. Social justice issues have both individual and systemic effects. Curricular Competencies: Students are expected to be able to do the following: Use inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess and compare significance of people, events, and developments at particular times and places, and examine what it reveals about social justice issues Create and implement an action plan to address a particular social justice issue Content: Students are expected to know the following: Past and present social injustices in Canada and the world, their possible causes, and their lasting impact on individuals, groups, and society Roles of governmental and non-governmental organizations in issues of social justice and injustice
Duration
60 minute and 80 minute lessons with field studies option
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017
0 recommendations   535 downloads

Keep Wild Animals Wild - 6-8

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Keep Wild Animals Wild lesson plans, videos and w…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
7
8
Submitted By
Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Keep Wild Animals Wild lesson plans, videos and worksheets provide everything educators need to introduce students to what makes wild animals wild, why wildlife trade is a big threat not just to animals and ecosystems, but to people too, and how to help keep wild animals wild.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
animal welfare
elephants
wildlife trade
empathy
responsibility
compassion
URLs
http://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/keep-wild-animals-wild
Learning Standards
The lesson plans are tailored to three instructional levels and meet curriculum objectives in geography, economics and life science. Students 8-10 (Grade 3-5) and 11-14 (Grade 6-8) will learn about wildlife trade, why it is relevant to them and why we need to protect wild animals from wildlife trade.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016

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