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Voices Into Action - free, ERAC approved, bilingual online resource.

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
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VoicesintoAction - 4 years ago
Description
Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC app…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
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VoicesintoAction - 4 years ago
Description
Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC approved bilingual online humanities educational resource. It includes 6 units with a host of lessons on social justice issues through case studies, original videos, and primary resources. Students delve into horrific facts about The Holocaust, genocide, homophobia, gender inequality, Aboriginal history, immigration, cyber bullying, and much more. VIA is aimed at raising students’ social consciousness to help abolish hatred and prejudice in Canada and beyond. Register to use your Teacher Dashboard and get started creating customized lessons for each of your classes so your students can access your lesson from any mobile device.
Subject
Social Justice
Keywords
Gender studies
Assessment rubrics
LGBTQ
URLs
http://www.voicesintoaction.ca
Learning Standards
Secondary School Humanities with curriculum connections in Social Justice, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Aboriginal Studies, History, Comparative Civilizations, Psychology, Civics, and Media Studies.
Duration
225 hours
Language
English
Date Created
May 21, 2015
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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 - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Wher…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 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