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New, free lessons about animals, bugs, earth and Indigenous Knowledge

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Bella Savchenko - 2 months ago
Description
A variety of lesson plans and units developed by …
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Bella Savchenko - 2 months ago
Description
A variety of lesson plans and units developed by teachers and volunteers spanning a range of topics and age/grade levels suitable for classrooms, outdoor settings, home schoolers and more. Feel free to share your favourite lesson plans so we can share them with even more teachers free of charge.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Keywords
environmental education
climate
Compost
Endangered species
Forest
food chain
sustainability
forest fire
URLs
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0&sss=1
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0&sss=2
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0&sss=3
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0&fbclid=IwAR1JHfGcZcKW9wjwnHCJA1m5q5Or8NmZEz6KUUprUPRe_V8h5cWvve1W1N8
Learning Standards
New lesson plans for ages 5-12 created by teachers and volunteers for free public use in schools, outdoor education, youth groups, home school & more. Get them at http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0 Also available on the EEPSA website http://eepsa.org/resources/links/
Duration
30-60 mins
Language
English
Date Created
May 25, 2021
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Israel-Palestine Conflict History and Context

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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10
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Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 months ago
Description
Created May 13, 2021
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 months ago
Description
Created May 13, 2021
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
gaza
west bank
Israel/Palestine
Duration
2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
May 13, 2021
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Wealth Inequity Lesson Demonstration (WILD)

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Ashleigh C - 2 months ago
Description
The Wealth Inequity Lesson Demonstration (WILD) i…
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10
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Ashleigh C - 2 months ago
Description
The Wealth Inequity Lesson Demonstration (WILD) is a game meant to be played by upper level high school students to support an exploration of global trade relationships. This project was created as a final assignment for a second year Education class at Vancouver Island University (VIU) under the direction and guidance of professor Paula Waatainen. WILD was created to demonstrate how different countries around the globe have different trade capabilities and natural resources available to them. This game highlights how affluent countries will perpetually prosper, while developing countries will struggle to fulfil their resource needs.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Keywords
trade agreements
national interests
global trade
printables
URLs
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1jqS215s0nad4yypsWoUSDVr81WBECAsk
Duration
45-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 8, 2021
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Granny's Clan, A Tale of Wild Orcas

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Inspired Learning International - 4 months ago
Description
This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4…
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Inspired Learning International - 4 months ago
Description
This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4-8 but can be adapted for primary grades and covers many curricular competencies in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Art. The cognitive strategies suggested are engaging and motivating for learners with a variety of learning needs and can also be applied to most learning sequences across the curriculum. They also include practice with the core competencies. These will provide many entry points for learners to explore the life, environment and struggles of the orcas. Granny’s Clan is an engaging story about an orca family. Students will instantly connect too many similarities between their family and Granny’s.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Science
Environmental Science
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
diversity of ecosystems
stewardship
life cycles
human encroachment
comprehension strategies
writing from a perspective
Learning Standards
English Language Arts and Writing gr. 3-8, First Peoples Learning Principles, all Core Competencies, Social Studies inquiry processes and skills, Science 4-7 All livings things sense respond to their environment,
Duration
3 hours or at teachers discretion
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2021
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La Promesse du bout du monde (cahier pédagogique)

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8
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Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - 4 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de 13 pages comprend des exercices prêt…
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8
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Danielle S. Marcotte - 4 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de 13 pages comprend des exercices prêts à être imprimés qui peuvent être utilisés ensemble ou séparément et leur clé de correction. L’accent est mis sur le développement du vocabulaire et l’analyse des personnages ainsi que l’apprentissage d’éléments relatifs à l’histoire des francophones au Canada. Puisque le roman se déroule en 1786 en grande partie sur la côte ouest de ce qui est maintenant le Canada et fait constamment référence à l’histoire acadienne en Atlantique, il ouvre la porte à l’étude des grands explorateurs francophone comme La Pérouse, l’histoire acadienne, mais aussi celle de l’empire espagnol et l’effet de la surpêche sur la loutre de mer. Le cahier suggère donc des activités complémentaires pour explorer ces données.
Subject
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
History
Keywords
british columbia
Colombie-Britannique
first nations
premières nations
acadia
acadie
1786
18th century
histoire
La Pérouse
reading comprehension
compréhension écrite
character study
étude de personnage
URLs
https://daniellesmarcotte.weebly.com/resources--ressources.html
Language
French
Date Created
Mar 6, 2021
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Le Mouvement travailliste en Colombie-Britannique de 1840 à 1914

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Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 months ago
Description
Le Mouvement syndical de la Colombie-Britannique …
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Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 months ago
Description
Le Mouvement syndical de la Colombie-Britannique (1840-1914) peut servir de document d’information pour la série de vignettes Working People: A History of Labour in BC hébergée sur le Knowledge Network et les leçons d’accompagnement élaborées par le Labour History Project. Les articles sont conçus pour être utilisés individuellement dans le cadre du cours Études sociales 9 et Études sociales 10. Les enseignants peuvent compléter l’activité de lecture par des leçons sélectionnées tirées de Working People: A History of Labour in BC qui sont liées à ce document. En outre, la série vidéo The Edge of the World: B.C.'s Early Years a un certain nombre de segments qui complètent la lecture pour la période 1840-1914.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Vignettes
Premières nations
Fourrures
Pêche
Le travail des enfants
La Compagnie de la Baie d’Hudson
Ruées vers l'or
Dunsmuir
La compagnie de chemin de fer du Canadien Pacifique
Grèves
briseurs de grèves
syndicat
La grève des mineurs de charbon de l'île de Vancouver
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
Les documents traitent des aspects des normes d’apprentissage clés du programme actuel d’études sociales 9. Les compétences en pensée critique sont appliquées tout au long des processus d’enquête et des compétences d’études sociales pour poser des questions; rassembler, interpréter et analyser des idées; et communiquer les constatations et les décisions. La leçon porte sur les compétences suivantes en matière de programme d’études; Jugement éthique, perspective, continuité et changement et causes et conséquences.
Duration
60 minutes-8 hours
Language
French
Date Created
Feb 14, 2021
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Instead of soldiering on: Supporting critical thinking about the social studies curriculum

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Submitted By
CASJ - 5 months ago
Description
The purpose of this activity is to trouble some o…
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Submitted By
CASJ - 5 months ago
Description
The purpose of this activity is to trouble some of the dominant narratives in Social Studies—particularly those centered around war and conflict, by critically reflecting on what is normalized in our Social Studies curricula, and in turn, our society.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
peace education
war
conflict
World War I
Duration
60 - 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2021
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Ocean Watch Education Kit Átl’?a7tsem - Txwnéwu7ts Howe Sound Edition

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Classroom printable
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4
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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Classroom printable
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy to the classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Ocean Watch education kit includes 7 lessons for grades 7 & 8. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook and additional resources.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Science
Biology
Keywords
research
biodiversity
Indigenous Knowledge
URLs
https://ocean.org/our-work/education/ocean-watch-education-kit-howe-sound/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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Sustainable Seafood Education Kit

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Classroom printable
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4
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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Classroom printable
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Grade Level
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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy into classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Seafood education kit introduces 7 lessons per age group: elementary, middle years and secondary. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook, curriculum guide and unit plan.
Subject
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Keywords
food
sustainability
ocean
URLs
http://seafoodedkit.ocean.org/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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Ocean Plastic Education Kit

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Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
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Classroom printable
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 5 months ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy into classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Ocean Plastic education kit includes 7 lessons per age group: elementary, middle years and secondary. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook curriculum guide and unit plan.
Subject
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
URLs
http://plasticedkit.ocean.org/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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SJ12 Full Course Quarter System Format

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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 8 months ago
Description
Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
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10
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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 8 months ago
Description
Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
SocialJustice12
Gender
Race
Poverty
lgbtq2s+
Indigenous
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2020
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L’Hydravion et la caverne mystérieuse (cahier pédagogique)

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Danielle S. Marcotte - 8 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de dix pages comprend des exercices prê…
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Danielle S. Marcotte - 8 months ago
Description
Ce cahier de dix pages comprend des exercices prêts à être imprimés. Il est un excellent point de départ pour discuter les composantes d’un roman, sa chronologie, la force et la diversité des personnages, stimuler l’imagination et faire évoluer le vocabulaire. Il amène à découvrir les caractéristiques et la géographie de la côte ouest du Canada. Ce cahier est conçu pour accompagner le livre «?L’Hydravion et la caverne mystérieuse?» par Danielle S. Marcotte, un roman d’aventures de 150 pages pour les plus de huit ans qui explore le monde des pilotes de brousse, la vie des villages de la côte, l’archéologie et le fonctionnement des petites compagnies familiales où la solidarité est nécessaire. Le roman est suivi d’un glossaire.
Subject
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Entraide
Canadien
Français
Colombie-Britannique
Histoire
Avion
Squelette
Archéologie
URLs
https://daniellesmarcotte.weebly.com/resources--ressources.html
Language
French
Date Created
Nov 19, 2020
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Aquatic Species at Risk Workshops

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Willow Beck - 9 months ago
Description
Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and …
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Willow Beck - 9 months ago
Description
Species at Risk Workshops are fun, hands-on, and solutions-oriented conservation workshops that focus on four species at risk in the Salish Sea: Southern Resident Killer Whales, Steller Sea Lions, Basking Sharks, and Leatherback Sea Turtles. These are a series of three inquiry-based workshops, that can be delivered virtually (the educator live streams to a class) or in-person for Grades 4-12. Students brainstorm and implement impactful stewardship projects to engage their schools and communities in aquatic species conservation. Workshops are designed to encourage critical thinking, personal awareness, and social responsibility. For virtual delivery, students are engaged through interactive tools such as Kahoot.
Subject
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
stewardship
ocean
environmental
virtual workshop
leatherback sea turtle
plastic pollution
climate change
URLs
https://seasmartschool.com/speciesatrisk
Learning Standards
Students are empowered to make changes in their everyday lives to help reduce human-caused threats to species at risk and our oceans. Through their Youth Action Team projects, they are able to see how their actions have real-world impacts. Students learn to be aware of the personal choices they make in their daily lives, and how they can contribute to their communities and make the world a better place. This is all taught through the lens of ocean conservation, with a focus on four species at risk that live in the Salish Sea. Students learn how their actions can impact these animals. Creative/Critical Thinking - I can learn a lot about something new, consider different perspectives, generate and develop new ideas, and implement them in real life (students brainstorm and participate in group discussions about solutions to threats to species at risk) Communication - I can share and develop ideas with others, take on roles and responsibilities with a group, summarize key ideas and present what I have learned (achieved through Youth Action Team projects and presentations in Workshop 3) Personal & Social Responsibility - I can explain what my values are and how they affect the choices that I make, I can participate in classroom and group activities to improve the wellbeing of myself, my community, and the natural world (achieved through Youth Action Team projects that are implemented in the community to benefit the natural world)
Duration
60
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2020
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Rocks 'R' Resources

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Dan - 9 months ago
Description
A grade 5 level, 7-8 lesson Earth Science unit pa…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
Dan - 9 months ago
Description
A grade 5 level, 7-8 lesson Earth Science unit package focused on the rock cycle and how materials from the earth are used as resources to build homes, roads and other things in our communities. Includes a section on the importance of reclaiming land after mines are closed, and exercises for students to do inside (some requiring parent or teacher supervision) and outside the classroom (suitable for online education). This package was produced by the BC Stone Sand & Gravel Association (a registered non-profit) with thanks to a generous donation from Summit Materials that allowed us to build the package with assistance from the Ontario Stone Sand & Gravel Association. Many thanks also to the volunteer members who spent many hours reviewing and revising the materials to ensure they are ideally suited for use here in BC.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Keywords
Rock Cycle
Natural Resources
Geology
Transportation
Infrastructure
Construction
Learning Standards
Science 5 Big Ideas: Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.
Duration
7 to 8 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 23, 2020
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How to put a handle on a Mug

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Submitted By
Robyn Oliver - 9 months ago
Description
This is a link to a video on YouTube that I creat…
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Activity
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Adult
Submitted By
Robyn Oliver - 9 months ago
Description
This is a link to a video on YouTube that I created to show students how to attach a handle to a mug. Some content about form and function included.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Keywords
pottery
wheel throwing
ceramics
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUSX38O1qlk
Learning Standards
This is one of many Micro Lessons within my Wheel Throwing Unit. It is aimed at the beginner level
Duration
4 minute video
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 12, 2020
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Intimate Partner Violence and COVID-19

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Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - 10 months ago
Description
Isolation and increased stress levels stemming fr…
Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - 10 months ago
Description
Isolation and increased stress levels stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and associated social distancing measures have contributed to a heightened incidence of intimate partner violence. While social distancing measures are in place, teachers may be one of the few consistent contacts for students and their families. This resource provides information on accessing supports to respond to intimate partner violence.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
COVID-19
teacher
families
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 5, 2020
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The 1918 Vancouver Steam Laundries Strike

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 10 months ago
Description
This lesson is suitable for Social Studies classe…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 10 months ago
Description
This lesson is suitable for Social Studies classes studying the First World War and the Canadian Home Front as well as curriculum examining gender and racial tensions in the work force of early British Columbia. The time period of the lesson is set in the closing months of the war and the early recovery period from the Great War to early 1919. Additional overlapping intrigues to the women struggling for fair wages and better working conditions in the steam laundries of Vancouver was the death of Ginger Goodwin and the threats of a General Strike raised by the Vancouver Trades and Labour Council, as well as the onset of the Spanish Influenza Pandemic. The lesson materials also examine the racial conflict between the steam laundries and the Chinese hand laundries. Critical thinking and the use of primary sources are at the core of the lesson activities.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Vancouver Trades and Labour Council
Union
Helena Gutteridge
Ellen Goode
Josephine Wilson
Matilda Cruikshank
Spanish Influenza
Pandemic
Primary documents
Learning Standards
Discriminatory policies and injustices in Canada and the world that utilize Social Studies Inquiry processes and explorations of Historical significance, evidence, continuity and change, causes and consequences, perspective and ethical judgment.
Duration
45-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 26, 2020
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Les premières économies

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 10 months ago
Description
Activités pour accompagner la vignette "First Eco…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 10 months ago
Description
Activités pour accompagner la vignette "First Economies » de la série réputée Knowledge Network; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia. Cette vignette examine l’économie préexistante en Colombie-Britannique avant la colonisation. Le rôle important joué par les Premières Nations de la Colombie-Britannique est étudié en ce qui concerne l’établissement et la prospérité de la Colombie-Britannique. Il s’agit d’une unité créée par le « Labour History Project », un groupe d’enseignants et enseignants retraités de la Colombie-Britannique qui collaborent à la conception d’une série de plans de leçons, d’activités et d’ateliers axés sur les études du travail et l’histoire du travail. Cliquer sur ce lien : https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Premières économies
Vignettes
Premières nations
Fourrures
Jeu de role
Simulation
Pêche
Learning Standards
Les documents traitent des aspects des normes d’apprentissage clés du programme actuel d’études sociales 9. Les compétences en pensée critique sont appliquées tout au long des processus d’enquête et des compétences d’études sociales pour poser des questions; rassembler, interpréter et analyser des idées; et communiquer les constatations et les décisions. La leçon porte sur les compétences suivantes en matière de programme d’études; Jugement éthique, perspective, continuité et changement et causes et conséquences.
Duration
15-120 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 23, 2020
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Study Guide — Balancing History: Warp Weft Weave: Joining Generations

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Grade Level
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Submitted By
BCHF - 10 months ago
Description
The focus of the study guide is intended to encou…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
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Adult
Submitted By
BCHF - 10 months ago
Description
The focus of the study guide is intended to encourage students to dig deeper into history to find a voice that was quieted or unheard. The guide will deepen understanding and knowledge of colonial histories and the current realities of Indigenous People, as well as, an understanding of social injustices and discriminatory policies in Canada (including Residential Schools, the head tax, the legal system, disenfranchisement, and internments).
Subject
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
head tax
internments
Indigenous People
disenfranchisement
URLs
https://www.bchistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Balancing-History_Warp-Weft-Weave-Joining-Generations_-Study-Guide.pdf
Learning Standards
Concepts: Historical Perspectives, Continuity and Change, Cause and Consequence
Duration
40-80 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2020
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Fish (cod) labeling activity

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Worksheet
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file which presents everything you can learn about a cod when you dissect it. This is a cod body-part labeling activity. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video in the presentation for the full educational experience. This activity pairs well with our interactive cod dissection: Anatomy of a cod (an analysis activity about the health of a stock of cod) (linked in links).
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
sustainability
ocean education
ocean literacy
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=AnatomyofaCodEN&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_B59S0r4jkJXd
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
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Netukulimk

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Grade Level
4
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
Description
Students are invited to create a survival plan of…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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4
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 11 months ago
Description
Students are invited to create a survival plan of what they would need to survive if they were to live outside in their local habitat. They can only take from the earth and land and must consider factors like season, weather, habitat and ecosystem. "Netukulimk explains Mi’kmaw ways of life, tying together social and economic practices with systems of governance through time. Living in harmony, and taking only what you need, is the true essence of Indigenous ways of being and living." (Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre). Our linked video explores the concept in an accessible way for children and teenagers. Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre has an extensive guide about Teaching About the Mi'kmaq (pdf). This activity is one of our Indigenous perspectives content pieces. More to come. This activity is one of our Inquiry-tools (activities that encourage students to think about what they know and how they learn).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
indigenous education
art
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=NetukulimkLFH&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_iubE_KRzY2er
https://bit.ly/32qfzJj
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: Social Responsibility Critical Thinking English Language Arts: Comprehend and connect - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences. Arts Education: Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
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Racism and COVID-19 - Supporting IBPOC teachers

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Classroom printable
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BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately shone a s…
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Classroom printable
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K
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Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately shone a spotlight on the multiple forms of racism that were prevalent in Canada long before the onset of the pandemic. If you are a teacher who identifies as Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis, Inuit, Indigenous, Black or a Person of Colour (IBPOC), your union has multiple support available to you to address both the individual and structural impacts of racism.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
Aboriginal
First Nations
Metis
Inuit
Indigenous
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2020
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A Teacher's Guide to "A Second Chance: A Gladue Rights Story": Teaching and Learning About Colonialism and Reconciliation

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
Clay McLeod - one year ago
Description
The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Secon…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Clay McLeod - one year ago
Description
The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Second Chance: A Gladue Rights Story" (which tells the story of Myra, an Indigenous woman who is charged with assault with a weapon and is about Gladue rights for Indigenous peoples) is a resource for secondary teachers that: -provides background information about Gladue rights and explains their relationship to relevant learning intentions in BC’s curriculum, -guides educators in using the graphic novel to meet relevant learning intentions, and -guides educators in meeting learning intentions relevant to the topic of Gladue rights. The guide provides ideas for teaching and learning about colonialism and reconciliation in courses for grades 10 to 12, within BC’s redesigned curriculum.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
Indigenous
rights
criminal
URLs
https://lss.bc.ca/publications/pub/teachers-guide-second-chance-gladue-rights-story
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies Using oral, written, visual, and digital texts, students are expected individually and collaboratively to be able to: Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)
Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability
Select and apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to guide inquiry, extend and transform thinking, and comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts
Analyze how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages
Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic factors
Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing)
Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking
Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes
Select and apply appropriate oral communication formats for intended purposes
Express and support an opinion with evidence
Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Assess and refine texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact
Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of texts
Use the conventions of Canadian spelling, syntax, and diction proficiently and as appropriate to the context
Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles 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 (including legal concepts, issues, and procedures); and communicate findings and decisions
Assess and compare the significance and impact of the experiences of Indigenous peoples in Canada’s history (significance)
Assess the justification for differing perspectives after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence)
Analyze continuities and changes for Indigenous peoples over time since contact with Europeans and in Canadian history (continuity and change)
Determine and assess the long- and short-term and intended and unintended impacts of colonial laws, policies, and history (cause and consequence)
Explain and infer multiple perspectives on people, places, issues, and events, and distinguish between world views of different cultures and peoples in history (perspective)
Make reasoned ethical judgments about decisions, laws, policies, actions, and events in colonial history and contemporary Canada (ethical judgment) Content Students are expected to know the following:
A wide variety of BC, Canadian, and global First Peoples texts
A wide variety of text forms and genres
Common themes in First Peoples literature (i.e., ways in which Indigenous peoples and communities have been impacted by colonial laws, policies, and history, like the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in prison)
Reconciliation in Canada (i.e., how Gladue rights relate to the concept of reconciliation and the “Calls to Action” of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, particularly 30–32)
Text features and structures - narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples texts - form, function, and genre of texts - elements of visual/graphic texts Strategies and processes:
Reading strategies
Metacognitive strategies
Writing processes
Presentation techniques Language features, structures, and conventions:
Elements of style
Syntax and sentence fluency
Usage and conventions
Literary elements and devices
Literal and inferential meaning
Persuasive techniques Students are expected to know the following:
Examples of colonial laws and policies, and aspects of colonialism that have affected Indigenous peoples (e.g., residential schools)
Ways in which Indigenous people and communities have been impacted by colonial laws, policies, and history (e.g., overrepresentation of Indigenous people in Canadian prisons)
What Gladue rights are and how they fit into Canada’s criminal justice system (i.e., when sentencing an Indigenous person, the judge is obliged to take that person’s circumstances into account)
How Gladue rights relate to the concept of reconciliation and the “Calls to Action” of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (particularly 30–32) Big Ideas Texts and stories about the impacts of colonialism and possibilities of reconciliation provide insight into key aspects of Canada’s past, present, and future. Texts and stories about the impacts of Canada’s colonial history play a role within the process of reconciliation. The exploration of text and story deepens understanding of one’s identity, others, and the world, including:
how aspects of Canada’s colonial history have led to current disparities between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians, and
how attempts to address the impacts of colonialism are an aspect of reconciliation. Colonial laws, policies, and history affected Indigenous peoples in history and continue to have consequences for Indigenous people and communities today. Reconciliation, which involves the transformation of Canadian society, takes many forms, including the criminal justice system’s recognition of Gladue rights. Canada’s colonial history and its ongoing impact has led to loss of culture and identity for many Indigenous people. It has led to significant educational, income, health, and social disparities between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians, including an overrepresentation of Indigenous people in prison.
Duration
Up to teacher's discretion (this resource describes several learning activities that can be chosen; each activity takes a different amount of time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 7, 2020
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English/Petrarchan Sonnet - Annotation Graphic Organizers & 4 Creative Activity Options

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Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
CrowFjord - one year ago
Description
This bundle of resources come from Week 2 of a di…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
CrowFjord - one year ago
Description
This bundle of resources come from Week 2 of a distance-education unit on Sonnets. Contents: - Graphic organizers for annotating/analyzing Francesco Petrarcha's "Rima 190", Sir Thomas Wyatt's "Who so list to hunt," and Edmund Spenser's "Sonnet 67" - An empty graphic organizer that can be used for any poem - Four creative activity options for engaging with the material (see the pt.2 document) -- one poetry analysis challenge, one creative writing option, one persuasive/creative writing option, and one fine arts option. - Suggestions for adapting these activities to F2F settings
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
sonnets
petrarch
sir thomas wyatt
edmund spenser
distance education
poetry
annotation
graphic organizer
Learning Standards
• 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 • Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways • Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning • Recognize an increasing range of text structures and how they contribute to meaning
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2020
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Responding to Outbreak Lab

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Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Lisa Cheng - one year ago
Description
The Solve to Outbreak Lab follows the BC’s New Cu…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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4
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Lisa Cheng - one year ago
Description
The Solve to Outbreak Lab follows the BC’s New Curriculum for Grade 8 science. Sequentially, this lab would be part of the Grade 8 Biology unit, following lessons regarding microbes, the immune system, and vaccinations and antibiotics. Feel free to use any of the resources provided below for your online classroom.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Keywords
epidemic
pandemic
cdc
epidemiology
disease
URLs
https://lessonsinthecloud.wordpress.com/2020/06/28/responding-to-outbreak-lab-bc-grade-8/
Learning Standards
Big Idea: How do humans and micro-organisms interact? Content: • Impact of epidemics and pandemics on human populations. • Vaccination can prevent the spread of infectious disease Curricular competencies: • Demonstrate an awareness of assumptions and bias in their own work • Identify possible sources of error and suggest improvement to their investigation methods. • Seek patterns and connections in data from their own investigations and secondary sources • Use scientific understandings to identify relationships and draw conclusions
Duration
1 week
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 28, 2020
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Les besoins essentiels à la survie

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Activity
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4
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Submitted By
Ianick Leroux - one year ago
Description
Visionnement, analyse et discussion d'une série d…
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Activity
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4
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Submitted By
Ianick Leroux - one year ago
Description
Visionnement, analyse et discussion d'une série de vidéo provenant de Faune et flore du pays.
Subject
Science
Keywords
espèces
survie
observations
questionnement
communication
besoins
sélection
naturelle
Learning Standards
Compétences disciplinaires • Faire des observations dans le but de formuler ses propres questions sur la nature. • Communiquer des idées, des résultats et des solutions à des problèmes dans un langage scientifique et à l’aide de représentations ou de technologies numériques, selon les besoins. Contenu Les besoins essentiels à la survie • L’habitat : nourriture, eau, abri et espace; vivant et non-vivant. • Les besoins essentiels à la survie de différentes espèces.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 26, 2020
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What to Expect When You Vote - Information Sheet

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Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This information sheet explains the voting proces…
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This information sheet explains the voting process at a voting place for a provincial election in British Columbia.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
voting
voting place
provincial
election
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/what-to-expect-when-you-vote.pdf
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Having a Voice: Voting Rights and Democracy in BC

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Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
Participants will engage with primary-source docu…
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Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
Participants will engage with primary-source documents and reproduction items from the Royal British Columbia Museum, Elections BC and the BC Archives to address the following: 1) What is democracy and why do we vote? 2) What is direct democracy? What is representative democracy? 3) How have voting rights changed over time? 4) What considerations are important when identifying electoral boundaries? 5) Why do electoral boundaries change? Participants can choose to do one or all of the following activities: 1) Democracy and why we vote (primary-source activity with photographs and other images) 2) Direct democracy (mock referendum activity) 3) Franchise and disenfranchisement (primary-source activity with documents) 4) Representation and electoral boundaries (map reading and making activity)
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
provincial
election
primary sources
maps
Elections BC
Royal BC Museum
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/having-voice-voting-rights-and-democracy-bc
Learning Standards
The kit is designed to fit the Grade 5 Social Studies: Canadian Issues and Governance curriculum. All classes and ages are invited to use the kit. Students will use the contents of this kit and their inquiry process skills to address participation and representation in B.C. politics, the electoral process and electoral boundaries.
Duration
1 to 6 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Canada C3 Giant Floor Map

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Activity
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - one year ago
Description
The map is 5 x 4 m (17.5 x 13 ft) in size and com…
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Activity
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - one year ago
Description
The map is 5 x 4 m (17.5 x 13 ft) in size and comes in a carry on suitcase weighing approximately 4.5 kg (10 lbs). The route of the Canada C3 journey is highlighted along with Parks Canada National Heritage sites, UNESCO World Heritage sites, migratory bird sanctuaries, national wildlife areas and marine protected areas. The provinces, territories and provincial capitals are also indicated. The map is presented in English and French.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Canada's Coastline
Indigenous coastal communities
traditional knowledge
geography
outreach
maps
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/canada-c3-giant-floor-map
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/images/canada_c3_activity_plans.pdf
Learning Standards
The world in spatial terms Places and regions Physical systems Human systems Environment and society The uses of geography
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Species at Risk Outreach Boxes

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Activity
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K
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - one year ago
Description
Most people don’t realize that British Columbia h…
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Activity
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K
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - one year ago
Description
Most people don’t realize that British Columbia has the richest biodiversity of any province or territory in Canada. Biodiversity can be measured in many ways, but the simplest way to measure it is by species richness—the number of species present. Within our species-rich territory, there are many species at risk, and in most cases, human activity is responsible for the decline of wildlife populations.
Subject
Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
species at risk
natural science
biodiversity
habitat loss
wildlife
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/species-risk-mini-museums
Learning Standards
There are nine Species at Risk outreach kits. Each outreach kit focuses on one species at risk and includes a specimen, information about the species, its habitat and the risks it faces. The kits are a great catalyst for reading, research or an inquiry project.
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Writing on the Wall: Chinese Canadian History in BC Outreach Kit

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Activity
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - one year ago
Description
This outreach kit contains reproductions from the…
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Activity
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Submitted By
Royal BC Museum - one year ago
Description
This outreach kit contains reproductions from the collections of the Royal BC Museum and BC Archives to help your student's explore Chinese Canadian history in BC and the following Big Ideas: What makes an object or document historically significant? How can students engage with evidence from the past in order to think critically about how we understand history?What are the limitations of primary sources?
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Chinese Canadian history
inquiry process
primary sources
historical thinking concepts
historical wrongs
URLs
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/learn/outreach/outreach-kits/writing-wall-outreach-kit-chinese-canadian-historical-wrongs
https://www.openschool.bc.ca/bambooshoots/
https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/images/2016_2017_TheWritingOnTheWall_Educators%20Guide.pdf
Learning Standards
Canadian Issues and Governance The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time Past discriminatory government policies and actions
Duration
30-60 min per lesson plan (4 lessons included)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 23, 2020
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Parliamentary Democracy in British Columbia - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the system of parliamentary d…
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Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the system of parliamentary democracy in British Columbia. It describes the provincial election process and the role of MLAs.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
voting
election
MLA
government
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWOL_0bs0YM&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
3 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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History of Voting Rights in British Columbia - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video describes the history of provincial vo…
Resource Type
Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video describes the history of provincial voting rights in British Columbia from 1871 to present.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fcv42PgMfhk&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Get Ready to Vote - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains five key steps for voters to …
Resource Type
Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains five key steps for voters to get ready to vote in a provincial elections in British Columbia.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
voting
election
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FO5lfnuQ_0&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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The Voting Process in British Columbia - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provin…
Resource Type
Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provincial elections in British Columbia. It includes an overview of the different voting options.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=VZ5EURR5OyI&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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What to Expect When You Vote - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provin…
Resource Type
Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the voting process for provincial elections in British Columbia.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Elections BC
vote
voting
election
elections
provincial
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=mvbgUvgWSGA&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Primary-level and secondary-level social studies
Duration
2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Three Levels of Government - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the roles and responsibilitie…
Resource Type
Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the roles and responsibilities of the three levels of government in Canada: municipal/local, provincial/territorial and federal.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
election
Elections BC
government
municipal
provincial
territorial
federal
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgnyxuzI_bI&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Secondary-level social studies
Duration
3 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Three Levels of Elections - Video

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Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the three levels of elections…
Resource Type
Multimedia
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
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12
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
This video explains the three levels of elections in Canada: municipal/local, provincial/territorial and federal.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
election
vote
municipal
provincial
territorial
federal
government
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=z_PQt95D2-Q&feature=emb_logo
Learning Standards
Secondary-level social studies
Duration
3 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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Democracy in a Box Activity kit

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K
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
The Democracy in a Box Activity Kit helps partici…
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Activity
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
The Democracy in a Box Activity Kit helps participants explore democracy and voting – past and present – in British Columbia. The kit includes fun activities and resources, including supplies for a mock election, election trivia cards, a map to explore B.C.’s electoral districts, and a timeline to learn about the history of voting rights in B.C. The kit is free and includes everything students and classrooms need to hold a mock election and begin exploring democracy and voting.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
election
provincial
voting rights
mock election
trivia
map
MLA
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/voting/outreach-and-education/democracy-kit/
Learning Standards
There are two versions of the kit: one is designed for primary and intermediate-level learners (kindergarten to grade 7), while the other is for secondary and continuing education-level learners (grade 8 to adult). In the activity booklets, at the beginning of each activity, we have identified curricular connections in Social Studies, including big ideas and curricular competencies. Follow the link to view the activity booklets.
Duration
1 hour to 4 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2020
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BC Elections Education Project

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
There are two lesson packages - one on the BC Ele…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
There are two lesson packages - one on the BC Election Process and Voting, and the other on Parliamentary Democracy and the Role of MLAs. The BC Election Process and Voting Lesson Package provides newcomers with essential information needed to participate in a provincial election. A voting simulation activity provides participants with an opportunity to experience each step of the act of voting as if they were at a physical voting station. The Parliamentary Democracy and the Role of MLAs Lesson Package gives newcomers a more in-depth understanding of the democratic process in BC, as well as the role of an MLA in representing constituents. The lesson packages teach adult immigrant and refugee English language learners how to participate in the democratic process when they become eligible as Canadian citizens.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
ESL
government
MLA
democracy
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/resources/ISSofBC-lesson-plans-2019.pdf
Learning Standards
The lesson packages are suitable for CLB 4 to 8 LINC classes.
Duration
1.5 hours to 3 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 19, 2020
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Which Election? Understanding federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal/local elections

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
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12
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students are asked to reflect u…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
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12
Submitted By
Elections BC - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students are asked to reflect upon their own experience with dividing tasks. The students watch two short videos to learn about how government responsibilities are divided and about the impact these divisions have on elections in Canada. Students then deepen their understanding by completing activities at different learning stations, to explore the three levels of government and the different aspects that occur with elections on each level. Finally, students consolidate their understanding through both class discussion and personal reflection; and, are encouraged to explore how they can actively engage in the electoral process.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
voting
government
responsibilities
Canada
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/teachers-guide-elections-government.pdf
Learning Standards
Competencies and Skills: • Students will work collaboratively: demonstrating respect, integrity, and open-mindedness • Students will gather information relevant to their own electoral communities • Students will examine maps to better understand elections at all three levels of government in Canada • Students will connect headline news topics to the appropriate level of government and think critically about the topics that they care about • Students will reflect on their learning, and consider how they can engage in elections at all three levels • Students will practice a variety of online search skills to arrive at the appropriate information
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 19, 2020
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Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Youth During COVID-19

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
The BCTF is a strong supporter and partner of SOG…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
The BCTF is a strong supporter and partner of SOGI 1 2 3, a provincial program that helps educators make schools inclusive and safe for students of all sexual orientations and gender identities (SOGI). Within the context of COVID-19, critical social distancing measures have distanced teachers and students from their physical school communities. We asked Scout Gray, SOGI 1 2 3 Program Lead for BC and Alberta, to share what impact the pandemic is having on youth who identify as LGBTQ2S+, and what teachers can do to support them.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Keywords
LGBTQ2S+
SOGI
social distancing
COVID-19
pandemic
community
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 16, 2020
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Racism and COVID-19

Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
As the outbreak of COVID-19 has increased people’…
Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one year ago
Description
As the outbreak of COVID-19 has increased people’s fear and anxiety, so, too, has it magnified the historic legacy and present reality of racism in society. This short document provides you with information about resources and services to support people experiencing racism, as well as resources for teachers and students to build the necessary skills to advocate in support of those impacted by racism.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
racism
COVID-19
social justice
advocacy
antiracist
resources
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 11, 2020
2 recommendations   180 downloads

Getting Outside in the COVID-19 Era

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Donna Morgan - one year ago
Description
A brief list of suggested links and activities fo…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Donna Morgan - one year ago
Description
A brief list of suggested links and activities for outdoor learning in the era of COVID-19. List of links compiled by the Metro Science Educators Network.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Keywords
place-based learning
environmental education
outdoor education
Learning Standards
This is a compilation of advice and resource links to get students outdoors despite/because of social distancing. Focus is on place-based learning.
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 8, 2020
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World War I Technologies Research Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students should have fairly good knowledge of…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students should have fairly good knowledge of WWI. In this activity they are tasked with research 5 war technologies (machine guns, poison gas, submarines, airplanes, and tanks). There are links for websites provided for each technology. As the students are researching they should complete the War Technologies Handout. After the students have done the research and completed the War Technologies Handout they can answer the significance question. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to change it. Please feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War I
Weapons
Research Activity
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to conduct independent research online • The students will be able to evaluate how new technologies impacted the fighting in WWI • 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 how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence) • Communication (acquiring and presenting information) • Thinking (analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating)
Duration
40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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Simon Fraser’s 1808 Expedition Secondary Source Reading Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students are to cover a reading passage about…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students are to cover a reading passage about Simon Fraser’s 1808 expedition and answer short-answer questions. It can be used as part of a larger unit on colonization, exploration, and/or Simon Fraser. Students can do this activity digitally or in hard copy. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to add your own. Please feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Simon Fraser
Exploration
Colonization
Canadian History
British Columbia History
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • 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). • Exploration, expansion, and colonization.
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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Hitler’s and Stalin’s Purges Newspaper Analysis Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
In this activity the students read two newspaper …
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
In this activity the students read two newspaper articles about Adolf Hitler's "Knight of the Long Knives" and Joseph Stalin's "The Great Terror" purges. The students need to read the newspaper articles and answer short-answer questions. Students should already have a fairly general knowledge of Hitler and Stalin and be familiar with the concept of “purge.” The newspaper articles may be difficult for some students to comprehend, and this should be a consideration. You may wish to combine the documents into a single PDF to distribute to your students. I provide a single-point rubric, but this can be easily changed.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Adolf Hitler
Joseph Stalin
Purge
Newspaper
Primary Source
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2020
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NATIONALISM AS A CAUSE OF WWI

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
Students should have some general knowledge about…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
Students should have some general knowledge about World War I, and in particular the causes of WWI. It would also be beneficial if the students had some cursory knowledge of the concept of nationalism. The students start by watching speeches by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to detect nationalism in their speeches. Then the students read a primer on nationalism to further inform their thinking. Lastly, the students will read three nationalistic speeches by Georges Clemenceau, Lloyd George, and Kaiser Wilhelm. As the students are reading they should fill out the Nationalistic Speeches Handout. Once they are done, they will pick the speech they find most convincing and justify their choice. This lesson can be split up and delivered online or hard copy. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to change it to your own liking. Feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Nationalism
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to evaluate how nationalism contributed to the start of WWI • 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 how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence) • Thinking (questioning and investigating)
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Life During the Great Depression Budget Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
This activity is designed to have students consid…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
This activity is designed to have students consider what it would be like for various people to live during the Great Depression. Three cases are presented, representing low to high income individuals and their families. Students can investigate 1-3 case studies and compare/contrast between them. The discussion questions can be modified to fit the number of cases the student will be analyzing. This can also be done in pairs or triads, with each student creating a budget for one case. Students can complete this activity and submit it online. Or print the answers out and send/scan/photograph them and submitting them digitally or in print. I use a single point rubric, but any other assessment can be easily inserted in.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Great Depression
Life During the Great Depression
Budget
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing. • Social Awareness & Responsibility: resolving problems. • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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Hitler’s Speech Primary Source Activity

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
Students should already have a fairly general kno…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
Students should already have a fairly general knowledge of WWI, the Treaty of Versailles, and the concept of nationalism prior to doing this activity. The students should read the speech (I provide a loose paraphrasing with more accessible language – please feel free to use your name or make your own adaptation). The students can then answer the questions and submit their responses digitally or in hard copy. You may wish to tailor the questions more to specific concepts you are focusing on. The single-point rubric can be easily modified to fit other assessment needs/preferences.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War 2
Speeches
Adolf Hitler Speech
Causes of World War 2
Learning Standards
• Critical & Reflective Thinking: analyzing and critiquing; questioning and investigating. • 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). • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective).
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020

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