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Miners vs. Dunsmuirs: Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials 4

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mine…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Miners vs. Dunsmuirs" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the stormy relationship of the Dunsmuir family run coal mines of 19th century British Columbia and their employees. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Coal mining
Craigdarroch
Vancouver Island
Nanaimo
Primary Documents
Secondary Documents
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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. 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
15 minutes up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 6, 2014
13 recommendations   2937 downloads

Gold Fever: Working People: A History of Labour in BC-Labour History Project Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Gold…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Gold Rush" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the gold rush economy of British Columbia prior to confederation. The impact on Miners, Aboriginal Peoples, the environment and the economy of British Columbia are 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Aboriginal Peoples
Mining
Cariboo Road
Boom and Bust
Economics
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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
Varies from 15 minutes to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
10 recommendations   3021 downloads

Mattie Gunterman: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials 5

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Matt…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mattie Gunterman" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the new technology of photography and its application in the hands of pioneer Mattie Gunterman in late 19th-early 20th century British Columbia. Examine the images of everyday life as captured by the lens of the this Victoria era pioneer. The traditional roles of women in the Victorian era are challenged by this unique individual. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Vignette
Photography
Victorian Era
Gender Roles
Women
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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 in the Victorian era of British Columbia. 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
varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
10 recommendations   2062 downloads

Won Alexander Cumyow: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 6

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Won …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Won Alexander Cumyow" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the prejudices and racism experienced by Chinese Canadians in the late 19th-early 20th century. Trained as a lawyer but unable to practice law, Won Alexander Cumyow becomes an advocate for the rights of Chinese immigrants in British Columbia. This material can also be used as a background resource for the topic of the Head Tax and the Asiatic Exclusion laws in early 20th Century Canada found in the Social Studies 11 course. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Chinese Canadians
immigration
minority rights
voting rights
1907 Riots
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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 of Chinese immigrants in early British Columbia. Additionally the limitations and advancements in democratic principles are explored in this lesson. In Social Studies 11 for the Politics and Government learning outcome, students can examine how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Under the society and Identity learning outcome students will also be able to assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration and minority rights.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
12 recommendations   4639 downloads

Fishermen’s Strike of 1900: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 7

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fish…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fishermen’s Strike of 1900" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the tensions between the Cannery owners and the newly formed B.C. Fishermen’s Union the late 19th-early 20th century. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges of Frank Rogers efforts to organize and protect the rights of fishermen in the face of cannery owners opposition. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Fishers
Japanese Canadians
Aboriginal Peoples
Frank Rogers
Fraser River Canners’ Association
B.C. Fishermens’ Union
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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
Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
12 recommendations   2613 downloads

Mayo Singh-Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 9

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mayo…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mayo Singh" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the role of Mayo Singh in establishing a model multi-cultural Forestry community around Paldi on Vancouver Island. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges that Mayo Singh had in creating and sustaining a sawmill in the early part of the 20th century. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Lumber
Sikhs
South Asians
Japanese Canadians
Immigration
Racism
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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 in early 20th Century British Columbi. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. In Social Studies 11 under the society and Identity learning outcomes, students will also be able to assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration and minority rights.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
2 recommendations   827 downloads

You Can Make a Difference

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 6 years ago
Description
You Can Make a Difference includes lesson plans f…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 6 years ago
Description
You Can Make a Difference includes lesson plans for seven projects students can do to take action for animal. Projects include speeches, presentations, displays, posters, petitions, letters, videos/skits and fundraisers. Each is outlined in a lesson format for teachers and worksheet/tip sheets for the students. Developing skills in responsible advocacy will give students confidence to make changes for causes in which they believe.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
social responsibility
letter writing
speech writing
posters
critical thinking
media
video project
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
English Language Arts - grades 6, 7 Social Studies - grades 6, 7 Visual Arts - grade 6, 7
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
12 recommendations   3250 downloads

Bows and Arrows - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 1

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows and Arrows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the role of Aboriginal workers in the early years of the Port of Vancouver and the struggle for racial equality in the labour movement. The life of Bill Nahanee and the early years of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) are also featured 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Strike
Longshoreman
Wobblies
Aboriginal People
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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 as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
5 recommendations   1658 downloads

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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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6
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12
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 6 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 6 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
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
3 recommendations   3466 downloads

Aboriginal Success Stories

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
KELLY HAWBOLT - 6 years ago
Description
This is meant as an enrichment activity to doveta…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
KELLY HAWBOLT - 6 years ago
Description
This is meant as an enrichment activity to dovetail with BC’s resources and economy. Also, it will demonstrate that while treaties, residential schools and the Indian Act set back and damaged Aboriginal culture and development, there are Aboriginal success stories. The lessons bring in themes of good resource management in BC. This offers some enrichment in business planning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Keywords
Resource Management
Aboriginal
Duration
2 - 3 Classes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 6, 2015
1 recommendation   10987 downloads

Violence is Preventable (VIP) Program

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
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10
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12
Adult
Submitted By
BC Society of Transition Houses - 6 years ago
Description
Skilled community-based facilitators are availabl…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
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Adult
Submitted By
BC Society of Transition Houses - 6 years ago
Description
Skilled community-based facilitators are available around the province to provide accessible and inclusive Violence is Preventable (VIP) programming in local schools. You can request any of the following program components for your community: o Violence prevention presentations to educate students, teachers, administrators, and parents/caregivers; o One-on-one support to individual students; and/or o Group intervention in the school environment. For more information, contact your local VIP program or contact Andrea Thompson, Children and Youth Services Coordinator at BCSTH, by phone (604.669.6943, ext 229) or email (andrea@bcsth.ca).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
Child abuse
Media literacy
Gender equality
Intersectional feminism
Bullying
Technology safety
Teen Dating Violence
Counselling
URLs
http://www.bcsth.ca/
Learning Standards
The Violence is Preventable (VIP) program is a comprehensive strategy for connecting schools, educators, students and families with Children Who Witness Abuse (CWWA) programs across the province to improve the health and welfare of children and youth impacted by violence. As provincial coordinator of this school-based prevention program, the BC Society of Transition Houses (BCSTH) supports VIP sites to accomplish the following program goals: • Break the silence of domestic violence by making it safe for children and youth to speak up in schools about their experiences? • Increase teacher, school staff, parent/caregiver, and student awareness about violence in relationships and its effects on child witnesses? • Empower participants to become personally involved in community social justice initiatives; • Motivate students and educators to recognize violence in their everyday lives; and • Facilitate partnerships between schools and communities in order to respond to the emotional, social, academic, and psychological needs of children and youth exposed to domestic violence.
Duration
Varies based on the needs of each school.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2015
7 recommendations   1887 downloads

The Gender Spectrum: What Educators Need to Know

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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K
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Adult
Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the com…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 6 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
Pedagogy
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
transgender
LGBTQ
social justice
gender idenity
sexuality
sexual health education
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
2 recommendations   9813 downloads

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Searching for a Just Peace

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 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
0 recommendations   1023 downloads

Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages - Élèves de 5 à 7 ans

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuill…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
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.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
French/FSL
Science
Biology
Keywords
Les animaux sauvages
faune sauvage
francais
Learning Standards
Les élèves de 5 à 7 ans apprendront à distinguer les animaux domestiques des animaux sauvages, et à les observer de façon responsable. 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. Téléchargez dès maintenant les plans de leçons gratuits.
Duration
20-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 15, 2016
3 recommendations   1086 downloads

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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Adult
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 4 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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Adult
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 4 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
Duration
2-3 lessons (depending on depth of research)
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 17, 2016
0 recommendations   620 downloads

Social Studies 9 Fur Trade Unit Test

Resource Type
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Jason Anderson - 4 years ago
Description
Written assessment on the Fur Trade. Intended to …
Resource Type
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Jason Anderson - 4 years ago
Description
Written assessment on the Fur Trade. Intended to be used with rubric for thoroughness and and thoughtfulness of written responses. Multiple correct answers.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Fur Trade
Assessment
HBC
NWT
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 26, 2016
1 recommendation   3021 downloads

Métis Sash Weaving

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
S.Kumar - 4 years ago
Description
A lesson on weaving a miniature Metis sash with a…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
S.Kumar - 4 years ago
Description
A lesson on weaving a miniature Metis sash with an introduction to the history of the sash. (Detailed weaving instructions included)
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Learning Standards
Create images using a variety of materials, technologies, and processes Create 2-D and 3-D images that incorporate the styles of selected artists from a variety of social, historical, and cultural contexts Distinguish characteristics of various Aboriginal cultures in BC and Canada
Duration
varies depending on age level (approx. 60-90 minutes)
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 1, 2016
1 recommendation   788 downloads

Projet de recherche sur la culture Secwepemc

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
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9
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 4 years ago
Description
Un projet de recherche au sujet de la culture Sec…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 4 years ago
Description
Un projet de recherche au sujet de la culture Secwepemc (langue, nourriture, géographie, etc.) Le projet final est présenté sous forme de "lapbook." Les gabarits pour la création du lapbook sont inclus.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Français arts langagiers
First Nations
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Lapbook
Secwepemc
Sciences Humaines
Duration
2-10 blocks
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 7, 2016
5 recommendations   1687 downloads

Making Space: Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice Throughout the K-12 Curriculum

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
Description
Government publication to support teachers in dis…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
Description
Government publication to support teachers in discussing social justice issues across the K-12 curriculum.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Keywords
social justice
racism
homophobia
sexism
law
social studies
diversity
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
3 recommendations   775 downloads

Justice Not Charity Lesson Plan

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 6 years ago
Description
Introduce some poverty facts about BC, and get th…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 6 years ago
Description
Introduce some poverty facts about BC, and get the class involved in the following activity to demonstrate inequality.
Subject
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
Poverty
Justice
Charity
Learning Standards
- To learn and think critically about the issues of poverty and homelessness, including inequality in a local and provincial context. - To look at long term, concrete ways to work toward more equitable distribution and the elimination of poverty
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 28, 2015
2 recommendations   677 downloads

Social Justice Lens booklet

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
SusanR - 6 years ago
Description
A guide to understanding the social justice lens.
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
SusanR - 6 years ago
Description
A guide to understanding the social justice lens.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 1, 2015
13 recommendations   2791 downloads

Vancouver Island War - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2, Lesson Materials 4

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Vanc…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Vancouver Island War” 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 Vancouver Island Coal Strikes of 1912-14. The lesson materials focus on strategies used by the workers to gain better working conditions and wages by uniting labour into unions. The harsh methods of repressing the strike are also covered in the film. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Strike
Coal Mining
Extension Mine
Richard McBride
Militia
Mexico
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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; provide explanations of economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 14, 2015
10 recommendations   3118 downloads

Ginger Goodwin - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2, Lesson Materials 6

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Ging…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Ginger Goodwin” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the leadership of Ginger Goodwin within the Labour movement of British Columbia during the war years of 1914-1918. The lesson materials focus on the controversy and response to his death at the hands of the Provincial Police in 1918. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Mining
Vancouver Island
World War I
Conscription
General Strike
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
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; and explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada. Additionally, the episode can be used to explore responses to Canada’s military involvement in the First World War.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 14, 2015
3 recommendations   872 downloads

Paige's story - a lesson about a B.C. teen in the DTES

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 5 years ago
Description
The BC advocate for children and youth released a…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 5 years ago
Description
The BC advocate for children and youth released a biography of "Paige"--an aboriginal teen in foster care who died of an overdose in Vancouver's impoverished downtown eastside. In this lesson, students--in groups--read a portion of the biography and then share with the class. A worksheet is provided to facilitate the lesson. Students discuss the challenges and solutions to teen issues of poverty, addiction foster care and government policies.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Psychology
Keywords
teen poverty
teen addiction
downtown eastside
aboriginal issues
Learning Standards
Reading and discussion of a social justice issue.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 18, 2015
1 recommendation   669 downloads

Dealing With Name Calling

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
The Pride Education Network has created a resourc…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
The Pride Education Network has created a resource package for teachers looking to address homophobia and name calling in their schools. For more resources on this topic, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bctf.ca/socialjustice.aspx?id=6106
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Pride
LGBTQ
Homophobia
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Name-callingBklt%202010.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
1 recommendation   1027 downloads

Japanese-Canadian internment - through two children's books

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
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4
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9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This lesson plan looks at Japanese-Canadian inter…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This lesson plan looks at Japanese-Canadian internment during WW2 through a study of two children's books: 'Naomi’s Road' by Joy Kogawa, and 'A Place Where Sunflowers Grow' by Amy Lee-Tai. 'Naomi's Road' is a novel about a young girl that relates a tale of unquenchable human spirit, undaunted by prejudice and unable to let go of hope. 'A Place Where Sunflowers Grow' by Amy Lee-Tai looks at imprisonment through the eyes of a child, and offers beautiful, haunting depictions of life in a Japanese internment camp during World War 2.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
English Language Arts
Keywords
discrimination
prejudice
world war two
Duration
1-2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
0 recommendations   557 downloads

Examining Homophobia in Sports

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action group. The discussion, drama, and critical thinking activities in this guide are geared towards all students wishing to examine the role of how gender stereotypes are reinforced through sports in school. For more resources on this topic, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bctf.ca/socialjustice.aspx?id=6106
Subject
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
LGBTQ
Gender Stereotyping
URLs
http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Homophobiasports.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
1 recommendation   3629 downloads

The Origins of Names

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This lesson, created for the children's story, 'T…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This lesson, created for the children's story, 'The Name Jar,' by Yangsook Choi deals with issues of cultural identity, racism and immigration. Having just arrived from Korea with her family, Unhei is anxious about making friends and worried that no one will be able to pronounce her name. Instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to pick a new name.
Subject
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Korean
Social Studies
Keywords
prejudice
discrimination
racism
bullying
Duration
1-2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
1 recommendation   432 downloads

God Loves Uganda

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action group. Students will view the documentary God Hates Uganda, examining the oppression of LGBTQ Ugandans who live under the threat of antigay law, American evangelical Christian groups, and fearmongering in national media. Students will complete a viewer response to the documentary that reflects their understanding of the oppressed group and the implications of globalism/continuation of colonialism. For more resources on this topic, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bctf.ca/socialjustice.aspx?id=6106
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
LGBTQ
Human Rights
Oppression
URLs
http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/GodLovesUganda.pdf
Learning Standards
A5 Assess how belief systems can affect perspectives and decisions in relation to social justice issues B2 Analyze causes of social injustice, B6 Analyze social justice issues related to globalism and globalization C3 Implement an appropriate plan for action on a selected local, provincial, national, or international social justice issue
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
2 recommendations   1798 downloads

Racism in Canada

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
Racism in Canada: Elementary lesson plans These l…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
Racism in Canada: Elementary lesson plans These lessons are to be taught in a series. The intent of this sequence is to have students clearly understand the differences between racism, discrimination, and bullying, prior to teaching specifically about racism and black history in Canada. For more antiracism resources, see the following link: https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=17632
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
oppression
privilege
discrimination
bullying
Duration
1 - 4 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
2 recommendations   907 downloads

Lesson plan for The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler, illustrated by David Lee Csicsko

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This primary lesson plan centers around the child…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This primary lesson plan centers around the children's picture book 'The Skin You Live In', by Michael Tyler, illustrated by David Lee Csicsko. This is meant to be a fun book about skin colours that shows no matter what the colour of one's skin is, we are more similar than different. For more antiracism resources, see the following link: https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=17632
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
racism
identity
bullying
antibullying
diversity
Duration
1-2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
0 recommendations   952 downloads

Animal Welfare: A Key Component in Social Justice

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 5 years ago
Description
Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are su…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 5 years ago
Description
Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are subjected to situations beyond their control. Using animals as a bridge to discuss social justice issues can be a way to ease students into more sensitive and personal social justice issues such as racism and stereotyping. Included in this package are some outlined activities and discussion questions that should get the conversation started. These are designed to encourage students to think critically about where their beliefs and ideas come from and help them in their future discussions about issues involving people in society, as well as give them a chance to reflect on their own views on animals.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Social Responsibility
Critical thinking
Animal welfare
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
Personal awareness, social responsibility, critical thinking.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
9 recommendations   2816 downloads

Solidarity: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 9

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Soli…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Solidarity” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the response of labour, social groups and environmentalists to sweeping changes introduced by the Social Credit government in 1983. The resulting coalition of protests groups pushed the province to the verge of a general strike before a mediated solution was achieved by Jack Munro. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Social Justice
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Charter of Rights and Freedoms
B.C. Federation of Labour
Social Credit
Labour rights
Social Rights
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Describe major provisions of the Canadian constitution, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and assess its impact on Canadian society. Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
8 recommendations   2651 downloads

Margaret Rutledge: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Marg…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Margaret Rutledge” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the early career of Margaret Rutledge, a pioneer in Canadian aviation and advocate for women’s rights for those working in the formative years of the industry. The vignette can be helpful in examining the non-combat role of women in the war years of 1939-1945. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Women
Zeballos
division of labour
women’s rights
Employment standards
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels Assess Canada’s role in World War II and the war’s impact on Canada Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
6 recommendations   2923 downloads

Bloody Sunday Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 11

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bloo…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bloody Sunday” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the events of June 19th, 1938 when the unemployed men of Vancouver occupied the Hotel Georgia, the Art Gallery and the Canadian Post Office to force local and provincial governments to deal with the unemployment crisis and the cuts in relief programs. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Relief Camp
Strike
CCF
Liberals
Conservatives
Photograph interpretation
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels of government. Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights. Explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
2 recommendations   5086 downloads

Aboriginal Education Activities K-7

Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Doni Gratton - 5 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
Resource Type
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Doni Gratton - 5 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
K-7 Learning Standards
Art
MAth
Science
Socials
LA
Aboriginal Education
Learning Standards
K-7 AbEd links (Math, Science, Socials, Art, LA)
Duration
Year at a glance, new learning standards links: Ab Ed K-7 Math, Science, LA, Socials, Art
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2016
9 recommendations   2862 downloads

Farmworkers: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 8

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Farm…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Farmworkers” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the British Columbian farmworkers whose work largely fell outside the protections of B.C. labour legislation and the efforts the Canadian Farmworkers’ Union to organize farmworkers and to provide them with the protections afforded to other labourers in the province . 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Strike
WorkSafeBC
Raj Chouhan
South Asians
Charan Gill
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments (cause and consequence) Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2016
4 recommendations   2026 downloads

How To Be An Accountable Man: Handbook for Preventing Violence

Resource Type
Classroom printable
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Isaac Louie - 5 years ago
Description
A free resource for young men to explore healthie…
Resource Type
Classroom printable
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Isaac Louie - 5 years ago
Description
A free resource for young men to explore healthier versions of masculinity. This handbook discusses ways young men can navigate dating ethically, how they can support survivors of sexual assault/abuse, and provides practical tips they can be responsible guardians of safety in public spaces.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
masculinity
feminism
gender
sexuality
anti-violence
violence prevention
anti-bullying
Language
English
Date Created
May 8, 2016
1 recommendation   786 downloads

Is there a Scientific Basis for Race

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
maryam adrangi - 4 years ago
Description
For decades, people have debated the question: Is…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
maryam adrangi - 4 years ago
Description
For decades, people have debated the question: Is there a Scientific Basis for Race? The answer is…still under discussion. Many argue that race is socially constructed and that we are all part of the same human race. At the same time, scientists continue to research health issues, like sickle-cell anemia or diabetes, that impact some racial communities more than others. Why? Your assignment is to explore a topic in which Scientists have explored or had to address the idea of race! This could be with regards to medicine, sports, public health, scientific testing, genetics, and more.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Biology
Keywords
Human Biology
Cellular Biology
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAWrwexw-To
http://www.radiolab.org/story/91653-race/
Learning Standards
-Grade 12 Cellular Biology, or Grade 8-10 Science units regarding human biology. -Consider ethics and social issues related to Science
Duration
Project with multiple classes (discretion of teacher)
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 30, 2016
3 recommendations   3431 downloads

Questioning Gender Expectations

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the expectations we have…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the expectations we have around gender, and reinforce the notion that no one should feel confined by these expectations or teased /put down because of them.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
Gender
gender identity
gender diversity
teasing
bullying
name-calling
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
Learning Standards
ELA 2/3 - The role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity ELA 4/5 - Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and deepen understanding of self, community, and world PHE 2/3 - Identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity PHE 4/5 - Describe factors that positively influence mental well-being and self-identity
Duration
2 x 40 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
2 recommendations   2382 downloads

LGBTQ Human Rights

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the history of LGBTQ rig…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the history of LGBTQ rights in Canada and make comparisons to other countries around the world. It will highlight that systems of government vary in their level of respect for human rights and freedoms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
Sexual Orientation
Gender Identity
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://opentextbc.ca/abealfreader4/chapter/the-story-of-jim-egan/
https://www.vanmag.com/20-tru-wilson
Learning Standards
Socials 5 - Human rights and responses to discrimination in Canadian society
Socials 6 - Global poverty and inequality issues, including class structure and gender
Socials 7 - Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events, and compare the values, worldviews, and beliefs of human cultures and societies in different times and places
Duration
2 x 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
4 recommendations   4313 downloads

What is a Family?

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the diverse types of fam…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the diverse types of families that exist in society. The interactive activity teaches students that all families are special, express love and support their family members in similar ways to others families and are of equal importance and value within society.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
Families
Family Diversity
Sexual Orientation
Gay
Lesbian
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
Learning Standards
Socials K - Ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same. Socials 1 - Diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within the local and other communities PHE K/1 - Caring behaviours in groups and families
Duration
2 x 30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
4 recommendations   2748 downloads

Gender in Short Stories and Poetry

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will use short stories and poetry to …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will use short stories and poetry to explore how gender roles and identity can be shaped by culture and change over time. Students will consider how gender identity and expression is influenced by societal expectations. They will also explain and support personal responses to a text. Students will respond to ideas on gender presented in song lyric format. Students will analyze content for explicit and implicit meaning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender Identity
gender diversity
gender
human rights
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
http://www.giuliotortello.it/shortstories/boys_and_girls.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE5YzRr9yPo
Learning Standards
ELA 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 - Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts
Duration
2 x 80 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
1 recommendation   2058 downloads

Blow the Whistle on Name Calling

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson encourages students to consider what …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson encourages students to consider what a caring and respectful environment looks like and what the consequences of name-calling can be. It helps students develop a strategy for group self-monitoring of name-calling in the Physical Education class that can be transferred across the school environment.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gay
lesbian
bullying
teasing
respect
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://www.glsen.org/activity/blow-whistle-name-calling-k-5
Learning Standards
Develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others Identify caring behaviours among classmates and within families
Duration
30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
1 recommendation   1400 downloads

Language and Terminology to Explore Gender and Sexuality

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the language and termino…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will explore the language and terminology which help us to understand and discuss the historical inequality which gender and sexual minorities have faced and continue to face. This understanding will help students to think critically about gender and sexuality which will help promote a more inclusive school and a more equitable world.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender identity
gender diversity
sexual orientation
homophobia
transphobia
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
http://www.transstudent.org/gender
Learning Standards
PHE 8/9/10 - Propose/analyze strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying. PHE 10 - Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities Social Studies 10/11/12 - Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective)
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
3 recommendations   1791 downloads

School Climate Map

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
In this activity, students will create a map of t…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
In this activity, students will create a map of their high school that evaluates how safe and welcoming its spaces are for trans, two-spirit and gender expansive students. Students will consider how gender identity and expression is influenced by societal expectations. They will also explain and support personal responses to a text.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender identity
sexual orientation
bullying
school climate
gay
lesbian
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
Learning Standards
Propose strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying Propose strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community Explore and describe the impact of transition and change on identities Consequences of bullying, stereotyping,and discrimination Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships
Duration
80 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
0 recommendations   635 downloads

International Women's Day

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson plans to teach about International Women's…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson plans to teach about International Women's Day on March 8. There are more lessons available at https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=19766&libID=19774
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Law
Keywords
international women's day
women's studies
women's history
social justice
status of women
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 30, 2015
0 recommendations   760 downloads

Flood of Change - A story about civic action.

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
The documentary video Flood of Change shares the …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
The documentary video Flood of Change shares the story of three youth in Nepal and their movement to take action around water, sanitation and hygiene issues. The story is told by Nepalese youth who filmed 70% of the final footage and found the words and images to share their story. In this video, we learn about a diarrhea outbreak that happened in the Western Region of Nepal in 2009. The outbreak affected over 5,000 individuals and caused more than 464 deaths in 18 districts. The majority of the deaths were people in the ethnic group known as Dalits or "untouchables" who are a low income group in Nepal and have poor access to sanitation facilities and little education on safe water, sanitation and hygiene. A group of youth from Kathmandu mobilized to visit the region and create awareness about the importance of safe water and sanitation in the affected area.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
civics
global awareness
water
sanitation
hygiene
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYwJXml4gzk
Learning Standards
Grade 11 Civics: evaluate the citizen's role in civic processes locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. Evaluate the relative abilities of individuals, governments, and non-governmental organizations to affect civic change in Canada and the world.
Duration
1 hour & 20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015
2 recommendations   653 downloads

Tikho's Story: Learning about global water and sanitation issues

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavema…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavemakers made with a young girl in Zambia named Tikho. Tikho took video and photos to document the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) issues her community is facing. Tikho is the daughter of Gladys, a nurse who works at Seeds of Hope International Partnerships (SHIP), CAWST’s WET Centre in Zambia. Students hear about WASH issues in from Tikho’s perspective. They also receive an overall message of hope, as Tikho shares the solutions implemented by her community to prevent disease caused by poor WASH. This slideshow also comes with a lesson plan, games, and action planning resources for students who want to get involved.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
youth stories
water and saniation
global awareness
URLs
https://www.cawst.org/files/wavemakers/resources/tikholessonplan/index.html#/title-slide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT9OzPRYtKc&list=PL9v91TA8WG-bZL1-oK9OXSrCOlrNr35RW&index=7
Learning Standards
Explain the connection between sanitation, safe drinking water, and health. Describe how people in a community in Zambia are improving their access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Classify good and bad practices related to hygiene, sanitation and water conservation.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015
8 recommendations   2412 downloads

Helena Gutteridge Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 3

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Hele…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Helen Gutteridge” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the work of an outstanding advocate for the rights of women and minorities as well as advocacy for women’s suffrage in the early years of the 20th century. 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Peace Activist
Suffragette
Gender studies
voting
radical
women’s rights
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
In the area of society and Identity the materials help to develop an assessment of the impact of Canada’s social policies and programs on the lives of Canadians. Additionally, the lesson materials can be used to explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels. Helena Gutteridge materials has a strong connection to the description of the roles of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015

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