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Mars Lander Design Challenge

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Katarina Smith - 19 days ago
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Engineering is a broad field that presents many o…
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Katarina Smith - 19 days ago
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Engineering is a broad field that presents many opportunities for creative problem solving and hands-on learning. The engineering design cycle is a framework for thinking that can be broadly applied across all subjects and connects well to the new Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum. In this activity, students act as engineers and participate in a hands-on STEM lesson related to space science, while utilizing the engineering design cycle. Students will build a “Mars Lander” and test our their designs!
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Earth Science
Physics
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Design
Engineering
Space
Mars
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- Understand the basic structure of the Engineering Design Cycle and how it relates to the Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum - Use Inquiry-based learning to solve a design problem - Understand how to build a narrative around STEM activities - Explore an activity that relates to space exploration
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60 - 90 minutes
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English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire

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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective human…
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire : Mise au point par les enseignants de niveau secondaire à l’intention de leurs homologues, cette ressource éducative a pour but d’informer les jeunes et de leur donner les moyens de passer à l’action en vue d’atténuer la souffrance humaine. Illustrée au moyen d’exemples propres au contexte canadien, la nouvelle version 2016 comprend six modules qui abordent divers sujets liés au droit humanitaire international, dont les crimes de guerre, les réfugiés, les crises négligées, les inégalités entre les sexes, les principes humanitaires ainsi que les mécanismes favorisant la justice et l’engagement des jeunes. Offerte en français et en anglais, la ressource « Le Canada et les conflits » complète directement certaines matières scolaires, comme l’instruction civique, les sciences sociales, l’histoire, la géographie, le droit, les études linguistiques et les sciences humaines.
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Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
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droit humanitaire international
crimes de guerre
refugies
justice
engagement des jeunes
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https://www.croixrouge.ca/crc/documentsfr/7110_RedCross_CanadaConflict_FR_F-WEB.pdf
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French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: Designed by and for high school teachers, this educational toolkit was developed to inform and empower youth to take action toward alleviating human suffering. Using Canadian examples, the revised 2016 edition is a complete toolkit comprised of 6 modules that touch on issues of International Humanitarian Law such as war crimes, refugees, neglected crises, gender inequality, humanitarian principles, mechanisms for justice and youth engagement. Canada & Conflict is directly complementary to academic subjects such as civics, social studies, history, geography, law, language arts and the humanities and is available in both English and French.
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Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
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International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
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https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
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English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Pris au piège

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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Conçu pour les enseignants et les élèves de 13 à …
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Conçu pour les enseignants et les élèves de 13 à 18 ans, Pris au piège vise à amener les élèves à mieux comprendre ce que sont le le droit international humanitaire (DIH) et les enjeux humanitaires, en leur permettant de de se mettre virtuellement à la place de trois jeunes qui vivent les conséquences de conflits armés dans le monde. https://prisaupiege.ca/
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
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https://prisaupiege.ca/
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1 lesson
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French
Date Created
Sep 23, 2019
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Forced to Fight

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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Forced to Fight: is an interactive online resourc…
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Forced to Fight: is an interactive online resource designed for students between the ages of 13-18. The resource helps facilitate understanding of IHL and humanitarian issues and allows the user to experience what it is like for young people living in situations of armed conflict around the world. Teachers can use this resource in collaboration with the lesson plans available in the teaching resources links or they can choose to use it as a stand-alone activity to trigger critical thinking and classroom discussion on issues related to armed conflict. Visit forcedtofight.ca to explore this resource.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
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Interactive
International Humanitarian Law
Law
Refugees
Forced Migration
Child Soldiers
Violence
Armed Conflict
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https://forcedtofight.ca/
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1 class
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English
Date Created
Sep 23, 2019
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Student Leadership for Change (SLC)

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Be The Change Earth Alliance - 3 months ago
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The SLC eco-social education resources have been …
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Be The Change Earth Alliance - 3 months ago
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The SLC eco-social education resources have been designed to empower youth through solution-oriented approaches to the environmental and social issues facing society today. SLC is comprised of five independent, interchangeable modules that focus on developing core values for an environmentally sustainable and socially just worldview. Each module includes a lesson plan, videos, and classroom activities, as well as eight student inquiry & project-based 'Action Packs' that explore sustainability topics, providing current research links, experiential community activities and hands-on actions to develop students’ core competencies in critical and creative thinking, communication, and personal and social responsibility. Sign up for open access lesson/unit plans at: http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Environmental Education
Conscious Consumption
Conservation
Justice
Health
Climate Change
Inquiry
Eco-Social
Integrated Learning
Place-Based
First Peoples' Principles of Learning
URLs
http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Learning Standards
SLC may be used in a variety of courses across many grades. To learn more, visit our curriculum correlations at http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/course_connections
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English
Date Created
Jul 11, 2019
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Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship

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ARC Foundation - 3 months ago
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An entry lesson to gender identity that helps stu…
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ARC Foundation - 3 months ago
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An entry lesson to gender identity that helps students learn how to be a good friend and to develop understanding and respect for people when their name and appearance change. Created by Bryan Gidinski. Curricular Connections (English Language Arts K-2) Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy. · Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families. · Everyone has a unique story to share. · Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world. Curricular Competencies: · Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening, and viewing strategies to make meaning · Engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers, as appropriate, to develop understanding of self, identity, and community · Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity · Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning · Recognize the structure of story
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English Language Arts
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SOGI
respect
identity
social responsibility
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https://bc.sogieducation.org/
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English Language Arts K-2 Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
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English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2019
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Capri, la petite antilope des Prairies (cahier pédagogique)

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Danielle S. Marcotte - 6 months ago
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Ce cahier de plus de vingt pages comprend des inf…
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Danielle S. Marcotte - 6 months ago
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Ce cahier de plus de vingt pages comprend des informations, des jeux et des exercices prêts à être imprimés. Il est un excellent point de départ pour discuter comment notre comportement affecte l’environnement et nous fait apprécier des animaux canadiens peu connus. Il amène à découvrir les plantes et le climat des Prairies du Canada. Il permet de travailler le vocabulaire animalier et le plaisir de la rime. Ce cahier est conçu pour accompagner le livre "Capri, la petite antilope des Prairies" par Danielle S. Marcotte.
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Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Geography
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rime
poésie
animaux
biodiversité
antilope
préservation des espèces
famille
amis
entraide
canada
canadian
animals
wildlife
poetry
french
francais
story
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French
Date Created
Apr 11, 2019
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Rick Hansen Foundation School Program resources

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Marika van Dommelen - 7 months ago
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The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a co…
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Marika van Dommelen - 7 months ago
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The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a complete set of resources designed by educators, for educators to support them in teaching students about disability, accessibility and inclusion, thus empowering youth to become difference makers in their schools and communities. The Rick Hansen School Program is: - a comprehensive bilingual collection of lesson plans, videos, and books; - available for FREE to all educators across Canada; - flexible and aligns with lessons and curriculum that are already being taught in the classroom Participating teachers and administrators agree that the program makes classrooms and schools more inclusive, decreases bullying, empowers students to create positive change, and raises student awareness of the potential of people with disabilities.
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Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Leadership
Social Justice
Special Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Special needs
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Accessibility
inclusion
equity
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https://www.rickhansen.com/schools-communities/school-program
Learning Standards
Lessons and activities align with curriculum, can be used cross curricularly and support BC Educational Priorities
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30 - 90 minutes per lesson
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English
Date Created
Mar 18, 2019
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Propaganda and Persuasive Cartography

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Rhiannon Jones - 7 months ago
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A lesson plan on propaganda maps geared towards 2…
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Rhiannon Jones - 7 months ago
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A lesson plan on propaganda maps geared towards 20th Century World History 12 (adaptable to Political Studies 12 or Social Studies 11). In the modern era, students are constantly surrounded by digital and non-digital forms of persuasion. This is not new: propaganda and persuasion have long been used to influence the perspectives of citizens. Maps are spatially malleable and subject to intentional distortion, for military, geopolitical, economic and/or other aims. These persuasion techniques emerge in modern media. Students are first exposed to a variety of persuasive maps, where they learn to identify and critically analyze the aims and audiences of these maps. Then students are divided into groups that act as public relations companies who have been contracted to make a map that persuades U.K. audiences to vote to either leave or remain in the E.U. This activity increases understanding of how persuasive tools are used and how citizens must be critical consumers of information.
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Social Studies
Geography
History
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maps
brexit
nationalism
geopolitics
critical thinking
public relations
communication
digital citizenship
Learning Standards
-Migrations, movements, and territorial boundaries (20th Century History 12) -Civil wars, independence movements, and revolutions (20th Century History 12) -Current issues in local, regional, national, or global politics as represented in mass media (Social Studies 11 adapted from Political Studies 12) -Fundamental nature of knowledge, existence, and reality (Social Studies 11 adapted from Philosophy 12)
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70-100 mins
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English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2019
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IFAW-Living In a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 3 - What Our Dogs Need

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our d…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our dogs need to be healthy. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how we as a people can take good care of dogs so they are physically well.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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indigenous
aboriginal
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
• English Language Arts, particularly speaking and listening comprehension • Social Studies • Science • Technology • SEL—social and emotional learning
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English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs- Unit 6 - A Dog's Life- From Puppy to Elder Dog

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the season…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the seasons of a dog’s life. It explains how we can take care of and appreciate dogs during each time in their lives. It tells us how to treat our dogs well so they can live good long lives.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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First Nations
Aboriginal
Indigenous
Reserves
animal welfare
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https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs - Unit 5: Working Dogs,Traditional and Today

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the import…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the important role working dogs have played in First Nations communities and families both in the past and today. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations people and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how to care for and respect our working dogs.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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aboriginal
indigenous
reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
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speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 2: Dogs as Friends and Family

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs can be our friends and family. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Science
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indigenous
reservations
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program about dogs and First Nations. It is about how the First Peoples of North America have lived with dogs for a long time. You will meet Elders and others who share their stories about dogs and about caring for dogs. All of these people love and respect dogs and so they have shared their ideas about dogs with you. All are First Nations (Swampy Cree, Anishinaabe). We are proud to have them share about our peoples and our good ways with dogs. This unit is focused on learning about the ancestors of dogs and how our ancestors lived well with dogs. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
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Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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Indigenous
Aboriginal
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https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Program Overview: Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is a…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is an educational resource created by First Nations specifically for First Nations' learners. Stories about dogs shared by First Nations Elders and community role models form the foundation of the materials, bringing to life their experiences and wisdom. This Overview outlines the resources. There are six units in the program, each with a special focus that is relevant for students from kindergarten to grade eight. Entire units or single activities can be used to accommodate your audience. Through Elder teachings, tales from role models, histories of First Nations’ relationships with dogs, and fun activities, students learn to build healthy and safe relationships with their four leggeds. Each unit comes with an instructor guide, student activity book and audio recordings from Elders and role models. A set of posters provides students with a visual reference for important concepts in each unit.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
indigenous
aboriginal
animals
URLs
https://secure.ifaw.org/canada/secure/teaching-resources-indigenous-education
Learning Standards
Features & Benefits for K-7 Teachers in First Nations schools: •Flexible, expandable and easy to use – can use one lesson, one unit or multiple units •All six units are included and available for free download •Meets required curriculum goals •Supports positive social and emotional development •Relevant to the real lives of students •Helps keep students safe and healthy around dogs
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Cannabis: Stories, Questions and Life

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Thr…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Through the Woods” as a catalyst for conversation around questions that are useful in examining the impact of cannabis use and regulation on individuals and relationships. “Through the Woods” is about a day in the life of Matthew, a 14-year-old boy who buys cannabis at school to take to his ailing grandmother who raised him until she became too sick to care for him. The story is ripe with easy-to-see themes that young people are sure to question naturally and/or identify with (e.g., stereotypes about cannabis dealers, users and non-users; risks and rewards of selling/buying/using cannabis; and reasons for using). As such, the story can be used to help students develop their skills in asking good questions as they interact with a story and its characters in more complex ways. This lesson aims to deepen students’ understanding of relationships between peers, family members and others as well as the complex nature of human drug use.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking 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 Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Why do we feel so bad about feeling good?

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Pleasure is the motivation for many things people…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Pleasure is the motivation for many things people do in life. One of the many ways people choose to experience pleasure is by using drugs, whether it is caffeine, tobacco, cannabis or alcohol. Yet, seeking pleasure is something that we are sometimes made to feel guilty about. This is particularly true when it comes to drugs. So why might it be important to talk about pleasure in the context of drug use? Well, it turns out that, for all of us, our motivations operate within a tension between short-term pleasure and long-term goals. Furthermore, the pleasures of drug use are inextricably bound up with its risks. We cannot effectively talk about the one without the other. This lesson plan aims to engage students to think more critically about the concepts of pleasure, pain and risk related to drug use and to explore why pleasure is often missing from the conversation about drugs. This helps equip students to make more informed choices in their pursuit of pleasure.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11/12 – Composition/New Media/English Studies Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts personal, social, and cultural identities Identify and understand the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts Use digital and multimedia writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary, imaginative, and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Free Feeling: Tom Petty, Cannabis and Music as Craft

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning Americ…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning American musician and lyricist long associated with cannabis and other drugs. This lesson revolves around Tom Petty’s song You Don’t Know How it Feels (1994), which provides a rich opportunity to build drug literacy while exploring the connections between experiences, relationships, emotions, thoughts and actions. The song, with its reference to rolling a joint and sharing it with friends, sparked controversy at the time. This provides an opportunity to explore issues like censorship and artistic freedom. And the history of Tom Petty and his long-time band, the Heartbreakers, provides further opportunity to explore the impacts drug use can have on life, work and relationships. In each case, the use of dialogue rather than the transmission of the “right message” is likely to lead to greater understanding. The instructional strategies provided are examples of how this could be achieved.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Competencies: Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding 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 Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations   47 downloads

Drugs and relationships in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Ste…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Stephen Chbosky (and was made into a hit movie in 2012). Perks is a year-long series of ‘Dear Friend’ letters, written by 15-year-old Charlie, to an anonymous older teen whom Charlie believes is non-judgemental and won’t be freaked out by his references to drugs, sex and mental health issues. Charlie’s letters reveal that he is sensitive and very bright, but is struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder and filled with deep sadness owing to the suicide of his only school friend. He’s also filled with rage but doesn’t know why until the end of the story (when a sexual encounter triggers a repressed memory of his being molested by his aunt, who herself was a victim of child molestation by a family member). Perks provides various avenues for meaningful conversations around drug use, sexuality and wellbeing as well as dealing with mental health issues.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11 – Composition Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed Language shapes ideas and influences others Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens People are empowered by being able to communicate effectively Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Read for enjoyment and to achieve personal goals Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts, to guide inquiry, and to extend thinking Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts enhance and shape meaning and impact 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 and understand how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identities Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Evaluate how text structures, literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Express and support an opinion with evidence Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts
Duration
60-90 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Show Racism the Red Card

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pre-K
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a bookle…
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Unit Plan
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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a booklet full of lessons and resources to help you talk about racism with your students.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
antiracism
bigotry
stereotype
racialized
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Antiracism/2018%20Show%20Racsim%20the%20Red%20Card%2020180223-web-sm.pdf
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
0 recommendations   81 downloads

Hockey Canada World Juniors School Curriculum & Program

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
2019 World Junior Championship - one year ago
Description
Provides Canadian teachers from coast to coast to…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
2019 World Junior Championship - one year ago
Description
Provides Canadian teachers from coast to coast to coast with lesson plans in all subjects, from Kindergarten to Grade 6. More than 40 lesson plans are now available for Grades 3 to 6 to help students get ready for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, taking place in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C., from Dec. 26, 2018 to Jan. 5, 2019. We encourage teachers to use the lesson plans in their classrooms to engage students and generate excitement for Canada’s holiday hockey tradition.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
URLs
https://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/hockey-programs/schools/school-program
Learning Standards
The goal is to engage students in curriculum-based learning, enthuse them with hockey activities and enrich their knowledge and appreciation of the game of hockey.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 18, 2018
1 recommendation  

Voices into Action

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC …
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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC approved curriculum-based educational resource providing students with information on issues regarding human rights, prejudice, and hatred. Designed by curriculum experts, this program utilizes a wide variety of media (short documentary style films and compelling visuals) to present information on a history of human suffering, stemming from social injustice that is still a growing problem today. While meeting curriculum requirements, you can help students become better people, and make your classroom a better place for learning. Our media resources, along with teacher-led dialogue, give students many perspectives to consider, with opportunities for critical thinking and creative response. By understanding the history of human rights issues in Canada and around the world, they will also gain insight into current issues that occur in their world and their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Residential School System
Truth and Reconciliation
racism
gender issues
homophobia
lgbtqt
black slavery in Canada
underground railroad
genocide
Komagata Maru
Islamophobia
Japanese Internment Camps
Antisemitism
boat people
chinese immigration
URLs
http://voicesintoaction.ca/Home
http://voicesintoaction.ca/Home?_lang=fr
Learning Standards
Social Justice, grade 12; Social Sciences, grade 12; Social Studies, grades 11, 12; History, grades 11, 12; Visual Arts, grades 11, 12; Drama, grades 11, 12; World Religion, grade 11; Challenge and Change in Society, grade 12; Philosophy, grades 11, 12; Aboriginal (First Nations) Studies, grades 9, 10, 11, 12; English Language Arts, grades 9, 10, 11, 12; Aboriginal / First Nations Languages, grades 10, 11, 12; Psychology, grade 12; Civics and Citizenship, grade 10;; Equity, grades 11, 12; Media (Communication) Studies, grades, 11, 12; Arts, grades 11, 12; Politics (Political Science), grades 11, 12, college, University, Teacher education
Duration
60 per lesson with over 200 lessons/activities
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
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Choose Your Voice

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5
6
7
8
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VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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Activity
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders. Teachers register for free (always).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
racism
gender issues
Bullying
equality
antisemitism
minority groups
homophobia
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
http://www.choisissezvotrevoix.ca
Learning Standards
Choose Your Voices aligns with the New BC Curriculum including its Core Competencies. It links to curriculum requirements for grades 6, 7 and 8 in every province and territory. It meets objectives for: Social Sciences, Language Arts (English/French), Physical Education (Health unit), Religion, The Arts – Drama, Music, Visual Art, and more. It is adaptable for second-language learners and LD students, exceptional students, grades 4 and 5 and secondary Applied level. It can be used for Safe Schools Programs, anti-bullying programs, Holocaust education, character education, human rights and social justice education.
Duration
60-240 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
2 recommendations   180 downloads

Annotated Multi-modal Resources (Learning to Write)

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6
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Submitted By
Aaron Cheung - one year ago
Description
Annotated resources with a focus on the "Visual P…
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Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Aaron Cheung - one year ago
Description
Annotated resources with a focus on the "Visual Prompts" website, as well as a quick introduction to Video Essays.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Languages
Keywords
video essays
writing prompts
URLs
http://visualprompts.weebly.com/
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 27, 2018
1 recommendation   80 downloads

Teaching Poetry Through Multimodality

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Activity
Journal Article
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
briannaferguson - one year ago
Description
Articles on writing poetry through emojis and tex…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
briannaferguson - one year ago
Description
Articles on writing poetry through emojis and text speak, as well as video poems.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
Duration
30-60 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation  

Nature Scene Investigators by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
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4
5
6
7
8
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploratio…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploration and discovery, encouraging an inquiry mindset in students that helps establish a community of curious, active learners. Students gain tools to explore the natural world—and are inspired to discover and attempt to explain the abundant nature mysteries that surround us. NSI works well at the start of a field experience, to get students excited about nature mysteries.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Ecosystem
Place-based Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/NSI-Nature-Scene-Investigators-2.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/nsi-nature-scene-investigators-2/
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

"Jobs in a Biotic Community" by the Center for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Classroom printables
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Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and lo…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
3
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5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and look for organisms that perform different “jobs” in the biotic community. A biotic (or natural) community is made up of the various organisms that live and interact with one another in a particular environment. As in a human community, its members have different roles and depend on each other for survival. In this activity, students examine a study area to find out what organisms live there and the ecological jobs or niches they fill.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/.../CEL_Lesson_Jobs_in_a_Biotic_Community. pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/downloadable-resource-jobs-biotic-community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

En'owkin: What It Means to a Sustainable Community by Jeannette Armstrong

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Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high languag…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high language of the Okanagan people, provides a foundation for sustainable living. This is an article written by Jeannette Armstrong, teaching us about "What it Means to be a Sustainable Community."
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations Perspectives
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Aboriginal Ways of Knowing
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/article/enowkin-what-it-means-sustainable-community
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Other
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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Other
Grade Level
9
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems …
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective explores the links between food systems and our changing climate with an emphasis on systems thinking. A systems approach helps to illuminate how seemingly disconnected phenomena are often dynamically linked and can be understood best when viewed in a larger context. This collection of essays contains an extensive bibliography that provides resources for further investigation. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecoliteracy
Food Systems
Environmental Education
Sustainabilty
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-systems-perspective
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations  

Understanding Food and Climate Change: An interactive guide by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
6
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12
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
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Grade Level
6
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interactive Guide uses video, photography, text, and interactive experiences to help educators, students, and advocates learn how food and climate systems interact and how personal choices can make a difference. Ideal for grades 6–12 and general audiences, for Social Studies themes, the guide offers activities for student research and resources for further investigation. The guide is also designed to support self-guided and independent study, and is a boon for advocates seeking hopeful strategies and creative responses. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate Systems
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Ecoliteracy
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-interactive-guide
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations  

The 3 R's in the Forest by HCTF Education

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Activity
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Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
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4
5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and…
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Activity
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Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Matter cycles. Matter for growth, maintenance and reproduction in all organisms cycles through the ecosystem and Earth processes. All life needs certain matter in order to stay alive. This includes nitrogen, phosphorus, and water; oxygen for many but not all animals; and carbon dioxide for plants, to name a few kinds of matter.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Ecology
Recycling
Decomposers
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_DetectiveSheet_CopyPage.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_GuidedImagery_CopyPage.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ecosystems_Primer.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ThreeRsinForest_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ForestStories_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Learning Standards
To understand, through guided visualization (part 1) and hands-on investigations (part 2), how matter cycles through an ecosystem. To gain an understanding of decomposition, a community of forest recyclers, and the critical role decomposers play in the food web and the cycling of matter.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Be a Biodiversity Detective!

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in their backyard (schoolyard) by selecting and mapping out areas they expect to be high in biodiversity in part one. Part two uses a larger area to make observations about the area by using “biodiversity clues.”
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Food Webs
Species Diversity
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BiodiversityDetective_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education Initiative Inspiration Handbook

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Other
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pre-K
K
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Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enablin…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
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12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enabling teachers to effectively use environmental/place-based education across their teaching practices in order to support students in developing the Core Competencies and achieving the Content, Curricular Competencies and Big Ideas in the Know-Do-Understand model articulated by the BC Ministry of Education, as well as to enhance their students' learning experiences both in and outside of their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Place-conscious Learning
Experiential Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.kbee.ca/handbook/
Learning Standards
https://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
1 recommendation  

Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Stories
Marine Conservation
Sustainable Resource Management
Biodiversity
Marine Stewardship
Experiential Science
URLs
http://www.greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Elementary-2017.pdf
http://www.greatbearsea.net
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Secondary Environmental Science

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curric…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Heidi Lessman - one year ago
Description
The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Sustainable Resource Management
Marine Stewardship
Traditional and Local Knowledge
Biodiversity
Collaborative Science
URLs
http://greatbearsea.net/
http://greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Secondary-Environmental-Science-2017.pdf
http://greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Secondary-Social-Studies-2017.pdf
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Story Extension (Creative write)

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Following reading and analysis of "The Secret Lif…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Following reading and analysis of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by James Thurber, students write an extension to the story - one additional daydream!
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
short stories
extension
URLs
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1939/03/18/the-secret-life-of-walter-james-thurber
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
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Portrait Inspired Creative Writing

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a creative writing assignment i…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a creative writing assignment inspired by portraits from the "Humans of New York" website. They will write a first person narrative, and complete a partnered revision process to improve their writing before submitting a final draft.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
revision
URLs
http://www.humansofnewyork.com/
Duration
2-3 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
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Analyse des préjugés sur le genre dans les romans

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
La liste de questions ci-dessous pourra aider les…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - one year ago
Description
La liste de questions ci-dessous pourra aider les élèves à exercer leur pensée critique et à discuter des stéréotypes de genre et des préjugés présentés dans divers romans.
Subject
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
stéréotypes de genre
pensée critique
normes sociales
point de vue
Learning Standards
Le fait de questionner ce que nous entendons, lisons et voyons nous aide à devenir des citoyens instruits et engagés. * Cerner et reconnaître le rôle des valeurs, des perspectives et des contextes personnels, sociaux et culturels dans les textes. * Penser de manière critique, créative et réfléchie pour explorer les idées contenues dans les textes et pousser plus loin la réflexion.
Duration
60 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
0 recommendations   160 downloads

Imitating Imagery Poems

Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students are introduced to imagery based poetry t…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students are introduced to imagery based poetry through a collection of poems, and are then asked to imitate a classic.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
0 recommendations   248 downloads

Digital Scavenger Hunt

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they tak…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they take photos of the literary items to be found and compile them using Animoto.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
literary devices
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   443 downloads

Character Analysis

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small grou…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small group work, students analyse characters and develop an understanding of character traits as well as how to use evidence to derive traits.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
character traits
group work
partnered work
paragraph writing
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   216 downloads

Character Instagram

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activ…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activity using a hand-drawn Instagram profile and paragraph writing activity. Can be altered for any text that allows for character analysis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
character analysis
social media
paragraph writing
Duration
2 lessons (and home completion time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
0 recommendations   70 downloads

Listen Sketch Predict

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Using a story, have students predict what the boo…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Using a story, have students predict what the book is about based on the title and cover page. Then read the story, stopping at different parts to ask questions and clarify understanding. Have students sketch images of their predictions.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
story
Learning Standards
Objective: -To have students sketch the important parts of the story. -To have students predict what will happen in the story by the cover page, and throughout the story by stopping. -Last, students will discuss their thoughts, feelings, and predictions as a class.
Duration
20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
6 recommendations   452 downloads

Teaching critical digital literacy to combat fake news

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students with critical digital literacies so that they can verify information online.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
critical thinking
Learning Standards
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information (BC Digital Literacy Framework).
Duration
This is a set of lessons, each taking around 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
May 11, 2018
2 recommendations   472 downloads

The Professionals

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "The …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "The Professionals” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. A short profile on Ethel Johns, an important figure in the history of nursing in British Columbia. Lesson materials examine the changing role of women in the nursing workforce from 1900-1960 . An extension activity also examines the Nurses Strike of 1989. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Ethel Johns
gender equity
strike
union
BCNU
Victorian
First World War
Second World War
Interwar years
1960's
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
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 “Social studies inquiry processes and skills”. Aspects of historical significance, continuity and change, evidence and perspective are addressed in the materials as they examine the changing roles of women in British Columbian society as they work towards improving working conditions and recognition in the nursing profession.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2018
1 recommendation   379 downloads

Age of Steamers

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age of Steamers” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. In a province as vast as British Columbia, the focus in this film is the introduction of sternwheelers and steamships that allowed greater movement and mobility and how they impacted the development of the colony and province in the Gold Rush era and beyond. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Geography
History
Labour History
Keywords
Paddlewheelers
Working People
Okanagan Lake
Kootenay Lake
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 9 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “Social studies inquiry processes and skills”. Aspects of historical significance, continuity and change and perspective are addressed in the materials as they examine the impact of transportation innovation in British Columbia and the impact it had on community development.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2018
0 recommendations   259 downloads

Teaching Indigenous Oral Tradition through the Telephone Game

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Breanna Neden - one year ago
Description
• Students will understand that knowledge is pass…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Breanna Neden - one year ago
Description
• Students will understand that knowledge is passed down through an Oral Tradition in Indigenous communities across Canada. • Students will know that stories and storytellers are sacred to Indigenous people. • Student will be able to describe the concept of “Oral Tradition” and explain why storytelling/storytellers are so important in Indigenous communities.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
First Nations
Social Studies
Learning Standards
Big Idea: Social Studies - Gr.3 “Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions and collective memory”.
Duration
30
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 1, 2018

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