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

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Laura Lafortune - 4 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
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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
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1837-1841: Rebellions Commemorative Magazine Assignment

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10
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Dale Martelli - 6 years ago
Description
The year is 1841 and the Act of Union has just be…
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10
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Dale Martelli - 6 years ago
Description
The year is 1841 and the Act of Union has just been signed. The last four or five years have been very chaotic in the Canadas and now that the rebellions, the Durham Report, and the Act of Union are in the past, it is time to look back and create a commemorative magazine about this important time in Canadian history.
Subject
Social Studies
History
URLs
http://www.bestlibrary.org/best_teachers/2008/09/1837-rebellions.html
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
4 recommendations   376 downloads

The 1918 Vancouver Steam Laundries Strike

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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10
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Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
This lesson is suitable for Social Studies classe…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
This lesson is suitable for Social Studies classes studying the First World War and the Canadian Home Front as well as curriculum examining gender and racial tensions in the work force of early British Columbia. The time period of the lesson is set in the closing months of the war and the early recovery period from the Great War to early 1919. Additional overlapping intrigues to the women struggling for fair wages and better working conditions in the steam laundries of Vancouver was the death of Ginger Goodwin and the threats of a General Strike raised by the Vancouver Trades and Labour Council, as well as the onset of the Spanish Influenza Pandemic. The lesson materials also examine the racial conflict between the steam laundries and the Chinese hand laundries. Critical thinking and the use of primary sources are at the core of the lesson activities.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Vancouver Trades and Labour Council
Union
Helena Gutteridge
Ellen Goode
Josephine Wilson
Matilda Cruikshank
Spanish Influenza
Pandemic
Primary documents
Learning Standards
Discriminatory policies and injustices in Canada and the world that utilize Social Studies Inquiry processes and explorations of Historical significance, evidence, continuity and change, causes and consequences, perspective and ethical judgment.
Duration
45-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 26, 2020
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Aboriginal Success Stories

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
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KELLY HAWBOLT - 6 years ago
Description
This is meant as an enrichment activity to doveta…
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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
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Active Citizenship Project Honouring Human Rights

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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
In the process of “thinking globally but acting l…
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
In the process of “thinking globally but acting locally,” students will learn what challenges face peoples in Afghanistan. Following the reading of The Breadwinner, students will review selected articles from The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and demonstrate that they understand the concepts of human rights and of human rights violations through identifying and exploring human rights violations as portrayed within the novel. Students will be introduced to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. They will demonstrate that they understand the concepts of the rights of the child and of the violation of those rights through identifying and exploring human rights violations as portrayed within the novel Parvana’s Journey. Students will then explore and research an organization or a charity of their choice. By collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data related to an organization or a charity, they will begin to assess the impact of their financial contribution
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
Global Classroom initiative
social responsibility
global education
United Nations
Rights of the Child
charity
Learning Standards
BC Performance Standards for Social Responsibility: exercising Democratic Rights and Responsibilities by showing a growing sense of altruism and optimism — a commitment to making the world a better place.
Duration
9 class periods of 40 minutes each
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 24, 2017
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Acts of Transformation: From war toys to peace art

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CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This classroom, school, or district-wide initiati…
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CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This classroom, school, or district-wide initiative is a call for children to transform toys of violence and war into art. Written by Sam Fillipoff and Susan Ruzic, this resource looks at how we can create a culture of peace in our schools and communities. If you start this initiative in your schools or have any questions, please email wartoystopeaceart.org to let them know. For more resources on this subject, copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=6214
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
Non-Violence
Community
Media
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Publications/WarToysToPeaceArt.pdf
Learning Standards
This resource includes IRPs from the K-12 Fine Arts, K-12 English Language Arts, and K-12 Social Studies curriculum.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
4 recommendations   775 downloads

Age of Steamers

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Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
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Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age …
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Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years 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: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Geography
History
Labour History
Keywords
Paddlewheelers
Working People
Okanagan Lake
Kootenay Lake
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 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
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All About Me

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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will create their own “All…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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K
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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will create their own “All About Me” book — about themselves, their families, and their community. They will be gathering information over several weeks and storing it in their own individual file folders. They will have special visitors and visit local landmarks in the community. In the end, they will put all their work together to create a book. They will celebrate the completion of their book at a “Meet the Author” afternoon with their caregivers.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Duration
20 Hours
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
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Ancient Peoples and Cannabis Use

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson uses the Drug History Timeline to hel…
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Activity
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4
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson uses the Drug History Timeline to help students explore the place of cannabis in human experience from early times to the present.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
iMinds
drug education
drug literacy
substance use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Big ideas: Geographic conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations, Religious and cultural practices that emerged during this period have endured and continue to influence people, Economic specialization and trade networks can lead to conflict and cooperation between societies. Competencies: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions. Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments at particular times and places (significance). Determine which causes most influenced particular decisions, actions, or events, and assess their short- and long-term consequences (cause and consequence). 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 (perspective). Make ethical judgments about past events, decisions, or actions, and assess the limitations of drawing direct lessons from the past (ethical judgment)
Duration
45-60 minutes with possibility for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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"And Tango Makes Three" Same-sex family lesson plan

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K
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Kate Paterson - 3 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories hel…
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Kate Paterson - 3 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories help us learn about ourselves, our families, and other people. Curiosity and wonder leads us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us. By reading “And Tango Makes Three”, we not only learn about penguins and the penguin life cycle, but about other family structures (i.e. same-sex families) and how same-sex couples can become parents. This lesson plan can be used cross-curricula with Socials, PHE, ELA, and may also be used in Science (i.e. if combined with a stronger focus on the penguin life cycle, habitat, etc.)
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
human rights
Sexuality
Learning Standards
Socials K-3: Explore the ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same; diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within the local and other communities; aspects of life shared by and common to different people (i.e. same-sex family structures/sexual orientation and identity) PHE K-3: Caring behaviours in groups and families; develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others; identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity ELA K-3: Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity; demonstrate awareness of the role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity; use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning; recognize the structure and elements of story; engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers to develop understanding of self, identity, and community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 23, 2017
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Les animaux sauvages - Élèves de 11 à 14 ans

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Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide …
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Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide de l'enseignant avec évaluations, des plans de leçons avec feuilles de travail, un Magazine des élèves et une vidéo à regarder en classe.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Science
Biology
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Keywords
Les animaux sauvages
ressources pédagogiques
francais
tigres
Learning Standards
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuilles de travail, la trousse Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages contient tout ce qu'il faut pour aider les éducateurs à faire découvrir aux élèves ce qui caractérise les animaux sauvages, et pourquoi ils doivent le rester.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
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Applied Skills Integrated with Other Curricular Areas Using First Nations Content

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BCPTA - 4 years ago
Description
This is a series of lesson ideas that mix applied…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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BCPTA - 4 years ago
Description
This is a series of lesson ideas that mix applied skills with other curricular areas at the primary level. First Nations books and stories are used to guide and inspire the design tasks.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Applied Design Skills and Technologies
Cross Curricular
First Nations content
Learning Standards
The new curriculum is interwoven with Applied Design Skills and Technologies.
Duration
it varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2016
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Bamboo Shoots: Chinese Canadian Legacies in BC

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

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - 11 months ago
Description
There are two lesson packages - one on the BC Ele…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - 11 months ago
Description
There are two lesson packages - one on the BC Election Process and Voting, and the other on Parliamentary Democracy and the Role of MLAs. The BC Election Process and Voting Lesson Package provides newcomers with essential information needed to participate in a provincial election. A voting simulation activity provides participants with an opportunity to experience each step of the act of voting as if they were at a physical voting station. The Parliamentary Democracy and the Role of MLAs Lesson Package gives newcomers a more in-depth understanding of the democratic process in BC, as well as the role of an MLA in representing constituents. The lesson packages teach adult immigrant and refugee English language learners how to participate in the democratic process when they become eligible as Canadian citizens.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
ESL
government
MLA
democracy
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/resources/ISSofBC-lesson-plans-2019.pdf
Learning Standards
The lesson packages are suitable for CLB 4 to 8 LINC classes.
Duration
1.5 hours to 3 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 19, 2020
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BC FNS12 - Cultural Appropriation Pinterest Assignment

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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10
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DianeC - 6 years ago
Description
This lesson and research assignment is intended t…
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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
DianeC - 6 years ago
Description
This lesson and research assignment is intended to introduce students to the topic of Cultural Appropriation and how to evaluate types of information available on the Internet. Students will also learn how to use Pinterest.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Library and Information Systems
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
BC First Nations Studies 12
Cultural Appropriation
Learning Standards
From: BC First Nations Studies 12 IRP: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/social_studies/2006bcfns12.pdf Skills and Processes A1 apply critical thinking – including questioning, comparing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, hypothesizing, and defending a position – to make reasoned judgments about a range of issues, situations, and topics A2 demonstrate effective research skills, including: accessing information collecting data evaluating data organizing information presenting information citing sources A3 demonstrate skills and attitudes of active citizenship, including ethical behaviour, open-mindedness, respect for diversity, and collaboration Contact, Colonialism, and Resistance C5: analyse the varied and evolving responses of First Nations peoples to contact and colonialism Cultural Expressions D5 evaluate the importance for Aboriginal peoples to determine the use of their artistic traditions and historical artefacts
Duration
2-3 classes (approx. 70-80 minutes each)
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2014
6 recommendations   622 downloads

Bea Zucco: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 6

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea …
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea Zucco” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the work of Bea Zucco who championed the rights of workers afflicted by occupation related illnesses following the death of her husband who had been exposed to asbestos in the work place. 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
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Asbestos
vignette
Workplace Safety
WorksafeBC
health & safety
youth work in trades
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
1. To be able to explain what workplace safety protocols are in place to protect workers in British Columbia. 2. To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. 3. To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agents for change in such matters as workplaces safety. 4. Contribute to care of self, others, and community. 5. Access information and ideas on workplace safety prior to work placement to determine workplace safety risks. 6. Identify, demonstrate, and incorporate provincially legislated safety and site-specific work-site safety procedures while at the work placement. 7. Understand occupational health and safety rights and responsibilities, including trade-specific hazards.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
3 recommendations  

Black Strathcona Project

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Nassim - 5 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as …
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Submitted By
Nassim - 5 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as a standalone unit for Black History Month. It could also provide a valuable local perspective for teachers using the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, as one example. As well, this project will be very relevant within a unit or theme of multiculturalism and anti-racism."
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Strathcona
Vancouver
Black History Month
URLs
http://blackstrathcona.com/education/
Learning Standards
The BlackStrathcona project offers students a window into the social history and geography of the Black community in Strathcona. The purpose of this study guide is to support curriculums of English Language Arts 7 – 10 and Social Studies 7 – 10 in British Columbia.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
6 recommendations   2839 downloads

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

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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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
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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
12 recommendations   3193 downloads

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

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Activity
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Worksheet
Grade Level
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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
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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   699 downloads

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

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck Suzuki” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the life Buck Suzuki who championed the rights of Japanese Canadian Fishermen and who was also an early advocate for the environmental protection of Salmon resources and habitat. The vignette is set within the context of the Internment of the Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. 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
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Environment
Fishing
Cannery
Internment
Racism
Prejudice
United Fishermen’s Union
Second World War
British Columbia
Law 12
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
To be able to describe the consequences of social injustice based on race and ethnicity. (cause and consequence) To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. (significance) To understand how Japanese internment impacted lives during and after the Second World War. (continuity and change) To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agent for change in such matters as environmental policy. (significance)
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Donna White - 3 years ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Presentation
Grade Level
4
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Donna White - 3 years ago
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier, brings students face to face with the child soldier situation that occurred in Uganda when infamous warlord, Joseph Kony, abducted 60,000 children and forced them to join his Lord’s Resistance Army. Teachers who have used this book in their classrooms note that student interest is high as the story is fast paced and the characters are very relatable. Real life events in the book provide a perfect teaching opportunity to contrast the lives of children in other parts of the world and challenge the way in which students view themselves and their place in society. Although events in the story are horrifying, there are moments of warmth and humour that are uplifting and give hope to the human condition. Teaching resources, including chapter by chapter discussion questions, activities, and a power point presentation, are available on the resource page of White’s website.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Global Classroom
URLs
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/resources.html
Duration
Global Classroom/Social Justice Issues Unit
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 7, 2018
4 recommendations   1118 downloads

By Women, For Women : A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 7

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10
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Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "By W…
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10
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Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "By Women, For Women” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. In the 1970s, more women entered into the workforce and sought ways to become organized. One union that formed in British Columbia—the Service, Office, and Retail Workers' Union of Canada—is the subject of this film. Students gain an appreciation of women’s issues in the workplace in the 1970s—and learn more about an attempt to organize a union in the banks by the independent union SORWUC--through a simulation of a union organizing drive. 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
Union
Strike
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 significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places (continuity and change) Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence)
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2018
0 recommendations  

Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
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.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
URLs
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
1 recommendation  

Canadian Human Rights Toolkit

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Marie-Claude - 6 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadia…
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Marie-Claude - 6 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have worked in partnership to bring together a rich digital selection of human rights education resources for Kindergarten to Grade 12 in English and French. The resources in this toolkit were carefully reviewed by teachers and will link you to a variety of literature, media and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.imagine-action.ca/hr-dp/default.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 28, 2015
11 recommendations  

Canadian Letters and Images Project - Teacher's Guide

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Paula Waatainen - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an onl…
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Paula Waatainen - 4 years ago
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The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. Begun in August 2000, the Project is located in the Department of History at Vancouver Island University. Through the digitization of contemporary letters, diaries, photographs, and other related materials, the Project permits Canadians to tell their story, and Canada’s story, through their own words and images. The Teacher's Guide contains 12 English Language Arts and Social Studies lessons that support curricular competencies associated with historical thinking.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Remembrance Day
World War I
World War II
WW1
WW2
historical thinking
URLs
http://canadianletters.ca/content/teacher-resources
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 3, 2016
8 recommendations   2062 downloads

Canning Salmon Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 7

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Adult
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Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Cann…
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Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Canning Salmon” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the lives of cannery workers in the early part of the 20th century. The vignette is in the format of a visual essay and uses song to tell the story of life in a coastal cannery. 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
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Resource development
gender
minorities
First Nations
Chinese Canadians
inequality
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia. The gendered structure of the canneries opens inquiry into the roles of men and women in the workforce and the impact policies have on the lives of working men and women in British Columbia.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
1 recommendation   832 downloads

Cats, Dogs, and Us - 3-5

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Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing is common: wherever we find people, we also find cats and dogs. These education resources, lessons and worksheets aim to educate students about the characteristics of cats and dogs and their needs as domesticated animals. The lessons, student reading, video and activities provide more than just facts about cats and dogs. They help students understand the unique relationships these animals have shared with people for thousands of years. The lesson plans and activities also encourage your students to examine and discuss the important responsibilities people have in caring for cats and dogs and the many different ways that people live with these animals around the world, from country to country and culture to culture.
Subject
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
empathy
responsibility
animal welfare
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Math and more.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
0 recommendations   844 downloads

Cats, Dogs, and Us - 6-8

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Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing is common: wherever we find people, we also find cats and dogs. These education resources, lessons and worksheets aim to educate students about the characteristics of cats and dogs and their needs as domesticated animals. The lessons, student reading, video and activities provide more than just facts about cats and dogs. They help students understand the unique relationships these animals have shared with people for thousands of years. The lesson plans and activities also encourage your students to examine and discuss the important responsibilities people have in caring for cats and dogs and the many different ways that people live with these animals around the world, from country to country and culture to culture.
Subject
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Animals
animal welfare
empathy
responsibility
compassion
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and more.
Duration
20-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 21, 2016
4 recommendations   929 downloads

Cats, Dogs, and Us - K-2

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Worksheet
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K
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Submitted By
Corrie - 5 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing…
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Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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3
Submitted By
Corrie - 5 years ago
Description
Cultures around the world may vary, but one thing is common: wherever we find people, we also find cats and dogs. These education resources, lessons and worksheets aim to educate students about the characteristics of cats and dogs and their needs as domesticated animals. The lessons, student reading, video and activities provide more than just facts about cats and dogs. They help students understand the unique relationships these animals have shared with people for thousands of years. The lesson plans and activities also encourage your students to examine and discuss the important responsibilities people have in caring for cats and dogs and the many different ways that people live with these animals around the world, from country to country and culture to culture.
Subject
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
animals
animal welfare
empathy
responsibility
compassion
Learning Standards
Meets a variety of curriculum objectives in Language Arts, Science, Math and more.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 13, 2015
0 recommendations   58 downloads

CHARLEMAGNE’S COURT

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9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students should have some general knowledge o…
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Grade Level
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9
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Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students should have some general knowledge of the Dark Ages and monarchs. This lesson is comprised of a few activities. To begin the students watch a brief video on Charlemagne. After they are done, they will read a short biography of Charlemagne. The students' task is to appoint their own royal court. 10 noble's biographies are included. The students are to pick 5 advisors (economic, political, religious, military, foreign affairs) from the 10 nobles and explain their choices. Once they are done they will write a short diary entry, explaining what it would have been like to be Charlemagne and appoint the court. Please feel free to modify to suit your needs.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Dark Ages
Royal Court
Nobles
Monarch
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to assess the difficulties of choosing a court and empathize with the rulers • Thinking – questioning and investigating; reflecting and assessing. • 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 (perspective)
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
0 recommendations   777 downloads

Les chiens, les chats ... et nous - 5 à 7 ans

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K
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Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varien…
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Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varient énormément. Mais elles ont un point en commun : là où il y a des gens, il y a aussi des chiens et des chats. Voilà une des choses que vos élèves apprendront grâce à notre trousse pédagogique. On y trouve une vidéo, un magazine, des leçons, des exercices et différentes ressources qui permettront aux élèves de mieux connaître les caractéristiques et les besoins des chiens et des chats. Les jeunes découvriront également que des liens très forts unissent les humains aux chiens et aux chats depuis des millénaires.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
chiens
chats
ifaw
animaux
Learning Standards
Les leçons et les activités ont pour objectif d’encourager les élèves à examiner les responsabilités importantes que nous avons envers les chiens et les chats, et à en discuter. Les élèves verront aussi que la façon dont les gens vivent avec ces animaux domestiques varie sensiblement d’un pays et d’une culture à l’autre. La trousse comprend un guide de l’enseignant avec des leçons et des activités pour la classe (en fonction de deux différents groupes d’âge). Vous trouverez aussi des feuilles d’exercice, un magazine pour les élèves avec glossaire, une vidéo, une affiche murale, des activités à faire à la maison, etc.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
0 recommendations   486 downloads

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

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Activity
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4
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Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varien…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
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9
Submitted By
Corrie - 4 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varient énormément. Mais elles ont un point en commun : là où il y a des gens, il y a aussi des chiens et des chats. Voilà une des choses que vos élèves apprendront grâce à notre trousse pédagogique. On y trouve une vidéo, un magazine, des leçons, des exercices et différentes ressources qui permettront aux élèves de mieux connaître les caractéristiques et les besoins des chiens et des chats. Les jeunes découvriront également que des liens très forts unissent les humains aux chiens et aux chats depuis des millénaires.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Chiens
chats
animaux
IFAW
Learning Standards
Les leçons et les activités ont pour objectif d’encourager les élèves à examiner les responsabilités importantes que nous avons envers les chiens et les chats, et à en discuter. Les élèves verront aussi que la façon dont les gens vivent avec ces animaux domestiques varie sensiblement d’un pays et d’une culture à l’autre. La trousse comprend un guide de l’enseignant avec des leçons et des activités pour la classe (en fonction de deux différents groupes d’âge). Vous trouverez aussi des feuilles d’exercice, un magazine pour les élèves avec glossaire, une vidéo, une affiche murale, des activités à faire à la maison, etc.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
4 recommendations   243 downloads

Chilcotin War Unit Plan

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
Shannon Rerie - one year ago
Description
This unit plan was designed in cooperation with t…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Shannon Rerie - one year ago
Description
This unit plan was designed in cooperation with the Tsilhqot'in National Goverment to facilitate the teaching of the Chilcotin War from BC history.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
History
Duration
9 - 60-80 minute blocks
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 21, 2020
14 recommendations   3867 downloads

Children at Work-Working People: A History of Labor in BC - Labour History Project Lesson Materials

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Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work …
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10
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 6 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work force in British Columbia. Through the story of the explosion at Coal Creek mines in Fernie, this film examines the issue of child labour. The lesson materials provide for photographic and document analysis as well as a strategy for assigning a Webquest on the topic of Child Labour. https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
vignette
Webquest
Photo Analysis
Coal Mining
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. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations.
Duration
Ranging from 15 minutes to 2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014
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Choose Your Voice

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VoicesintoAction - 2 years ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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VoicesintoAction - 2 years ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders. Teachers register for free (always).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
racism
gender issues
Bullying
equality
antisemitism
minority groups
homophobia
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
http://www.choisissezvotrevoix.ca
Learning Standards
Choose Your Voices aligns with the New BC Curriculum including its Core Competencies. It links to curriculum requirements for grades 6, 7 and 8 in every province and territory. It meets objectives for: Social Sciences, Language Arts (English/French), Physical Education (Health unit), Religion, The Arts – Drama, Music, Visual Art, and more. It is adaptable for second-language learners and LD students, exceptional students, grades 4 and 5 and secondary Applied level. It can be used for Safe Schools Programs, anti-bullying programs, Holocaust education, character education, human rights and social justice education.
Duration
60-240 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
3 recommendations   648 downloads

CIDA Project

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Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 6 years ago
Description
Human Geography Project that infuses historical b…
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Activity
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10
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Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 6 years ago
Description
Human Geography Project that infuses historical benchmarks and geographic themes.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
0 recommendations   554 downloads

Climate Change

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Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 6 years ago
Description
Two infographics to use as a discussion starter o…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 6 years ago
Description
Two infographics to use as a discussion starter on climate change.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
global warming
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2014
5 recommendations   1390 downloads

Climate Change: Passing Gas

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Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experientia…
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Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
In this lesson, students engage in an experiential learning activity, acting out the accumulation of gases in the Earth's atmosphere. Through this and related activities, the lesson reinforces understanding of the impact of human behaviour on climate change. This is an updated lesson from the BCTF/CIDA Global Classroom Initiatives.
Subject
Environmental Science
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
climate change
global warming
environment
greenhouse gases
earth
atmosphere
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2016
1 recommendation   829 downloads

Companions for Life

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BCSPCA - 6 years ago
Description
Companions for Life, includes lessons that use p…
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Submitted By
BCSPCA - 6 years ago
Description
Companions for Life, includes lessons that use pet care to develop responsibility and empathy skills.. Once pet care is used as a base to introduce responsibility to young people, the concept can then be extended to their responsibilities as citizens within the community.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
animals
Learning Standards
English Language Arts - grades 3,4,5 Health and Career Education - grade 4 Visual Arts - grades 4, 5 Social Studies - grade 3 Science - grade 4
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015
9 recommendations   2516 downloads

Connie Jervis: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 10

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Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Conn…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Connie Jervis” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the leadership of Connie Jervis as the Langley Teachers’ Association president in her struggle with the Langley School Board to gain binding arbitration to settle wage disputes with the employer. 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
Union
Strike
Department of Education
Langley School Board
Second World War
bargaining rights
working conditions
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia, the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15-120
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 1, 2015
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Constitute: Continuing the Journey

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
Constitute! is a multi-media educational resource…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
Constitute! is a multi-media educational resource on citizen engagement and women’s constitutional activism. The website includes a link to the film Constitute! as well as a study guide and other educational resources for the classroom. Please also see: https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource543
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
charter of rights and freedoms
activism
feminism
constitution
royal commission on the status of women
politics
URLs
http://constitute.ca/
Duration
Unit plan: Several one hour lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 28, 2020
0 recommendations   85 downloads

Constitute: Lessons for grades 6 to 10

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CASJ - one year ago
Description
The documentary Constitute! tells the story of ho…
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Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
The documentary Constitute! tells the story of how Canadian women and women’s groups fought for equality by successfully advocating for the rights of women and girls to be entrenched into the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Constitute! is available online for free. The Constitute! website also provides a teachers’ companion—Constitute! Continuing the Journey—which includes detailed information regarding the context, historical background, and groups related to this film as well as activities designed for secondary students. To order free copies of the video and teachers’ companion, send a request with your mailing address and number of copies to socialjustice@bctf.ca. This unit plan provides activities that are suitable for elementary students in the intermediate grades. These activities are correlated to the following content and curricular competencies. Please also see : https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource543
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
Charter of rights and freedoms
activism
gender equity
law
royal commission on status of women
feminism
Duration
Unit plan with serveral 1 hour lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 28, 2020
4 recommendations   358 downloads

Create Group Safety

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Heart Mind Online - 4 years ago
Description
Group agreements are co-created guidelines that h…
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Heart Mind Online - 4 years ago
Description
Group agreements are co-created guidelines that help participants feel comfortable with each other and set an atmosphere of safety and respect. Many teachers and facilitators skip this step when working with groups of youth and miss a powerful piece of prevention that can help make a group experience successful. The following lesson plan from the Inner Resilience Program is a process to create a set of group agreements. along with a physical symbol that can serve as a group reminder.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Social Contract
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-create-group-safety
Learning Standards
Students will reflect on and express opinions about factors that contribute to a safe and respectful group environment. Students will work as a team to co-create group agreements.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 4, 2017
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Dancing Backwards.ca

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Classroom printable
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4
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Dancingbackwards.ca - 3 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable sc…
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Activity
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Classroom printable
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Presentation
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4
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Dancingbackwards.ca - 3 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable school program, www.dancingbackwards.ca, celebrates Canada's women in political leadership and Indigenous women in governance. This online course for teachers of grades 5-8 focuses on engaged citizenship, gender equality, and the need for gender parity in decision making. The program provides teachers with multi-media lesson plans and activities that culminate in a final project in which students discover and document the story of one political woman in leadership or governance in Canada. Their 3-minute storytellings are then added to the website’s ever-expanding Her Story Archive, cementing women’s political contributions into history. Dancing Backwards satisfies various curriculum criteria for BC and all other provinces in Social Studies, English, Arts Education, and History (https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/the-program/learning-standards-outcomes-by-province
Subject
Arts Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
cultural partnerships
status of women
URLs
http://www.dancingbackwards.ca
Learning Standards
Core Competencies, Big Ideas, Learning Standards: https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/program-appendices/31-learning-outcomes-by-province
Duration
Ideally 1-2 hrs/ per week over 8 week period, but flexible to fit teachers' schedule
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 10, 2017
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Dan Savage's "It Gets Better" Project

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CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This assignment creates awareness around homophob…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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10
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CASJ - 5 years ago
Description
This assignment creates awareness around homophobic bullying in secondary schools and the devastating consequences it has for some youth. Furthermore, it encourages students to promote a learning environment that is welcoming and accepting of everyone. After hearing some of the statistics around LGBTQ youth suicide and depression, students will learn about the “It Gets Better” project started by Dan Savage, an author and newspaper columnist from the USA. This project asks students to reflect on the harmful effects of homophobic bullying and invites them to promote a school environment that allows people to be themselves free of judgment and harassment. 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 Studies
Keywords
LGBTQ
Video
Multimedia
Empowerment
URLs
http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/ItGetsBetter.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
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Dark Day at the Second Narrows: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 5

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10
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Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Dark…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Dark Days at Second Narrows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the events that led to the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge during construction in 1958. The lesson activities allow students to explore the causes of the event and the effect it had on workplace safety in the province. Extension activities draw on resources from WorkSafe BC. 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
Iron Workers
Second Narrows Bridge
Ironworker’s Memorial Bridge
British Columbia
workplace safety
curriculum competencies
inquiry
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)
Duration
15 minutes -120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2016
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Deal Maker or Deal Breaker

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
Alcohol was a part of the North American fur trad…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
Alcohol was a part of the North American fur trade from the beginning, and many traders viewed it as a crucial ingredient in business success. For example, in 1764, a group of New York merchants petitioned the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to change regulations banning fur traders from using alcohol in their commerce. They argued “when the vent of liquors is allow’d amongst them, it spurs them on to an unwaried application in hunting in order to supply the trading places with furs and skins in exchange for liquors.”1 But not everyone who engaged in the fur trade saw it that way. This excerpt from a memoir by a Moravian missionary living in 18th century America gives us a glimpse into the reasons one Aboriginal man chose to deal with traders who did not use alcohol in their negotiations.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
iMinds
drug use
substance use
alcohol
north american fur trade
drug literacy
substance use education
substance use literacy
URLs
www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning recognizes the role of indigenous knowledge • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity Social Studies 9 Big ideas • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time Competencies • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • Assess the significance of people, places, events and developments, and compare varying perspectives on their historical significance at particular times and places and from group to group • Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources and adequacy of evidence • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions and development • Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues and events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews and beliefs
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 18, 2017
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Debating Drug Policy

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers g…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printable
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
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Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 3 years ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers guide and black-line masters) helps students develop their critical thinking skills while learning about and performing formal debates on the use of alcohol and other drugs. Also available in French.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
debate
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors. • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). Big Ideas • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives (English Language Arts 10) • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world (English Language Arts 10) • Language shapes ideas and influences others (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Voice is powerful and evocative (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Understanding the factors that influence our health empowers us to take action to improve it (Physical and Health Education 10) • The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors (Social Studies 10) Curricular Competencies English Language Arts • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking (Grade Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts; guide inquiry; and extend thinking • Synthesize ideas from a variety of texts/sources • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes • Select and apply an appropriate spoken language format for an intended purpose Physical and Health Education 10 • Critically analyze and explain health messages and investigate their potential influences on health and well-being • Develop skills for maintaining healthy relationships and responding to interpersonal conflict, including communication skills, negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution techniques • Critically analyze the impacts of technology and other factors on individual and community health Social Studies 10 • Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess the justification for competing accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this period (continuity and change) • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence)
Duration
Project with multiple classes (discretion of teacher)
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - 2 years 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
18 recommendations   1611 downloads

Digital Superheros! What's Your Superpower?

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Mazu - 3 years ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teacher…
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Mazu - 3 years ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teachers are reminded that they should check their school and district social media policies before implementing this in their classroom.* The digital world can be a positive community for kids and adults to express themselves and their creativity, but it also can have many pitfalls for kids to navigate on their own. At Mazu our users are learning to embrace the positive power of social media in a safe, curated space free of negativity, but we don’t want to stop there! We believe digital citizenship needs to be discussed and taught at an early age, so we invite your class to join our movement. You can help us to facilitate discussions on what it means to be a good digital citizen, and how we all have a part to play in making the online world a positive place. We’ve provided a sample lesson plan for you and some supplementary materials, feel free to use them to spark discussion and to add your own ideas. Become a part of our movement, discuss, create, and inspire what it means to be a good digital citizen!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
community
citizenship
digital lesson plan
comic
Learning Standards
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies/personal-and-social/social-awareness-and-responsibility
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018

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