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Renting it Right - Preparing Students to Rent After Graduation

Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resou…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and the Justice Education Society. Designed for first-time renters, the course covers both practical and legal topics to consider before deciding to rent. Students can complete activities such as creating a budget, thinking about their housing needs, preparing a list of references, writing a cover letter and pet resume, and ordering a credit report. The course is video-based, and sections can be viewed in any order. Students who complete the course and pass the final exam earn a certificate that can be presented to landlords when they apply for tenancy. By completing the course, students will be better equipped to find rental housing and succeed in their tenancies. Core skills, such as financial literacy, smart decision making, effective communication, and problem solving are a key focus of the material.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
Financial Literacy
Life Skills
Residential Tenancy Law
Communication
Budgeting
Housing
Contracts
URLs
http://www.rentingitright.ca/
Learning Standards
Online videos, activities, worksheets, and a final exam.
Duration
30 minutes- 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2016
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Where the Fraser River Flows - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 2

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Wher…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Where the Fraser River Flows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the issues and tensions behind the Fraser River strike of 1912 during the construction of the Great Northern Railroad. The lesson materials focus on strategies used by the workers to gain better working conditions and wages by uniting labour across ethnic divisions of the time. The use of workers’ songs is profiled in this lesson. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Joe Hill
IWW
Wobblies
Canadian Northern Railway
William Mackenzie
Mother Jones
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies.” Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. The vignette and the related activities may also be used to provide a background to labour issues as they existed prior to the outbreak of World War I as part of the Social Studies 11 curriculum; explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 8, 2015