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

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Mine…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Miners vs. Dunsmuirs" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the stormy relationship of the Dunsmuir family run coal mines of 19th century British Columbia and their employees. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Coal mining
Craigdarroch
Vancouver Island
Nanaimo
Primary Documents
Secondary Documents
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP.
Duration
15 minutes up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 6, 2014