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Divergent

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Grade Level
9
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a tr…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a trilogy, a series of young-adult dystopian novels set in a post-apocalyptic world. It explores themes related to individual and social identity as well as the use of science, and drugs in particular, as a means of social control. Citizens are divided into five factions based on their dispositions: Abnegation, for the selfless; Amity, for the peaceful; Candor, for the honest; Dauntless, for the brave; and Erudite, for the intellectual. Erudite scientists have designed a number of serums to be used in different ways for different populations for different reasons. At age 16, people must decide whether to stay with their family’s faction or join the faction best matching their personal aptitude. But then there are the Divergents. The prose is fast-paced but also provides a rich foundation for exploring many themes of interest to teens, including aspects of drug use and drug control.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Justice
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
substance use
drug use
novel study
drug control
substance use literacy
URLs
www.iminds.ca
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/ela9-divergent-outline.pdf
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies
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
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
Duration
45-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 27, 2017
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Voices Into Action - free, ERAC approved, bilingual online resource.

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Adult
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VoicesintoAction - 3 years ago
Description
Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC app…
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VoicesintoAction - 3 years ago
Description
Voices into Action is a free, bilingual, ERAC approved bilingual online humanities educational resource. It includes 6 units with a host of lessons on social justice issues through case studies, original videos, and primary resources. Students delve into horrific facts about The Holocaust, genocide, homophobia, gender inequality, Aboriginal history, immigration, cyber bullying, and much more. VIA is aimed at raising students’ social consciousness to help abolish hatred and prejudice in Canada and beyond. Register to use your Teacher Dashboard and get started creating customized lessons for each of your classes so your students can access your lesson from any mobile device.
Subject
Social Justice
Keywords
Gender studies
Assessment rubrics
LGBTQ
URLs
http://www.voicesintoaction.ca
Learning Standards
Secondary School Humanities with curriculum connections in Social Justice, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Aboriginal Studies, History, Comparative Civilizations, Psychology, Civics, and Media Studies.
Duration
225 hours
Language
English
Date Created
May 21, 2015