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Choose Your Voice

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VoicesintoAction - 2 years ago
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Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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VoicesintoAction - 2 years ago
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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
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Choose Your Voice - free, online, bilingual humanities teaching resource

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VoicesintoAction - 3 years ago
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Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed…
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VoicesintoAction - 3 years ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of 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 that follow 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.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
racism
oppression
genocide
Indigenous
Holocaust
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
Learning Standards
ERAC approved resource teaches about discrimination, racism, historical oppression, and heroism. Using videos, lesson plans, and activities teachers can use all 4 chapters and fulfill many of the curriculum requirements for social studies and English.
Duration
30-60 minutes over a few days
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 22, 2017
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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 - 2 years ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the season…
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Corrie - 2 years 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
Keywords
First Nations
Aboriginal
Indigenous
Reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Japanese Canadian Internment Gr 10-12 Updated

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Natalie Wai - 3 years ago
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Updated Lesson Plans for Social Studies 10 and So…
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Natalie Wai - 3 years ago
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Updated Lesson Plans for Social Studies 10 and Social Justice 11/12 relating to Japanese Canadian Internment at Hastings Park.
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English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
social justice
second world war
racism
URLs
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
Learning Standards
Curricular links to Grade 10 Social Studies (Copied from the Ministry of Education curriculum guide) Big Idea: Political decision-making and societal change are influenced by interactions between, individuals, groups and institutions. Curricular Competencies: Students are expected to be able to do the following: Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Content: Students are expected to know the following: Injustice, oppression, and social change in the development of human rights Curricular links to Grade 11/12 Social Justice (Copied from the Ministry of Education curriculum guide) Big Ideas: Social justice issues are interconnected. The causes of social injustices are complex and have lasting impacts on society. Social justice issues have both individual and systemic effects. Curricular Competencies: Students are expected to be able to do the following: Use inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess and compare significance of people, events, and developments at particular times and places, and examine what it reveals about social justice issues Create and implement an action plan to address a particular social justice issue Content: Students are expected to know the following: Past and present social injustices in Canada and the world, their possible causes, and their lasting impact on individuals, groups, and society Roles of governmental and non-governmental organizations in issues of social justice and injustice
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60 minute and 80 minute lessons with field studies option
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 2 years ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 2 years 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.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
Indigenous
Aboriginal
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Nasrin's Journey: Zine and lesson plans

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CASJ - 2 years ago
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Inspired by the refugee experiences of several st…
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CASJ - 2 years ago
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Inspired by the refugee experiences of several students from Byrne Creek Secondary School in Burnaby, this zine tells the story of a fictional Yazidi family who flee from war-torn Iraq to Canada. Students will learn about the many barriers most refugees face before finally settling as permanent residents in their country of asylum. Teachers can print multiple copies of the zine or students can read it on a SMART Board or tablet. The lesson plans help students to delve deeper into the refugee experience.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
refugees
racism
asylum
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https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=38968
Duration
Several activities ranging from 1 to 3 hours.
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English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
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The Origins of Names

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CASJ - 5 years ago
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This lesson, created for the children's story, 'T…
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CASJ - 5 years ago
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This lesson, created for the children's story, 'The Name Jar,' by Yangsook Choi deals with issues of cultural identity, racism and immigration. Having just arrived from Korea with her family, Unhei is anxious about making friends and worried that no one will be able to pronounce her name. Instead of introducing herself on the first day of school, she decides to pick a new name.
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Social Justice
English Language Arts
Korean
Social Studies
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prejudice
discrimination
racism
bullying
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1-2 hours
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English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
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Social Justice Vocabulary

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Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
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This lesson will explore language and vocabulary …
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Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
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This lesson will explore language and vocabulary related to social justice issues, and will help students to examine connections between various forms of oppression and discrimination.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
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SOGI
LGBTQ
transphobia
homophobia
racism
sexism
discrimination
oppression
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/making_space/makingSpace_full.pdf
Learning Standards
ELA 8/9 – Big Idea - Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world. ELA 10 – Big Idea - The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others and the world. ELA 8/9/10 – Curricular Competency - Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts ELA 10 – Curricular Competency - Recognize how language constructs personal, social and cultural identity Social Justice 12 – Curricular Competency - Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Content - various theoretical frameworks, interpretations, and concepts of social justice
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80 min
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English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2016
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A Teacher's Guide to "A Second Chance: A Gladue Rights Story": Teaching and Learning About Colonialism and Reconciliation

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Clay McLeod - one year ago
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The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Secon…
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Clay McLeod - one year ago
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The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Second Chance: A Gladue Rights Story" (which tells the story of Myra, an Indigenous woman who is charged with assault with a weapon and is about Gladue rights for Indigenous peoples) is a resource for secondary teachers that: -provides background information about Gladue rights and explains their relationship to relevant learning intentions in BC’s curriculum, -guides educators in using the graphic novel to meet relevant learning intentions, and -guides educators in meeting learning intentions relevant to the topic of Gladue rights. The guide provides ideas for teaching and learning about colonialism and reconciliation in courses for grades 10 to 12, within BC’s redesigned curriculum.
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
Indigenous
rights
criminal
URLs
https://lss.bc.ca/publications/pub/teachers-guide-second-chance-gladue-rights-story
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies Using oral, written, visual, and digital texts, students are expected individually and collaboratively to be able to: Comprehend and connect (reading, listening, viewing)
Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability
Select and apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to guide inquiry, extend and transform thinking, and comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts
Analyze how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages
Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic factors
Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing)
Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking
Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes
Select and apply appropriate oral communication formats for intended purposes
Express and support an opinion with evidence
Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways
Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Assess and refine texts to improve clarity, effectiveness, and impact
Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of texts
Use the conventions of Canadian spelling, syntax, and diction proficiently and as appropriate to the context
Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Students are expected to be able to do the following:
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas (including legal concepts, issues, and procedures); and communicate findings and decisions
Assess and compare the significance and impact of the experiences of Indigenous peoples in Canada’s history (significance)
Assess the justification for differing perspectives after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence)
Analyze continuities and changes for Indigenous peoples over time since contact with Europeans and in Canadian history (continuity and change)
Determine and assess the long- and short-term and intended and unintended impacts of colonial laws, policies, and history (cause and consequence)
Explain and infer multiple perspectives on people, places, issues, and events, and distinguish between world views of different cultures and peoples in history (perspective)
Make reasoned ethical judgments about decisions, laws, policies, actions, and events in colonial history and contemporary Canada (ethical judgment) Content Students are expected to know the following:
A wide variety of BC, Canadian, and global First Peoples texts
A wide variety of text forms and genres
Common themes in First Peoples literature (i.e., ways in which Indigenous peoples and communities have been impacted by colonial laws, policies, and history, like the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in prison)
Reconciliation in Canada (i.e., how Gladue rights relate to the concept of reconciliation and the “Calls to Action” of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, particularly 30–32)
Text features and structures - narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples texts - form, function, and genre of texts - elements of visual/graphic texts Strategies and processes:
Reading strategies
Metacognitive strategies
Writing processes
Presentation techniques Language features, structures, and conventions:
Elements of style
Syntax and sentence fluency
Usage and conventions
Literary elements and devices
Literal and inferential meaning
Persuasive techniques Students are expected to know the following:
Examples of colonial laws and policies, and aspects of colonialism that have affected Indigenous peoples (e.g., residential schools)
Ways in which Indigenous people and communities have been impacted by colonial laws, policies, and history (e.g., overrepresentation of Indigenous people in Canadian prisons)
What Gladue rights are and how they fit into Canada’s criminal justice system (i.e., when sentencing an Indigenous person, the judge is obliged to take that person’s circumstances into account)
How Gladue rights relate to the concept of reconciliation and the “Calls to Action” of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (particularly 30–32) Big Ideas Texts and stories about the impacts of colonialism and possibilities of reconciliation provide insight into key aspects of Canada’s past, present, and future. Texts and stories about the impacts of Canada’s colonial history play a role within the process of reconciliation. The exploration of text and story deepens understanding of one’s identity, others, and the world, including:
how aspects of Canada’s colonial history have led to current disparities between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians, and
how attempts to address the impacts of colonialism are an aspect of reconciliation. Colonial laws, policies, and history affected Indigenous peoples in history and continue to have consequences for Indigenous people and communities today. Reconciliation, which involves the transformation of Canadian society, takes many forms, including the criminal justice system’s recognition of Gladue rights. Canada’s colonial history and its ongoing impact has led to loss of culture and identity for many Indigenous people. It has led to significant educational, income, health, and social disparities between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians, including an overrepresentation of Indigenous people in prison.
Duration
Up to teacher's discretion (this resource describes several learning activities that can be chosen; each activity takes a different amount of time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 7, 2020
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Teaching the Japanese Canadian Internment

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Natalie Wai - 3 years ago
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A Grade 5 and 6 Unit with lessons and a field stu…
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Natalie Wai - 3 years ago
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A Grade 5 and 6 Unit with lessons and a field study option to introduce the history of Japanese Canadian discrimination in Vancouver, BC.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
internment japanese canadian
world war II
racism
injustice
URLs
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
Learning Standards
Content: -Past discriminatory government policies and actions such as the Head Tax, the Komagatu Maru Incident, residential schools and internments (Social Studies 5) -Human rights and responses to discrimination in Canadian society (Social Studies 5) -Global poverty and inequality issues including class structure and gender (Social Studies 6) Curricular Competencies: -Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and develop understanding of self, community, and world (English Language Arts 5) -Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in text (English Language Arts 6) -Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity (English Language Arts 5+6) -Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways (English Language Arts 6)
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017

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