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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).
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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.
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60-240 mins
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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
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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
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First Nations
Aboriginal
Indigenous
Reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Language and Terminology to Explore Gender and Sexuality

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Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
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This lesson will explore the language and termino…
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Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
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This lesson will explore the language and terminology which help us to understand and discuss the historical inequality which gender and sexual minorities have faced and continue to face. This understanding will help students to think critically about gender and sexuality which will help promote a more inclusive school and a more equitable world.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender identity
gender diversity
sexual orientation
homophobia
transphobia
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
http://www.transstudent.org/gender
Learning Standards
PHE 8/9/10 - Propose/analyze strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying. PHE 10 - Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities Social Studies 10/11/12 - Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective)
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60 min
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English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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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.
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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
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Making Space: Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice Throughout the K-12 Curriculum

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Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
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Government publication to support teachers in dis…
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Glen Hansman - 6 years ago
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Government publication to support teachers in discussing social justice issues across the K-12 curriculum.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Keywords
social justice
racism
homophobia
sexism
law
social studies
diversity
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English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
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Racism and COVID-19 - Supporting IBPOC teachers

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BCTF PSID - 11 months ago
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The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately shone a s…
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BCTF PSID - 11 months ago
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The COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately shone a spotlight on the multiple forms of racism that were prevalent in Canada long before the onset of the pandemic. If you are a teacher who identifies as Aboriginal, First Nations, Metis, Inuit, Indigenous, Black or a Person of Colour (IBPOC), your union has multiple support available to you to address both the individual and structural impacts of racism.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Social Studies
Research
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Aboriginal
First Nations
Metis
Inuit
Indigenous
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English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2020
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Salmon Run Field Day

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Alison and Laurie - 4 years ago
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A day trip incorporating First People’s Tradition…
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Alison and Laurie - 4 years ago
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A day trip incorporating First People’s Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) with Ecology in an authentic place-based learning experience for students.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Science
Biology
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Salmon
Field Work
Indigenous
Ecology
West Coast
First Nations
Learning Standards
- Make observations aimed at identifying their own questions about the natural world - Identify a question to answer or a problem to solve through scientific inquiry - Experience and interpret the local environment - Apply First Peoples perspectives and knowledge, other ways of knowing, and local knowledge as sources of information - Contribute to care for self, others, community, and world through personal or collaborative approaches - Express and reflect on a variety of experiences and perspectives of place
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Full Day
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English
Date Created
Nov 28, 2016
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SJ12 Full Course Quarter System Format

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Ryan Cho - 7 months ago
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Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
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Ryan Cho - 7 months ago
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Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
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SocialJustice12
Gender
Race
Poverty
lgbtq2s+
Indigenous
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English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2020
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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
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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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Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
Indigenous
rights
criminal
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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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Through Mala's Eyes

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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 4 years ago
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Story/Lesson Plan for ages 9-12, but can be adapt…
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Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada / Affaires autochtones et du Nord Canada - 4 years ago
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Story/Lesson Plan for ages 9-12, but can be adapted for other ages.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
First Nations
Learning
Social Studies
Keywords
Inuit
Indigenous
INAC
Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Government of Canada
Learning Standards
The aim of this booklet is to enhance the knowledge of students about the history, cultures and traditions of Inuit and, in particular, those who live in Canada’s northern Inuit community of Salluit. By completing the lessons in this booklet, students will be able to: - express an appreciation for the strong traditions and unique culture of the Inuit people, in various ways - describe the various developments that affected Canada’s Arctic from its early history to the present - locate the community of Salluit and its neighbouring Inuit municipalities on a map of Canada - relate the similarities and differences between life in Salluit and life in their own community.
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English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2016
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Why "That's So Gay" is NOT okay

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ARC Foundation - 4 years ago
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This lesson demystifies the word “gay” and challe…
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ARC Foundation - 4 years ago
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This lesson demystifies the word “gay” and challenges misunderstandings of the word while making it clear that the word “gay” should never be used as an insult. It will encourage students to speak out and be an upstander when they hear homophobic comments.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
lesbian
name calling
bullying
homophobia
respect
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
Learning Standards
Students value diversity, defend human rights, advocate for others, and act with a sense of ethics in interactions, including online.
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 28, 2016

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