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1 recommendation   11 downloads

Cutting Papa's Hair

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Wilf - one month ago
Description
A nine year old boy tells us a true story about c…
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Wilf - one month ago
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A nine year old boy tells us a true story about cutting his grandfather's (Papa's) hair. They show us their trust and confidence in each other and themselves.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
trust
confidence
paradox
onomatopoeia
rhyme
imagery
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 26, 2021
2 recommendations   84 downloads

Granny's Clan, A Tale of Wild Orcas

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Inspired Learning International - one month ago
Description
This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4…
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Inspired Learning International - one month ago
Description
This lesson about orcas was designed for grades 4-8 but can be adapted for primary grades and covers many curricular competencies in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Art. The cognitive strategies suggested are engaging and motivating for learners with a variety of learning needs and can also be applied to most learning sequences across the curriculum. They also include practice with the core competencies. These will provide many entry points for learners to explore the life, environment and struggles of the orcas. Granny’s Clan is an engaging story about an orca family. Students will instantly connect too many similarities between their family and Granny’s.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Science
Environmental Science
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
diversity of ecosystems
stewardship
life cycles
human encroachment
comprehension strategies
writing from a perspective
Learning Standards
English Language Arts and Writing gr. 3-8, First Peoples Learning Principles, all Core Competencies, Social Studies inquiry processes and skills, Science 4-7 All livings things sense respond to their environment,
Duration
3 hours or at teachers discretion
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2021
0 recommendations   29 downloads

Le Mouvement travailliste en Colombie-Britannique de 1840 à 1914

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Labour History Project - 2 months ago
Description
Le Mouvement syndical de la Colombie-Britannique …
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Labour History Project - 2 months ago
Description
Le Mouvement syndical de la Colombie-Britannique (1840-1914) peut servir de document d’information pour la série de vignettes Working People: A History of Labour in BC hébergée sur le Knowledge Network et les leçons d’accompagnement élaborées par le Labour History Project. Les articles sont conçus pour être utilisés individuellement dans le cadre du cours Études sociales 9 et Études sociales 10. Les enseignants peuvent compléter l’activité de lecture par des leçons sélectionnées tirées de Working People: A History of Labour in BC qui sont liées à ce document. En outre, la série vidéo The Edge of the World: B.C.'s Early Years a un certain nombre de segments qui complètent la lecture pour la période 1840-1914.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Vignettes
Premières nations
Fourrures
Pêche
Le travail des enfants
La Compagnie de la Baie d’Hudson
Ruées vers l'or
Dunsmuir
La compagnie de chemin de fer du Canadien Pacifique
Grèves
briseurs de grèves
syndicat
La grève des mineurs de charbon de l'île de Vancouver
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
Les documents traitent des aspects des normes d’apprentissage clés du programme actuel d’études sociales 9. Les compétences en pensée critique sont appliquées tout au long des processus d’enquête et des compétences d’études sociales pour poser des questions; rassembler, interpréter et analyser des idées; et communiquer les constatations et les décisions. La leçon porte sur les compétences suivantes en matière de programme d’études; Jugement éthique, perspective, continuité et changement et causes et conséquences.
Duration
60 minutes-8 hours
Language
French
Date Created
Feb 14, 2021
1 recommendation   19 downloads

The Boy Who Couldn't Sit Straight

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Wilf - 2 months ago
Description
A young boy seeks acceptance despite his challeng…
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Wilf - 2 months ago
Description
A young boy seeks acceptance despite his challenge of being on the autism spectrum. His best efforts are thwarted, and he frowns in his failure. Yet, if small accommodations were made with the help of those around the table, he hopes he might succeed.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
autism
spectrum
tolerance
acceptance
support
family
accommodation
Duration
up to 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2021
0 recommendations   26 downloads

Instead of soldiering on: Supporting critical thinking about the social studies curriculum

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CASJ - 3 months ago
Description
The purpose of this activity is to trouble some o…
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CASJ - 3 months ago
Description
The purpose of this activity is to trouble some of the dominant narratives in Social Studies—particularly those centered around war and conflict, by critically reflecting on what is normalized in our Social Studies curricula, and in turn, our society.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
peace education
war
conflict
World War I
Duration
60 - 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2021
2 recommendations   35 downloads

Learning About Privacy and Data Collection Online

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Multimedia
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Zakir Suleman - 3 months ago
Description
The lesson will start with a discussion of how st…
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Activity
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Multimedia
Grade Level
8
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Zakir Suleman - 3 months ago
Description
The lesson will start with a discussion of how students use their smartphones, then students will play the game and analyze the main character’s choices. Students will brainstorm examples outside of the game of how data collection influences their online habits. From there the class will segue into a discussion of how privacy and convenience become a “tradeoff” at levels of smartphone use, and how comfortable we as smartphone users are in making that trade. After this discussion, students will write a short reflection of roughly 3–5 sentences about which tradeoffs, and to what degree, they feel comfortable making in their smartphone use.
Subject
Applied Skills
Library and Information Systems
Keywords
Social Media
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
Data
Privacy
Technology
Smartphone
URLs
https://supernovahigh.itch.io/theyve-got-mayl
Learning Standards
This will be an introductory lesson to issues with smartphone usage, focusing on online privacy and data collection. This lesson uses a game to introduce these concepts, and possible actions to take to protect oneself. The game covers the themes of privacy, surveillance, and online safety, while being short and accessible. It is designed to be accessible, but teachers may need to make additional accommodations or construct a different activity for ELL students, depending on the situation.
Duration
75 Minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 19, 2021
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Complimentary Lesson plans by teachers for teachers K-12 - ForedBC

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Bella Savchenko - 5 months ago
Description
BC K-12 teachers and non-formal educators provide…
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Bella Savchenko - 5 months ago
Description
BC K-12 teachers and non-formal educators provided their favourite lesson plans about our environment and its natural resources on topics from biodiversity, to endangered species, forest fires, climate change, water resources, energy, sustainable development, Indigenous natural resource management and more. Please see previously submitted lesson plans shared freely with educators, organized by age group, and downloaded by up to 35,000 a month. http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0 Our YouTube channel also features Indigenous and non-Indigenous natural resources experts, like First Nations LNG Alliance CEO Karen Ogen-Toews, sharing advice for youth about management of our natural resources, the importance of lifelong learning and listening to all voices on issues. https://www.youtube.com/user/SustainabilityCareer
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Keywords
Environment
Economy
Natural Resources
URLs
http://www.foredbc.org/common/main.cfm?ind=2&sin=6&ssi=0
https://www.youtube.com/user/SustainabilityCareer
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2020
1 recommendation   66 downloads

Ballet Recital for a Bear

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Wilf - 5 months ago
Description
A true story of a young girl daydreaming of her d…
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Wilf - 5 months ago
Description
A true story of a young girl daydreaming of her dance routine on her way to her grandfather's house. She meets a bear on the forest trail!
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
English Language Arts
Keywords
ballet
rhythm
rhyme
dreams for the future
fright
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2020
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SJ12 Full Course Quarter System Format

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Ryan Cho - 5 months ago
Description
Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
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10
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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 5 months ago
Description
Full SJ12 in Quarter System Format
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
SocialJustice12
Gender
Race
Poverty
lgbtq2s+
Indigenous
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2020
2 recommendations   100 downloads

Rocks 'R' Resources

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Dan - 6 months ago
Description
A grade 5 level, 7-8 lesson Earth Science unit pa…
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Dan - 6 months ago
Description
A grade 5 level, 7-8 lesson Earth Science unit package focused on the rock cycle and how materials from the earth are used as resources to build homes, roads and other things in our communities. Includes a section on the importance of reclaiming land after mines are closed, and exercises for students to do inside (some requiring parent or teacher supervision) and outside the classroom (suitable for online education). This package was produced by the BC Stone Sand & Gravel Association (a registered non-profit) with thanks to a generous donation from Summit Materials that allowed us to build the package with assistance from the Ontario Stone Sand & Gravel Association. Many thanks also to the volunteer members who spent many hours reviewing and revising the materials to ensure they are ideally suited for use here in BC.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Keywords
Rock Cycle
Natural Resources
Geology
Transportation
Infrastructure
Construction
Learning Standards
Science 5 Big Ideas: Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.
Duration
7 to 8 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 23, 2020
1 recommendation   36 downloads

Ice Cream or Me?

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Wilf - 6 months ago
Description
This original poem describes the loving relations…
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Wilf - 6 months ago
Description
This original poem describes the loving relationship between a pre-teen girl and her Grandma. Young girls often become insecure in their relationships, but Missy trusts her Grandma to holds hands with.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
love
rhyme
half-rhyme
metaphor
imagery
Learning Standards
language arts, poetry
Duration
10-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 21, 2020
4 recommendations   376 downloads

The 1918 Vancouver Steam Laundries Strike

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Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
This lesson is suitable for Social Studies classe…
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
This lesson is suitable for Social Studies classes studying the First World War and the Canadian Home Front as well as curriculum examining gender and racial tensions in the work force of early British Columbia. The time period of the lesson is set in the closing months of the war and the early recovery period from the Great War to early 1919. Additional overlapping intrigues to the women struggling for fair wages and better working conditions in the steam laundries of Vancouver was the death of Ginger Goodwin and the threats of a General Strike raised by the Vancouver Trades and Labour Council, as well as the onset of the Spanish Influenza Pandemic. The lesson materials also examine the racial conflict between the steam laundries and the Chinese hand laundries. Critical thinking and the use of primary sources are at the core of the lesson activities.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Vancouver Trades and Labour Council
Union
Helena Gutteridge
Ellen Goode
Josephine Wilson
Matilda Cruikshank
Spanish Influenza
Pandemic
Primary documents
Learning Standards
Discriminatory policies and injustices in Canada and the world that utilize Social Studies Inquiry processes and explorations of Historical significance, evidence, continuity and change, causes and consequences, perspective and ethical judgment.
Duration
45-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 26, 2020
2 recommendations   272 downloads

Les premières économies

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Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
Activités pour accompagner la vignette "First Eco…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Submitted By
Labour History Project - 7 months ago
Description
Activités pour accompagner la vignette "First Economies » de la série réputée Knowledge Network; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia. Cette vignette examine l’économie préexistante en Colombie-Britannique avant la colonisation. Le rôle important joué par les Premières Nations de la Colombie-Britannique est étudié en ce qui concerne l’établissement et la prospérité de la Colombie-Britannique. Il s’agit d’une unité créée par le « Labour History Project », un groupe d’enseignants et enseignants retraités de la Colombie-Britannique qui collaborent à la conception d’une série de plans de leçons, d’activités et d’ateliers axés sur les études du travail et l’histoire du travail. Cliquer sur ce lien : https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Premières économies
Vignettes
Premières nations
Fourrures
Jeu de role
Simulation
Pêche
Learning Standards
Les documents traitent des aspects des normes d’apprentissage clés du programme actuel d’études sociales 9. Les compétences en pensée critique sont appliquées tout au long des processus d’enquête et des compétences d’études sociales pour poser des questions; rassembler, interpréter et analyser des idées; et communiquer les constatations et les décisions. La leçon porte sur les compétences suivantes en matière de programme d’études; Jugement éthique, perspective, continuité et changement et causes et conséquences.
Duration
15-120 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 23, 2020
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Study Guide — Balancing History: Warp Weft Weave: Joining Generations

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BCHF - 8 months ago
Description
The focus of the study guide is intended to encou…
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Submitted By
BCHF - 8 months ago
Description
The focus of the study guide is intended to encourage students to dig deeper into history to find a voice that was quieted or unheard. The guide will deepen understanding and knowledge of colonial histories and the current realities of Indigenous People, as well as, an understanding of social injustices and discriminatory policies in Canada (including Residential Schools, the head tax, the legal system, disenfranchisement, and internments).
Subject
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
head tax
internments
Indigenous People
disenfranchisement
URLs
https://www.bchistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Balancing-History_Warp-Weft-Weave-Joining-Generations_-Study-Guide.pdf
Learning Standards
Concepts: Historical Perspectives, Continuity and Change, Cause and Consequence
Duration
40-80 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2020
0 recommendations   64 downloads

Fish (cod) labeling activity

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file which presents everything you can learn about a cod when you dissect it. This is a cod body-part labeling activity. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video in the presentation for the full educational experience. This activity pairs well with our interactive cod dissection: Anatomy of a cod (an analysis activity about the health of a stock of cod) (linked in links).
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
sustainability
ocean education
ocean literacy
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=AnatomyofaCodEN&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_B59S0r4jkJXd
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
0 recommendations   72 downloads

Netukulimk

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Students are invited to create a survival plan of…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 8 months ago
Description
Students are invited to create a survival plan of what they would need to survive if they were to live outside in their local habitat. They can only take from the earth and land and must consider factors like season, weather, habitat and ecosystem. "Netukulimk explains Mi’kmaw ways of life, tying together social and economic practices with systems of governance through time. Living in harmony, and taking only what you need, is the true essence of Indigenous ways of being and living." (Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre). Our linked video explores the concept in an accessible way for children and teenagers. Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre has an extensive guide about Teaching About the Mi'kmaq (pdf). This activity is one of our Indigenous perspectives content pieces. More to come. This activity is one of our Inquiry-tools (activities that encourage students to think about what they know and how they learn).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
indigenous education
art
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=NetukulimkLFH&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_iubE_KRzY2er
https://bit.ly/32qfzJj
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities align with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: Social Responsibility Critical Thinking English Language Arts: Comprehend and connect - Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding, Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences. Arts Education: Exploring and creating: Intentionally select and apply materials, movements, technologies, environments, tools, and techniques by combining and arranging artistic elements, processes, and principles in art making.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
3 recommendations   116 downloads

Bubbles in Bubbles

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Wilf - 9 months ago
Description
The word 'bubble' is on the tips of many tongues …
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Wilf - 9 months ago
Description
The word 'bubble' is on the tips of many tongues quoting rules, restrictions, reasons and responsibilities. This original poem offers teachers and students ways to talk about joys in life, even in pandemic bubbles.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetic devices
pandemic
covid19
bubble
love
family
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 17, 2020
3 recommendations   75 downloads

Macaroni Panda

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Wilf - 9 months ago
Description
An original poem based on a birthday lunch at a s…
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Submitted By
Wilf - 9 months ago
Description
An original poem based on a birthday lunch at a small Japanese restaurant, the poem shows how two very different animals, Panda and Frog, reach out to each other to share their ideas of favorite and secret but forbidden food.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
tolerance
sharing
dreams
poetic devices
Duration
20 - 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 3, 2020
1 recommendation   114 downloads

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 - 10 months ago
Description
The teacher’s guide to the graphic novel "A Secon…
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Submitted By
Clay McLeod - 10 months ago
Description
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.
Subject
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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Creative Response Activities to Short Stories

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Mx. Clement Thorne - 10 months ago
Description
This unit is designed to be highly adaptable to t…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Mx. Clement Thorne - 10 months ago
Description
This unit is designed to be highly adaptable to the needs of the teacher and their class. The activities can be applied to any short story. You can read multiple short stories in a row and wrap up the unit with the "Book Talks" lesson, or you can read a single short story and move on to other subjects. The projects should take students a full week to complete and they should be able to do them mostly independently. This model works well for asynchronous distance learning. However, the activities will easily transfer into the face-to-face classroom.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
short story
choice board
distance education
asynchronous
creative writing
URLs
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1iO8YgN_XMPcQd0vLINOaBm2T3iE3ANzr?usp=sharing
Learning Standards
Using language in creative and playful ways helps us understand how language works. Students will be able to respond to text in personal and creative ways; use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create texts for a variety of purposes and audiences; and transform ideas and information to create original texts.
Duration
1 week per story
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 6, 2020
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Responding to Outbreak Lab

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
Lisa Cheng - 10 months ago
Description
The Solve to Outbreak Lab follows the BC’s New Cu…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
Lisa Cheng - 10 months ago
Description
The Solve to Outbreak Lab follows the BC’s New Curriculum for Grade 8 science. Sequentially, this lab would be part of the Grade 8 Biology unit, following lessons regarding microbes, the immune system, and vaccinations and antibiotics. Feel free to use any of the resources provided below for your online classroom.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Science
Biology
Keywords
epidemic
pandemic
cdc
epidemiology
disease
URLs
https://lessonsinthecloud.wordpress.com/2020/06/28/responding-to-outbreak-lab-bc-grade-8/
Learning Standards
Big Idea: How do humans and micro-organisms interact? Content: • Impact of epidemics and pandemics on human populations. • Vaccination can prevent the spread of infectious disease Curricular competencies: • Demonstrate an awareness of assumptions and bias in their own work • Identify possible sources of error and suggest improvement to their investigation methods. • Seek patterns and connections in data from their own investigations and secondary sources • Use scientific understandings to identify relationships and draw conclusions
Duration
1 week
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 28, 2020
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BC Elections Education Project

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - 11 months ago
Description
There are two lesson packages - one on the BC Ele…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Elections BC - 11 months ago
Description
There are two lesson packages - one on the BC Election Process and Voting, and the other on Parliamentary Democracy and the Role of MLAs. The BC Election Process and Voting Lesson Package provides newcomers with essential information needed to participate in a provincial election. A voting simulation activity provides participants with an opportunity to experience each step of the act of voting as if they were at a physical voting station. The Parliamentary Democracy and the Role of MLAs Lesson Package gives newcomers a more in-depth understanding of the democratic process in BC, as well as the role of an MLA in representing constituents. The lesson packages teach adult immigrant and refugee English language learners how to participate in the democratic process when they become eligible as Canadian citizens.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
ESL
government
MLA
democracy
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/resources/ISSofBC-lesson-plans-2019.pdf
Learning Standards
The lesson packages are suitable for CLB 4 to 8 LINC classes.
Duration
1.5 hours to 3 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 19, 2020
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Which Election? Understanding federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal/local elections

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
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11
12
Submitted By
Elections BC - 11 months ago
Description
In this activity, students are asked to reflect u…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Elections BC - 11 months ago
Description
In this activity, students are asked to reflect upon their own experience with dividing tasks. The students watch two short videos to learn about how government responsibilities are divided and about the impact these divisions have on elections in Canada. Students then deepen their understanding by completing activities at different learning stations, to explore the three levels of government and the different aspects that occur with elections on each level. Finally, students consolidate their understanding through both class discussion and personal reflection; and, are encouraged to explore how they can actively engage in the electoral process.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
vote
voting
government
responsibilities
Canada
URLs
https://elections.bc.ca/docs/teachers-guide-elections-government.pdf
Learning Standards
Competencies and Skills: • Students will work collaboratively: demonstrating respect, integrity, and open-mindedness • Students will gather information relevant to their own electoral communities • Students will examine maps to better understand elections at all three levels of government in Canada • Students will connect headline news topics to the appropriate level of government and think critically about the topics that they care about • Students will reflect on their learning, and consider how they can engage in elections at all three levels • Students will practice a variety of online search skills to arrive at the appropriate information
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 19, 2020
4 recommendations   95 downloads

INFORM: Identifying Quality Resources Tool

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B Downey-MacDonald - 11 months ago
Description
The INFORM resource is broken into 4 parts that c…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B Downey-MacDonald - 11 months ago
Description
The INFORM resource is broken into 4 parts that can be used as individually or as part of a cohesive unit. Part 1 & 2 define misinformation and disinformation, provide case studies and discussion questions to deepen understanding. Students are encouraged to connect this information with current events social and political events. Part 3 & 4 are specific to the COVID-19 crisis and provide definitions and clarifications of the language governments use to advise our community safety. There is also a complete list of Provincial, National, and International resources that educators, students and the broader community can use for reliable COVID related information.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Keywords
COVID
Digital Literacy
Rhetoric
ON-LINE LEARNING
INFORMATION
RESEARCH
COMMUNICATION
Learning Standards
The INFORM resource allows for explorations of communication and critical thinking through examination of misinformation and disinformation through definitions, case studies and discussion questions. Students will further be able to build their digital literacy skills and process online content in a way that helps them build identity and communicate productively within their community. The INFORM resource is broken into 4 parts that can be used as individually or as part of a cohesive unit. Part 1 & 2 define misinformation and disinformation, provide case studies and discussion questions to deepen understanding. Students are encouraged to connect this information with current events social and political events. Part 3 & 4 are specific to the COVID-19 crisis and provide definitions and clarifications of the language governments use to advise our community safety. There is also a complete list of Provincial, National, and International resources that educators, students and the broader community can use for reliable COVID related information.
Duration
60 minutes +
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 12, 2020
0 recommendations   80 downloads

NATIONALISM AS A CAUSE OF WWI

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
Students should have some general knowledge about…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
Students should have some general knowledge about World War I, and in particular the causes of WWI. It would also be beneficial if the students had some cursory knowledge of the concept of nationalism. The students start by watching speeches by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to detect nationalism in their speeches. Then the students read a primer on nationalism to further inform their thinking. Lastly, the students will read three nationalistic speeches by Georges Clemenceau, Lloyd George, and Kaiser Wilhelm. As the students are reading they should fill out the Nationalistic Speeches Handout. Once they are done, they will pick the speech they find most convincing and justify their choice. This lesson can be split up and delivered online or hard copy. I provide a single-point rubric, but you may wish to change it to your own liking. Feel free to modify.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Nationalism
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to evaluate how nationalism contributed to the start of WWI • Assess the significance of people, places, events, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence) • Thinking (questioning and investigating)
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
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CHARLEMAGNE’S COURT

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students should have some general knowledge o…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Anton Birioukov - one year ago
Description
The students should have some general knowledge of the Dark Ages and monarchs. This lesson is comprised of a few activities. To begin the students watch a brief video on Charlemagne. After they are done, they will read a short biography of Charlemagne. The students' task is to appoint their own royal court. 10 noble's biographies are included. The students are to pick 5 advisors (economic, political, religious, military, foreign affairs) from the 10 nobles and explain their choices. Once they are done they will write a short diary entry, explaining what it would have been like to be Charlemagne and appoint the court. Please feel free to modify to suit your needs.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Dark Ages
Royal Court
Nobles
Monarch
Learning Standards
• The students will be able to assess the difficulties of choosing a court and empathize with the rulers • Thinking – questioning and investigating; reflecting and assessing. • Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events, and compare the values, worldviews, and beliefs of human cultures and societies in different times and places (perspective)
Language
English
Date Created
May 14, 2020
0 recommendations   36 downloads

Water Displacement

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Wendy - one year ago
Description
This is a complete lesson plan about water displa…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Wendy - one year ago
Description
This is a complete lesson plan about water displacement. Student will learn how to measure the volume of irregular objects using water displacement method.
Subject
Science
Language
English
Date Created
May 10, 2020
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Constitute: Lessons for grades 6 to 10

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
The documentary Constitute! tells the story of ho…
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
The documentary Constitute! tells the story of how Canadian women and women’s groups fought for equality by successfully advocating for the rights of women and girls to be entrenched into the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Constitute! is available online for free. The Constitute! website also provides a teachers’ companion—Constitute! Continuing the Journey—which includes detailed information regarding the context, historical background, and groups related to this film as well as activities designed for secondary students. To order free copies of the video and teachers’ companion, send a request with your mailing address and number of copies to socialjustice@bctf.ca. This unit plan provides activities that are suitable for elementary students in the intermediate grades. These activities are correlated to the following content and curricular competencies. Please also see : https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource543
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
Charter of rights and freedoms
activism
gender equity
law
royal commission on status of women
feminism
Duration
Unit plan with serveral 1 hour lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 28, 2020
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Constitute: Continuing the Journey

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
Constitute! is a multi-media educational resource…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
Constitute! is a multi-media educational resource on citizen engagement and women’s constitutional activism. The website includes a link to the film Constitute! as well as a study guide and other educational resources for the classroom. Please also see: https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource543
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
charter of rights and freedoms
activism
feminism
constitution
royal commission on the status of women
politics
URLs
http://constitute.ca/
Duration
Unit plan: Several one hour lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 28, 2020
1 recommendation   109 downloads

Climate Change & Tipping Points: Cascading Events onto Hothouse Earth or Stabilized Earth

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - one year ago
Description
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - one year ago
Description
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and avoiding an increase of 2 degrees Celsius by 2100 is our goal. By continuing to increase fossil fuel consumption and not advancing renewable energy our civilization would be a risk. Tipping points and cascading events become more likely.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate change
Projecting Environmental Impacts
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change education for Sciences 8-12, Social Studies 8-11, Earth Science 11, Geography 12
Duration
2-4 Hours
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
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Remote learning: Climate and Connection Unit (Free!) (15 Action Packs)

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
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4
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Submitted By
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Jake) - one year ago
Description
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Vancouver-based Cha…
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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Jake) - one year ago
Description
Be the Change Earth Alliance (Vancouver-based Charity) Climate and Connection Unit with 15 Action Packs focused on Environmental and Social Justice, which any teacher can access for free when they sign up online. Where these come from our Student Leadership for Change suite of 40 Action Packs, teachers in your district already using them can update their account to access. Each Action Pack includes a fillable PDF students can work on and send back and can easily be distributed through platforms such as Microsoft Teams. Students explore their world views, connect global issues to a local context and take action appropriate for social distancing before tying it all together through critical reflection. Our curriculum embraces First People’s Principles of Learning and Teachers can see BC course connections and how each pack meets Core Competencies. The revisions attempt to reduce screen time and encourage experiential learning and social connection.
Subject
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
sustainability
environment
inquiry
ecology
transportation
energy
nature
URLs
https://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/climate_connection_unit
Learning Standards
BC Curriculum alignment, Core Competencies and First Nations Principles of Learning integrated
Duration
1 lesson to 4 weeks (adaptable)
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 21, 2020
0 recommendations   83 downloads

Multiplication Facts

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Multimedia
Grade Level
K
1
2
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4
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7
Submitted By
Ali Thomas - one year ago
Description
This is a PowerPoint lesson, teaching basic multi…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Multimedia
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Ali Thomas - one year ago
Description
This is a PowerPoint lesson, teaching basic multiplication using the concepts of arrays and skip counting. Each times table is introduced with a YouTube link to a song and there are links to free online games to rehearse times tables.
Subject
Mathematics
Keywords
multiplication
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 14, 2020
1 recommendation   173 downloads

Last Chance Island by Norma Charles: reading questions & craft activity for a middle grade adventure novel by BC author

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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7
Submitted By
K.A. Wiggins - one year ago
Description
Reading questions, craft activity, and creative w…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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7
Submitted By
K.A. Wiggins - one year ago
Description
Reading questions, craft activity, and creative writing prompt based on middle-grade adventure novel "Last Chance Island" by BC author Norma Charles—for individual or group learning. Book Description: Two very different stories intersect with surprising results. Two African children, Kalu and his cousin, Aisha, escape from their village after it's destroyed by rebel soldiers. The kids flee to the coast where they find work on a fishing boat bound for Britain . . . until the nervous fisherman abandons them on Last Chance Island off the coast of Ireland. Meanwhile, Spike, a Canadian teen, finds out that her father has died, and she is being sent to live with a distant relative, a woman who tends the lighthouse on Last Chance Island. Spike can't wait to escape and join a troupe of musicians she's met in Dublin. But one day, she discovers the two stranded kids in desperate need of help. Will she change her plans to try to save them? Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/5qqwAPgEJ9I
Subject
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
immigration
refugee
africa
fiction
child soldiers
war
rural life
URLs
https://youtu.be/5qqwAPgEJ9I
http://normacharles.ca/LastChance.html
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 18, 2020
1 recommendation   94 downloads

La maison des anniversaires

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity will fill the requirements set fort…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity will fill the requirements set forth by the BC curriculum that at the grade 5 level, students in Core French should be able to know French phonemes; and this is all part of the ability to say the number of the date of your birthday, and the month, correctly. The curriculum also states that students be able to participate in simple interactions dealing with daily life. Knowing one`s birthday is often information that is asked and shared, especially amongst younger people. Finally, the curriculum states that students at the grade 5 Core French level be able to convey basic information about themselves, and there are many instances in which being able to identify your date of birth is not only useful, but necessary.
Subject
Languages
French/FSL
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies: Taken directly from the BC Ministry of Education curriculum website: https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/ Competency Grade Level Subject Area “Participate, with support, in simple interactions involving everyday situations.” 5 Core French “Common, high-frequency vocabulary and sentence structures for communicating meaning: basic information about themselves.” 5 Core French “Know French phonemes.” 5 Core French
Duration
approx. 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2020
4 recommendations   243 downloads

Chilcotin War Unit Plan

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Shannon Rerie - one year ago
Description
This unit plan was designed in cooperation with t…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Shannon Rerie - one year ago
Description
This unit plan was designed in cooperation with the Tsilhqot'in National Goverment to facilitate the teaching of the Chilcotin War from BC history.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
History
Duration
9 - 60-80 minute blocks
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 21, 2020
0 recommendations   91 downloads

Cannabis and Relationships

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Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Mahboubeh - one year ago
Description
Cannabis use often happens in a social setting an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Mahboubeh - one year ago
Description
Cannabis use often happens in a social setting and can be a way to have fun with friends, but it can also affect relationships (both positively and negatively). Likewise, relationships with family and friends can influence the choices young people make regarding substance use. With the help of Cycles, a film about youth and cannabis use, this lesson plan aims to engage students to think critically about cannabis use and how it can impact different types of relationships. A facilitator’s guide that provides further lesson plans is available in both English and French.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Keywords
drug education
cannabis
drug literacy
health education
physical education
healthy relationships
critical thinking
URLs
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/cannabis-relationships.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 11, 2020
1 recommendation  

Using the book RED to teach SEL

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Karveena Atwal - one year ago
Description
Cross-Curricular connection to the SOGI Curriculu…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Karveena Atwal - one year ago
Description
Cross-Curricular connection to the SOGI Curriculum Curricular connection to Aboriginal Education (AbEd), Core Competency on Self-Awareness & Social Awareness
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
ABED
pronouns
gender identity
allies
URLs
http://karveenabains.weebly.com/1/post/2020/02/teaching-sel-through-picture-books-in-elementary.html
Learning Standards
The Casel (2017) resource, describes Social Emotional Learning as the way adults and children learn to manage and understand emotions, show empathy for each other, set goals, make responsible decisions and establish positive relationships. I will begin to share ideas on picture books I believe to support Social Emotional Learning in children, youth and adults. This blogs focus will be on the picture book: Red A Crayons Story by Michael Hall Lesson 1: Identity Focus: Core Competency on Self-Awareness & Social Awareness
Duration
30-50 minutes each lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2020
0 recommendations   643 downloads

Social Studies: Political Violence in Modern-Day China

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Skylet - one year ago
Description
Lesson plan and accompanying activities and resou…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Skylet - one year ago
Description
Lesson plan and accompanying activities and resources for a Social Studies 11/12 class on Political Violence in Modern-Day China
Subject
Social Studies
Law
History
Law
Keywords
political violence
genocide studies
political studies
URLs
https://freedomhouse.org/report/china-religious-freedom/falun-gong
Learning Standards
Big Ideas: • Understanding how political decisions are made is critical to being an informed and engaged citizen (from Political Studies). • The intentional destruction of peoples and their cultures is not inevitable, and attempts can be disrupted and resisted (from Genocide Studies). • Examining questions in philosophy allows people to question their assumptions and better understand their own beliefs (from Philosophy). • Social justice initiatives can transform individuals and systems (from Social Justice). First Peoples Principles of Learning: • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). • Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities. • Learning involves patience and time. • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story. Content: • current issues regarding the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China (as represented in mass media) • worldwide recognition of and responses to the Falun Gong genocide in China • methods used by individuals, groups, and organizations to promote social justice Linguistic skills: • use target vocabulary (e.g., political and social justice terminology) • exchange ideas and information using complete sentences (including compound-complex sentences) • express opinions and beliefs • employ rhetoric of persuasion (e.g., ethos, logos) • employ subjunctives • respond to counterarguments appropriately Curricular competencies: • use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • assess the significance of people, places, events, phenomena, ideas, or developments • make reasoned ethical judgments about people, places, events, phenomena, ideas, or developments and determine appropriate ways to respond
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 18, 2019
0 recommendations   96 downloads

Political Science Course Plan

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Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Jason Anderson - one year ago
Description
Course plan for Political Science with big ideas,…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Jason Anderson - one year ago
Description
Course plan for Political Science with big ideas, curricular competencies, content and topics all laid out.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Keywords
Politcal Studies
Social Studies
Duration
Full Course
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2019
0 recommendations   117 downloads

Noé et Grand-Ours: Une aventure en Colombie-Britannique (cahier pédagogique)

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Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
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K
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Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - one year ago
Description
Cahier pédagogique pour l'histoire "Noé et Grand-…
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Activity
Assessment
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Danielle S. Marcotte - one year ago
Description
Cahier pédagogique pour l'histoire "Noé et Grand-Ours: Une aventure en Colombie-Britannique" par Danielle S. Marcotte . Résumé de l'histoire: Noé, le petit avion, et Grand-Ours, son pilote, partent en voyage en Colombie-Britannique. Ils ont hâte de revoir leur amie Stéphanie, mais voilà que leur parcours se transforme en une véritable chasse au trésor! Un serpent, des aigles, des cygnes trompettes empêcheront-ils les amis de découvrir la cachette du célèbre père Pandosy?
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Aviation
Géographie
Premières Nations
Faune
Flore
Entraide
canada
canadian
francais
canadien
story
URLs
https://daniellesmarcotte.weebly.com/
Language
French
Date Created
Oct 22, 2019
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective human…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire : Mise au point par les enseignants de niveau secondaire à l’intention de leurs homologues, cette ressource éducative a pour but d’informer les jeunes et de leur donner les moyens de passer à l’action en vue d’atténuer la souffrance humaine. Illustrée au moyen d’exemples propres au contexte canadien, la nouvelle version 2016 comprend six modules qui abordent divers sujets liés au droit humanitaire international, dont les crimes de guerre, les réfugiés, les crises négligées, les inégalités entre les sexes, les principes humanitaires ainsi que les mécanismes favorisant la justice et l’engagement des jeunes. Offerte en français et en anglais, la ressource « Le Canada et les conflits » complète directement certaines matières scolaires, comme l’instruction civique, les sciences sociales, l’histoire, la géographie, le droit, les études linguistiques et les sciences humaines.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
droit humanitaire international
crimes de guerre
refugies
justice
engagement des jeunes
URLs
https://www.croixrouge.ca/crc/documentsfr/7110_RedCross_CanadaConflict_FR_F-WEB.pdf
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: Designed by and for high school teachers, this educational toolkit was developed to inform and empower youth to take action toward alleviating human suffering. Using Canadian examples, the revised 2016 edition is a complete toolkit comprised of 6 modules that touch on issues of International Humanitarian Law such as war crimes, refugees, neglected crises, gender inequality, humanitarian principles, mechanisms for justice and youth engagement. Canada & Conflict is directly complementary to academic subjects such as civics, social studies, history, geography, law, language arts and the humanities and is available in both English and French.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
URLs
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel :…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel : (EDH) est un programme éducatif destiné à sensibiliser les jeunes de 13 à 18 ans aux règles et aux principes essentiels du droit international humanitaire (DIH). Les méthodes d’enseignement utilisées exigent des élèves qu’ils participent activement au processus d’apprentissage. Cela leur permet d’acquérir une « perspective humanitaire » et de bien appréhender une matière aussi austère et complexe que peut le paraître le DIH.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
droit international humanitaire
guerre
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm?option=com_content§ionid=15&task=view&hidemainmenu=1&id=548
Duration
36 heures
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Exploring Humanitarian Law Virtual Campus

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online communi…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online community for the exploring humanitarian law education program helps teachers as they introduce the basic principles of international humanitarian law to students in secondary schools. A wide range of teaching resources is available on the website, such as learning modules, workshops, training videos and an online discussion forum.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
Law
International Humanitarian Law
Armed Conflict
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm
Duration
36 hours of activities
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Meteor

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MSF Canada - one year ago
Description
Meteor is an educational tool kit created by Doct…
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MSF Canada - one year ago
Description
Meteor is an educational tool kit created by Doctors Without Borders to teach students about humanitarian work and the situations Doctors Without Borders’ aidworkers face. Students can use role play to put themselves in the shoes of a team member of Doctors Without Borders (doctor, nurse, logistician, etc.) and respond to different emergency situations such as armed conflict or natural disasters.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
humanitarian issues
aidworkers
natural disasters
disease outbreaks
public health
aid work
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/meteor
Duration
120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 6, 2019
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Forced from home

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MSF Canada - one year ago
Description
The Forced from Home educational tool kit was dev…
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MSF Canada - one year ago
Description
The Forced from Home educational tool kit was developed by Doctors Without Borders to bring to light the daily challenges faced by the millions of displaced people around the world. Students will explore: The push Factors: The issues that cause people to flee their homes, such as conflict, persecution, and natural disasters. On the Move: How people navigate their journeys and cope with their vulnerabilities to exploitation, disease, and other challenges. Legal Status: The rights of displaced people as they flee their homes and the obligations of the international community to assist them. Basic Needs & Shelter: How people find and cook food, maintain basic hygiene, and seek shelter. Health Care: The medical needs of refugee populations and the challenges faced by humanitarian agencies in providing care.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Psychology
Keywords
refugees
migrants
humanitarian crisis
displacement
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/educational-resources-about-refugees
Duration
40-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 6, 2019
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Student Leadership for Change (SLC)

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Be The Change Earth Alliance - one year ago
Description
The SLC eco-social education resources have been …
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Be The Change Earth Alliance - one year ago
Description
The SLC eco-social education resources have been designed to empower youth through solution-oriented approaches to the environmental and social issues facing society today. SLC is comprised of five independent, interchangeable modules that focus on developing core values for an environmentally sustainable and socially just worldview. Each module includes a lesson plan, videos, and classroom activities, as well as eight student inquiry & project-based 'Action Packs' that explore sustainability topics, providing current research links, experiential community activities and hands-on actions to develop students’ core competencies in critical and creative thinking, communication, and personal and social responsibility. Sign up for open access lesson/unit plans at: http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Environmental Education
Conscious Consumption
Conservation
Justice
Health
Climate Change
Inquiry
Eco-Social
Integrated Learning
Place-Based
First Peoples' Principles of Learning
URLs
http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Learning Standards
SLC may be used in a variety of courses across many grades. To learn more, visit our curriculum correlations at http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/course_connections
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 11, 2019
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Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship

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K
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ARC Foundation - one year ago
Description
An entry lesson to gender identity that helps stu…
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K
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ARC Foundation - one year ago
Description
An entry lesson to gender identity that helps students learn how to be a good friend and to develop understanding and respect for people when their name and appearance change. Created by Bryan Gidinski. Curricular Connections (English Language Arts K-2) Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy. · Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families. · Everyone has a unique story to share. · Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world. Curricular Competencies: · Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening, and viewing strategies to make meaning · Engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers, as appropriate, to develop understanding of self, identity, and community · Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity · Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning · Recognize the structure of story
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
respect
identity
social responsibility
URLs
https://bc.sogieducation.org/
Learning Standards
English Language Arts K-2 Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2019
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Stewards of the Water

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melissa johnson harris - one year ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices …
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melissa johnson harris - one year ago
Description
This lesson incorporates contemplative practices through art and placed based learning. It was part of a district wide Water Stewardship immersive workshop in May of 2019.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Health and PE
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
environmental sustainability
aboriginal education
outdoor education
art
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 24, 2019
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Media Military Complex

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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Through a series of activities, students will: - …
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Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Through a series of activities, students will: - recognize the role the media plays in upholding the military industrial complex. - identify militainment, and the societal consequences that arise from such forms of entertainment.-- identify the funding and influence behind forms of militainment. - recognize the codes, rhetorical tools, and strategies that are employed to justify military spending. - recognize rhetoric, and the role that rhetoric can play in fostering a culture of fear and the construction of an enemy. - consider the relationship between rhetoric and societal impressions.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
war
propoganda
enemy
politics
news
sports
video games
social media
media literacy
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/PAGE/Lessons%20For%20PAAGEArticle.pdf
Duration
Multiple activities, 1 hour sessions
Language
English
Date Created
May 8, 2019

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