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Canning Salmon Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 7

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Cann…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Canning Salmon” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the lives of cannery workers in the early part of the 20th century. The vignette is in the format of a visual essay and uses song to tell the story of life in a coastal cannery. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Social Studies
Labour History
Keywords
Canning Salmon
Labour History
Working People
British Columbia
Vignette
Union
Resource development
coastal communities
gender
minorities
First Nations
Chinese Canadians
inequality
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia. The gendered structure of the canneries opens inquiry into the roles of men and women in the workforce and the impact policies have on the lives of working men and women in British Columbia.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015

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