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Children at Work-Working People: A History of Labor in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Young children have always been part of the work force in British Columbia. Through the story of the explosion at Coal Creek mines in Fernie, this film examines the issue of child labour. The lesson materialss provide for photographic and document analysis as well as a strategy for assigning a Webquest on the topic of Child Labour.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Labour History
Working People
British Columbia
vignette
Child labour
Children at Work
Webquest
Photo Analysis
Coal Mining
Fernie
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations.
Duration
Ranging from 15 minutes to 2 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2014

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