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Explain the Image

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Maria Vamvalis - one month ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
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Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - one month ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
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Intro to the Renaissance Through Art (ELL)

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Mr.Zed - one month ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to the Renaissanc…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Mr.Zed - one month ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to the Renaissance by focusing on art history and important innovations in the art world. Students learn to define a variety of art terms associated with the Renaissance and the Middle Ages and engage with the concept of visual symbolism. Students work towards writing a structured, descriptive paragraph outlining their own imagined symbolic Renaissance Portrait. By using writing planners and scaffolds, students write how they use symbolism to represent 5 of their personality traits in their Renaissance-inspired portrait. This lesson was originally designed for use in a Humanities 8 class (with scaffolding for ELL students). This lesson could be adapted for use in a variety of Art, Social Studies, English, and ELL contexts.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Renaissance
Art history
descriptive paragraph
symbolism
humanities
ELL
paragraph writing
Duration
70 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 29, 2017
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Choose Your Voice - free, online, bilingual humanities teaching resource

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Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - 2 months ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed…
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Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - 2 months ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons that follow are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
History
Psychology
Keywords
racism
oppression
genocide
Indigenous
Holocaust
socials
humanities
bilingual
curriculum
resource
free
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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Steps of Settler Decolonization

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
NGZ - 2 months ago
Description
These steps document the journey which I undertoo…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
NGZ - 2 months ago
Description
These steps document the journey which I undertook (and am still undertaking) to understand my emotional reactions and growth to the idea of decolonizing my thinking teaching, and classroom. Moving from ignorance to denial to communication, the steps are a reminder to me that I have come a long way in imbuing Indigenous content and ways of knowing in my French classroom, but I still have a long way to go.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Research
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Keywords
superconference
colonization
indigenization
settler
teacher
Learning Standards
This section of a presentation which I gave at the Superconference in Vancouver at the end of October supports the Social Responsibility core competencies.
Duration
15 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 19, 2017
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Première Nations de la Colombie-Britanique et la culture X?m ?k? y m – Musqueam

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
sisi - 2 months ago
Description
Relever l’importance des éléments culturels et hi…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
sisi - 2 months ago
Description
Relever l’importance des éléments culturels et historiques d’un territoire comme marque d’hommage et de respect envers les peuples autochtones.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
premières nations
musqueam
histoire
géographie
vision
Système kinship
grande maison
cérémonie
culture
langue
tradtions
expression artistique
totems
cèdre
Apprentissage
UBC
Learning Standards
•Enrichir la communication dans une langue seconde contribue à se définir et à affirmer sa pensée. •La langue est un outil culturel, fil conducteur de connaissances et de valeurs. •Relever l’importance des éléments culturels et historiques d’un territoire comme marque d’hommage et de respect envers les peuples autochtones.
Duration
75 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Nov 13, 2017

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