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Canada 150

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
nataiestucki1@gmail.com - 10 days ago
Description
Having students understand that Canada is celebra…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
nataiestucki1@gmail.com - 10 days ago
Description
Having students understand that Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday and to look at how things that have stayed the same or changed over time. They will look at how transportation, student’s clothing, classroom, and writing instruments has changed over time. We will utilize photographs to identify those themes in terms of what has changed and what has stayed the same.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Canada 150
Continuity and Change
Same and Different
Learning Standards
Ask questions, make inferences, draw conclusions about content and features about different types of primary sources. Also, incorporating Canada’s 150th birthday to understand how celebrations shape our life and experiences.
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 15, 2017
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Historical thinking: Classrooms of today and yesterday

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
Submitted By
Julia Douglas - 12 days ago
Description
There are two parts to this activity. In the firs…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
Submitted By
Julia Douglas - 12 days ago
Description
There are two parts to this activity. In the first part students will observe two photographs of classrooms, first one historical and then one present day. They will be guided through a class discussion where they will talk about what they notice , what they wonder, and look at similarities and differences between the two. The teacher will make a chart with their observations. The second part of the activity is to provide the students with pictures of historical school supplies and have them make inferences about what they are. They will then be shown books (provided by the teacher) of the school utensils being used so the students can draw conclusions, or they can use the provided pictures to have them draw their conclusions. An English language arts extension of this activity is provided in which the students would complete a word sort activity where they would cut out and match the word with the correct picture. The student would follow up with printing the word underneath.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
historical
thinking
historical thinking
social studies
activity
photo analysis
photo
Learning Standards
BC curricular connections: Ask questions, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and features of different types of sources (evidence).
Duration
40-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 13, 2017
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Deal Maker or Deal Breaker: Alcohol in the North American Fur Trade

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Centre for Addictions Research of BC at UVic - one month ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea explores different histor…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Centre for Addictions Research of BC at UVic - one month ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea explores different historical perspectives on the role of alcohol in the North American fur trade. A teacher's guide and a student handout are available.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
North American fur trade
alcohol
commerce
substance use
drug ed
social studies
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/carbc/assets/docs/iminds/drug-deal-maker.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/carbc/assets/docs/iminds/drug-deal-maker-hdt.pdf
Learning Standards
Social Studies 9 Big ideas • Disparities in power alter the balance of relationships between individuals and between societies • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time 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 and developments, and compare varying perspectives on their historical significance at particular times and places and from group to group • Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources and adequacy of evidence • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions and development • Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues and events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews and beliefs First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning recognizes the role of indigenous knowledge • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
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Indigenous and Settler VLog Assignment

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - one month ago
Description
This is an assignment (including rubric) that ask…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - one month ago
Description
This is an assignment (including rubric) that asks students to create a video blog explaining their relationship to colonialism and as well as what they think Canada can do to move forward in truth and reconciliation.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
first nations
indigenous
truth and reconcilation
trc
settler
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
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Secret Path- Gord Downie (resource and literacy centers)

Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
KColonna - 2 months ago
Description
"Secret Path" was written by Gord Downie and illu…
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
KColonna - 2 months ago
Description
"Secret Path" was written by Gord Downie and illustrated by Jeff Lemire and illustrates the hardship and history of residential schooling in Canada . This book was inspired by an Anishinaabe boy named Chanie Wenjack who ran away from his residential school in 1966 and died on the way to his home with the Marten Falls First Nation. The story is a graphic novel accompanied by a soundtrack written by Downie, and was released in October of 2016. The release of the book was followed by an hour long special on CBC that tells the story in animation with the soundtrack. All of the proceeds from the book, album, and performance will go to the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation. Here are some ideas for centers/stations that could compliment the use of Secret Path as a resource in text, soundtrack and film forms. The book has immense possibilities and because of its graphic novel form it could be adapted to suit the needs (and appropriateness) of a variety of grades and subjects.
Subject
Arts Education
Music
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Aboriginal Education
graphic novel
video resource
URLs
http://www.cbc.ca/beta/arts/secretpath/gord-downie-s-secret-path-airs-on-cbc-october-23-1.3802197
Learning Standards
Meets curricular competencies for language arts and social studies as a literacy resource for a variety of grades as it is a graphic novel.
Duration
60 Minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 17, 2017

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