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Class and Poverty Foundations Assessment

Resource Type
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 months ago
Description
Questions and worksheets to explore income inequa…
Resource Type
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 months ago
Description
Questions and worksheets to explore income inequality, social mobility, taxation, minimum wage, living wage, welfare / social assistance, free trade, the cost of poverty, intergenerational equity, corporations, and allyship . Should be used in tandem with lesson plans.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Labour History
Keywords
economics
income inequality
Taxes
minimum wage
living wage
free trade
corporations
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
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Hell's History: The USW's Fight to Prevent Workplace Deaths and Injuries From the 1992 Westray Mine Disaster Through 2016

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Tom Sandborn - 3 months ago
Description
This 73 page book covers the history of the Westr…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Tom Sandborn - 3 months ago
Description
This 73 page book covers the history of the Westray Mine disaster and the United Steelworkers lobby efforts to get a law passed that would allow criminal negligence charges against reckless management figures whose decisions kill workers. It concludes with a detailed chapter about the lethal mill fires in BC in 2012 and the ongoing campaign to see the law properly enforced.
Subject
Arts Education
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
Westray mine disaster
worker safety
law reform
social justice organizing
Duration
60-120 minutes in class after students have read the booklet
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2017
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iMinds - Cocoa-nomics: Who benefits? Who pays?

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Centre for Addictions Research of BC at UVic - 6 months ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea encourages students to ex…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Centre for Addictions Research of BC at UVic - 6 months ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea encourages students to explore issues related to the cocoa industry particularly in West Africa where over 70% of the cocoa comes from. A teacher's guide and a student handout are available.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Social Studies
Economics
History
Labour History
Keywords
child slavery
social justice
drug literacy
psychoactive substances
chocolate
economics
global markets
fair trade
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/carbc/assets/docs/iminds/drug-cocoanomics.pdf
Learning Standards
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 is embedded in memory, history, and story Social Studies 10 Big ideas • The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors • Historical and contemporary injustices challenge the narrative and identity of Canada as an inclusive, multicultural society 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, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this period (continuity and change) • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence) • Explain and infer different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, or events by considering prevailing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs (perspective) • Make reasoned ethical judgments about actions in the past and present, and determine appropriate ways to remember and respond (ethical judgment)
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2016
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100 Years of Women's Activism in BC (research project)

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 8 months ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Laura Lafortune - 8 months ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or could be tweaked depending on the needs of your students. Students research one of several suggested female BC activists. Suggested research sources included.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
activism
bc history
vote
history
Duration
2-3 lessons (depending on depth of research)
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 17, 2016
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Farmworkers: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 8

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Farm…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Farmworkers” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette examines the British Columbian farmworkers whose work largely fell outside the protections of B.C. labour legislation and the efforts the Canadian Farmworkers’ Union to organize farmworkers and to provide them with the protections afforded to other labourers in the province . 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
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Farmworkers
Labour History
Working People
British Columbia
Vignette
Union
Strike
Social Studies 11
Social Studies 10
Social Justice 12
WorkSafeBC
Raj Chouhan
South Asians
Canadian Farmworkers’ Union
Charan Gill
curriculum competencies
inquiry
significance
evidence
Learning Standards
Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the justification for competing historical accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments (cause and consequence) Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights Describe the role of women in terms of social, political, and economic change in Canada
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2016

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