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Paige's story - a lesson about a B.C. teen in the DTES

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 3 years ago
Description
The BC advocate for children and youth released a…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 3 years ago
Description
The BC advocate for children and youth released a biography of "Paige"--an aboriginal teen in foster care who died of an overdose in Vancouver's impoverished downtown eastside. In this lesson, students--in groups--read a portion of the biography and then share with the class. A worksheet is provided to facilitate the lesson. Students discuss the challenges and solutions to teen issues of poverty, addiction foster care and government policies.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Psychology
Keywords
teen poverty
teen addiction
downtown eastside
aboriginal issues
Learning Standards
Reading and discussion of a social justice issue.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 18, 2015
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TRC Call to Action Lesson

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson involves using the "jigsaw" method of…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Janet Mary Nicol - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson involves using the "jigsaw" method of examining the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's "Call to Action" report. Students are in groups of four and each group receives a section of the Call to Action report (ie. 3 pages per group). Using the worksheet provided, students read, discuss and fill out highlights from the report. Next, the teacher brings the class together and each group shares their findings. In this way, some of the many highlights of the Call to Action report is covered. Finally, students can discuss a possible "action" in support of the report.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Aboriginal
Social Justice
Current events
Learning Standards
Students read and discuss the Truth and Reconciliation "Call to Action" report.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 18, 2015