The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a comprehensive and flexible teaching resource designed to help you bring Chinese Canadian history alive in your classroom. The unit contains adaptable lesson plans, blackline masters, and rubrics—as well as a timeline building game, relevant stories, and a rich collection of historical photographs and archival documents.
"This guide and interactive map could be used as a standalone unit for Black History Month. It could also provide a valuable local perspective for teachers using the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, as one example. As well, this project will be very relevant within a unit or theme of multiculturalism and anti-racism."
The BlackStrathcona project offers students a window into the social history and geography of the Black community in Strathcona.
The purpose of this study guide is to support curriculums of English Language Arts 7 – 10 and Social Studies 7 – 10 in British Columbia.
This lesson uses the Site C Dam review by the BC Utilities Commission as a case study to:
• find out more about megaprojects in BC
• ask questions about where our power comes from and energy security in general
• delve into the November 2018 BC Utilities Commission Report on the Site C Dam project
• understand how the history and issues around the Site C dam relates to themes in Social Studies, and anticipate what the government is going to do next.
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