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.
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.
Story/Lesson Plan for ages 9-12, but can be adapted for other ages.
Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Government of Canada
The aim of this booklet is to enhance the knowledge of students about the history, cultures and
traditions of Inuit and, in particular, those who live in Canada’s northern Inuit community of
By completing the lessons in this booklet, students will be able to:
- express an appreciation for the strong traditions and unique culture of the Inuit people, in
- describe the various developments that affected Canada’s Arctic from its early history to the
- locate the community of Salluit and its neighbouring Inuit municipalities on a map of Canada
- relate the similarities and differences between life in Salluit and life in their own community.
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