These activities and resources teach students about the contributions of Black settlers to the development of Québec and
Help your students understand the the enormous loss of Buffalo that once roamed the western plains.
Students use storytelling and inquiry to explore the history of Canada's Inuit people.
Students conduct research, write scripts, and portray a historical figure in Canadian history. Changes can
be made to accommodate location, space, student population, community
population, or any other variable.
Students learn about humanitarians and ideas of local and global citizenship. By creating a "citizenship calendar," students come to recognize their own ability to help others and effect change.
This lesson plan is about a "way" of thinking about history. Students make connections between "our community" and "the world". Their awareness of certain issues will rise as they interpret history in a participatory fashion.
Learn about Government in Canada and how your students can get involved.
Students conduct their own oral histories by interviewing their family, recording their responses, and compiling their research into a book.
This project introduces students to information which has a direct meaning on a girl's existence as a member of a western nation with a particular national history & character. Students will gain knowledge about the role of women in Canadian Histo...
Students will explore history through different writing exercises. They'll learn poetry styles, practice descriptive writing, write a biography after interviewing a family member, and write and send thank you letters to guest speakers.
Many people in developing countries suffer from hunger and food insecurity, which can be difficult for students to understand. Students will learn about food production and consumption by growing their own garden.
King Louis XIV offered dowries for young girls called filles du roi to travel to New France to become brides.
Allow your students to understand Emily Carr's story, art, and deep connection to Canada’s First Nations and the natural environment.
Students will develop pride in their local communities by discovering and connecting with them, helping them to understand the broader picture of Canada's early history.
Culture can tell us so much about the people and events of history. In this lesson plan, students look at novels, art and music to understand how Canadians shaped, and were shaped by, culture during wartime.
Students will understand the changes that have occurred in geological and historical time as well as identify themselves in relation to the universe. They will learn about the connections between humans and the natural world.
Delve into family history with your students. Explore their family history and bring it to life through live acting. Joan Andersen teaches Inuit and settler ancestry to students at JC Erhardt Memorial School in Makkovik, Labrador
Small Group Acting (SGA) attempts to re-live, portray, analyze and role-play the events of Canada’s history. SGAs can be used throughout the year and make a good review exercise of the main people and events of the unit under study.
Canadians have a long history of helping people around the world, often in emergency situations, like natural disasters. Students learn about international development and emergency campaigns for relief and aid.
In this year-long activity, students gain an understanding of our federal government by developing a purposeful student government based on the Canadian model. Activities include an election, monthly meetings of Parliament, and Question Periods.