21st Century Canada Teacher Resources
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The White Stuff, Winter in Canada
Students write sound poems inspired by works of art they have viewed, create paintings with snow as subject, create zines about their perceptions of winter, and update one of Robert Harris' winter sports illustrations. Four lessons on one page.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Online Behavior: Privacy and Ethics
Over the course of three classes, tech-saturated youth review their cyber portraits, map their virtual lives, examine their relative anonymity, and establish a "virtual conscience" to guide choices that foster privacy protection and respect for others.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
New Review The Right to Workers in United States
"There are more people in slavery now that at any other time in human history." To raise awareness and understanding of modern-day slavery, class groups research the various forms of slavery, including human trafficking, read and reflect on case studies, and design a plan of action for their community.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Into the Twenty-First Century Chapter Review
For this United States into the 21st century worksheet, students review a chapter as they write 10 vocabulary words that match 10 descriptions, correct 1 false statement, and identify 2 themes from the new era of opportunity and challenge in America.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Identifying Ozone Variations over Different Locations
Students analyze ozone data. In this atmosphere lesson, students will use a NASA resource to gather data for different regions of the Earth. Students will then create a graph for their data and answer related questions.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Entrepreneurs in History
Learners examine the contributions of entrepreneurs from United States history. They read a biography of an American entrepreneur, and in small groups design and present a project related to their selected entrepreneur. As a culminating activity, students write an essay describing the characteristics of entrepreneurs from the past that would still be successful in the 21st century.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Discover the life of Bella Abzug, a lifelong activist in the United States for human rights, women's rights, and the environment. This summary of Abzug's life can be assigned for homework or as an in-class reading activity, and followed up with disucussion or further research.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Globalization II - Good or Bad?
"To understand the present, we have to imagine the future." In his final video in the series, the narrator discusses an array of considerations tied to globalization, such as the implications of individualism, our impact on the environment and unsustainable use of the planet's resources, and the world's recent dramatic ideological shift in a turn toward democracy.
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Into a New Millennium, Lesson 4: 1970 to Present
Students view different slides on how agriculture has changed in America. In groups, they are given one resource to read and answer discussion quesions. After reviewing answers, they participate in different scenerios to help protect agriculture in the country.
9th - 12th Science
Wings of Imagination
A ten-lesson study of the history of flight awaits you and your charges. Learners get to do all sorts of great activities: they construct hot air baloons and scale models of the Wright Brother's Flyer, develop an understanding of the physics behind flight, and analyze data from a series of experiments using other things that fly.
5th - 8th Science
The Mayflower's Atlantic Crossing
By the end of this interdisciplinary lesson, youngsters will be able to describe the Gulf Stream ocean current and how it impacted the journey of the Mayflower ship. Reading, research, and the use of a really neat interactive website, "Museum Box," to build a display of the voyage.
2nd - 6th Science
Tenth graders examine the cultural values of the Aboriginal people of Canada. In this global economics instructional activity, 10th graders discuss how capitalistic economies have changed the traditional values of the Aboriginal people in Canada.
10th Social Studies & History
Terrestrial Ecozones, Population Density and Species at Risk
Tenth graders navigate and use the online Atlas of Canada. They explain the cause and effect relationship between human settlement and the natural environment and wildlife species. They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan.
Meet the Underground Railroad
Learners research and learn about the Underground Railroad. For this Underground Railroad lesson plan, students take 2 weeks to research an individual, complete journal writings, read passages in small groups, list major events, and more.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History