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Canada: Nova Scotia
Fifth graders research Nova Scotia to gather information to relate geography and its effect on the people who live there. In this Nova Scotia lesson, access their prior knowledge to complete a map of Nova Scotia. Students work in groups and create pictures, role play, write a song or others as a clue for a location in the Nova Scotia notes.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Amazing Maud Lewis
Young scholars investigate cultural art from Canada by reading about Maud Lewis. In this Canadian history instructional activity, students identify the work of Lewis by visiting her magazine website. Young scholars identify other heroes in Nova Scotia before creating their own art pieces in the style of Maud Lewis.
2nd - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
How Does Climate Change Affect Animal Populations?
Learners investigate the effect of climate change on animal population in Nova Scotia. In this environmental science lesson, students complete a Nova Scotia map activity and research the causes of global warming in small groups. Learners use the Internet to research the negative effects global warming has on animals and write a final presentation of their findings.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 39 Downloads
Investigating the Swissair Flight 111 Tragedy
Middle schoolers read two articles about the same event: "Plane from J.F.K Crashes off Canada" from the New York Times and "No Survivors from Crash of Swissair Jetliner Off Nova Scotia" from the Associated Press. They then compare the information in each.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 70 Downloads
We Are The People of Nova Scotia Art Gallery
Third graders create their own artwork. In this visual arts activity, 3rd graders use a variety of media to create a picture showing what it means to be Nova Scotian. They hang up the pictures around the room and have an art walk.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads
Occupations of Black Pioneers
Students analyze Black Pioneers in Nova Scotia. They explore the many different occupations and tradtions that were continued in Nova Scotia. They examine their resourcefulness despite the poor opportunities at the time of their arrival. They view a variety of slides on the occupations of Black Pioneers.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Samuel de Champlain
Invite your young historians to discover the man who founded the Canadian settlement of Quebec, and who was the first to explore much of northeastern America. This brief presentation highlights the major accomplishments of Samuel de Champlain, and includes a brief assessment on the final slide that covers all content in the presentation.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Canada Now and in the Future
Eleventh graders research information about Canada in The Canadian Atlas, examine human impact upon landscape of Canada, and discuss ways Canadians can preserve their land and standard of living by using country's natural resources more efficiently.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Black Pioneer Clothing
Students describe the dress of the Black Pioneers from the 1780's to the early 1800's. Explain how and why the Black Pioneers dressed according to their station in society and identify Black Pioneers whose dress was distinctive or unique.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Charles Lawrence's Expulsion Orders or Acadians in 1755
An interesting, but sparse, PowerPoint on early North American history awaits your class. The presentation is only two slides. It is a copy of a letter written by Charles Lawrence to Major Hanfield commanding him to clearing the country of French citizens.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Crash of Flight 111
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this lesson. After watching a video, they discuss the importance of an investigation after a plane crash. They use the same information as the investigators and discover how they determined the cause of the crash.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Competition On Sable Island
Students discuss the concept of competition in nature and explore competition between the gray seals and harbor seals of Sable Island. They illustrate maps of the island to show the seals' feeding behaviors and the shark's predatory activities.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 12 Downloads
What's In Our Backyard?
Eighth graders investigate the importance of an ecosystem by studying their own backyards. In this environmental lesson, 8th graders examine a schoolyard or backyard by marking quadrants and recording any animal or plant findings on data sheets.
8th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
The Preservation of a Heritage: Study of the Acadians
Young scholars in a French class examine the life of the Acadians. In groups, they research the experiences of the Acadians coming to Louisiana and identifying the characteristics of the Cajuns. They compare and contrast the Acadians culture to those of other groups.
6th - 12th Languages 12 Views 38 Downloads
Louisiana's Acadian Heritage
Fourth graders study Louisiana's Acadian history by examining the how Acadians came to the area. They examine the cultural and historical contributions of the different ethnic groups. They complete map work, read literature, watch a video, and study the Creole culture.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
An American Colonial Dilemma
Students investigate the beginnings of America by participating in a role-play activity. In this democracy lesson plan, students discuss several questions about the British army and the American Revolution while incorporating the questions into a role-play dialogue between classmates.
6th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 59 Downloads
Students explore the different ways language is used in conceptual art. In this conceptual art lesson, students analyze artworks that emphasize ideas over form and the methods used in conceptual art. Students work in pairs to read and draw using the given instructions of Sol LeWitt.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 20 Downloads