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25 resources with the keyterm canadian culture

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Basket Making

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create a basket. For this basket making lesson, students explore the Ojibway culture and discover the history of basket making. Students design and construct a basket.
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Every Building Tells a Story

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using the images of Robert Harris, this series of lesson plans invites high schoolers to expand their understanding of Canadian heritage by examining architectural images of Charlottetown. These lessons include activities in writing,...
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Symbols of Canada

For Teachers 6th
Here is a series of five lessons that invite learners to explore the many symbols of Canada. Young artists, write a character sketch, write a journal entry, create a landscape drawing, create and share stories, create a mural, and...
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What is Canadian?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A terrific series of four lessons helps high schoolers to explore what it means to be Canadian. They examine images, engage in writing activities, create pieces of art, and see how pieces of art can become symbols of a nation's identity....
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Documents of Diversity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the cultural diversity present within their own families. They also look at the cultural makeup of their own community. They look closely at the works of art of three Canadian artists - all of whom emigrated to...
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We Are Canadian!

For Teachers 8th - 9th
A four-lesson series on Canadian culture. Learners explore a variety of Canadian communities and study art forms which depict life in those communities. Pupils create works of art depicting their community and present them to the class....
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Acadians Through the Portrait

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Another in the series of Canadian Culture lesson plans is here for you. In it, learners are invited to study the history of the Acadians; a segment of Canadian society for many generations. They utilize the images of Robert Harris, and...
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The Quest

For Teachers 11th - 12th
High schoolers explore Canadian perspectives on culture and spirituality. The works of Robert Harris are utilized, as are many works of literature appropriate to the study. The four-lesson series culminates in the creation of a work of...
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We are Reflections of Canada - Our People, Our Places, and Our Landscape

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A series of four lessons on the places, people, and landscape of Canada. These excellent lessons should provide your charges with an increased understanding of the history and culture of Canada - the largest country in North America....
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Celebrating Canada

For Teachers 4th
A wonderful series of lessons on Canada is here for your class. Fourth graders investigate the diverse cultures and ethnicities of the citizens of Canada. They study the symbols of Canada, and the festivals and national celebrations that...
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Aboriginal Legends

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students listen to and read legends and see that these legends helped the Aboriginals explain their everyday life. Through their stories and legends we find that Aboriginal values, attitudes and cultural identities are shared.
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Aboriginal Education - A Canadian Failure?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discover that the education of the Aboriginal was a government and church "mission." They develop respect for the Aboriginal people and their continuing concerns about their treatment at the hands of the missionaries and the...
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Ceremonies

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders describe Aboriginal ceremonies. In this ceremonies lesson, 2nd graders interview elders from local Aboriginal tribes. Students view ceremonies performed by the elders and research local ceremonies.
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Geography: Intro to Canada

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the geography of Canada by analyzing a map of the country.  For this North American geography lesson, students identify the 13 provinces of Canada and their locations by examining a Canadian map.  Students may use...
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Canadian Symbols

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover the ideals of Canada by analyzing its symbols.  In this Canadian culture lesson, students identify the symbols that established the U.S. as its own nation and compare them to important Canadian symbols.  Students visit...
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Diversity/Journalism - Book Making

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore Canadian culture by creating a book. In this community analysis lesson, 3rd graders identify the First Nations people of Canada and discuss the culture, language and diversity. Students create a book discussing...
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Enduring Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students research the art, dance or a game from the Pacific Northwest Coast Aborigines.  In this Canadian Cultures lesson, students view a PowerPoint about the Inuits.  Students choose a game , type of artwork or dance to research....
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Canada: Our Neighbor and Friend

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students investigate the geography and culture of Canada by practicing the French language.  In this world geography lesson, students create a continent map of North America while analyzing the unique geography of Canada.  Students...
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Canadian Culture Lesson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore Canadian history by reading a book with their classmates. In this Canadian province lesson plan, 5th graders view a YouTube video and PowerPoint presentation of the history of Manitoba. Students research the sport...
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Mind Maps: Introduction To Canadian Identity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create mind maps. In this Canadian identity lesson, 8th graders examine video clips, music clips, and visual arts to create a picture of Canadian identity.
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The Multicultural Mural

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the diversity among their classmates by creating an art project.  In this human history lesson, 6th graders discuss the different backgrounds of their families and the importance of Canadian culture.  Students...
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Symbols of Canada Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the most common symbols of Canada and explain their importance. In this Canadian culture lesson, students identify the beaver, maple leaf, and Inuksuk and discuss why Canada feels these are representative symbols of...
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Stories Behind Pacific Northwest First Nations' Images

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate Canadian culture by examining mascots of the 2010 Olympics.  In this Canadian history lesson plan, students read a Vancouver Olympics guide to identify three Canadian mascots and their importance to the First Nations...
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Canada and the United States: A Collage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a visual presentation that describes the influence of American culture on Canadian culture, the Canadian response to that influence, and the benefits and drawbacks of that influence to Canadian culture.