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48 reviewed resources for role-playing canadian history

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Small Group Acting: Enlivening Canadian History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders role-play events in Canadian history. In small groups they develop a script, practice their skit, and perform a skit for the class depicting various events in Canadian history.
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Hell's Handmaiden - Canadian Flying Ace Billy Bishop

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He would have been expelled for cheating, but Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop was drafted at the start of World War I before school officials could punish him. A dog fighter of legendary proportions, only the Red Baron rivaled him with...
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First Encounters

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare cultural differences. In this Canadian history lesson plan, 4th graders examine the language and cultural differences between European explorers and First Nations. In small groups, students role-play communication...
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Photographs as History

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine being a war photographer embedded in World War I. How do you see your role? How might your photos influence that study of the war? Of history? Class members select a photograph, adopt the perspective of the photographer, and...
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The Best Sniper Of World War 1 - Francis Pegahmagabow

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While he wasn't even considered a Canadian citizen, France Pegahmagabow had the greatest number of kills of any sniper during World War I. After the war, Pegahmagabow went on to lobby for greater rights for the members of the First...
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Who are Immigrants?

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What do Jerry Yang, Patrick Ewing, John Muir, Charlize Theron, Peter Jennings, and Saint Frances X Cabrini all have in common? They are all immigrants to the United States. Famous and not-so-famous immigrants are the focus of a resource...
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Telling Stories: Narratives of Nationhood

For Teachers 3rd
Three lessons make up a unit on the birth of Canada. Learners in the third grade will analyze famous works of art, research historical events, and discuss the role women played in the early development of Canada. Writing, history, and...
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Ayiti Lesson 1: Play the Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students participate in an economics role-playing video game demonstrating social responsibility  In this economics lesson, students play "The Cost of Life" game which requires students to think critically to make decisions, identify...
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Governmental Apology for the Aboriginal Experience—Canadian and World Studies

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What constitutes an effective apology? After considering a series of scenarios, class members develop criteria for an effective apology and then use these indicators to evaluate Canada's Prime Minister Harper's apology to former...
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He may have had a suspicious past, and his pot belly certainly didn't reflect the image of a brave soldier but today, however, General Arthur Currie is considered a national hero in Canada. Currie made Canadian troops the pride of the...
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Winnipeg General Strike Question Sheet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about the Winnipeg General Strike and then respond to 6 short answer questions.
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Interning Japanese Canadians

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Learners create a time line of the Japanese Canadian internment of World War II to the apology of the government in 1997. In this World War II lesson plan, students identify historical events in sequence.
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What Would They Have Said? A Role Playing and Interview Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study Canadian constitutional documents and historical figures. They play an historical figure in an interview. Students answer questions about the events and documents in which they played a role.
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Orange Revolution Lesson 3: Good Governance

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the Orange Revolution. For this Orange Revolution lesson, students examine the climate of the Ukrainian protest and investigate the role of Canadian government in the protest.
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Military Rescue in the Red River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the role of Canada's military, and debate whether it is large enough to perform its job well.
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Treaties

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore Canadian history by participating in a role-playing activity. In this First Nation treaties instructional activity, 3rd graders identify the difficulties the Aboriginals faced when dealing with early European...
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We'll Get You Yet!: A Historical Role Play

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study the history of Canada since World War II.  In this World History lesson, 10th graders analyze primary and secondary sources.  Students present their findings to the class. 
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The Kwakwaka'Wakw: A Study of a North Pacific Coast People and the Potlatch

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Discover the cultural practices and unique value systems of a group of native peoples from Canada called the Kwakwaka'wakw. Your young historians will discuss how conceptions of wealth can vary and how these native people utilized...
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Confederation II : the Sequel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the dynamics and challenges of creating a system of government that meet the needs of a changing, diverse population, for a new country. This is a nice simulation/role play of the formation of government.
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Democracy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the history of Democracy in Canada to set the context for their research into the same for the Ukraine during the Orange revolution.  In this government lesson, 10th graders discover what role individual Canadians...
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Canadian Olympic Fashion

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars, in groups, research a Canadian Olympic sport and design a uniform for a Canadian Olympic team.
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Small Group Acting: Enlivening Canadian History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the elements of Canadian identity and history. They analyze and organize the information. They investigate the concept of Small Group Acting, storyboarding, and writing a good script.
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Governance - Grade 7

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the governance of natives in Canada. In this native studies lesson, students read handouts on the Iroquois and Huron Confederacies and then respond to discussion questions about the 2 governance systems.
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The Experience of Diary Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read sections of Mackenzie King's diary. King was the Prime Minister of Canada during WWII. They relate the importance of keeping a diary.