Students examine heroes of Canada. They watch short videos about Lionel Conacher, Harry Jerome, and Wayne Gretzky, research a Canadian athlete, write an essay, and create an an athlete triptych.
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Inspirational Canadian Humanitarians And Activists
Eleventh graders investigate the concept of being a humanitarian or hero. They conduct research about the concept looking for historical figures in which the traits of a hero or humanitarian is displayed. Once people are found then...
11th Social Studies & History
Unit 8: Ordinary People-Extraordinary Impact, Lesson 3: Extraordinary People in Our Lives
Students receive a list of extraordinary Canadians. They identify the individuals they feel are heroes, and what role the media play in making heroes. Students identify a hero in their school and prepare a celebration to honor them.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Canadians Remember in November
Learners discover the valuable contributions that Canadian soliders made during World Wars, Korea, Afghanistan, and in peacekeeping operations. They demonstrate their knowledge of Remembrance Day by creating a triptych depicting events...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Canadian Pacific Railway
High schoolers participate in a history lesson written by a recipient of a prestigious history teaching award. The lesson includes questions to help students progress through the lesson. The core concept is to analyze the building of The...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Commemoration: Making Statuettes of Famous Canadians
Students draw the human face. They observe and discuss examples of symmetry in the classroom and on the human body and, in particularly faces. Students look at the geometric shapes that make up the human face, such as the ovid or egg...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts