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.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 26 Downloads
Black History Month - Past to Present
Students complete a unit on Black History Month. They explore various websites, develop a timeline of Dr. King's life, create a travel brochure for the King Center, design a commercial starring Jesse Owens, design a baseball card for...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
True Blue? On Being Australian
Who or what is an Australian? Discover a plethora of student-centered, engaging activity ideas on the question of Australian identity, organized according to five major themes: people, symbols, place, sport, and words.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Civics and Citizenship
What is a good citizen? Here is a fantastic unit of ten lessons that will thoroughly cover the concept of civics and citizenship in your class. Examples of activities include learning stations, primary and secondary source analysis of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
First Person: Diversity in Video Gaming
High schoolers explore the relationship between video games and actual population. Example: A 2005 study showed Latino youth play at higher rates than other groups, but there are no Latino playable characters. They watch a brief video...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Underground Railroad - Secondary
This is a one-day activity to explore the Underground Railroad and its impact on Canadian immigration. Class members explore the government's immigration policies in the past and present. It requires viewing a short video clip and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History