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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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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
Don't be put off by the fact that the World War I propaganda posters in this packet are Canadian and some of them are even in French. All the better, in fact, to see the techniques. The richly detailed plan has instructors model...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review "The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Teachers' Guide: Take Time to Remember
The Royal Canadian Legion offers this teacher's guide designed to remind learners of all ages of the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in not only World War I but also the Korean and Gulf wars. The 42-page packet is filled with...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
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
Canadians Remember in November
Students 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