Celebrating Our Nation's Diversity
Second graders conduct a class census to measure diversity.
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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
Heritage and Citizenship: Traditions, Celebrations and Cultural Diversity
Second graders explore the concept of cultural diversity. In this traditions lesson, 2nd graders investigate the cultures of Canada as they discuss traditions within the country. An extension mathematics activity is included.
2nd Social Studies & History
Poem in Your Pocket Day: Ideas for Celebrating
First instituted in New York City in 2002 and recognized nationwide in 2009, "Poem in Your Pocket Day" is part of National Poetry Month (April) and celebrates poetry in everyday life. A brief news story includes 9 ideas about how to...
K - 12th English Language Arts