Evaluating Canadian Prime Ministers: John Diefenbaker vs. Lester B. Pearson
In this evaluating Canadian prime ministers worksheet, students exhibit their understanding of the personalities, political visions, and accomplishments of John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson as they complete a graphic organizer.
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Women Monarchs and Heads of State
From Queen Elizabeth I of England in the sixteenth century to Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan in modern times, your class members will assume the roles of influential female rulers and take part in an informative and engaging...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Governmental Apology for the Aboriginal Experience—Canadian and World Studies
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...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two
In a witty and entertaining video, world-renowned economists John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek come to life and debate impact of government spending on the economy through the medium of a rap song and metaphor of a boxing match.
10 mins 10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Movie Metaphors of Canadian Prime Ministers
Students research the life and public service record of various prime ministers and assign a movie title to each prime minister. Groups must agree on the movie assigned to each PM, and explain their reasoning for choice.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
"We Came to Free the Slaves": John Brown on Trial
Students explore the plight of John Brown to fight slavery. In this Brown vs. Board of Education lesson, students listen to a lecture regarding Brown's work to free slaves through rebellion. Students participate in classroom discussion...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History