How Would You Feel?

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Sixth graders put themselves in the shoes of aborigines who were displaced from their homes in the 1800s by Europeans who came in and took their land from them. They discuss the social injustices suffered by these people, and write a persuasive letter (taking the perspective of an aborigine) expressing the unfairness of the situation. Finally, a debate is staged with half of the class taking the side of the Canadian government, and half of the class taking the side of the aborigines.

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Grade
6th
Subjects
World History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Discussion
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Year
2010