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Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

Beautiful Alphabet Cards for Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read Aloud

Recognize Orange Shirt Day with these books and ideas that can be easily implemented at your school.

Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters – Ninja Notes

Recognize Orange Shirt Day with these books and ideas that can be easily implemented at your school.

Orange Shirt Day Activities & Brag Tags

Orange Shirt Day Activities

Here are a few quick and easy to prepare activities you can do with your elementary class as part of recognizing Orange Shirt Day. As part of our commitment to Truth & Reconciliation we feel it is important to teach our students about the history of Residential Schools in Canada. Included in thi...

Do you teach Social Studies in Canada? Do you teach about Aboriginal Cultures? You need this file! It contains a variety of activities to meet your curriculum.

Canada's Indigenous People (First Nations, Aboriginal) - Inquiry Based Unit

A complete unit for teaching about Canada's Indigenous people (First Nations, Aboriginal people). More than 100 pages of detailed lesson plans, informational articles, interactive notebook templates, recording sheets and more! Sample inquiry questions are provided to help guide the learning.What's ...

Children's books about residential schools ##kidsbooks

Learning about Residential Schools in the Elementary Classroom — Brownie Points Teaching

Children's books about residential schools ##kidsbooks

Do you know the difference between the three types of totem poles? We asked North American expert and celebrated artist, Andy Everson, to help explain 5 things you have to know about totem poles! #AboriginalBC

Travel Ideas | Indigenous Tourism BC

Read articles by local authors and discover indigenous culture in British Columbia

Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story - David Alexander Robertson & Scott B. Henderson A school assignment to interview a residential school survivor leads Daniel to Betsy, his friend's grandmother, who tells him her story. Abandoned as a young child, Betsy was soon adopted into a loving family. A few short years later, at the age of 8, everything changed. Betsy was taken away to a residential school.

Sugar Falls

Sugar Falls: A Residential School Story - David Alexander Robertson & Scott B. Henderson A school assignment to interview a residential school survivor leads Daniel to Betsy, his friend's grandmother, who tells him her story. Abandoned as a young child, Betsy was soon adopted into a loving family. A few short years later, at the age of 8, everything changed. Betsy was taken away to a residential school.

Grade Levels: Grade 1 & Up including adults Themes/Lessons: 18 Shawanda, Gordon, 1946- Anishnaabemowin: miinwa anishnaabe zheyaawin – Our language, our culture ISBN: 0-9688779-0-7 Lessons…

Anishnaabemowin (Ojibwe) Language Book – | EquitableEducation.ca

Grade Levels: Grade 1 & Up including adults Themes/Lessons: 18 Shawanda, Gordon, 1946- Anishnaabemowin: miinwa anishnaabe zheyaawin – Our language, our culture ISBN: 0-9688779-0-7 Lessons…

When I Was Eight is a story about one girl's residential school experience. This lesson is a fantastic interactive read aloud for your upper elementary or junior high students! This is a great way for new teachers to learn how to do an interactive read aloud because all of the prompts and activities are are laid out and easy to follow. A great way to incorporate literature into your social studies block and teach your students about residential schools.

Interactive Read Aloud “When I Was Eight” A Residential Schools Story

When I Was Eight is a story about one girl's residential school experience. This lesson is a fantastic interactive read aloud for your upper elementary or junior high students! This is a great way for new teachers to learn how to do an interactive read aloud because all of the prompts and activities are are laid out and easy to follow. A great way to incorporate literature into your social studies block and teach your students about residential schools.

Raven and the Sun for Kids

Easy Science for Kids Raven and the Sun - learn fun facts about animals, the human body, our planet and much more. Fun free Raven and the Sun activities!

Grade 2 – Heritage & Identity – Changing Family and Community Traditions | OESSTA (Ontario Elementary Social Studies Teachers Association)

Grade 2 – Heritage & Identity – Changing Family and Community Traditions | OESSTA (Ontario Elementary Social Studies Teachers Association)

Orange Shirt Day Lesson Plans – The Manitoba Teachers' Society

Orange Shirt Day Lesson Plans

Orange Shirt Day is held every September 30th. The Manitoba Teachers’ Society – together with Manitoba’s education partners and many Indigenous organizations – will be honouring residen…

Homepage - The Blanket Exercise

Homepage - The Blanket Exercise

Reconciliation through Education and Understanding The KAIROS Blanket Exercise program is a unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators – that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation...

Heritage Minutes: Kenojuak Ashevak

Heritage Minutes: Kenojuak Ashevak

A founding member of Cape Dorset’s famed printmaking co-op, Kenojuak Ashevak introduced Inuit art to the world (1927-2013). For more information on Kenojuak ...