Incorporate opportunities for collaborative writing in your classroom by using collaborative poetry. Students will first write individually from a character's perspective and then work together as a group to create a communal piece of writing.

Collaborative Poetry: Bring Students' Voices Together Through Group Writing

KQ 7 Incorporate opportunities for collaborative writing in your classroom by using collaborative poetry. Students will first write individually from a character's perspective and then work together as a group to create a communal piece of writing.

Teaching Upper Elementary (grades 4, 5, 6) about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read alouds about Residential Schools

Respecting First Nations, Metis and Inuit Cultures in the Classroom

Teaching Upper Elementary (grades about First Nations, Metis and Inuit Culture, Alberta, Canada Read alouds about Residential Schools

Your class can collaborate to learn about First Nations, Metis and Inuit people…

Indigenous People in the Past- A Collaborative Research Project

Your class can collaborate to learn about First Nations, Metis and Inuit people and their connection to the land. This activity can be modified for Grade 4 or Grade 5 social studies in Alberta.

Residential schools are a shameful piece of Canadian history. Between 1876 and 1996, Aboriginal children were stolen from there homes and put into these church-run schools where they were abused and brainwashed in order to "beat the Indian out of the child." The effects of these schools still affect Aboriginal people today. They were created in the wake of the Indian Act, which defined the rights of Aboriginal people and is still in place today.

The last residential school in Canada, White Calf Collegiate, (in Lebret, Saskatchewan) closed in In a settlement was offered to former students. Why is it difficult for First Nations today to obtain settlements/reparations? What are some barriers?

SECRET PATH - GORD DOWNIE and JEFF LEMIRE

Secret Path is a ten song album by Gord Downie with a graphic novel by Jeff Lemire that tells the story of Chanie Wenjack.

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