15 Ways to Get Close to Indigenous History
Exploring the traditions and culture of the Indigenous peoples of Canada provides unique opportunities for visitors looking for deeper travel experiences
Canadian Parliamentary Guide
Canadian Parliamentary Guide is a valuable guide, which provides information on elected and appointed members in federal and provincial governments.
Canada Vignettes: Log Driver's Waltz
This lighthearted, animated short is based on the song "The Log Driver's Waltz" by Wade Hemsworth. Easily one of the most often-requested films in the NFB collection, Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing along to the tale of a young girl who loves to dance and chooses to marry a log driver over his more well-to-do competitor. Driving logs down the river has made the young man the best dancing partner to be found.
Grade 5 Indian Residential Schools and Reconciliation (2015
First Nations Education Steering Committee - FREE residential school lesson plans. Great for Ontario Grade 5 social studies.
Residential Schools – A Unit for Primary Grades - Inclusive Learning
Supporting Indigenous Resources for Inclusion Learning for Elementary School Students First Steps in Understanding Residential Schools is a unit created to support many beautifully written and illustrated books that tell the stories of First Nation, Inuit and Metis children attending residential sch...
Confessions of a Teacher Who Lets Her Students Play with Food
I like to keep my students guessing about they'll be doing in class each day. And, one of my favorite twists is to let my students use food as a manipulative. In particular, I like to have my students use gummy bears to create scenes that represent various topics. It may seem a little odd, but my students (even my too cool for just about anything Seniors) love this change of pace. Here are some different ways I've used gummy bears in my classes. 1. Civics - As a introduction to different…
Hands-On Canadian History: Canadian Prime Ministers Guess Who Game
Want a fun and interactive way to learn the Canadian Prime Ministers? Here's the game of Prime Minister Guess Who to make it extra easy.
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…
Full circle : First Nations, Métis, Inuit ways of knowing : a Common Threads resource
Full circle: First Nations, Métis, Inuit ways of knowing. (2012). OSSTF
Hands-On Canadian History: When the Provinces and Territories Joined Canada
The provinces and territories of Canada have changed since 1867. Here's a fun way to learn when each province or territory became part of this country.
The Legend of the Three Sisters
A sign talking about companion planting that is displayed with a planter that has these companion plants planted together. It has the story of the Three Sisters as well as information explaining why these plants go well together.