Social studies - Gr. 5.2 Histories and Stories of Ways of Life in Canada

General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the people and the stories of Canada and their ways of life over time, and appreciate the diversity of Canada’s heritage. (from Alberta Education)
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Based on a true story about a young First Nations girl who was sent to a residential school. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from despite the efforts of the nuns to force her to do otherwise. Gr.4-6

I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis & Kathy Kacer… from Second Story Press … When Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school, she is confused, frightened and.

FICTION:The diary of twelve-year-old Mary Kobayashi, a Japanese Canadian girl living in British Columbia, describing her experiences during World War II, including her family's relocation to an internment camp.

FICTION:The diary of twelve-year-old Mary Kobayashi, a Japanese Canadian girl living in British Columbia, describing her experiences during World War II, including her family's relocation to an internment camp.

FICTION:Mei-ling works hard with her father in Vancouver to earn enough money to bring her mother and little brother to Canada from China, only to have her hopes of reuniting her family dashed by the passage of the Chinese Immigration Act in 1923.

An Ocean Apart: The Gold Mountain Diary of Chin Mei-Ling, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1922 (Dear Canada)

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A founding member of Cape Dorset’s famed printmaking co-op, Kenojuak Ashevak introduced Inuit art to the world Culture

Naomi and her family are relocated with other Japanese-Canadians from their homes in British Columbia to an internment camp in Alberta during World War II.

Naomi and her family are relocated with other Japanese-Canadians from their homes in British Columbia to an internment camp in Alberta during World War II.

FICTION:A picture book based on a true story about a young First Nations girl who was sent to a residential school. When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from despite the efforts of the nuns to force her to do otherwise.

I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis & Kathy Kacer… from Second Story Press … When Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school, she is confused, frightened and.

Chronicles the country’s major waves of immigration, from welcoming early European arrivals to becoming a modern-day safe haven for refugees. The book also acknowledges times when Canada has not been especially welcoming. It explores how each period of immigration has shaped the laws, values, and face of Canada on the way to today’s multicultural society.

Chronicles the country’s major waves of immigration, from welcoming early European arrivals to becoming a modern-day safe haven for refugees. The book also acknowledges times when Canada has not been especially welcoming. It explores how each period of immigration has shaped the laws, values, and face of Canada on the way to today’s multicultural society.

Back to Batoche / Retour à Batoche :the most original and comprehensive attempt to deliver the history of the 1885 Northwest Resistance onto the World Wide Web. This interactive website will bring the colourful history of the past of Batoche as well as showcasing the abundantly rich culture of the past and present to a world-wide audience.

Back to Batoche / Retour à Batoche Gabriel Dumont

This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential school.

This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential school.

FICTION:Rabbit and Bear Paws, Ojibwa brothers, join Eagle Wing and the voyageurs to take furs to Montreal. (Graphic novel)

FICTION:Rabbit and Bear Paws, Ojibwa brothers, join Eagle Wing and the voyageurs to take furs to Montreal. (Graphic novel)

FICTION:Twelve-year-old Violet Pesheens is taken away to Residential School in 1966. The diary recounts her experiences of travelling there, the first day, and first months, focusing on the everyday life she experiences--the school routine, battles with Cree girls, being quarantined over Christmas, getting home at Easter and reuniting with her family.

FICTION:Twelve-year-old Violet Pesheens is taken away to Residential School in 1966. The diary recounts her experiences of travelling there, the first day, and first months, focusing on the everyday life she experiences--the school routine, battles with Cree girls, being quarantined over Christmas, getting home at Easter and reuniting with her family.

FICTION: William Jenkins boards the Royal Navy warship "Pembroke" as it joins the blockade laying seige to the French stronghold of Quebec in 1759. If he can do his job, and stay alive, his ship could help determine whether the the French, or the British, win the war. Gr.4-7

FICTION: William Jenkins boards the Royal Navy warship "Pembroke" as it joins the blockade laying seige to the French stronghold of Quebec in 1759. If he can do his job, and stay alive, his ship could help determine whether the the French, or the British, win the war. Gr.4-7

DVD:Short narratives about individual Black Canadians from the earliest times.

DVD:Short narratives about individual Black Canadians from the earliest times.

FICTION:Lee Heen-gwong travels with his father from China to Canada in 1882 to work building the Canadian Pacific Railway recording events in his journal.

FICTION:Lee Heen-gwong travels with his father from China to Canada in 1882 to work building the Canadian Pacific Railway recording events in his journal.

Developed in a debate format, each side presents a different perspective on the Arctic sovereignty issue relevant to Canada today.

Developed in a debate format, each side presents a different perspective on the Arctic sovereignty issue relevant to Canada today.

FICTION:Mary promises to look after Mr. Hiroshi's Japanese garden, not realizing that he has been relocated with other Japanese-Canadians during World War II.

FICTION:Mary promises to look after Mr. Hiroshi's Japanese garden, not realizing that he has been relocated with other Japanese-Canadians during World War II.

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