A Brief History of Canada (an excerpt from History Bites.)
A fun animated, satirical take on Canada's early days. Originally part of History Bites: Mother Britain created by Rick Green. Note : This is a piece of SATI...
Create a Paper Totem Pole for Native American Heritage Month
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Indigenous Artist Painting Project
This simple painting lesson uses Leah Dorian's book The Giving Tree: A Retelling of a Métis Traditional Story and can easily connect to your Social Studies teachings about the Métis people of Canada. Students create a painting based on the style and theme of the book. This inspiring product include...
Circle of Courage
What is the Circle of Courage? This year, Mr. Lukianchuk will be actively using the Circle of Courage in the classroom. This was a First Nations perspective based on the "Reclaiming Youth" concept...
First Nations Research Info for Kids - Silent Cacophony
I have had a really hard time finding appropriate resources to use to for my Grade 3 Social Studies Unit. The problem is that most of the teaching resources are written for middle or high school students. Very few texts are suitable for elementary school and our new curriculum. I just recently discovered that my board has a … Continue reading First Nations Research Info for Kids →
Teaching Resources - Pre-K, Elementary, SpEd, Spanish
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Trauma Was Hiding at This School. How Teachers Found Out and What They’re Doing to Help.
Could childhood trauma be lurking in your school, too?
Folding in Social Studies
OK - it's not a Math Journal Sunday ... but I've got a FANTASTIC foldable to share with you today. I saw this idea on A Teacher's Treasure a few weeks ago, and as soon as I saw it, I knew I HAD to do it with my class. This is called the Secret Door Foldable. You've got to head over to Mor's blog to see it - she even has a great video to show you step-by-step how to complete the template. The minute I finished watching her video, I ran to get two pieces of paper to try it out for myself…
Teaching Ideas and Free Resources
The end of May is an important time in Australia in which we acknowledge the events of Australia’s history and strive to build a better future for everyone who lives in this beautiful country, especially the traditional custodians of the land—the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peo