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Famous Canadians

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the life and contribution of famous Aboriginal Canadian of their choice. In this history lesson, 6th graders create video about them. They present their project in class.
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The Mystique of the Artist

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Your high schoolers explore the role of artists in society in a creative three-week unit. First they customize art supply bags using paint, embroidery, appliqué, and other media. They imagine their ideal artistic work space and design a...
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Documents of Diversity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the cultural diversity present within their own families. They also look at the cultural makeup of their own community. They look closely at the works of art of three Canadian artists - all of whom emigrated to...
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Sketch Book Making: Places for Creative Communication

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers create sketchbooks, explore the uses of journals, write (across the curriculum) from others' points of view, and compare forms of communication from the 1800s to today. A nice blend of individual, whole class, and...
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Symbols of Canada

For Teachers 6th
Here is a series of five lessons that invite learners to explore the many symbols of Canada. Young artists, write a character sketch, write a journal entry, create a landscape drawing, create and share stories, create a mural, and...
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Japan: Traditions and Culture

For Teachers 4th
A series of four activities explores Japanese culture and traditions. Learners participate in a re-enacted tea ceremony; examine sketches of Asian figures by Canadian artist Robert Harris, discuss symbols, investigate Japanese mon, and...
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First Encounters

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare cultural differences. For this Canadian history lesson, 4th graders examine the language and cultural differences between European explorers and First Nations. In small groups, students role-play communication...
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The Landscape

For Teachers 10th - 11th
High schoolers view and discuss many landscape paintings and examine their own connections to the landscape. A wonderful component built into thes series of lessons is the interview each learner must complete with a senior citizen;...
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Mind Maps: Introduction To Canadian Identity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create mind maps. In this Canadian identity lesson, 8th graders examine video clips, music clips, and visual arts to create a picture of Canadian identity.
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Reality History TV

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a media creation activity. In this Canadian culture lesson, students discuss the First Nations of Canada and the struggles they encountered with other settlers. Students view media clips...
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Emily Carr Trees

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the work of artist Emily Carr.  In this watercolor lesson, students observe how to draw trees and to use crayon resistance.  Students also create a watercolor tree. 
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Outside...North of the 49th Parallel

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore and discuss images of Canadian landscape focusing on the work of the Group of Seven. The discuss different Canadian environments in a group of art works and complete a chart categorizing the depictions. They complete a...
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Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore different works of art by contemporary Canadian Aboriginal artists and express their cultural identity by creating a work of art. In this Canadian Aboriginal art lesson, students view Canadian Aboriginal art and view the...
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The Amazing Maud Lewis

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students investigate cultural art from Canada by reading about Maud Lewis.  In this Canadian history lesson, students identify the work of Lewis by visiting her magazine website.  Students identify other heroes in Nova Scotia before...
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What is Canadian?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore how artworks can become symbols of national identity. They examine and analyze Song of the Nations, a site specific sculpture by Quebecois artist Armand Vaillancourt that expresses his views of Quebec's position...
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The Looking Glass: Artwork of Robert Harris

For Teachers 6th - 7th
A series of 4 activities foster critical thinking, careful observation, and creative expression with the work of Canadian artist Robert Harris. Learners respond to half a painting and then to the whole picture while listening to a poem;...
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Patriotic Arts: Influencing Canadians At War

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students study how war has shaped Canadian life, patriotism, propaganda, and music. They research primary source documents, novels, videos, and songs before celebrating Remembrance Day.
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Children of Yesteryear

For Teachers 5th
Give your early adolescents some food for thought: How would life be different if we lived in the 1800s? They explore differences in clothing, entertainment, communication, and access to materials. By observing art by Canadian painter...
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Canadian Citizenship and National Identity

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the dynamics of Canadian citizenship. They plan and produce a school wide celebration of citizenship.
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Stories Behind Pacific Northwest First Nations' Images

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate Canadian culture by examining mascots of the 2010 Olympics.  In this Canadian history lesson plan, students read a Vancouver Olympics guide to identify three Canadian mascots and their importance to the First Nations...
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Stories of Life in Canada

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine Canadian history through William Kurelek's artwork. In this art analysis lesson plan, students discuss the ideas expressed in the picture book A Prairie Boy's Winter and A Prairie Boy's Summer. Young scholars view...
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Through Their Eyes -- Prohibition: A Social Experiment

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read specified textbook pages about Prohibition and then respond to 10 short answer questions about the reading selection.
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders describe Aboriginal ceremonies. In this ceremonies instructional activity, 2nd graders interview elders from local Aboriginal tribes. Students view ceremonies performed by the elders and research local ceremonies.
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What Is Me? Explore the Self through Names, Art and Symbols

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Four lessons make up this unit on self. Learners research and discuss the significance of their given names and examine their perceptions of astrological signs and horoscopes. They explore objects in the paintings of Canadian artist...

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