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Lesson Plans (Secondary)

Aboriginal Education Lesson Plans (Secondary)

Aboriginal Languages in Canada (various grades)

BC Ministry of Education, Aboriginal Education Resources
This website contains Ministry-approved materials for teaching First Nations in the classroom, including Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs), maps, ongoing research projects, and links to other useful resources. There are not very many resources, but they should all be very useful.

BC. ERAC: Resources for Integrating Aboriginal Ways of Knowing and Learning

Blanket Exercise
A teaching tool by KAIROS to raise awareness and understanding of the nation to nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. 

Current Topics in First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Studies: A Foundation for Implementation

Discrimination and Identity (Gr. 9-12)

First Nation Child and Family Caring Society Lesson Plans (Gr. 9-12)

First Nations Resource Use on the Northwest Coast: Investigations into Geography, Ecology, Knowledge and Resource Management
(Social Studies – Grades 9-10)

First Peoples Teacher Resource Guide (Gr. 10)

First Peoples Teacher Resource Guide (Gr. 12)

From Apology to Reconciliation: Residential School Survivors (Gr. 9-11) 

Full Circle: First Nations, Métis, Inuit Ways of Knowing
Substantial & broad resource – provides numerous secondary lesson plans, arranged by subject, which incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing

Indian Residential Schools and Reconciliation Teacher Resource Guide (Gr. 10)

Indian Residential Schools Reconciliation Teacher Resource Guide (Gr. 11-12)

Living and Working in Oona River
(Social Studies, Geography 11)

Math First Peoples (Gr. 8-9)

On the Path of the Elders (Gr. 9-10)

Putting it into Perspective: First Nations Soldiers in the First World War

Science First Peoples 5-9 Teacher Resource Guide

A Sense of Place: Regional Identity, Informal Economy, and Resource Management
(Social Studies, BC First Nations Studies – Grade 11)

Traditional Plant Knowledge of the Tsimshian
(Science, Social Studies, Home Economics – Grades 9-12)

Tsimshian Involvement in the Forest Sector
(Social Studies, BC First Nations Studies – Grades 10-11)

Two Ways of Knowing, Traditional Ecological Knowledge Meets Western Science
(Science & Traditional Ecological Knowledge – Grade 11)

We Are All Treaty People

First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) Resources

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