What Can I Contribute to Meaningful Reconciliation? Teaching and Learning About Residential Schools A unit about the causes and consequences of residential schools in Canada.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Game Lesson Plans (Gr. 3-6)
This site includes two detailed lesson plans for grades 3-6 about First Nations in Canada and takes a game-based learning approach. It should be very useful for elementary teachers. Being run by the federal government, it directly adheres to established educational policies and goals.
Aboriginal Languages in Canada (various grades)
A teaching tool by KAIROS to raise awareness and understanding of the nation to nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Crunchers: A Fun Fast-Facts Game about Aboriginal Peoples in Canada
Source: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Summary: The cruncher is a fun colouring activity that will help children (ages 8-12) learn more about First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Canada.
Curriculum Connections: Metis (2004) (Gr. 3, 6, 7, 8)
First Nation Child and Family Caring Society lesson plans
Good contextual discussion of First Nations education and some of the issues surrounding it, and includes links to other good resources as well: all in all, a great resource. Different documents for different age ranges:
Indian Residential Schools (Gr. 5)
Native Leaders of Canada Lesson Plan (Gr. 4-6)
Seasonal Traditions (Gr. 2)
Wilfrid Laurier University, Aboriginal Lesson Plans/Activities
This is a very good resource for teachers who are looking for Aboriginal lesson plans for all grades. Games, activities, and lessons for social studies, language and history are all covered.
Because the UBC Library's system for classifying materials is aimed at organizing research and scholarship, searching for curriculum materials can be difficult. We recommend using the following terms for a targeted search within the library catalogue for K-12 teaching and learning resources. These results have been limited to books and e-books in the Education Library:
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