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First Nations of Canada

First Nations of Canada

This is an add-on unit to the Canadian Grade 6 curriculum. It doesn't cover specific outcomes, but it is an important part of our Government Structure that I feel needs to be taught to our students! This includes a full teacher version, assessment, answer key, black and white version and full colour. I hope it is useful for you. I would be interested in feedback so please let me know how it is received by your students! Versions in this download: Full-Colour Teacher Resources Full-Colour Student Version Greyscale Student Version
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Performing the Dreaming: A Dreamtime Play

Performing the Dreaming: A Dreamtime Play

Get your acting pants on for this fun, dreaming-inspired play! Use the Performing the Dreaming Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of the dreaming and its significance to Indigenous Australians! Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK083 This resource is delivered as a 13 page PDF in A4 size. So, what's included? ✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it! ✓ Playscript for dreaming-inspired play: Why the Bat has No Friends, containing 10 speaking roles ✓ 'Why the Bat has No Friends' extension worksheet ✓ 'Dust Echoes' story evaluation worksheet ✓ Unique Aussie Animals worksheet ✓ Performance Invitation template Purchase Issue 29 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.
HistoriCool
Essay Writing: Second Collection

Essay Writing: Second Collection

Here are five Essay Writing titles in one bundle. Each eBook contains one or more piece of writing and instructions and guidelines for writing an essay (including multiples possible essay topics) using the piece of writing as a starting point. The titles are on the following themes: Building Iron Bridges; Short Stories/Space Travel; Survival & Rescue (true accounts); Volcanoes (Mount Vesuvius); Wit & Humour.
canadianwinter
THE MURRAY-DARLING RIVER BASIN OF AUSTRALIA - PART 1 NATURAL WATER FLOWS

THE MURRAY-DARLING RIVER BASIN OF AUSTRALIA - PART 1 NATURAL WATER FLOWS

This is the first of a three part series on the Murray-Darling Basin of Australia. Part 1 has a focus on the physical geography of water resources, catchment areas and flows via a map and details. It also includes human elements - like the Exploration of Charles Sturt down the River Murray and the World Heritage site indicating a long human presence within the Basin. Each section has the inclusion of questions and worksheets supported by attachment pages in black and white or colour for your choice. This Basin is an important part of Aboriginal presence in the area which pre-dates the European presence. In a dry continent the resource of water is of critical significance. This opening unit will lead on to the second title - the modification of water within the Basin and then on to the third title which considers the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and the controversies over water management and distribution - issues raised during 2017.
KPolkinghorne
Marnti Warrajanga – A walk together

Marnti Warrajanga – A walk together

Explore milestones of the Indigenous journey of democracy in Australia and consider their relevance to today. The information and activities support the online exhibition - www.marnti-warajanga.moadoph.gov.au/ This resource contains background information, discussion questions and class activities to enhance student learning and engagement with the Marnti warajanga – a walk together exhibition. Deceased person’s warning: Please note: Indigenous Australians are advised that this exhibition may contain images and voices of deceased persons.
MoADLearning
Where I Belong Booklet

Where I Belong Booklet

This is written with Australian teachers in mind but can be used by all cultures. This resource makes up an 18 page booklet for children to learn about where they belong and to learn about others. Australian Curriculum—Foundation Year Humanities and Social Sciences Personal and family histories ACHHK001 and ACHHK002 The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity - Children develop knowledgeable and confident self identities Outcome 2: Children are connected with and contribute to their world - Children respond to diversity with respect
TeachEzy
The Value of Sports: Unifying a Community - Lesson Plan & Film

The Value of Sports: Unifying a Community - Lesson Plan & Film

Students watch a film, "I am Yup’ik" by Daniele Anastasion and Nathan Golon, about a 16-year-old basketball player from the tiny village of Toksook Bay in Alaska. The film explores the power of basketball, which unites the community and creates hope and pride throughout the young team, family members, and the community-at-large. In this lesson, students explore the themes of identity, resilience, and youth awareness and empowerment. In a class discussion, students make a list of the main character’s struggles and challenges and discuss the qualities and characteristics of the Yup’ik culture. Reflective writing prompts are also included for students to demonstrate their understanding of the story. English and Spanish versions of the lesson plan are available for download.
Global_Oneness_Project
The Education of Little Tree Reading Comprehension

The Education of Little Tree Reading Comprehension

‘Gramma said when you come on something good, first thing to do is share it with whoever you can find; that way, the good spreads out where no telling it will go. Which is right.’ Little Tree narrates his own story, the tale of a unique upbringing in the near-wilderness in the 1930’s with his Cherokee grandparents as loving teachers. ‘The Education of Little Tree’ by Forrest Carter is a book that many readers turn to again and again. It is suitable for students age 11 and up who are ready to read about a time and lifestyle that differ from their own, and are able to take an interest in larger, challenging themes of life (the passage of time, spiritual beliefs, the natural world, money and government affairs, history, etc.) This eBook contains reading comprehension sheets to go with the novel. (Still protected by copyright, the book must be purchased or borrowed separately.) For each chapter there are three short assignments: 1) to summarize a lesson learned from the chapter 2) to examine the language used in the chapter 3) to explain how a suggested ‘main theme’ is relevant to the chapter. WARNING: The story does not paint a flattering picture of the Christian religion, and students who are Christian should be prepared; parents should read the book first, to be sure that their student is ready for this material. It also contains swear words and references to drinking alcohol, among other mature themes. The novel is presented as an autobiography, but it is a work of fiction.
canadianwinter
Essay Writing: Survival & Rescue

Essay Writing: Survival & Rescue

Compare and contrast! Here are two true stories of survival and rescue. With detailed guidelines suggesting how to proceed, the student will read the texts, choose an essay topic from several suggested, take notes, organise those notes, and write an essay. This assignment will take at least one week to complete. Stories: Tracks In The Bush An Australian ranch-worker goes missing, and three Europeans, along with six blacks, trek through the bush to rescue him. The tracking abilities of the blacks consistently astonish the narrator. He also describes the intense natural surroundings and the challenges, on a human level, that are faced by all involved. The Marvellous Ice-Drift of Captain Tyson This early attempt to reach the North Pole failed. The voyage nonetheless left its mark on history when the captain and crew were forced to abandon ship and live on an ice floe for 196 days in the middle of the Arctic winter. German sailors, an American cook, and a group of Inuit faced deadly conditions together. Under the leadership of Captain George E. Tyson, not one person perished. Note: To the best of my understanding the use of the word ‘black’ to refer to the indigenous peoples of Australia is preferable to them to the word ‘Aborigine’. Thus, the original term has been left unaltered in the text. If I am mistaken and have caused offense, please let me know! TIP! This may be a good choice for a student with an interest in outdoor adventures such as hiking, camping or rock-climbing.
canadianwinter
Naya Nuki: A True Story (Reading Comprehension)

Naya Nuki: A True Story (Reading Comprehension)

Naya Nuki is an excellent adventure and survival novel based on true and remarkable events. It is suitable for students age 9 and up. The main character is a real person, a Shoshoni girl who quite incredibly escaped capture by an enemy tribe and made her way alone on foot back to her family. The book relates how she successfully journeyed 1000 miles (just over 1609 kilometres) across what is now the northern United States. She safely navigated a wide variety of terrains, found food, coped with wild animals, avoided capture by hostile tribes, and fended of loneliness. Her story is known thanks to a surprising coincidence – she was best friends with the renowned Sacajawea. The story of Naya Nuki has been retold by Kenneth Thomasma, an expert on wilderness survival. It is a good choice for young readers because the descriptions of wilderness and survival tactics within it are accurate. In addition, Naya Nuki is portrayed as a brave, resourceful and inspiring person. Her story is uplifting and interesting. Contents • reading comprehension questions for each of 15 chapters and the epilogue • images of a buffalo hides for each chapter, both small and large, labelled and plain • instructions for multiple ways to use both the questions and the hides A map showing Naya Nuki’s route is included in the published book, which must be purchased or borrowed separately as it is protected by copyright. Contact information for the author is included which will enable you to purchase the book at a reduced rate, procure signed copies, and enjoy free shipping!
canadianwinter
iPad Card Sorts: American West

iPad Card Sorts: American West

These outstanding resources have been written and field tested in the classroom by experienced teachers using the Thinking Kit software for the iPad. These iPad card sorts cover the key topic of the American West and are designed to fun, engaging and used by the full spectrum of learners. To find out more, click on each resource for a full description of its aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes and how to use it with your students. If you like these resources then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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iPad Card Sort: How did Native Americans survive on the Great Plains?

iPad Card Sort: How did Native Americans survive on the Great Plains?

This outstanding iPad card sort has been designed to help students understand how Native Americans survived on the Great Plains? It can be used as a starter, plenary, revision, homework or assessment activity and is part of a series that I have uploaded on the American West. When you download this resource you will receive a hard copy of the card sort as well as a PowerPoint with the aims, objectives, instructions, task codes and the password you will need to activate the activity on https://www.thinking-kit.com/. The resource includes seven challenges and their matching solutions that need to be matched up. Once complete students can then discuss and feedback their answers before saving them into a PDF version which can be saved, submitted for marking or printed off. You can get your students to extend their answers further by prioritising the problems by placing them into their order of importance. The final result should make an excellent plan for writing an extended answer on this topic. When you download the hard copy you will receive a single sheet, Microsoft Word document that you can easily customise. The document includes aims, instructions and seven challenges that Native Americans faced and the matching solutions that they came up with. Once students have cut out the cards and correctly sorted them under the heading cards for challenges and solutions, they can extend their understanding further by sorting them into their order of importance before sticking them into their books and attempting the extended question. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: What was the American West? Know: What challenges faced Native Americans on the Great Plains? Understand: How did the Plains Indians overcome these challenges? Analyse: How suited was the lifestyle of the Native Americans to their environment? WILF: What Am I looking For? Identify and describe: What challenges faced the Plains Indians? Explain: How did Native Americans adapt to meet these challenges? Analyse: How successfully did Native Americans adapt to suit the challenges in their environment? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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