Language: Oral Communication
|Our Community Circle around our Island School experiences. An opportunity for an oral communication.|
Our entry point for Social Studies will begin with recognizing the Indigenous roots of our city.
Close to our school is Davenport Road. It sure looks a lot different now:
If we want to dig a little deeper, we can discover the Indigenous roots of Davenport Road:
It is also important to recognize that there is not just one First Nations person in Canada. Similarly, there is no one African person, since Africa is a continent made up of many nations. I would like to order this map to use in class from this Kansas City artist, Aaron Carapella, and researcher is based:
While teaching Grade 7 History and Geography last year, I wanted the students to understand that Canada was a colonial nation; both the French and British had their eyes on this nation and the potential it served.
A video to provoke some thought on how we learn and the effort it requires.