ibook: Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge

Lessons From the Earth: Storytelling, Art & Indigenous Knowledge Teacher Resource Kit – Primary Grades Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board Description Lessons From the Earth is a resource guide for educators that provides a practical application of Indigenous Knowledge into the classroom. The focus of learning is grounded in a traditional Anishinaabe story, Jiig…

Ojibwe Lifeways Article

There is a nice article published in the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer which examines Ojibwe lifeways in the northwoods by AIRC Executive Director Anton Treuer. The article is archived for free and has an accompanying teacher’s guide for incorporation into classroom use. Teachers Guide for Ojibwe Lifeways This is a PDF file. Source: Minnesota Conservation Volunteer

Métis Lesson Plan – Junior

Key Concepts •Definition of the term “Métis” • Louis Riel and the history of the Métis in the West • Traditional “Red River” Métis culture • The Métis in Ontario MORE LESSON PLANS AVAILABLE AT: The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

An Introduction to Residential School unit K-7

Link to An Introduction to Residential School unit SOURCE:Classroom Resources K-7 – Central Okanagan School District. YouTube Video Title: Shi-shi-etko Four days before having to leave her family and home for residential school, Shi-Shi-Etko learns how important it is to hold on to her memories. Director: Kate Kroll Author: Nicola I. Campbell Actors: Ta’Kaiya Blaney,…

Environmental Lesson Plans ~ Gr. 5, 6 & 8 (DragonFly Canada)

Lesson Plans Download Respect the Water #1 Grade Levels: 5, 8 Subjects: Science & Technology, Geography Objective:Students will explore Aboriginal perspectives on respecting the environment; how individual and collective behaviour affects the environment; and the role of community engagement in maintaining healthy, sustainable ecosystems. Materials: 1. “Water/El Agua,” from Talking With Mother Earth/Hablando con Madre…

Native Leaders of Canada – Gr.4-6 Lesson Plan

Native Leaders of Canada General Lesson for the Web Site by Denis Daigneault Academic Skills Centre, Dawson College A Teacher’s Guide has been prepared to assist educators in using the contents of this web site and the book entitled Native Leaders of Canada as part of their instruction on the history and culture of the…

Grade 3-5 Lesson Plans

Grade 3 Lesson Plans Lesson Link Grade 3 Soil Integration PDF Grade 3 Plant Growth and Changes PDF Grade 3 Prairies and the Land PDF Grade 3 Cree and Nisga’a Integration Document PDF Grade 3 Structures and Materials PDF Grade 4 Lesson Plans Lesson Link Grade 4 Métis Origins and Contributions (list of resources) PDF…

Aboriginal Bullying Lesson Plans and Resources for Teachers

Bullying Lesson Plans and Resources for Teachers Lesson Plan Goals Time Ages Link LESSON ONE: The Impact of Bullying, Then & Now For students to draw a parallel between the oppressive nature of residential schools and the oppressive nature of bullying. For students to understand the impact of residential schools on Aboriginal communities and bullying…

Bringing Authentic First Peoples Content to the K-3 Classroom (2012)

This teacher resource guide, In Our Own Words: Bringing Authentic First Peoples Content to the K-3 Classroom (2012), has been developed to offer teachers information and guidance about how to incorporate authentic First Peoples materials into their instruction and assessment practices. Inside, you will find lesson plans, curriculum connections, assessment resources and suggested texts. 168…

The Early Nicola Valley Unit Plan – Grade 4

The Early Nicola Valley – Grade 4 The areas of study will be on exploring First Nations families of the Nicola Valley. This will include Okanagan and Nle?kepmx families: Pre-contact as well as the present day families. OBJECTIVES: at the end of the unit the students will be able to: • witness and be involved…

Indigenous Games – educational activities

Living Traditions | NAIG Past & Present. Indigenous Games Educational activities based on traditional games. Experience Indigenous games and sports! Through these interactive activities, explore the qualities and capabilities that make one a great athlete: skill, teamwork, agility, discipline, stamina, strategy, strength and speed. Traditional Aboriginal Games Lacrosse Eastern Woodland Games Longball Wolf or Hunter…