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…

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,…

Grade 1 & 2 Lesson Plans

Grade 1 Lesson Plans Lesson Link Grade 1 Resources and Wealth PDF Grade 1 Objects and Materials PDF Grade 1 Sci. Daily and Seasonal Changes PDF Grade 1 Materials and Our Senses PDF Grade 1 Buffalo Unit PDF Grade 1 Dynamic Relationships PDF Grade 1 Healthy Behaviours PDF Grade 1 Characteristics of Living Things PDF…

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…

Language Arts – Lesson Plans

Language Arts – Lesson Plans Book List Book Title Author Genre I’m In Charge Of Celebrations Byrd Baylor Picture Book (Prose-Poetry) A Salmon for Simon Betty Waterton Betty Waterton Baseball Bats for Christmas Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak Picture Book (anecdotal) Storm Boy Paul Owen Lewis Picture Book (Fiction) The Star People – A Lakota Story S.D….

Learning Activities: Canadian Museum of Civilization

Learning About Aboriginal Culture Title Grade Level Students will: Lesson Plan Making Do With What You Have Kindergarten-Grade 4 identifying plant and animal materials used to make everyday objects Lesson Plan Amazing Objects Grades 2-4 to interpret their artifacts by studying objects from the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s database Lesson Plan Discovering Objects Grade 5-8…

On the Path to Health! Elementary School Nutrition Education Program

Published by the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Health and Social Services, Quebec On the Path to Health! Elementary School Nutrition Education Program What is the On the Path to Health! program? – It is a program that is composed of 28 nutrition workshops – four different workshops for all seven elementary school levels,…

Berry Resources (Cultural uses, Literature Links, Berry Teachings) – Grade 1 -7

Aboriginal Resources – Topic: Berries Cultural uses, Literature Links, Berry Teachings, Facts and More Acknowledgements – Berry Resources – PDF. Curriculum Connections- Berry Resources – PDF. Chokeberries (Minisa)- Berry Resources – PDF. Cranberries (Minisa)- Berry Resources – PDF. Raspberries (Minisa)- Berry Resources – PDF. Saskatoon Berry (Minisa)- Berry Resources – PDF. Strawberries (Minisa)- Berry Resources…

SMART Board Activities K-6 Teaching Treaties in the Classroom

NOTE: If you don’t have the Smartboard full software version, you can view the lesson plans with the SmartBoard Notebook Express software. available here. The Office of the Treaty Commissioner (otc.ca) – The following SMART Board Activities have been created for grades K-6.

Art-based curriculum (K-8)

The lessons in this resource guide exhibit only a few ways art, culture, and Ojibwe ideas can be integrated into K-8 classrooms. The lessons have been written, taught, and critiqued by elementary teachers of many cultures, including American Indians. They offer a starting point for teachers of any community to begin the important work of…