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Canada 150 in the Classroom

5 ways to engage students for Canada 150

Are you wondering what to do in your classroom for Canada 150? Look no further!

Wrapping Up Canada

Celebrate Canada 150 by making Print Block Wrapping Paper and Birthday Cards!

Canada 150 Wilson Expo

The Canada 150 Wilson Expo will be a cross-curricular full day event presented by students from Donald A. Wilson Secondary School in Whitby, Ontario. 

Canada’s History in Highlights

Montessori students in Coquitlam, British Columbia are presenting Canada’s history in a five-minute video! Can they do it?

Award-winning Lesson Plans

Turning Points: Crises in French-English Relations

This lesson will aid students in understanding the historical conflict and crises between the French and English in Canada between the 1830s and 1891.

What Might Canada Be Like If….?

Students develop an understanding of the importance of the process in which unique and historically significant national sites, people and events in Canada are determined and the potential consequences of not recognizing and preserving them.

We Are All Treaty People

In this lesson students will explore Treaty Relationships in Canada through a simulation and inquiry project. 

The Battlefield Landscape of the First World War

In this lesson students explore several seminal Canadian First World War battles with an emphasis on the experiences of soldiers in the trenches.

Know a teacher who made a difference?

Nominations for the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching are accepted all year round.

Webinars

Treaties and the Treaty Relationship Webinar Series

This webinar series shares information and promotes conversation about the historical and contemporary issues that relate to treaties. These presentations explore both the Canadian and First Nations perspectives of treaties.

Teaching treaties with the Treaty Education Initiative

Watch now: this webinar provides an overview of the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba's Treaty Education Initiative, which is a K-12 education mandate.

An Elder's Perspective

Watch now: in this webinar Elder Florence Paynter provides an “Elder’s Perspective” to treaty making and the importance of teaching treaties in the classroom.

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