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Use a priority pyramid to explain student judgments on a simple issue or topic. Build on this to explore historical significance as the process used by historians to evaluate what was important about particular events, people, and developments in the past.
Provide an overview of the Douglas Treaties. Distribute character/player cards who took part in the Douglas Treaties [Nuuchah’nulth/Coast Salish/Kwakwaka’wakw peoples; First Nation chiefs; Sir James Douglas; Hudson’s Bay Company; Crown; settlers to BC]. Have students arrange them in a pyramid, putting who they believe is the most significant on top. Compare and share.
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