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Black History in Canada Education Guide

The purpose of this Guide is to enhance your students' knowledge and appreciation of the Black Canadian experience, drawing from Lawrence Hill's award-winning historical fiction, The Book of...
Immigration

Women in Canadian History Education Guide

As we celebrate a century of women’s suffrage, it’s important to recognize that while this victory was a landmark achievement, social change and the push for equality weren’t born from, nor...

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Official Languages Act Worksheets

These worksheets accompany the Official Languages Act Education Guide, which introduces the Official Languages Act and the history of language policy in Canada. Use the worksheets to accompany the activities in the guide.

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Official Languages Act Education Guide

This guide is an introduction to the Official Languages Act and the history of language policy in Canada. The 50th anniversary of Canada’s Official Languages Act (OLA) represents an opportunity to learn about the history that led to the Act, and its subsequent legacy.

The guide focuses primarily on the Act itself, the factors that led to its creation, and its impact and legacy. It touches on key moments in the history of linguistic policy in Canada, though teachers may wish to address topics...
Military History
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Perspectives, Connections, Reflections: Canada and the World Wars Education Guide

Studying the historical significance of Canada’s involvement in the two world wars offers students and educators alike the opportunity to think critically about the defining moments of our own nation’s history. Travelling abroad allows the cities, landmarks, and cultures of distant communities to become tangible — giving young people a richer understanding of historic events and how they have shaped Canadian identity.

This toolkit was created by Historica Canada in partnership with EF...
Citizenship
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Citizenship Challenge Civics Education Guide

This education guide focuses on key topics in Canadian civics. The activities inform readers about how the Canadian governmental system works, and their rights and responsibilities as Canadian citizens. The guide is meant to give teachers and students the tools to engage with Canada’s democratic processes. Teachers can use the activities in this guide to prepare their students for the Citizenship Challenge, a mock citizenship quiz based on the test taken by newcomers on the path to...
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Indigenous Arts & Stories Teacher’s Guide: Primary Art & Writing Activities


The Indigenous Arts & Stories Primary Activities Guide gives step-by-step directions on how to create different art and writing projects to submit to the contest. Teachers can use the guide to help choose activities for their students and to assist youth in the creative process of developing their art and writing.The learning tool provides interactive classroom activities that aid in the research and creative process, as well as encourage critical thinking. The guide outlines eight...