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Course: CTL7072 Social Studies and Aboriginal Education

Instructor: Dr. Sandra Styres


Group Members: Ari Baum, Violeta Chonn, Jessica Pehme

Cascade Plan for Grade 1 Social Science: Strand 2


Over-arching inquiry
How has your heritage and family traditions shaped your identity and place in current Canadian society?
Over-arching challenge
Create a classroom mosaic of individual students posters, which they have presented, that shows their
individual timelines of changing traditions in their family and in their community (EofL)
Inquiries
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Focus Inquiry 1:
What are some significant
celebrations of your
family, and how have they
changed overtime?

EofL1
I Present an interview of 4N 5 family members about
their name, origin, and a
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past and present tradition.

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Focus Inquiry 2:
What are some of the
traditions and
celebrations of another
Canadian community?

Focus Inquiry 3
How have Canadas traditions
changed over time and
identify the reasons for some
of these changes?

Focus Inquiry 4
How do different
communities contribute to
the diversity of Canadas
national identity?

EofL2
Interview a culture within
your community other
than your own to
discover what they
celebrate and how their
celebrations have
changed overtime.

EofL3
Groups of students will study
a certain period of time in
Canadas history, then draw a
significant scene and write a
page on it. The pages will
then be put up in
chronological order on a
clothesline and discussed as
a class.

DofL1
Make a wheel that
illustrates some of the
major groups that make up
Canadas national identity
(include an FNMI group as
one of the major groups).

Course: CTL7072 Social Studies and Aboriginal Education


Instructor: Dr. Sandra Styres
Group Members: Ari Baum, Violeta Chonn, Jessica Pehme

What do different families


look like in Canada?
EofL4
Read the poem about
different families and
L Create a Family MiniE Book (page about their
S family structure, family
S activities, Venn diagram
O of their & an Aboriginal
N family).

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How has heritage been


passed on in your familys
traditions?
DofL2
Secret Family Recipe art:
color, cut and paste your
family members in a bowl
and write down some of
your familys celebrations
traditions on the bowl.

What are the major


Aboriginal communities
we can find in Canada?
DofL4
Read aloud a story about
the creation of Turtle
Island and then as a
class put together a
jigsaw puzzle of the
Aboriginal Cultures map.

What are some of the


different groups in your
community, and what
can you observe about
their culture?
DofL5
Do a neighbourhood
walk as a class and
takes notes on the
different religious
buildings, ethnic
restaurants, grocery
store foods, posters for

Who laid out the groundwork


for all the diverse cultures
and religions to come
together?

How did different cultures


and religions influence
current Canadian
civilization?

DofL7
Read a historical account of
how the FNMI cultivated and
created an inhabitable place
for everyone to live and
create a mindmap as a class.

DofL9
Each student brings a
sample of one artifact
found in Canadian culture
and researches that
culture to trace the artifact
back to its origins, and do
a group share of their
findings.

Geographically, where have


your ancestors settled and
who was there before them?

How do you observe


diversity in Canadas
social systems? Where did
some of this diversity
come from?

EofL5
Lead the class by locating on
a map the regions of origin of
different settlers and First
Nation communities in
Canada. Construct your own
legend on a map that
demonstrates who settled in
different areas.

EofL6
Students create a
Canadian scrapbook by
cutting and pasting
magazine
photos/drawings. Each
page relates to a theme
(food, music, clothing,

Course: CTL7072 Social Studies and Aboriginal Education


Instructor: Dr. Sandra Styres
Group Members: Ari Baum, Violeta Chonn, Jessica Pehme

festivals, etc. Discuss


observations in class
and introduce the theme
diversity

holidays, ethnic
neighbourhoods).

What are the different


communities that you
belong to?

What are some of the


traditions of FNMI
communities?

How significant has


technology been in changing
the way Canadians celebrate
holidays and traditions?

DofL3
My Circle Ring: students
glue photos onto colored
construction paper of
different sizes to create a
Me Circle. In the middle
will be their name and a
photo of themselves, then
each level out will
proceed further into their
world (my family, my city,
my province, my country,
my world).

DofL6
Read aloud a story about
an Aboriginal community.
Use FNMI picture books
as resources for
students to explore how
another community
celebrates different
traditions in pairs. Fill in
a chart (food, dress,
celebrations).

DofL8
Lead a class discussion
about how holidays used to
be celebrated using old
photos of Canadian holidays
(Halloween, Christmas,
Easter, Thanksgiving). What
role has technology played in
changing the holidays? Have
students choose one holiday
and do a Venn Diagram
(pictures and sentences)
comparing how it was
celebrated in the past and
present.

How can we eradicate


racism and prejudices
among all the different
peoples that make up
Canada?
EofL7
Each group of students
explore one of the seven
Anishanabek teachings
and make a poster that
show how different acts
within this teaching can
contribute to acceptance
and tolerance towards
diversity.

Course: CTL7072 Social Studies and Aboriginal Education


Instructor: Dr. Sandra Styres
Group Members: Ari Baum, Violeta Chonn, Jessica Pehme

Learning Goals Matrix: Grade 2 Strand A


Process (across)

A2.1
formulate
questions to
guide
investigations

Content (down)

A1.1 Traditions that


have been celebrated
over multiple
generations in their
family, and identify
some of the main
reasons for changes
in these traditions
A1.2 their familys
structure and some of
their traditions and
celebrations with
those of their peers
families
A1.3 past and present
traditions and
celebrations of
different ethno-cultural
groups in their local
community, and

EofL1

A2.2 gather and


organize
information
using primary
and/or
secondary
sources they
have gathered
themselves or
that have been
provided to
them
EofL1, DofL8,
EofL6

EofL4, DofL2,
DofL3

EofL2

EofL2, DofL6,
DofL8

A2.3
analyze
and
construct
simple
maps

A3.3 locate
geographic
locations on
a globe
and/ or
print, digital,
or
interactive
map

A2.4
interpret
and analyse
information
using a
variety of
tools

DofL8, EofL6

DofL3

A2.5
evaluate
evidence
and draw
conclusions

A2.6
communicate
the results of
inquiries
using
appropriate
vocabulary

A3.5 identify
and organize
chronologically
some
important
events and
people

DofL8

EofL1, EofL6

EofL1

EofL2,
DofL8

EofL2, DofL6

EofL2

EofL4,
DofL2, DofL3

DofL6, DofL8

Course: CTL7072 Social Studies and Aboriginal Education


Instructor: Dr. Sandra Styres
Group Members: Ari Baum, Violeta Chonn, Jessica Pehme
identify some of the
main reasons for the
change
A3.1 different types of
families
A3.2 some different
groups in their
community and some
of the ways in which
they contribute to
diversity in Canada
A3.3 locations or
countries of personal
or familial significance
A3.4 significant
traditions and
celebrations of their
families, their peers,
and their own
communities, as well
as of some other
communities in
Canada
A3.6 some ways in
which heritage is
passed on through
various community
celebrations and
events

EofL4, DofL2

EofL7

DofL7

EofL4, DofL2

DofL1, DofL5,
DofL7, EofL5,
DofL9, EofL6,
EofL7

DofL4,
DofL5,
EofL5

DofL4,
EofL5

DofL1,
DofL7,
DofL9,
EofL6, EofL7

EofL2,
DofL7,
DofL9,
EofL6,
EofL7

EofL2, EofL6

EofL5, DofL9

EofL5

DofL3,
EofL5

EofL5, DofL9

DofL9

EofL1

DofL1, DofL5,
DofL6, DofL8,
EofL6

DofL5

DofL1,
DofL5,
DofL6,
DofL8, EofL6

EofL2,
DofL6,
DofL8,
EofL6

EofL2, EofL6

EofL3, DofL5,
DofL6, DofL7,
DofL8, DofL9,
EofL6

EofL5

EofL3,
DofL6,
DofL7,
DofL8,
DofL9, EofL6

DofL6,
DofL7,
DofL8,
DofL9,
EofL6

EofL3, EofL6

EofL5

DofL7, DofL9

EofL3, DofL7,
DofL9

Course: CTL7072 Social Studies and Aboriginal Education


Instructor: Dr. Sandra Styres
Group Members: Ari Baum, Violeta Chonn, Jessica Pehme
A3.7 some ways in
which heritage is
passed on through
various family
celebrations and
events

EofL1

DofL8, EofL1,
DofL2

DofL8,
EofL1, DofL2

DofL8,
EofL1,
DofL2

EofL1