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The Learning circle classroom activities on First Nations in Canada ages 12-14

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  • Author: McCue, Harvey

    The Learning Circle is designed to help meet Canadian educators' growing need for elementary-level learning exercises on First Nations. It is the third in a series of four classroom guides on First Nations in Canada.

    Because First Nations are culturally diverse, the information in this activity book does not necessarily apply to all groups. To learn more about particular First Nations, and to get help with learning activities, teachers are encouraged to consult local Elders, Cultural Education Centres or Friendship Centres. Some key addresses and contact numbers are listed in Kids' Stop on the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada website.

    The Learning Circle is organized in thematic units, each with its own teaching activities. Units are designed to give teachers and students simple but effective exercises, projects and activities that will encourage students to learn more about First Nations. Educators can follow some of the exercises as stand-alone units on First Nations topics, or integrate them with existing curricula on Aboriginal peoples.

    Most exercises in The Learning Circle can be completed in one period. Certain others will take several periods, days or weeks.

    Teachers and other users should note that several units in this kit include some activities that are designed for classes and schools that are located near or in First Nations communities.

    Original Publisher: [Ottawa] : Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, c2012
    Language(s): English