Classroom Examples: Primary School: Humanities

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Artistry of the Land: Ancient Stories and Art of Our First Nations People

Through this project the children gained an understanding of the First Nations People of their area learning the importance of respect and harmony.... Continue Reading
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Becoming Authors: Discipline-Based Task Design

Task: In this discipline-based task, students were challenged to think and behave like authors.  Using a similar process to what an author would use, these students were tasked ...Continue Reading
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Calgary Stampede and Treaty 7 First Nations: A Historical Perspective

A Grade 1/2 class and a Grade 4 class worked together at the Stampede School classroom on an inquiry study into this historical relationship.... Continue Reading
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Developing Communicative Competence

In this deaf and hard of hearing classroom, establishing communicative competency amongst students was imperative for their success.... Continue Reading
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Kindergarten Alphabet Book

Grade Level: Kindergarten Task: In this kindergarten task, students were invited to become experts on the alphabet by collaboratively creating a ...Continue Reading
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Millarville

This project started the teachers talking about what they could study with the students that would help them gain an understanding of the importance of celebrating the past and also, at the same time, looking at the present.... Continue Reading
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Richness of Words: A Journey into the Past

Through using our senses are we able to make our own connections, viewpoints and opinions more important to ourselves and the people we know. As the grade 2 and 3 students explored the past, they made a movie of their findings.... Continue Reading
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Understanding Our Heritage Guides The Future

This inquiry based project looked closely at the history of the community and people of Millarville from the perspective of the land. It was a full year focus for the grade 2 & 3 students.... Continue Reading
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What Stories Do We Have To Tell?

Grade 1/2 children are learning that everyone and everything has a story. All you need to do is ask a question.... Continue Reading
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Writing Engaging Stories

Task: In this grade 6 discipline-based inquiry, students were tasked with taking under-circulated books from the school’s library and completely revamping ...Continue Reading
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Writing With Purpose: Intellectual Engagement in Grade 2

In this grade 2 task, students were invited to design and write a postcard from a place in and around their community.... Continue Reading

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