BLOCK A: Review fill in the blanks activity on Canada’s involvement in current international conflicts. Then we are going to look more closely at the Rwandan genocide as one of Canada’s generals led the UN peacekeeping mission.
BLOCK B: Debrief Sam’s presentation and residential schools. Debrief documentary “Shake Hands with the Devil”
It has been a pleasure working with you over the last 5 months – all the best in Semester 2 and come by to say ‘hi’ and tell me how things are going.
*REMINDER – WE ARE MEETING IN ROOM 124 TODAY!
BLOCK A – De-brief Sam’s visit; review fill in the blanks activity on recent conflicts Canada has participated in; maybe start documentary?
BLOCK B – We are pleased to welcome Sam George to speak about his experience at a residential school in North Vancouver. Thank you for your courage and strength as your story will help us better understand what happened at these schools and the impacts on students and extended family.
BLOCK A – Please welcome Sam George to class. We honour his courage in sharing his experience in a residential school.
BLOCK B – Review the fill in the blanks activity “Canada in a New World Order”; begin documentary “Shake Hands with the Devil”.
Today our focus will be on Canada’s participation and involvement in international conflicts in more recent times. As you learn about each event, remember to analyze the extent of political autonomy.
Canada’s Role in the New World Order fill in the blanks (FORM)
Canada’s Role in the New World Order fill in the blanks
We will continue exploring French-English tensions in the latter part of the 20th century. Some groups within Quebec are promoting and working towards separation from Canada. What does the federal government do to keep Quebec in Canada? Are these attempts successful?
We will continue matching up the politicians on our sheet from yesterday.
While internationally the world was concerned about nuclear war, Canada was dealing with another threat that could tear the country apart – Quebec separatism. Over the next 2 days we will learn about the development of nationalistic feelings in Quebec and the movement for separation from Canada. What was the federal government’s response to these rising feelings?
As we are going through the class powerpoint, match up the provincial and federal political leaders with the summaries.
MATCHING Key Political Figures in Post WWII Canada (FORM)
MATCHING Key Political Figures in Post WWII Canada
- What was it like to live in Canada in the 1960s and 1970s? We will continue to analyze society for continuity and change in our chart.
- From the 1950s to the 1970s Canada had 4 different Prime Ministers. Each left a legacy that has charted the development of Canada into the country it is today. By completing 2 activities you will have a better understanding of the leadership styles and polices of Louis St. Laurent, John Diefenbaker, Lester Pearson, and Pierre Trudeau.
Canadian Politics in the Post WWII Era 1950s-1970s (FORM)
Canadian Politics in the Post WWII Era 1950s-1970s
HOMEWORK: Complete 2 activities on PMs in the 1950s-1970s; review Canada’s participation in Cold War events and analyze extent of autonomy in preparation of the assessment on Monday.
Today we will return to 1945 and begin learning about society and politics in Canada during the post WWII period.
- What was it like to live in the 1950s? Chart the continuity and change of society.
Canadian Society in the Post WWII Era – Continuity and Change chart
Canadian Society in the Post WWII Era – Continuity and Change chart (FORM)