This is a revamped resource built from two other resources about Acadians that I sold previously.
This bundle includes :
-Writing letters from Acadie
-Acadian vocabulary word search
-Parlez-vous Français- French word fun!
-Creating a map of Acadie
-Which things belong in an Acadian village?
-Creating a movie poster for an Acadian story
-Comparing where we live to an Acadian village
-Putting the story of Acadians in order
-Looking at the Acadian flag and designing our own
-An interactive mini-booklet about Acadian life before The Great Deportaion*
*This can be taught as a whole-class page-by-page activity, or given as an independent reading/writing/comprehension activity towards the end of a unit
This bundle covers Grade 2 Alberta curriculum, including but not limited to:
2.1.1 - appreciate the physical and human geography of the communities studied:
-appreciate how a community's physical geography shapes identity
-appreciate the diversity and vastness of Canada's land and peoples
-value oral history and stories as ways to learn about the land
-acknowledge, explore and respect historic sites and monuments
-demonstrate care and concern for the environment
2.1.2 - investigate the physical geography of an Inuit, an Acadian, and a prairie community in Canada by exploring and reflecting the following questions for inquiry:
-Where are the Inuit, Acadian and prairie communities located in Canada?
-How are the geographic regions different from where we live?
-What are the major geographical regions, landforms and bodies of water in each community?
- What are the main differences in climate among these communities?
-What geographic factors determined the establishment of each community (e.g., soil, water and climate)?
-How does the physical geography of each community shape its identity?
-What is daily life like for children in Inuit, Acadian and prairie communities (e.g., recreation, school)?
- How does the vastness of Canada affect how we connect to other Canadian communities?
2.1.3 - investigate the cultural and linguistic characteristics of an Inuit, an Acadian and a prairie community in Canada by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions for inquiry:
-What are the cultural characteristics of the communities (e.g., special symbols, landmarks, languages spoken, shared stories or traditions, monuments, schools, churches)?
- What are the traditions and celebrations in the communities that connect the people to the past and to each other?
- How are the communities strengthened by their stories, traditions and events of the past?
-What are the linguistic roots and practices in the communities?
-What individuals and groups contributed to the development of the communities?
-How do these communities connect with one another (e.g., cultural exchanges, languages, traditions, music)?
-How do the cultural and linguistic characteristics of the communities studied contribute to Canada's identity?
2.2.2 - appreciate how Aboriginal and Francophone peoples have influenced the development of the student's community