Perfect for Orange Shirt Day!! This meaningful, engaging activity uses primary and secondary Canadian resources to get your students involved in inquiry. Through this activity, the topic of Residential Schools is explored by your students in small groups.
Using technology, students search for information and make connections between issues First Nations groups experienced in the 1800-1900's, and the lasting impact on First Nations communities today.
-11 slides for Inquiry Stations
-3 historical photographs to analyze
-1 worksheet (3 pages) for students to complete as they rotate stations
-1 answer sheet
-Detailed instructions for students at each station
Please note: This activity requires the wonderfully written and illustrated picture book, "When I Was Eight" by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This book can be found in most school libraries, but it is also available for purchase online.