Celebrating Our Own Community
Which features make our community special?
The foundations for student understanding of:
General Outcomes 2.1, "Canada’s Dynamic Communities," and 2.2, "A Community in the Past," may usefully be developed by exploring the characteristics and traditions that make their own community special. Learning about their home community provides students with a basis for extending the concepts to subsequent studies of Inuit, Acadian and prairie communities.
Students’ inquiry into the identity, diversity and uniqueness of communities focuses on six contributing factors: geography, culture, language, heritage, economics, and resources.
Students might explore this overarching theme by completing these challenges: