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Designing a Family Shield

Create a family shield that represents your family heritage and tells something about your identity.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - Students will appreciate how belonging to groups and communities enriches an individual's identity
Specific Outcome - What helps us to recognize different groups or communities (e.g., landmarks, symbols, colours, logos, clothing)
Specific Outcome - Where is my community on a map or on a globe?
Specific Outcome - Students will appreciate how the languages, traditions, celebrations and stories of their families, groups and communities contribute to their sense of identity and belonging
Specific Outcome - Students will recognize how their ancestors contribute to their sense of identity within their family and communities
Specific Outcome - Students will acknowledge and respect symbols of heritage and traditions in their family and communities
Specific Outcome - What are some examples of traditions, celebrations and stories that started in the past and continue today in their families and communities?
Specific Outcome 1.S.1.3 - Students will compare and contrast information
Specific Outcome 1.S.2.2 - Students will differentiate between activities and events that occurred recently and long ago
Specific Outcome 1.S.3.2 - Students will ask geographic questions, such as asking for directions
Specific Outcome 1.S.3.3 - Students will understand that globes and maps are visual representations of the world
Specific Outcome 1.S.3.4 - Students will locate Canada on a globe or map
Specific Outcome 1.S.7.5 - Students will process information from more than one source to retell what has been discovered
Specific Outcome 1.S.7.6 - Students will draw conclusions from organized information
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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