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Cultural Identities

  • How do the traditions, celebrations, stories and customs of the profiled communities reflect the people's identities, values and attitudes?
  • Create a visual collage showing the identities, values and attitudes of people in your assigned community.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - Students will demonstrate an awareness of and interest in the beliefs, traditions and customs of groups and communities other than their own
Specific Outcome - What are the traditions, celebrations, stories and practices in the communities that connect the people to the past and to each other (e.g., language spoken, traditions, customs)?
Specific Outcome - How is identity reflected in traditions, celebrations, stories and customs in the communities?
Specific Outcome - How do the individuals and groups in the communities cooperate and share with other group members?
Specific Outcome - How is cultural diversity expressed within each community?
Specific Outcome 3.S.1.3 - Students will generate original ideas and strategies in individual and group activities
Specific Outcome 3.S.4.2 - Students will support proposed ideas, strategies and options with facts and reasons
Specific Outcome 3.S.5.1 - Students will demonstrate cooperative behaviour to ensure that all members of the group have an opportunity to participate
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.7 - Students will organize information from more than one source
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.8 - Students will process information from more than one source to retell what has been discovered
Specific Outcome 3.S.7.9 - Students will draw conclusions from organized information
Specific Outcome 3.S.9.2 - Students will identify key words from information gathered from a variety of media on a topic or issue
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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