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The Famous Five

Identify the Famous Five's most significant contribution to individual rights and create a placard to promote greater respect for a basic right that is or was inadequately respected in Canada.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - Who were the Famous Five? (LPP, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How did they identify the need for change in Canadian laws? (C, I, PADM)
Specific Outcome - How did the changes brought on by their actions affect individual rights in Canada? (C, I, PADM)
Specific Outcome 5.S.1.1 - Students will analyze significant local and current affairs from a variety of sources, distinguishing between fact and opinion
Specific Outcome 5.S.2.2 - Students will use historical and community resources to understand and organize the sequence of national historical events
Specific Outcome 5.S.2.3 - Students will explain the historical context of key events of a given time period
Specific Outcome 5.S.2.4 - Students will organize information, using such tools as a database, spreadsheet or electronic webbing
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.1 - Students will determine themes, patterns and trends from information gathered
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.3 - Students will draw and support conclusions, based on information gathered, to answer a research question
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.5 - Students will design and follow a plan, including a schedule, to be used during an inquiry process, and make revisions to the plan, as necessary
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.6 - Students will access and retrieve appropriate information from the Internet by using a specific search path or from given uniform resource locators (URLs)
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.11 - Students will reflect on and describe the process involved in completing a project
Specific Outcome 5.S.8.1 - Students will select appropriate forms of delivery for written and oral information, taking particular audiences and purposes into consideration
Specific Outcome 5.S.8.2 - Students will respond appropriately to comments and questions, using language respectful of human diversity
Specific Outcome 5.S.8.4 - Students will create visual images for particular audiences and purposes
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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