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The Most Influential Events

Design a painting or poster depicting the two events that influenced Canada's collective identity the most.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - How was the Statute of Westminster a recognition of Canada as a country? (C, I, TCC)
Specific Outcome - How did Lester B. Pearson's initiative within the United Nations contribute to Canada's identity as a peacekeeping country? (GC, I, PADM)
Specific Outcome - How did the adoption of the Canadian flag affect collective identity within Canada? (I, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How was the patriation of the Constitution in 1982 a step toward nationhood? (GC, I, PADM)
Specific Outcome - How is the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms a symbol of Canada's emerging identity? (I, PADM)
Specific Outcome - What factors led to the creation of Nunavut? (I, CC, LPP, PADM)
Specific Outcome 5.S.1.3 - Students will re-evaluate personal opinions to broaden understanding of a topic or an issue
Specific Outcome 5.S.7.1 - Students will determine themes, patterns and trends from information gathered
Specific Outcome 5.S.8.2 - Students will respond appropriately to comments and questions, using language respectful of human diversity
Specific Outcome 5.S.8.3 - Students will listen to others to understand their perspectives
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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