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 Peace and War (Grade 6)


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Visual Unit Plan Overview.doc

 


 
Lesson 1

Lesson Length: 50 min
Assessment: Formative

Math:
Quantitative Relationships

Lesson Description:
Students will be divided into families each with their own description. Each family lives within a refugee camp, and therefore must budget their supplies accordingly. Teacher will play the role of money-lender, store clerk and labour enforcer.

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RefugeeCampMathLesson.doc
CampSurvivalChecklist.doc
PlainsRefugeeCamp.doc
FamilyDescriptions.doc
CampPopulationDensityWorksheet.doc
Includes: Lesson Plan, Camp Checklist, Description of Plains Refugee Camp and supply list, Family Descriptions,  and Questions for students

 


 

Lesson 2

Lesson Length: 50 min
Assessment: Formative

Math:
Population Density

Lesson Description:
Students will be introduced to refugee camps, and what they are lie. Example will be Darfur. Students will then compare the population densities of various countries.

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CampPopulationDensityLesson.doc
CampPopulationDensityWorksheet.doc
Includes: Lesson Plan, Population Density Student Worksheet

 


 

Lesson 3 - Creating Oral Traditions

Lesson Length: 50 min
Assessment:    Self-Assessment

Language Arts

Lesson Description:
Students will get into their tribe groups and create an oral tradition of peace that should be no more than 5 minutes in length.

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CreatingOralTraditionLesson.doc
OralTraditionSelfAssess.doc
Includes: Lesson Plan, Student Self Assessment Sheet

 


 

Lesson 4

Lesson Length: 50 min
Assessment: Summative

Drama

Lesson Description:
Students will create a dramatization based on their oral tradition. They are required to create a script and keep an account of the process through which they created their dramatization.

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DramatizingOralTraditionLesson.doc
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Lesson 5

Lesson Length: 50 min
Assessment: Diagnostic and Formative

Social Sciences

Lesson Description:
Students will read "The iroquois: the Six Nations Confederacy" and "The Iroquois Indians" and discuss.  Discussion will be prompted by questions, and students will be encouraged to ask questions, which will be organized via chart paper.  This is followed by silent reading.

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IroquisLesson.doc
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Lesson 6 - Oral Story Telling

 Lesson Length: 50 min
Assessment:    Diagnostic and Formative

Language Arts

Lesson Description:
Students will listen to the oral tradition of  the Six Nations Peacemaker. Students will then discuss what makes an oral story effective. Students will then be asked to reflect in their journal.

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PeacemakerLesson.doc
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