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WDM North Battleford - Grade 8


Please note that these programs are only available
by pre-registering and space is limited.

 

 

Celebrate Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Some items from the WDM Celebrations program - a Metis sash, jingles from a First Nations dress, a Chinese lantern, placecards and photos from 2005 festivitiesOverview:   Students will gain an appreciation for how elements of the arts, including music, dance, drama, and visual art, are integral components of how we celebrate in Saskatchewan. Students will explore family, community, provincial, and national occasions celebrated in Saskatchewan since 1905. Emphasis will be placed on the diverse cultural groups represented in Saskatchewan.

Grade(s):
Grade 8 English Language Arts (also Grade 6 and Grade 7 ELA)
Date(s):
February-March

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Load of Nonsense

WDM Load of Nonsense Program in progressOverview: The program is a teacher-led artifact game of truth or lie with an immigration theme. Load Of Nonsense places students in the role of early settlers, who work together as immigrants on a journey to reach Saskatchewan.
 
Grades: Grade 3 - 8

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Home Sweet Home: First Nations Communities in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Birch bark basket, examples of fine needle and bead work, a replica Treaty medal, and a branch of sacred Cedar help tell the story of First Nations in SKOverview:   Students will learn about traditional and contemporary First Nations life, including the history of Treaty processes and obligations, languages and literature, and artistic expression. The in-museum Discovery Box program contains a rich array of artifacts and photos, including a 'Made Beaver' token, a copy of Treaty 6, a replica Treaty medal, a replica permit, and a replica pass. It also contains examples of traditional arts, including birch bark biting, caribou tufting, and beading. Through FREE in-classroom lesson plans, students will learn about the different First Nations groups present in the province. They will study the Treaty process and Treaty obligations today. Students will also explore reserve life today and become familiar with First Nations communities in Saskatchewan.

Grade(s): Grade 8 Social Studies
Date(s):
February-March

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Saskatchewan Wartime Contributions
Saskatchewan 1905-2005 Guide For Teachers

Items from the Wartime Discovery Box - a hand knit sock, beaded poppy, ration coupon book, Victory Bond ad, bag of wheatOverview: Students will learn about Saskatchewan's participation in the world wars, our contributions, and about life on the homefront. The in-museum Discovery Box program focuses on the homefront and the effects of war on the people of Saskatchewan. FREE in-classroom lesson plans discuss how young people helped war efforts and the experience of Aboriginal people during and after the First World War. 

Grade(s): Grade 8 Social Studies (Also Grade 12 Social Studies, History 30)

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