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Think Like a Historian – Virtual Program

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With six different modules, this program allows students to take a deep dive into the world of history, museums, sources, and critical thinking.

Grades

Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | Grade 9 | High School 10-20-30

Locations

Moose Jaw | North Battleford | Saskatoon | Virtual | Yorkton

Subjects

ELA | History | Social Studies

Program Cost

TBD for 2021-22 school year

Length

Depending on Chosen Options

Program Type

Virtual Program

Program Details

This virtual program explores and investigates primary and secondary sources while also making comparisons between Saskatchewan during the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 – 1919 to the COVID-19 Pandemic we’re living through today. Students build their analytical thinking skills by making inferences from historical texts and photographs asking insightful questions about when, why, and by whom these historical sources were created.

With six different modules, this program allows students to take a deep dive into the world of history, museums, sources, and critical thinking.

Module 1: What is History? Looking at Comparing Historical Events: Pandemics in Saskatchewan
Module 2: Evidence, Primary Sources and History
Module 3: Creating and Analyzing Primary Sources
Module 4: Secondary Sources, Exhibits and Bibliographies
Module 5: Next Step – What Do We Do Now?
Module 6: Final Analysis

Modules include videos, activities, reflective discussions, student projects, and additional resources for teachers.

All modules and content will be provided for teachers through a dedicated Dropbox link to work at their own classroom’s pace.

 

Photo courtesy Courtney Tuck-Goetz, taken at the Library of the British School at Rome.

 

Curriculum Connections

Social Studies 9: IN9.3, IN9.4, DR9.1, DR9.4
English Language Arts 9: CR 9.1a, CR9.5

Social Studies 10: Unit 1 Foundational Objectives – Social Organizations
English Language Arts 10: CCA10.1, CCB10.1, CRA10.4

English Language Arts 20: CC20.1, CR20.4

Social Studies 30: Unit 1 Social Change

 

How to book or inquire

Registration is closed for this school year. Please check back in late August for next year’s program information.

If you have questions please email Kristine at kflynn@wdm.ca.

 

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