Canadian Identity Explored Through the Big 6 Historical Concepts

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Dale, Amberly
Maillet, Colleen
Rowden, Dylan
Canadian Identity , Narrative , Stereotype , Television , Film , Commercial
This resource pack presents six potential lesson plans to use for examining Canadian identity. Historical Significance: This lesson explores the significance of primary sources that may form our understanding of Canadian identity. Continuity and Change: This lesson examines the changes and similarities our present Canadian has with those in history. Historical Perspectives: This lesson examines the perspectives of prominent Canadian figures surrounding Canadian identity. Evidence: This lesson creates a possible narrative of Canadian identity through quotes about Canadians and Canada. Cause and Consequence: This lesson compares Canadian identity to American identity through the use of TV commercials, television, and film. Ethical Dimension: This lesson examines Canadian stereotypes and how they influence our perception of Canadian identity.
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