How can I write my own powerful questions? Is it possible for students to create their own powerful, higher order thinking questions? How can we capitalize on this quality, in-depth thinking to create assessment opportunities?Created by Val Baron (EJELS) and Terra Kaliszuk (AISI Instructional Coach)
Adapted version of Costa’s 3 Levels of Questioning to create their own HOTS questions!
- Teacher Outline (Google Doc: brief lesson progression & selected implementation suggestions)
- Student Question Creation Handout (Google Doc exemplar question & 3 Level Questioning resource)
Program of Study - Canada: Origins, Histories and Movement of Peoples
General Resource Links: Primary Sources
Peel's Prairie Provinces Peel's Prairie Provinces is a resource dedicated to assisting scholars, students, and researchers of all types in their exploration of the history and culture of the Canadian Prairies. The site contains both an online bibliography of books, pamphlets, and other materials related to the development of the Prairies and a fully searchable collection of the full texts of many of these items.
CBC/Radio-Canada Archives A selection of radio and television clips from the archives of the CBC. There is a "For Teachers" section that features educational materials for grades 7-9.
Mavericks An Incorrigible History of Alberta
Pier 21 tells the story of the arrival of more than one million people to Halifax Nova Scotia between 1928-1971
Skills and Processes: Scope and Sequence in Secondary Social Studies- This scope and sequence document is designed as an auxillary tool to help BGRS teachers create, revise, and incorporate more effective tools for teaching communication skills with students.