This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a chart that students will use to keep track of information that they already know, that they are curious about, and that they learned as part of the Citizens, Government, and Social Action Lesson Plan.
This Lesson Plan provides teachers with three activities to help students become active citizens and want to learn about government. Students will engage in brainstorming, group discussion, and critical thinking. Students may be assessed formatively as they answer questions and participate and summatively with Activity Sheet 5-4: Types of Social Action Quiz. Extension activities are provided involving researching Canadians who have brought about social change as well as paragraph and letter writing.
This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a handout package that consists of explanations for how to carry out the various aspects of the C4 Initiative (i.e., researching, making a contract, preparing interview questions, etc.) as part of the Connecting with your Local Community Lesson Plan. This can be completed individually, in pairs, or in groups.
This Lesson Plan provides teachers with three activities to help promote the development of fundamental skills in students so that they can go out and connect with their local community. Students will use critical thinking, learn to research effectively, make a phone call, conduct an interview, create a PowerPoint presentation, write a bibliography, and create an action plan. Students will be assessed for their participation and for being on task. Extension activities are provided involving journaling and creating a poster for their C4 initiative plan.
This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a chart needed for completing the gallery walk in class as part of the Introduction to the C4 Initiative Lesson Plan. Students will use this t decide which sector of their community they are most interested in order to choose a presentation topic.
This Backgrounder provides teachers with a step-by-step outline and rubric for completing the C4 initiative as part of the Introduction to the C4 Initiative Lesson Plan.