Grade 6

Aboriginal Peoples: Fact and Fiction – from the Québec Human Rights Commission

This book reviews the history of Québec from 1760 to present, with the objective of demystifying commonly-held ideas about Aboriginal people. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 6.1.4
Cluster 3: 6.3.2

Draw it Right – from Play it Fair!

Group activity where one student draws a right and their group has to identify it. Available in English and French.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 6.1.1

Games from Around the World – from Rights in the Sun

Play games from countries and cultures around the world.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 3: 6.3.2

Looking Through the Lenses – from UNICEF

This activity comes with three parts.  The first introduces the concepts of how perceptions can be distorted, and how stereotypes work.  The second explores how people can form inaccurate perceptions of the world around them, particularly if they rely entirely on the mass media for information.  And the third looks at how personal experiences affect the way people perceive the world, and the effects of perceptions on self-image and images of others.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 6.1.1
Cluster 3: 6.3.2
Cluster 4: 6.4.4

Social Responsibility and Respect for All – from Make a Case Against Racism

This activity is intended to help students gain insight and understanding about what racism is, what it looks like, how it feels and how they might contribute to ending it.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 3: 6.3.2
Cluster 4: 6.4.4

Understanding Racism – from Make a Case Against Racism

This activity is intended to help students gain insight and understanding about what racism is, what it looks like, how it feels and how they might contribute to ending it.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Cluster 1: 6.1.1
Cluster 3: 6.3.2
Cluster 4: 6.4.4

We All Have Rights and Responsibilities – from Children’s Rights: A teacher’s guide

Lessons to lead you through creating a class charter together.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Skills