Grade 7

Games from Around the World – from Rights in the Sun

Play games from countries and cultures around the world.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Themes A, B, C: Attitudes

The Human Knot – from Play it Fair!

Activity designed to make the students understand that cooperation and communication is important in group settings. Available in French and English.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Themes A, B, C: Attitudes

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:
Themes A, B, C: Attitudes

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:
Themes A, B, C: Attitudes

Where Does it Come From? –  from Classroom Activities for Children’s Rights

Map activity where students identify where their foods, clothes, shoes, toys, etc. come from in the world – goal is to heighten students’ awareness of the links between their community and the wider world. Available in English only.
Associated subjects: Social Studies, Geography, Language Arts, History, Math.

Social Studies curriculum objectives met:
Themes A: Related Questions, Major Understandings, Common Learning Experiences, Essential Knowledge
Themes C: Common Learning Experiences, Essential Knowledge