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Teacher Guide for This Place: 150 Years Retold

By Christine M'Lot
Categories: Education, Language Arts, Social Science, Social Science, Indigenous Studies
Imprint: Portage & Main Press

Ebook (PDF) : 9781774920183, 156 pages, November 2021
Softcover, coil bound : 9781774920176, 156 pages, October 2021
Ebook (PDF) - Unavailable
Expected to ship: 2021-10-14

Table of contents

CONTENTS

USING THIS GUIDE

  • Considerations for Teaching Graphic Novels and Podcasts
  • Indigenous Perspectives and History
  • Considerations for Teaching This Place: 150 Years Retold
  • Inviting an Elder Into Your Learning Space

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

  • British Columbia: English First Peoples Literary Studies 10
  • British Columbia: English First Peoples Literary Studies + Spoken Language 11
  • British Columbia: English First Peoples 12
  • Manitoba: Senior 1 English Language Arts
  • Manitoba: Grade 9 Social Studies
  • Manitoba: Senior 2 English Language Arts
  • Manitoba: Senior 2 Social Studies
  • Manitoba: Senior 3 English Language Arts
  • Manitoba: Grade 11 History
  • Manitoba: Senior 4 English Language Arts
  • Manitoba: Grade 12 Global Issues: Citizenship and Sustainability
  • Manitoba: Grade 12 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies
  • Ontario: Grade 9 English (Academic)
  • Ontario: Grade 10 English (Academic)
  • Ontario: Grade 10 First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada
  • Ontario: Grade 11 English (University Preparation)
  • Ontario: Grade 11 English: Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Voices (University Preparation)
  • Ontario: Grade 11 Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues and Perspectives (University/College Preparation)
  • Ontario: Grade 12 English (University Preparation)

LESSON 1: How Do We Read Graphic Novels? (All Stories)

LESSON 2: What Is Resistance? (Annie of Red River)

LESSON 3: What Makes a Leader Great? (Tilted Ground)

LESSON 4: What Does It Mean to Have Different Worldviews? (Red Clouds)

LESSON 5: What Are Examples of Indigenous Contributions? (Peggy)

LESSON 6: Why Are Names Important? (Rosie) 117

LESSON 7: How Can We Practise Wellness? (Nimkii)

LESSON 8: What Makes an Effective Speech? (Like a Razor Slash)

LESSON 9: Why Is Resource Development in Indigenous Communities Controversial? (Migwite'tmeg: We Remember It)

LESSON 10: What Is Non-Violent Resistance? (Warrior Nation)

LESSON 11: What Will the Future Be Like? (kitaskînaw 2350)

LESSON 12: What Makes a Podcast Effective? (All Stories)

Discover important moments in Indigenous and Canadian history with your students using This Place: 150 Years Retold and this accompanying teacher guide.

Description

The graphic novel, This Place: 150 Years Retold, includes a variety of historical and contemporary stories that highlight important moments in Indigenous and Canadian history.

Written by Anishinaabe educator Christine M'Lot, the Teacher Guide for This Place: 150 Years Retold offers 12 comprehensive lessons that support teachers in

  • introducing students to the unique demographic, historical, and cultural legacy of Indigenous communities and exploring acts of sovereignty and resiliency
  • using circle pedagogy to show the interconnectedness of ideas and topics, primarily in the form of the medicine wheel
  • infusing Indigenous pedagogical practices, such as working with others, seeking holism in understanding, and learning through storytelling
  • engaging students’ understanding and encouraging them to embrace differing worldviews
  • NEW! Incorporating the This Place CBC podcast when studying the graphic novel

Lessons in this teacher guide are appropriate to Grades 9–12 English, Grade 11 Global Issues, and Grade 12 Current Topics in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Studies classes. They are also adaptable to relevant university or college courses.