HOLIDAY PHOTO CHALLENGE
- Grades: K-8
- Date: Nov. 26 – Dec. 1, 2018. (no deadline)
- Share: Upload pictures to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook, or
- email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hashtag: Please share student work and photographs of your students
- completing this activity using the hashtag #akgtcsa
- To identify and share important aspects of your local community
- To learn about and celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of communities across Canada.
- Students will learn about and celebrate the contributions of Indigenous people to Canada through their many different and descriptive languages.
- Students will learn the location of Canada’s provinces and territories on a map.
CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS (revise
- Geography (identifying features of a neighbourhood or local community)
- Social Studies/Geography (Place and Location)
- Literacy: Reading, Writing
- Media Literacy (creating an effective message)
- Visual Arts (photography – composition)
- Aboriginal/Indigenous Education (Indigenous Languages, contributions to Canada)
This week’s special activity challenges your students to take a picture of something that is important to them in your town/city/village/reserve/rural area etc., and use it to create a message welcoming other children to your neighbourhood!
- digital devices with camera
- internet connection
- class social media account or Kids’ Guide to Canada account
RESOURCES (if any are being shared, such as maps, websites, etc.)
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PLEASE share photographs of your students in action!
However please be sure to keep student identities out of any Special Activity pictures you share!
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