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Primary (K-3)

Powerful questions

Students develop criteria for a powerful question and use the criteria to create powerful questions to ask a classroom visitor.

Intermediate (4-6)

Becoming a reporter

Students assume the role of investigative reporters as they identify five significant similarities and differences between Canada and Brazil, and develop five issue-based questions about the Brazilian rain forest.

Middle (7-9)

How “globalized” are our lives?

Students rate the relative level of globalization of selected contemporary events, and then rate the extent of globalization in four categories of activity (social, political/legal, economic and environmental) in their own lives.

Senior (10-12)

Should it stay or go?

Students determine criteria for selecting curriculum resources and use the criteria to assess the appropriateness of a selected piece of literature. Students then defend their position in a formal letter written to the provincial Ministry of Education.