Investigating Images

This resource features nine activities to help students interpret the explicit content of images, read behind images and challenge images to better understand historical and contemporary times and places. The objective is to support students in using photographs, drawings and paintings as information sources. It includes teaching instructions, reproducible data charts and assessment rubrics.

Investigating Realistic Stories

This resource brings the study of history and global issues alive through historical and contemporary novels with eight fully developed strategies, including teaching instructions, reproducible activity sheets, assessment rubrics and student guides. The strategies help teachers use literature to nurture student understanding of and empathy for contemporary and historical events and people.