Online supplement

Online supplement

Social Responsibility: Grades 5/6

This online collection of resources complements the print teacher’s guide, Social Responsibility: Grades 5/6.

General support

Teacher video: Our secret mission

Illustrated with classroom footage, grade 4/5 teachers from Chemainus Elementary explain a "secret mission" project and students talk about their most important learning after undertaking a hidden heroes’ assignment. (3:30 minutes)

Teacher video: Our hidden heroes are super heroes

Grade six students from Georgia Avenue Community School introduce their hidden hero and their teacher explains the project that inspired students to acknowledge a personal hidden hero. (3:29 minutes)

Teacher video: Experiencing the power of positive comments

A grade 6/7 teacher and her students from Cedar Middle School reflect on the feelings and lessons learned from a hidden heroes’ activity that teaches about the effects of making positive and negative comments about others. (3:45 minutes)

Student video: ImagineAction 5-8

Working with the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, TC² has developed English and French versions of a video for youth in grades 5-8 that offers inspirational examples of social action undertaken by youth at this age. (3:16 minutes)

Social Action Projects: Making a Difference 5-8

Working with the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, TC² has developed a bilingual booklet outlining a framework for social action targeted for youth in grades 5-8. The booklet provides a thumbnail summary of the steps for preparing students to thoughtfully plan and implement a social action project.

Additional hidden hero stories

At the back of the teacher’s guide are print copies of 6 additional stories of hidden heroes suitable for grade 3/4 students. Below are video versions of these stories intended for student viewing. The teacher’s guide contains ideas for using these videos.

Karen Clevette

(3:33 minutes)

Robin Dutton

(3:12 minutes)

Jake Kaese

(3:45 minutse)

Robin and
Sylvia Campbell

(3:16 minutes)

Debbie Gallant

(3:08 minutes)

Joy Hunter

(2:52 minutes)

Phil Nealy

(3:17 minutes)

Bill Pineo

(3:27 minutes)

Lorna Prentz

(3:28 minutes)

Kathaleen Thomson

(3:24 minutes)

Brenda Tom

(3:09 minutes)

Kristy Tymos

(3:27 minutes)

Heather Williams

(3:33 minutes)