Presentation on theme: "Wendy Orchard Aboriginal Curriculum Coordinator Rainy River District School Board (807) 274-9855 ext. 5018"— Presentation transcript:
Wendy Orchard Aboriginal Curriculum Coordinator Rainy River District School Board (807) ext
Aboriginal Perspectives Embedding local First Nation histories, teachings and traditions into the curriculum
Aboriginal resources to enhance and support the curriculum
Develop the teaching strategies of the Teacher’s Toolkit to reflect our local First Nation communities Grade 3 – Heritage and Citizenship What Settlers Learned from Aboriginal People – Food Preservation Students research how food was preserved and stored by early settlers and Aboriginal people, and share the information in a feature article for a children’s magazine. Grade 7 – Language Aboriginal Poetry - Albert Hunter Students examine a poem written by an Aboriginal poet and prepare and deliver an oral presentation of the poem.
Seven Sacred Teachings… Developed by Aboriginal Histories Working Group: Mike Jones, Pam King, Brad Oster, Doreen Skinnaway, Sadie Windigo, and Pete Lebel utilizing David Bouchard’s book
Aboriginal Perspectives Navajo Code Talkers by Joseph Bruchac Grades 7/8 classes from Riverview, Mine Centre and Crossroads connect through Linoit.com
Other goals… Community Connection Activities Website Development Sunset Country Metis School Resource