Some of the best advice I’ve received so far is the old adage, beg, borrow and steal. It’s become increasingly apparent that I can not, and should not, try to develop all of my own resources. There are so many amazing teachers and professionals out there who have already developed their own creative curriculum material.
While the list below is far from all encapsulating, these links provide resources I could see myself using, or at least referring to, in my own teaching practice.
Grade 5 and 10 Units and resources on Chinese Canadian History
Natural Resources Socials Studies Unit Plan
Grade 5 “Student Vote” Unit on Government
Texts and audio/visual material to teach about Residential Schools | Chinese Head Tax | Komagata Maru | Italian Internment
Tips for discussing suicide and the “13 Reasons Why” TV series
Healthy Schools Resource Guide
Gapminder automatic graph: could be used in Socials Studies for understanding world statistics
Interactive Immigration Map: Shows Immigration and Emigration Rates
Resources related to Indigenous History in Canada