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All Kids Networks - Kids Crafts, Kids Activities, Worksheets, Coloring Pages and More
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This free and rich content platform provides access to thousands of fun kids activities like children’s crafts, worksheets, coloring pages, printable mazes, dot to dot, hidden pictures and more. Various activities are available for children of all ages.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
All Kids Networks
Date Added:
03/18/2020
Animating Media Literacy
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We know that the everyday lives of our students are inundated with media. This often-overwhelming menu of media-rich entrées gets served up at a rate that seems to value overconsumption more than proper and meaningful digestion. As educators, we may be left wondering, how do we beef up (or tofu up , if you prefer) our students’ appetites for media-literacy so that they can skillfully navigate our ever-changing, media-saturated landscape?

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Media Studies
Social Studies
Psychology
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Collaborative Story Writing
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CC BY
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After reading several books from the My Weird School Series by Dan Gutman, my classroom decided that it would be fun to create our own weird school story. We had decided from the beginning that the main character of our story would be our colony supervisor, Mrs. Barclay. Since all titles in the Weird School Series rhyme, we thought it was only appropriate to also have a title that rhymed and so the class created Mrs. Barclay is Sparkly.

This project was a collaborative effort. We knew that we wanted each grade to have their own chapter in the story. Each group of students was responsible for brainstorming ideas for their chapter. I then helped them develop their ideas into a chapter. Each grade was also responsible for providing the illustrations for their chapters.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
09/06/2018
Diversity and Inclusion Playlist
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Educational playlists are selections of films on themes that tie in with Canadian curricula and address the important issues of the day. Many of the playlists are also linked to our study guides

Subject:
Arts Education
Communication Media
Education
Elementary Education
Higher Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Journalism Studies
Media Studies
Health Education
Indigenous Perspectives
Native Studies
Language Education
Career & Work Exploration
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Free Writing Prompts
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC-SA
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This fun resource had YouTube videos that encourage students to writing about fun things and topics like a mystery box, shrinking down, a ninja school, invent a new class, etc. Be sure to watch the next three videos after the first one for more writing prompts!

Subject:
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
03/24/2020
Grades K–2 Traits Rubric for 6+1 Writing Traits
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This resource provides seven rubrics - one for each of the 6+1 Traits of Writing: Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, and Presentation. The rubrics contain both a description of what would be expected to earn that mark, as well as a student sample.

Subject:
Elementary Education
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Education Northwest
Date Added:
09/22/2021
Horizon School Division Grade 5 Writing Documents
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
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These tasks, rubrics and exemplars support high quality instruction and assessment. They have been adapted by Horizon School Division Grade 5 teachers.

Subject:
Education
Elementary Education
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Material Type:
Assessment
Primary Source
Author:
Katherine Oviatt
Date Added:
07/11/2022
Independent Learner Courses
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Dozens of free and low-cost college-level courses with classroom-tested materials and an interactive online environment. The $25-per-academic-course version includes all resources, along with free instructor tools, such as LMS integration, a learning dashboard and gradebook, and content sequencing and combining.

You can learn pretty much anything here from languages, to math, physics, computer science, psychology, etc!

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Accounting
Graphic Arts
Education
Educational Technology
Higher Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Journalism Studies
Faith Studies
French
Russian
Math
Calculus
Pre-Calculus
Career & Work Exploration
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Health Science
Physical Science
Physics
Economics
Geography
History
Law
Psychology
Material Type:
Module
Unit of Study
Author:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
04/01/2019
Indigenous concept of c̓isḷa - short video and student activity
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>> Media Description | 5 minutes
For millennia, the Haíɫzaqv have depended on the seasonal cycles that bring ocean resources to the coast. Every generation learns to harvest in a sustainable way. But now these resources are dwindling. And it's up to us—all of us—to work together to put things back in balance. If you like this content you can see all of the available resources in the Harvest module in the Ocean School Help Centre (https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides/the-harvest-module-guide).

>> Activity Description | 45 minutes
Balancing act "c̓isḷa" comic activity. Students learn more about c̓isḷa—the act of looking after and taking care of something important. Students then create a comic that illustrates people taking care of and giving back to nature.

>>Get the activity
Here is a Google template link of the activity: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1RTA7LqU6EkCdlMngDHlQL4O6h5SVRtMYIKo8Or-6Fr4/template/preview

>> About the Indigenous content
This content was filmed and developed on unceded Haíɫzaqv homelands and waterways in direct collaboration with members of the Haíɫzaqv Nation. The Haíɫzaqv are an Indigenous Nation living in (what is currently) Canada's province of British Columbia (http://www.heiltsuknation.ca/about-2/territory/). We are sincerely grateful to the Haíɫzaqv Nation for allowing Ocean School to be guests in their territory, for sharing their stories and knowledge, and for collaborating with us for this module. All Haíɫzaqv language use in Ocean School content is overseen by the Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department (https://www.hirmd.ca/).

>> About Ocean School
Ocean School is a free educational resource from the Canadian Government about the ocean, through Dalhousie University, Ingenium - Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, and the National Film Board of Canada. Ocean School is inquiry-based, entirely online, available in English and French, and for students in grades 5-9. Learn more about the Ocean School project at our What is Ocean School page.

>> Available in French
This same media is available in French here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MdRoCy8AZw
This same activity is available in French here (Google Template): https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/11XZeCZu0ICsb18DzBzUe1Kc-VcPYwMIZDm5mjf34nM8/template/preview

>> Accessibility
Captions and Transcripts are available for Ocean School content. Captions are within the Ocean School platform (or on YouTube) and transcripts can be found in the module guides: https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/educational-resources/module-guides

>> Please note: Ocean School activities are not stand-alone lessons (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead supplement learning through dynamic and engaging experiences.

Subject:
Visual Arts
Creative Writing
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Ocean School
Date Added:
12/10/2021
An Interview with Francine Merasty-Homebound Part I
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Homebound-A Reading and Conversation with Cree poet Francine Merasty on the healing power of poetry. With grace and wit, Francine discusses how has helped her deal with the trauma of residential schools and celebrate the strength of her family.

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Indigenous Perspectives
Native Studies
Truth and Reconciliation
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/20/2021
Learning at Home
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Everything you need in one place to teach your kids at home. Be sure to download the 7 week SIMPLIFIED plan for teaching your kids at home. Look for the downloadable PDF entitled "Teaching at Home QUICK START Part One (absolutely free)". It gives sample day plans and lots of clickable sites to visit for each of the age groups:
Preschool page:6,
K-2: page 7, 3-5: page 8,
6-8th: Page 9,
High School: Page 10
It even suggest lists of chores around the house for each age level.

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
English Language Arts
Creative Writing
Math
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Author:
A Better Way to Homeschool
Date Added:
03/26/2020
NFB Mini Lessons
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Short, digital lessons based on NFB films. Mini-lessons include 3 - 4 student activities, based on short film clips, with the option for students to 'go deeper'. Discover the selection of lessons that cover a diversity of topics, with new lessons being added monthly.

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Journalism Studies
Media Studies
Indigenous Perspectives
Native Studies
Career & Work Exploration
Social Studies
Geography
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020