Historical Thinking

Historical Thinking

At the end of 12 years of studying history in school, students should have more than an accumulation of memorized dates and facts. Students need to understand their lives in the historical context of the past. Historical Thinking fosters a new approach to history education. It involves a shift in the teaching and learning of…

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History of Selkirk

History of Selkirk

History of Selkirk PowerPoint presentations with accompanying teacher information. Intended for grade 2-4 students. or    En Français: or 

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Red River North Cemetery Project

Cemetery 1: St. Peter’s Dynevor (Old Stone Church) Cemetery

Site Location (lat/long): N50.18250, W96.83987 denoted by symbol on the map above Location: River Lot 212, 8 Stone Church Road, East Selkirk MB, R0E 0M0, Canada Contact Person: Wendy and Tom Serger (Caretakers)- 204-482-3319 or 204-485-7876 Facilities: Toilets and water pump located North of the Church   St. Peter’s Cemetery Student Activities: or    Why…

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Cemetery 2: Blessed Virgin Mary Church and East Selkirk Cemetery

Blessed Virgin Mary the Protectress Church and East Selkirk Cemetery Site Location (lat/long): N 50° 08.248 W 096° 50.109 Location: West off Highway 59, at junction of Colville Road (PTH 212) and Old Henderson Highway Contact People: St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic- Mrs. Stella Dubas   204-482-5860 St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church- Mrs. Judith Jaworski   204-785-1397 St….

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Cemetery 3: St. Clements Anglican Cemetery

St. Clements Anglican Church and Cemetery Site Location (lat/long): N50.12513, W96.89517 denoted by symbol on the map above Location: 178 River Road, Saint Andrews, MB Contact Person: Brian Taylor, Churchyard Office: 204-482-7237 Facilities: Toilets are available in the Church Hall   St. Clements Cemetery Student Activities: or    Why St. Clements Anglican Church is Historically…

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Cemetery Inventory for St. Andrews, St. Clements, and Selkirk

Our committee was asked to create an inventory of the cemeteries in the Interlake region.  The inventory at the bottom of the page is as complete as possible.  With many churches closing, it is very difficult to find the people that are responsible to maintain each cemetery.  Many families have taken the responsibility of caring…

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Red River North Cemetery Project

The Red River North Region of Manitoba has some 59 cemeteries and burial sites. Our intent is to provide information concerning three of the cemeteries and to give teachers a practical guide that will show students how to gather historical evidence using these primary sources. The three cemeteries we have chosen are St. Peter Dynevor…

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Teacher-created Projects

Teacher Created Projects

Project 1 Grade 5 The First Inhabitants and After the European Settlement Created by Tom Flight, Grade Five teacher, St. Andrews School, St. Andrews, Manitoba Lord Selkirk School Division Overview: These lessons focus on the content available from the St. Clements Heritage website. Information and materials are presented in PowerPoint slides with activities promoting historical…

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Local History Teaching Aids Packages

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Local History Teaching Aid 2 – Eastern European Immigration

This pack discusses the arrival of immigrants from Eastern Europe starting in the 1890s and the settlements they founded or augmented. Each Local History Teaching Aid pack includes a lesson outline, PowerPoint, and reference text. Lesson Outline: PowerPoint Presentations: Reference Text:

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Local History Teaching Aid 5 – Churches and Schools

This pack covers local church and school history from colonial times to the 1960s. Each Local History Teaching Aid pack includes a lesson outline, PowerPoint, and reference text. Lesson Outline: PowerPoint Presentation- Schools and Churches: Reference Text:

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PowerPoint Presentations

Grades 2-4

Grades 4-6