Articles and Activities

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 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

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

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