Classroom Resources

This page has lots of information about First Nations, Metis and Inuit culture! Whether you are a student in need of help with your homework, or a teacher looking for fun and exciting ideas for your classroom, you have come to the right place!

Be sure to check out our Publications Catalogue as well. It has lots of cool stuff that we'd be more than happy to send you – for free!

Colouring Book: A Stained Glass window in Canada's Parliament

 

Information Sheets on Aboriginal people, culture and history for children aged 8-11

 

Game Lesson plans and activities for grades 3-6 students.

 

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - Ages 4 to 7

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This publication includes three short stories, which are now available in audio format.

  • The Granddaughter who was Eaten by a Big Fish, a Cree story
  • The Lily Root, an Ojibway story
  • Crow and Little Bear, a Coast Salish story
 

Claire and her Grandfather - Story and Classroom Activities - Ages 7 to 12

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This is the story of Claire, who is learning about her Aboriginal heritage. This story is designed to enhance young people's awareness of Aboriginal culture and tradition. Teachers and parents can use the story to initiate a broader examination of the many historical and contemporary contributions made by First Nations and Inuit to Canada and the world. Recommended for ages 7 to 12.

 

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - Ages 8 to 11

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Through Mala's Eyes: Life in an Inuit Community – 10 narratives – Ages 9 to 12

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Meet Mala, a 12-year-old Inuit boy from Salluit, Nunavik (Northern Quebec). Listen to Mala share the history, cultures and traditions of Inuit and, in particular, those who live in the northern Inuit community of Salluit. Recommended for ages 9 to 12.

 

The Learning Circle: Classroom Activities on First Nations in Canada - A Learning Resource for Ages 12 to 14

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The Learning Circle: Five Voices of Aboriginal Youth in Canada - A Learning Resource for Ages 14 to 16

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