French-English Relations - Introduction to the Unit
1. As a class, we will read P. 205 of Counterpoints – FLQ manifesto. Ask students what they think that the chapter is about?
-Ask class: how many nations are in Canada?
-What is a nation (geographical/Culture/language/identity/government/ can there be a nation within a nation? Should we consider everyone a distinct nation?
-Aboriginals, French, English… where do we stop?
2. Mr. Fitton will play a History bites clip:
"Cultural identity." The Quebecois fear their culture will be overwhelmed.
-Mr. Fitton explained "Hyphenated Canadianism" (Anglo-Canadian, Irish-Canadian, Ukrainian-Canadian --- or should we be Canadian – more like the USA melting pot or our multiculturalism)
3. Canada Car Ride clip. To show the diversity of Canadians, we watched a history bites clip. If Canada and its provinces were in a car on a road trip, what would it look like?
Lesson 1 - A 500 Year History of French-English Animosity!
1. Mr. Fitton will hand out a fill in the blank document (See below - French-English Relations fill in the blank)
2. Students will then receive "French-English Relations Trading Cards." Students must read each card and put them onto the back of the 11 1/2 X 17 inch paper sheet. The sheet is a timeline, where they paste the trading cards. On the rear of the sheet is the fill-in-the-blank powerpoint notes for the next unit - Aboriginal Relations.
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3. Once students have read the trading cards and placed them on the timeline correctly, they need to read the trading cards and use the information therein to fill in the blanks on the French-English Relations fill in the blank sheet.
4. Go over powerpoint to review each of the events in the French-English Relations saga.
5. Show History Bites on FLQ (7:10 minutes in) See the clip below.
6. Show clip of “Trudeau” during the FLQ crisis (from The Scene where he jumps in the pool. ) Play the following sections of the film "Trudeau, the Man, The Myth, The Legend." 10:25-11:14, then again 13:36 – 14:13, 16:23-18:53 --- FLQ crisis also included. Explain what Quebec was experiencing. The Scenes with Army on Parliament Hill: 1:22:16 – 1:24:18
7. If students are experiencing difficulty with the course material, they can also peruse the pamphlet below which goes over French-English Relations. Mr. Fitton hand-drew it. During lunchtime tutorials, Mr. Fitton will go over the pamphlet.
Aboriginal Relations in Canada
1. -Show clip “Canada Abandons the Monarchy” talks about our identity and culture and are we really a nation? Kids in the hall – Queen of Canada. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IloIoGj5Mj0 See below.
-Ask students what people live in Canada and what is a Canadian based on this clip?
2. Show video clips on the Quebec Mohawk Revolt. How did we get to all of this fighting?
3. Will have a quiz Thursday on Ch.8 (Multicultural policy, French English relations and Aboriginal relations). Open Book, Open Note (not open internet/cellphone) and with a Partner.
4. Go over Aboriginal relations in power point. Students have a "fill in the blank" sheet on the back of their French-English Relations Trading card 11 1/2 X 17 piece of paper. Please use the powerpoint below to fill in the blanks.
Review of the History Unit
1. Review of Canadian history watching two videos of "History Bites." Second video, particularly important 6:25 onwards)