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Aboriginal Youth Identity Series: First Nations Contributions
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Teacher Information &
Introductory Activity

Materials, Research
& Creation

Presentation & Evaluation


Grade 7 - Objectives

Issues and Questions for Inquiry

  • What is Culture?
  • How do family, schools and communities influence individuals?


  • Culture is a learned way of life shared by a group of people
  • Beliefs and values influence behavior
  • Beliefs/Values
  • Religion/Home/Community/School/Behavior


  • Identify and define topics
  • Identify possible sources of information
  • Acquire information through listening, observing, reading and utilizing community resources
  • Compare information drawn from two or more sources and state similarities and differences
  • Make generalizations by stating relationships among concepts about culture
  • Construct a comparison chart that outlines the beliefs and values, along with their sources, that influenced two prominent Aboriginal individuals


  • Confidence in expressing their own ideas

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