RESOURCES AND PREP

Where do I go from here?

 
This lesson is designed to introduce students to Global Citizenship through the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals and by leveraging the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) membership in the Atlantic Provinces. There are three stations that present Global Citizenship from a number of different angles.

Each of the PDFs below is three pages, the last of which is a “sources” page. Only the first and second pages need to be printed (one double-sided handout) for the students in each group. You can download a zip file that includes all of the station handouts and the worksheet HERE.

  1. Divide your class into 3 groups (or 6 groups if it’s a large class)
  2. Begin the scrollable presentation (act4globalchange.ca/citizenship)
  3. Distribute the printed handouts accordingly.
  4. This class is planned for 60 or 75 minutes. It’s been tested successfully for each time period.
  5. Collect the worksheet for grading or assign optional homework/projects based on the resource links at the bottom of this page.

STATION 1 FOCUSES ON GENDER INJUSTICE, ESPECIALLY IN EDUCATION. IT IS CALLED “GIRL POWER: THE STORY OF MALALA”

Download and print the PDF: Malala Gender Education Case Study


STATION 2 FOCUSES ON FAIR TRADE AND CONSUMER HABITS, WITH “JUST US!” AS A CASE STUDY. IT IS CALLED “THE DARK SIDE OF COFFEE: CHOICES FOR A BETTER PLANET”

Download and print the PDF: Coffee Fair Trade Case Study


STATION 3 IS A PHOTO ANALYSIS CALLED “LENS ON THE ISSUE”. YOU CAN USE ALL FOUR OPTIONS OR CHOOSE JUST ONE. STUDENTS EXAMINE THE PHOTO FIRST, THEN DISCUSS THE ISSUE HIGHLIGHTED ON THE BACK.

Download and print the PDF: Photo Station Clean Water

Download and print the PDF: Photo Station Energy Climate

Download and print the PDF: Photo Station Life Below Water

Download and print the PDF: Photo Station Life on Land

We’ve found it works well to print only the number of copies needed for each (single) station. Collect and reuse these as the groups switch.


THE STUDENT WORKSHEET IS CALLED “THE GLOBAL CITIZEN’S SUITCASE” AND IS A PLACE FOR STUDENTS TO WRITE NOTES AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT EACH OF THE STATIONS. IT CAN BE USED AS AN ASSESSMENT PIECE.

Download and print the PDF: Citizenship Student Worksheet


EXTENSION IDEAS:

If you’re interested in having a guest speaker from a local organization come to your classroom to talk to students about the work being done on local and global issues, check out the ACIC MEMBERS page at the following link:

WWW.ACIC-CACI.ORG/MEMBERSHIP


 

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:

This workshop has been developed in agreement with the Department of Education’s definition of citizenship as described in the Atlantic Canada Framework for Essential Graduation Competencies in Schools for the 2016-2017 school year. This lesson particularly complements the following courses and units of study:

  • Grade 9 Social Studies “Atlantic Canada in the Global Community”: Units 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • Global Geography 12: Units 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8
  • Global History 12: Units 2, 3, 4 and 5

 

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