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98 residential schools

Residential Schools

In this lesson, students read about a dark period of Canadian history. Students learn about and discuss the residential school system and learn useful terminology.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • listening with gap-fill
  • assessment tasks
Vocabulary
  • boarding school
  • Aboriginals
  • suffer
  • abuse (noun)
  • culture
  • realize
  • sue
  • apologize
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Timeline
  • Comprehension
  • Discussion