Our Museum, Our Stories

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by lincdire
6 Lessons
1 Students

Before beginning this scenario, do a Global Level Check and then a Level Check!

You are the new museum manager and it is your job to recreate our aboriginal history through stories. You will ask parents, friends and other relatives about stories that were told when they were children. You will then paint or take a picture to represent the story, with a few words to help. The classroom will become your museum exhibition hall full of unique, fun and interesting stories of our past. You will invite your friends and family to come visit.

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Step 1: Story Share

We are going to create a special museum exhibition about our aboriginal history. Begin by sharing your stories with the other classmates and the community. You will tell our aboriginal […]

Step 2: Let’s Learn More

What sort of questions would you like to ask your parents about the stories they have told you? Brainstorm with a group, then come together as a class and write…

Step 3: Asking at Home

Now you must ask these questions to your family. Remember their answers by writing down important words, or drawing pictures that will help you remember. Imagine the feelings of these…

Step 4: Learning Together

Now, tell the class your stories that you have learned from your family. You can use Ojibwe words while telling your stories. Write some of the words and phrases on…

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