Ship to shore

Ship to Shore Education Toolkit

Grade 4 to Grade 6

$120.00 for a 3-week rental

Classroom Learning Aid

Ship to Shore teaches students about migrant communities who came to B.C. by sea.

The toolkit comes with:

  • Artifacts
  • 7 lesson plans
  • Activities

Students will learn how immigrants have shaped Canada’s identity and culture. They will also learn how newcomers have been treated historically.

Communities represented in the toolkit:

  • Black
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • South Asian
  • Tamil

 

Curriculum Connections

Ship to Shore complements the B.C. social studies curriculum for Grades 4, 5 and 6. The toolkit covers many issues and themes in the curriculum.

Themes and issues covered in Ship to Shore:

  • Diversity
  • Discrimination
  • Historical wrongs
  • Identity
  • Multiculturalism
  • Immigration
  • Privilege
  • Racism

 

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Grade 4 Social Studies

Big Ideas

  • British Columbia followed a unique path in becoming a part of Canada.

Content         

  • Demographic changes in British Columbia
  • The history of the local communities
  • The history of local First Nations

Competencies

  • Sequence objects, images or events
  • Identify continuity and change between different periods or places
  • Make ethical judgements about events or actions
  • Consider the conditions of a particular time and place

Grade 5 Social Studies

Big Ideas

  • Canada’s policies and treatment of minority peoples have negative and positive legacies.
  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.

Content

  • The development Canadian identity over time
  • The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time
  • Past discriminatory government policies and actions such as:
    • Chinese Head Tax
    • Komagata Maru incident
    • Continuous Journey Regulation

Competencies

  • Ask questions and draw conclusions from a variety of sources
  • Sequence objects, images or events
  • Recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuity and change
  • Identify intended and unintended consequences of events or decisions
  • Consider alternative outcomes for events or decisions
  • Consider the beliefs, values and motivations that inform people’s perspectives
  • Make ethical judgments about events or decisions
  • Consider the conditions of a particular time and place
  • Assess appropriate ways to respond to events and actions

Grade 6 Social Studies

Big Ideas

  • Complex global problems need international co-operation.
  • Media sources affect our understanding of important events and issues.

Content

  • The urbanization and migration of people
  • Globalization and economic interdependence
  • International co-operation and responses to global issues 

Competencies

  • Ask questions and draw conclusions from a variety of sources
  • Sequence objects, images or events
  • Recognize the positive and negative aspects of continuity and change
  • Identify intended and unintended consequences of events or decisions
  • Consider alternative outcomes for events or decisions
  • Consider the beliefs, values and motivations that inform people’s perspectives
  • Make ethical judgments about events or decisions
  • Consider the conditions of a particular time and place
  • Assess appropriate ways to respond to events and actions

 

Contact us

(604) 257-8300

info@vanmaritime.com

 

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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Statutory Holidays (excluding Christmas): 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Vancouver, BC
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