The Travels of a T-Shirt
Canada’s Links to the World through Trade – Grade 6 Social Studies
Marsha, Rachel, Jennifer, Jess...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13PT_HW4wdk
Rationale: Why the T-
Shirt?
The t-shirt…
 Is exemplary of Canada’s links to the world
 Demonstrates Canada’s trade rela...
Rationale: Curriculum
Alignment
This unit reflects curriculum
expectations by…
 Demonstrating Canada’s
trading partners
...
Learning Goals
Know:
 Canada is connected to politically, socially and economically to other countries
 Cause and effect...
The Culminating Activity
In groups of 3 or 4, students will inquire about Canada’s
links to the world through trade by…
 ...
Lesson Sequence Outline
Lesson Description
1 Introduction to Canada’s Links: Yarn Game
2 Introducing Culminating: Comic
3 ...
Questions
Bibliography
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13PT_HW4wdk
http://search.creativecommons.org
Ontario Ministry of Education Cu...
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  1. 1. The Travels of a T-Shirt Canada’s Links to the World through Trade – Grade 6 Social Studies Marsha, Rachel, Jennifer, Jessica.
  2. 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13PT_HW4wdk
  3. 3. Rationale: Why the T- Shirt? The t-shirt…  Is exemplary of Canada’s links to the world  Demonstrates Canada’s trade relations (imports and exports)  Is relatable and exciting for students  Raises social justice issues
  4. 4. Rationale: Curriculum Alignment This unit reflects curriculum expectations by…  Demonstrating Canada’s trading partners  Introduces concepts of imports and exports  Explains the organizations involved in trade  Broadens students’ perspective of Canada’s role a global community Overall Expectations Link Specific Expectations Link
  5. 5. Learning Goals Know:  Canada is connected to politically, socially and economically to other countries  Cause and effect, systems and structures  Trade relationships, social justice ramifications Do:  Research, describe and analyze research and maps  Use multimedia to communicate ideas and findings effectively  Promote social justice awareness Be  Globally aware of connections and links  Be a responsible, global citizen, appreciative and activists
  6. 6. The Culminating Activity In groups of 3 or 4, students will inquire about Canada’s links to the world through trade by…  Research favourite items (chocolate, shoes, toys!)  Find origins of item and respective trade links  Research item and organize findings  Discover social justice issues and problem solve resolutions (social cause and effects)  Research organizations involved in the trade of the good (systems and structures)  Create a poster board to display in the class trade fair
  7. 7. Lesson Sequence Outline Lesson Description 1 Introduction to Canada’s Links: Yarn Game 2 Introducing Culminating: Comic 3 Made-In Mapping 4 Trade Mapping 5 Cost of Imports 6 Sorting Exports 7 Who Governs Trade? 8 Globalization: Influences on Canadian Society (Field Trip) 9 Globalization: Influences on Canadian Society (Research) 10 Globalization: Influence on Other Countries (Gaming) 11 Globalization: Influence on Other Countries (Tableau) 12 Child Labour: Discussing Issues of Trade 13 What can we do? Fair Trade 14 Culminating Presentations
  8. 8. Questions
  9. 9. Bibliography http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13PT_HW4wdk http://search.creativecommons.org Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum K-8 (2007)
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