The Heritage Fair Journey
Outline of Session <ul><li>What is Heritage Fair? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the benefits for students & teachers for part...
The Heritage Fair Journey
What is Heritage Fair? <ul><li>A grand celebration of Canada’s heritage and history </li></ul><ul><li>An engaging multi-me...
Heritage Fair and Curriculum <ul><li>Integration of curricula: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Focus of Heritage Fair <ul><li>The objective of the Fair is not to win but to  gain knowledge  of a particular aspect of C...
Heritage Fair Journey Project Step 1: School Fair Step 2 : Regional Fair Step 3 : National Fair
Project Format & Guidelines <ul><li>Individual or Group* </li></ul><ul><li>Have a Canadian Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Format:...
Why  get  involved
CREATIVE AND CRITICAL  THINKING SKILLS COMMUNICATION SKILLS FULLY  ENGAGED  CANADIAN  CITIZENS STRENGTHENS KNOWLEDGE  OF C...
For  more information, please visit: http://www.saskyouthheritagefair.com/ http://www.histori.ca http://heritagefair.pbwik...
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A presentation I gave during an in service on how to develop a Heritage Fair program at you school or in your classroom.

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Heritage Fair Journey

  1. 1. The Heritage Fair Journey
  2. 2. Outline of Session <ul><li>What is Heritage Fair? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the benefits for students & teachers for participating? </li></ul><ul><li>How to participate? </li></ul><ul><li>How to integrate project based inquiry learning into the classroom? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Heritage Fair Journey
  4. 4. What is Heritage Fair? <ul><li>A grand celebration of Canada’s heritage and history </li></ul><ul><li>An engaging multi-media project based learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Involves students from Grades 4 to 9 who create and exhibit projects about Canadian people, events, places and stories </li></ul>
  5. 5. Heritage Fair and Curriculum <ul><li>Integration of curricula: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Focus of Heritage Fair <ul><li>The objective of the Fair is not to win but to gain knowledge of a particular aspect of Canadian history and to share it with our fellow Canadians. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Heritage Fair Journey Project Step 1: School Fair Step 2 : Regional Fair Step 3 : National Fair
  8. 8. Project Format & Guidelines <ul><li>Individual or Group* </li></ul><ul><li>Have a Canadian Theme </li></ul><ul><li>Format: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3-Dimensional Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Writing and Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Presentations </li></ul></ul>Link to: Histor!ca Student Project Guidelines
  9. 9. Why get involved
  10. 10. CREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS COMMUNICATION SKILLS FULLY ENGAGED CANADIAN CITIZENS STRENGTHENS KNOWLEDGE OF CANADIAN HERITAGE ACCOMODATES DIVERSE LEARNING STYLES STUDENT CREATIVITY AND CURIOSITY INTEGRATES CURRICULA HERITAGE FAIRS
  11. 11. For more information, please visit: http://www.saskyouthheritagefair.com/ http://www.histori.ca http://heritagefair.pbwiki.com

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