Social Studies: Please refer to your curriculum correlations Language Arts: Summarizing, Writing a Written Report, Presentation for Oral Skills, Listening skills: Interview Arts Ed: Depending on form of presentation, there is a visual art component or a performance component (music/drama) if they choose to present their project in the form of a play. Science: Depending on the subject the student has chosen, the student may cover some objectives of the Science curriculum Math: Interpretation and Management of data are very possible during this project depending on the subject chosen. Other math skills may be used as well during the project.
Goals and Objectives: To heighten awareness of Canadian heritage To celebrate Canada’s cultural diversity To promote and publicize the variety and uniqueness of our heritage To create and exciting learning environment for students of history To encourage individuals and communities to celebrate their part in Canada’s history
School Fair Usually held during Heritage Fair in February and should be done by mid March Regional fair is held in early May at the McKenzie Art Gallery: this year is Friday, May 8th National fair is held in July. This year is TBA Go on to explain booklet of resources and student information
Projects can be created by individuals or in groups. Please note that projects selected for the National Fair can be represented by one student only. · All projects must have a Canadian theme - history, geography, heritage, or culture - and include written research conducted by the students . · Teachers or other adult supervisors can help, but all submissions must be produced by students. · Projects may be submitted in either a single format or any combination of the following formats: 3-Dimensional Presentations Creative Writing and Performance Multimedia Presentations · Students and their projects must be registered with the local Fair organizing committee. Some personal information is required, including: a brief description of the project, the student's full name, address, telephone number, school and grade, address of school, name of contact teacher, and name of parent/guardian. · Because of space limitations in certain areas, the Fair organizers reserve the right to register participants on a first come/first served basis. · Projects should be ready for display. Those selected for the National Fair may not exceed: eighty (80) centimetres in depth, one hundred & fifty (150) centimetres in width, and one hundred (100) centimetres in height. · All presentations must avoid profanity, racial or sexist remarks, innuendo, negative stereotypes, or any other potentially offensive matter. · Any person or organization clearly identifiable in a presentation must have given permission to the presenter . · Students must be present to interpret their displays at scheduled times during the day(s) of the Fair.
Heritage Fairs: Supports curricula across many subject areas Encourages students to explore issues of personal relevance Focuses on critical and creative thinking and communication skills Accommodates diverse learning styles through inquiry learning. Strengthens knowledge of Canadian heritage Helps develop self-confidence to become fully engaged citizens
Heritage Fair Journey
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 participating? </li></ul><ul><li>How to participate? </li></ul><ul><li>How to integrate project based inquiry learning into the classroom? </li></ul>
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>
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>
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>
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: </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
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
For more information, please visit: http://www.saskyouthheritagefair.com/ http://www.histori.ca http://heritagefair.pbwiki.com