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ArtVenture : A Collector’s Challenge (Series: Canada -- A Collector’s Passion The Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana)
 
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 45
Subject:
History | Social Studies | Visual Arts
Topic:
Family; History; Social life and customs
Grade Level:
Grades 4-6 | Grades 7, 8 | Grades 9-12 | Senior 1-4 (Manitoba)
Type of Learning Resource:
Classroom Activities
Description:
The Peter Winkworth collection of 18th- and 19th-century Canadiana is a source of rich historical art through which we can learn about life in Canada before the widespread use of the camera. To help students learn about Canada’s past, Library and Archives Canada has created an online educational resource for teachers of all grades from across Canada to accompany its Canada - A Collector’s Passion: The Peter Winkworth Collection Web site. This education site is organized into three main themes closely linked to Social Studies curricula across Canada: “Life, Work and Play in Early Canada,” “European Settlements, Industry and Contact with Aboriginals,” and “Portraits.” In ArtVenture: A Collector’s Challenge, students enter a virtual art shop and browse through artwork from the Winkworth collection. Through the completion of curriculum-based activities, students will come to understand how the Winkworth collection can teach them about Canada and its past.
Duration:
140-210 minutes
Author of Resource:
Melanie Brown
Language:
English; French
Date:
--
Curriculum Connections:
All Provinces/Territories: Social Studies: Grades 4 to 12
All Provinces/Territories: History: Grades 4 to 12