Teaching and Writing Ideas for Library and Archives Canada's Celebrating Women's Achievements website
Below are some unstructured ideas to help give you ideas on how to use the Celebrating Women's Achievements website in your classroom.
Students can brainstorm and research qualities and education required for different occupations using the LAC Celebrating Women's Achievements website and others, such as Canada Career Consortium — Career Directions. (URL: www.canadaprospects.com/) They can divide the requirements and related comments into a table:
They should then answer the following questions, in small or large groups:
Women's History Month
To celebrate Women's History Month (October), students can research different fields to learn about the accomplishments of Canadian women, creating posters or timelines for each field. Fields can include those identified on the Celebrating Women's Achievements website, as well as on other sites, such as Canada Career Consortium - Career Directions. (URL: www.canadaprospects.com/)
Some fields to consider:
Students can identify key women in each field and write one paragraph about the contributions of each to their field and to Canadian society and culture.
(born March 10, 1947)
First woman Canadian prime minister, she was also the first woman to hold several cabinet posts, including Defence, ...
The text could be accompanied by a picture.
Students can do a case study of a prominent Canadian woman for a presentation or report. They must include the following information about their subject: