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The History of Hockey

In this unit of four lessons, including a culminating activity, students from grades 10 to 12 will learn, assess, and appreciate the significance of hockey as an important part of Canadian culture and history. To accomplish this they will use primary documents downloaded from Library and Archives of Canada's website: 'Backcheck: A Hockey Retrospective'.

Student Activities

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The History of Hockey [PDF 43 KB] [RTF 569 KB]
Unit Organizer [PDF 42 KB] [RTF 578 KB]
Lesson 1 - The History of Hockey through Images [PDF 44 KB] [RTF 585 KB]
Handout 1.1: Organizer - Photo Analysis - International Hockey [PDF 46 KB] [RTF 611 KB]
Handout 1.2: Organizer - Photo Analysis - Aboriginal Hockey [PDF 46 KB] [RTF 611 KB]
Handout 1.3: Organizer - Photo Analysis - Women's Hockey [PDF 46 KB] [RTF 612 KB]
Handout 1.4: Organizer - Photo Analysis - Hockey in General [PDF 46 KB] [RTF 612 KB]
Handout 1.5: Rubric for the Organizer - Images [PDF 40 KB] [RTF 580 KB]
Lesson 2 - Selected Hockey Themes [PDF 49 KB] [RTF 601 KB]
Handout 2.1: Group Questions for Reading Focus [PDF 56 KB] [RTF 623 KB]
Handout 2.2: Group Organizational Form [PDF 36 KB] [RTF 607 KB]
Handout 2.3: Document Research Organizer [PDF 41 KB] [RTF 614 KB]
Handout 2.4: Oral/Aural Report Organizer [PDF 39 KB] [RTF 615 KB]
Handout 2.5: Rubric for Oral/Aural Organizers [PDF 40 KB] [RTF 614 KB]
Handout 2.6: Peer Evaluation [PDF 35 KB] [RTF 604 KB]
Handout 2.7: Jigsaw Learning Strategy (Overhead) [PDF 37 KB] [RTF 623 KB]
Handout 2.8: Jigsaw Instructions [PDF 37 KB] [RTF 607 KB]
Lesson 3 - The Evolution of Women's Hockey in Canada [PDF 51 KB] [RTF 625 KB]
Handout 3.1: Students Assignment of Newspaper Articles [PDF 37 KB] [RTF 626 KB]
Handout 3.2: Questions [PDF 36 KB] [RTF 628 KB]
Handout 3.3: Rubric for Newspaper Stories [PDF 39 KB] [RTF 634 KB]
Lesson 4 - A Culminating Activity: Hockey Trivia Game [PDF 53 KB] [RTF 644 KB]
Game Board [PDF 58 KB] [RTF 670 KB]
Handout 4.1: Hockey Trivia Tournament - Instructions and Rules [PDF 38 KB] [RTF 638 KB]
Handout 4.2: Rubric: Culminating Activity and Participation [PDF 37 KB] [RTF 641 KB]
Handout 4.3: Summary Essay [PDF 40 KB] [RTF 641 KB]

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