Orange Shirt Day Lesson Plans
Lesson plans for Orange Shirt Day that were developed by Manitoba Teachers' Society
Project of Heart
Project of Heart is a journey of seeking truth about the history of Aboriginal people in Canada. Click on the menu item 'What is Project of Heart' to find a description of the project and resources.
Resources and Ideas for Orange Shirt Day
Activities and resources created by the Orange Shirt Day Society
Rupertsland Institute 5-12 Resources
Presentation slides and activities for teachers of Grades 5-10 students. This resource focuses on the Métis experience of Residential Schools
Rupertsland Institute K-4 Resources
Presentation slides and activities for teachers of K-4 students. This resource focuses on the Métis experience of Residential Schools
Secret Path Lesson Plans
The Manitoba Teachers’ Society assembled a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous teachers from across the province to discuss and explore the Secret Path and to create lesson and unit plans to support the use of this resource for the teaching about Residential schools in Manitoba classrooms. The culmination of the discussions and work of this tremendous group of teachers is found here.
Starting from the Heart: Going Beyond A Land Acknowledgement
A document from the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario that provides teachers with concrete steps for action for reconciliation.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action
In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission made several calls to action, detailed in this document.
What Can I Contribute to Meaningful Reconciliation?
This resource supports educators and learners in using a critical-inquiry approach to develop deep understandings of some of the complex, challenging, and painful events that have affected the relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.