Fireside Chats Teacher's Guide: Volume 1

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General Lesson Plan One 4 General Lesson Plan One Activity: Indigenous Careers Inquiry Project CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut: •English Language Arts 10, 20, 30 •Knowledge and Employability English Language Arts 10, 20, 30 •Career and Technology Foundations Grade 9 •Career and Technology Studies 10, 20, 30 •Entrepreneurship 11, 12 British Columbia and Yukon: •Entrepreneurship and Marketing 10 •Career Life Education 10, 11, 12 •Career Life Connections 10,11, 12 •English Language Arts 10, 11, 12 Ontario: •Career Studies Grade 10 •First Nations, Metis and Inuit Studies Grades 9-12 •Business Studies Grades 9-10 •Business Studies Grade 11-12 •English Language Arts Grades 9-10 •English Language Arts Grades 11-12 DURATION 2-3 hours (One class for inquiry, 1-2 classes for presentations) OVERVIEW Students will learn and explore career opportunities that are available in various Indigenous career sectors. Indigenous careers can involve jobs from numerous sectors, including health care, education, business, arts, and more. Indigenous jobs sectors are typical "every-day" jobs that either include some form of Indigenous cultural aspect or impact an Indigenous community. A person working in the Indigenous jobs sector can work in an Indigenous organization, community, business; work as an Indigenous person; work with Indigenous peoples; or work in a job that they can attain with an Indigenous Studies post-secondary education. Indigenous careers are important to Canada and our economy so there are many Indigenous communities and organizations that oer such employment. Students who may not even be aware of the plethora of careers and opportunities oered in the Indigenous job sector. Learning about various Indigenous careers contributes to the spirit of reconciliation by teaching both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students the positive impacts that Indige- nous careers have on our community. Students will research a career that is highlighted in a chosen Fireside Chats video series. Students will then create a 3-5 minute presentation of their career to the class in their chosen presentation style (poster, PowerPoint presentation, etc.) MATERIALS •"Indigenous Career Sector Jobs Opportunities" Reproducible •"Indigenous Careers Inquiry Project Example" •"Indigenous Careers Inquiry Template" •"Indigenous Careers Inquiry Checklist" •Sticky notes and writing instruments (pencils, pens, etc.) •Computer and internet access

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