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Course name: Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Voices Course code: (NBE3U)

Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG2D The credit earned for this course may be used to meet the Grade 11 English compulsory credit requirement.
NBE3U English - Contemporary Aboriginal Voices Grade 11 online course
Course description: In this course, you will explore the themes, forms, and stylistic elements of a variety of literary, informational, graphic, oral, cultural, and media texts emerging from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures in Canada. You will also examine the perspectives and influences of these texts. You will develop your understanding of contemporary texts and their themes of Indigenous authors/creators from various periods and cultures. You will create oral, written, and media texts to explore your own ideas and understanding, focusing on the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life.
Grade: 11
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG2D The credit earned for this course may be used to meet the Grade 11 English compulsory credit requirement.
Course description: In this course, you will explore the themes, forms, and stylistic elements of a variety of literary, informational, graphic, oral, cultural, and media texts emerging from First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures in Canada. You will also examine the perspectives and influences of these texts. You will develop your understanding of contemporary texts and their themes of Indigenous authors/creators from various periods and cultures. You will create oral, written, and media texts to explore your own ideas and understanding, focusing on the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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28 Lessons

7 Lessons

1.1   Exploring First Nations, Metis and Inuit distinct identities

1.2   Defining your own identity

1.3   What role does family and kinship play in Indigenous identities?

1.4   How does land shape Indigenous identities?

1.5   Understanding the historical and contemporary impacts of colonialization on Indigenous peoples

1.6   Investigating Indigenous stereotypes and media bias

1.7   Learning about the complexity of identity today

7 Lessons

2.1   Learning the foundations of Indigenous storytelling

2.2   Understanding character development through worldviews

2.3   What knowledge do Indigenous stories carry?

2.4   How have Indigenous stories and lives been disrupted?

2.5   Acknowledging and addressing injustice

2.6   Finding resilience in Indigenous stories

2.7   Reflecting and transforming the way you see and read the world

6 Lessons

3.1   Exploring sovereignty

3.2   Comparing historical perspectives on Indigenous sovereignty

3.3   Laying the groundwork for land claims

3.4   Analyzing the media bias in land claims

3.5   Understanding citizenship, identity and current crossroads

3.6   What does the future hold for Indigenous sovereignty?

8 Lessons

4.1   Becoming a good ally

4.2   Building cross-cultural understandings

4.3   Learning to speak up, not over

4.4   Finding your role in reconciliation

4.5   Listening to survivors

4.6   Fighting for justice

4.7   Learning from the calls to action

4.8   Committing to Reconciliation