Financial Literacy and the Environment

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Subject: 
Dance
Course Name: 
Grade 4 Dance and Financial Literacy
Panel: 
Junior
Abstract: 
Students will investigate the relationship between natural resources in the Canadian provinces and the economy. In these lessons, they will consider the overuse of natural resources and discover the impacts humans can have on the natural environment. Students will also learn what happens to the economy of an area that relies on a natural resource, once that resource has been depleted. They will discover the importance of protecting the natural environment and learn about initiatives to protect the environment in various Canadian communities.

Financial Literacy and Making Choices

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Subject: 
Dance
Course Name: 
Grade 5 Dance and Financial Literacy
Panel: 
Junior
Abstract: 
Using a variety of resources, students will explore the impact and implications of personal choices. They will consider the media’s role in the choices people make. Students will use the elements of dance in a movement piece to communicate the power of addiction and addictive behaviour.

Financial Literacy and Inequities in the Distribution of Wealth

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Subject: 
Drama
Course Name: 
Grade 4 Drama and Financial Literacy
Panel: 
Junior
Abstract: 
Through role play, students will experience the patterns of the distribution of wealth and privilege and examine the inequities and injustices that this economic structure produces. While in role, students will explore the challenges that cultural/political leaders face in trying to distribute wealth, as well as what they as citizens can do to work toward creating a more just economic system.

If I Had $100...

Resource Details
Subject: 
Drama
Course Name: 
Grade 4 Drama and Financial Literacy
Panel: 
Junior
Abstract: 
Students will learn the difference between wants and needs and the importance of setting priorities in terms of how money is spent. In groups, students will be given $100 to “spend” and will have to account for exactly how it is spent. Students will reflect on their choices and deal with unexpected life circumstances that will be thrown their way, which will affect their budgeting decisions.

Financial Literacy and Personal Responsibility in Times of Financial Crisis

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Subject: 
Drama
Course Code: 
ADA1O/2O
Course Name: 
Grade 9-10 Drama and Financial Literacy
Panel: 
Intermediate
Abstract: 
In these two lessons, students will investigate their relationship to finance - its importance in their lives, and their role when a financial crisis occurs. Students will explore a financial set back or crisis from multiple perspectives to deepen their understanding of the issues, develop empathy, examine cause and effect as it refers to money and build problem-solving skills.

World on Fire

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Subject: 
Dance
Course Name: 
Grade 8 Dance
Panel: 
Intermediate
Abstract: 
In this unit, students will use social justice issues as a stimulus for dance. Through movement activities, students will explore power in relationships and how the elements of dance can be used to communicate and create a dance piece about a chosen social justice issue.

A Cause for Applause

Resource Details
Subject: 
Dance
Course Code: 
ATC4E
Course Name: 
Grade 12 Dance, Workplace
Panel: 
Senior
Abstract: 
The organized shifts within this unit take the students from an internal study, to the connection with a fellow peer, to a small group dynamic, to the realm of media and to the surrounding community. They will learn and experience the ways in which their dance artistry contributes to the betterment of society.

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