Module 1: Lessons 1-3: What is Canadian Identity?

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Who am I? What is Canadian identity? Am I Canadian? First acknowledging the Indigenous in Canada, whose presence existed long before the French and British, Module 1 explores Canada’s rich history of diverse communities in three lessons that span six days (approximately 50 minutes for each class). The lessons have been designed for the students to learn about themselves, Canada, and how they position themselves within the Canadian identity.

Key terms: beliefs, citizenship, collaboration, community, cooperation, emigrant, equity, ethnic group, freedom, identity, immigrant, inclusiveness, perspective, relationships, respect, responsibility, values