English Language Arts

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The Book of Negroes, Episode 1

Stolen from Africa, 11-year old Aminata Diallo is enslaved and forced to endure a treacherous journey to America.

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The Book of Negroes, Episode 6

Upon their arrival in Africa, Aminata leaves the Loyalists behind to find her way back to her home village of Bayo.

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The Book of Negroes, Episode 5

​As racial tensions boil in barren and destitute Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Aminata organizes a final journey back to Africa.

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The Book of Negroes, Episode 4

After British defeat, Aminata registers Black Loyalists in The Book Of Negroes for an escape to freedom in Nova Scotia.

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The Book of Negroes, Episode 3

When Revolution breaks out in New York, Aminata seizes her chance and escapes to freedom in the haven of Canvas Town.

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The Book of Negroes, Episode 2

Aminata, forced to deflect the affections of the two men who own her, adjusts to plantation life in the Carolinas.

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Prisoners of War. Episode 4

In the video, Henry Beaudry recounts his experience as a veteran First Nations soldier and describes the role played by Canada's First Nations men during the Second World War by joining the military without the support of their home communities.

Aboriginal War Experiences. Episode 5

In the video, Philip Favel describes his experience as an imprisoned soldier and illustrates the bravery and contributions of First Nations soldiers in the Second World War.

Métis Art and Stories in the Classroom with Leah Marie Dorion. Grades 1 & 2

Series: LIVE Arts
Why were bison essential to people living on the plains, prior to the time of Treaty negotiations (1870s)? What does the bison represent today? This LIVE Arts broadcast features contemporary artwork and storytelling by Métis artist Leah Marie Dorion, based on her children's book, "Métis Camp Circ...

The Global Citizen (videos 37 to 44)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

Selling Images and Values (videos 15 to 24)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

Seeing Ourselves: Media and Representation (videos 1 to 14)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

Our Constructed Worlds: Media Environments (videos 25 to 36)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

New and Converging Technologies (videos 45 to 51)

These short videos are designed to increase media literacy skills. Students should develop an understanding of and how to use the mass media. The programs should assist students to understand and enjoy how media works, how meaning is produced, how media is organized, and how media constructs real...

Westray

In 1992, the Westray coal mine in Nova Scotia had a devastating accident in which 26 workers were killed instantly. Over the years, the ensuing inquiry has met with little success in bringing those responsible to justice. In this docudrama, information is provided about the perils of coal mining ...

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