Tomorrow is National Truth and Reconciliation Day. It is the first time in Canada's history that this will be a national holiday to remember and respect things that have happened in Canada's past. We are not proud of some of the horrible things that our government did in the past, but this is something that will help many First Nations' families start to heal. To honour the children who died at the residential schools, please do your part and wear an orange shirt tomorrow! Don't forget to watch this video for an explanation of what reconciliation is.
1.) ORANGE SHIRT DAY: Please wear an orange shirt tomorrow.
2.) FORMS: Return any forms you have not yet submitted.
1.) LA/READING: Read for 30 minutes
2.) POST A RESPONSE:
- Tomorrow is a day to remember the children who lost their lives at the residential schools. This is the first step in acknowledging, remember, and respecting those families that were effected.
- REQUIRED: Watch this video on 'What is Reconciliation?'
1.) Paragraph format (intro/body/conclusion)
2.) Explain what 'reconciliation is' based on your background knowledge and the posted
3.) In your body, explain at least 2-3 points that help explain what reconciliation is. Include
examples from the video.
4.) Check for the givens (spelling, capitals, punctuation, grammar, and sentence structure)
5.) Self-assessment - After you write your paragraph, check your work with the criteria
above and write one single sentence indicating if you met or didn't meet the criteria. If
you didn't, state what you forgot to do.
6.) Peer-assessments will be done in class tomorrow.
What is Reconciliation?