Investigate Steveston’s history of immigrant workers from 1890 –1940 through role-play. Students “research” people’s lives as newspaper reporters, by unpacking artefacts, creating a timeline, and exploring the heritage buildings at Britannia Shipyards NHS.
This school program focuses on the following Big Ideas from the BC Curriculum:
· Grade 4: The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people and communities of Canada.
· Grade 5: Immigration and multiculturalism shape Canadian society and identity.
· Grade 6: Economic self-interest can be a significant cause of conflict among peoples and governments.