Our Teaching Guides

Introduction

Prepared Activities

Our high-school teaching guides can be used in a range of grades. They are of various lengths and activity types. Since most of them are available in French they can easily be integrated into a French second language class. 

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All about rules!

Children often question where the rules come from. This activity raises the awareness of law through a philosophy for children approach.
Level: All levels
Subject: English Language Arts, Français, langue seconde, Ethics and Religious Culture, Social Sciences
Duration: 5 period(s)
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State and Justice throughout History

The History and Citizenship Education program is packed with legal concepts, many of which relate to laws, personal rights and freedoms.
Level: Secondary 1
Subject: History and Citizenship Education
Duration: 1 period(s)
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Bioéthique: les bébés-médicaments (French Only)

Débat en classe portant sur la biotechnologie et ses aspects légaux. (FRENCH ONLY)
Level: Secondary 2, 3
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Law
Duration: 3 period(s)
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Discrimination at School?

This teaching tool lets students explore the themes of justice, tolerance and the accommodation of differences.
Level: Secondary 3, 4, 5
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Law, Anglais, langue seconde
Duration: 3 period(s)
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Internet and the law

This activity provides an overview of prohibited online activities and recommends solutions if a child is being harassed online.
Level: All levels
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts
Duration: 3 period(s)
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L'évolution du droit à l'avortement (French Only)

Cette activité porte sur l’évolution du droit à l’avortement. Les élèves exposent la position réelle d’un groupe d’influence de l’époque.
Level: Secondary 4
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, History and Citizenship Education, Law
Duration: 6 period(s)
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A Right to Privacy

This tool gets students thinking about why privacy rights are protected. Learning tools include discussion questions and a writing exercise.
Level: Secondary 3, 4, 5
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Law
Duration: 2 period(s)
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The Rights of Youth Here and Around the World

Students step into the shoes of a judge, lawyer or social worker to write a persuasive or explanatory text on the rights on youth.
Level: Secondary 4, 5
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Law, Anglais, langue seconde
Duration: 4 period(s)
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Legal Careers

This activity introduces students to a variety of jobs that involve the law.
Level: Secondary 3, 4, 5
Subject: Personal Orientation Project (POP), Law, Anglais, langue seconde, Exploration of Vocational Training, Adult Education
Duration: 2 period(s)
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Legal Careers in the Indigenous Context

In this activity, students learn about the variety of law-related jobs. It was designed with the realities of Indigenous people in mind.
Level: Secondary 3, 4, 5
Subject: Personal Orientation Project (POP), Work-Oriented Training Path, Law, Exploration of Vocational Training
Duration: 1 period(s)
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Don’t Fight, Mediate!

Students are asked to take on specific roles in a simulated mediation session to resolve a conflict between two teens and their families.
Level: Grade 6
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Law, Anglais, langue seconde, Français, langue seconde
Duration: 2 period(s)
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Criminal Trials: Actors and Steps

This activity explains the roles of people who play a part in a criminal trial, and the steps in the process.
Level: All levels
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Personal Orientation Project (POP), Law, Anglais, langue seconde
Duration: 1 period(s)
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Procès simulé: l'interrogatoire (French Only)

Cette activité permet de reproduire dans votre classe une étape centrale de tout procès criminel: l’interrogatoire.(FRENCH ONLY)
Level: All levels
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, Law
Duration: 3 period(s)
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School Searches and You

This activity prompts students to reflect on invasions of their privacy and learn about their rights regarding school searches.
Level: Secondary 4, 5
Subject: Anglais, langue seconde, English, language arts
Duration: 2 period(s)
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The Criminal Legal System for Teenagers

This activity explains how the criminal legal system often treats teenagers differently than adults.
Level: Secondary 3, 4, 5
Subject: Ethics and Religious Culture, English Language Arts, History and Citizenship Education, Contemporary World
Duration: 4 period(s)
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