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Indigenous Education Teacher Resources & Professional Learning: National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month Teacher & Classroom Resource Guides

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National Indigenous History Month June 2020

In the spirit of Reconciliation through Education, and celebration of Indigenous history, culture and resilience, the UCDSB Indigenous Education Department has developed two, curriculum-aligned, downloadable Teacher and Classroom Resource guides:



1. Grades 1-12 National Indigenous History Month Resources

  • Locating ourselves on Indigenous Lands
  • Focused units to compliment cultural advisor themes during 'Honouring our Relationships Virtual Event' June 15th - 19th
  • Relationships to Land & Family
  • Residential Schools
  • Math through an Indigenous Lens
  • Experiential Learning Opportunities over the month of June
  • Virtual Heart Garden Activity*
  • Attachments for use with your class

2. Grades 4-8 National Indigenous History Month: Reconciliation through Education

Focus on Residential Schools: Teachers Resources*

  • Experience and impact of Residential Schools through story (grade appropriate)
  • Novel Study Guides
  • Residential Schools resources
  • Virtual Heart Garden Activity

*Activity and guide appropriate for classes who have previously studied Residential Schools