Artcirq Lesson

Prior to watching Artcirq (Circus School), students will discuss some of the social problems plaguing the youth of Igloolik and other communities in Nunavut, as well as steps being taken to combat these issues. Following the film, students will write about something at which they are skilled, that makes them feel good about themselves, and share it with the rest of the class.

Content Areas: Social Studies, Language Arts

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