Exploring Inuit Culture Curriculum

5 films, 1 audio CD, Inuit Studies Reader anthology, plus 100 page Curriculum Guide Suitable for teachers Grades 4-6

Bringing Inuit culture into primary schools for the International Polar Year, Exploring Inuit Culture Curriculum (EICC) is a multi-media unit for grades 4-6 about Inuit culture, the Arctic and Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut. Lesson plans aligned to elementary curricula are based on five DVDs and a music CD from the Igloolik Isuma Productions media collection. Following a 100-page curriculum guide written and field-tested by elementary school teachers, teachers and students explore the richness of Inuit culture and unique Canadian Arctic from an Inuit point of view. Download a PDF flyer or Sample Lesson Plan (requires Acrobat reader).

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