Our staff at the Downtown Campus participated in a school-wide theme day based off the book entitled “Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox”. This book explores social-emotional development, personal self-identity, and self-reflection with a First Nations lens and connection. This multi-faceted learning activity allowed students to explore self through written, verbal, and performance communication. It also directly connected to the First Peoples Principals of Learning. Students had to make a connection to the story and create a written response to the literature. Then they needed to present their understanding of self to each other and their
Our students were engaged in countless ways and here is a sampling of the following Core and Curricular Competencies that students.
- Explore artistic expressions of themselves and community through creative processes
- Show awareness of how story in First Peoples cultures connects people to family and community
- Create stories and other texts to deepen awareness of self, family, and community
- Positive Personal & Cultural Connections – Students explore who they are in terms of their relationship to others and their relationship to the world (people and place) around them.