History and Citizenship Education (Secondary I and 2)
"In Secondary I and II History, students look to the past to understand what things were like in different periods of Western civilization and they learn to identify causes and consequences that explain what has changed and what has not changed over time." Source: MEES Overview document here
Visit the MEES Open School Site for several weekly optional activities! Occasionally, we will also adapt selected activities, from the French and English offerings, then add complementary English resources to our versions below:
MEES April 6 Secondary 1: Montage of Roman Cultural References
Students can "Create a montage of images showing cultural references from the Roman imperial period." Go to page for details, tools and activities
MEES April 20 Secondary 1/2: World and Regional Tourist Attractions
Students explore tourism sites around the world. Then they create a similar tour of tourist sites in their regions. Complementary Cartograf mapping task added, to create a tourist brochure and shared maps with your friends. Go to page for details, tools and activities
For even more #LEARNHistoryatHome activites for this level
Browse through several more sample activities and suggested resources, on the MEES Open School site (Sec. 1 or Sec. 2), via the various school board sites, or via our "live" brainstorming ideas document here
Teachers (and students) note that several program-targetted resource packages are available via the main learnquebec.ca/SocialSciences page!
Key Geography and History Sites (Cycle 1)
Explore various topics related to Canadian Geography. A great site for wandering through the Canadian landscape and into Canada's past too.
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Unesco World Heritage List
Part of the Secondary Cycle 1 program, world heritage sites abound in more places than you were ever have time to study. But give it a try, and use their map to visit the world's most significant and beautiful locations!
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Who knew parks could be so interesting! Browse by "nature", by "history and culture" and don't forget to tour their multimedia section.
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