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PART 1: The Classroom Issue Referendum
PART 2: The Community Meeting
PART 3: Writing the Newspaper
PART 4: The Class Newfoundland Referendum
PART 5: Creating the Class Timeline Display
PART 6: Closure

PART 5: CREATING THE CLASS TIMELINE DISPLAY

TIME:

20-40 minutes

SKILLS:

  • synthesizing and communicating information

RESOURCES:

PROCESS:

Activity (Grouping - whole class)

Have students create and/or present a display for the Class Timeline. The display should illustrate interesting and important aspects of the Newfoundland referendum of 1948. Examples include:

  • posters presenting arguments for or against Confederation
  • newspaper headlines concerning the referendum
  • photos or sketches of important referendum events or people

EVALUATION

Have students evaluate the display items:

  • Do they convey an important aspect of the referendum?
  • Are they appropriate and accurate?

You can also evaluate Display items. Do they show:

  • originality?
  • relevant information?
  • a strong effort?


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