Critical Thinking Challenge

In this two-part critical challenge, students read the short story The Parsley Garden and make a judgment about a decision made by the main character.

Students then learn to develop effective counter-arguments before re-evaluating their initial judgment.

In this two-part critical challenge, students design one outfit that would be acceptable to them, one that would be acceptable to their parents and one that is a reasonable compromise between the two perspectives.

In this critical challenge, students investigate the contributions made by selected groups living in Alberta during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Students then rank order the most significant contributors to the event.

In this critical challenge, students work in pairs to select one or more documents from the collection of Library and Archives Canada and decide whether the document(s) should be kept or removed from the collection.Students then discuss who should own rare fossils and sacred objects found in the ground, considering what would be fair to everyone, as well as the importance of the object to various groups.In this two-part critical challenge, students first research an assigned region of Alberta to decide on the top three to five hot spots that best represent the heritage and identity of the region.We use cookies to make interactions with our website easy and meaningful, to better understand the use of our services, and to tailor advertising.For further information, including about cookie settings, please read our Cookie Policy .Students then select the person's most important contribution to the school.In this two-part critical challenge, students rate the effects of various impeding and contributing factors on a significant historical event (making safe and affordable birth control available to Canadian women).In this two-part critical challenge, students research and create a profile of an assigned event and character in Alberta's history.Students then use the researched information to prepare and present a story of the event and its modern day legacy as part of the class Pageant of Alberta.The partners then share their recommendations and justifications with the class.In this critical challenge, students list and discuss key events in Alberta at the turn of the century, and their impact on the economic, cultural and social development of the people and places at the time.


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