Righting Canada’s Wrongs Resource Guide

by The Critical Thinking Consortium

contributions by Lindsay Gibson, Ilan Danjoux, and Roland Case

A resource guide for the Righting Canada's Wrongs series that provides seven lessons in historical thinking.

The RIGHTING CANADA'S WRONGS series is devoted to the exploration of the mostly unknown, and often shocking, stories of Canadian government's racist actions against various ethnic groups through our history, the fight for acknowledgement and justice, and the eventual apologies and restitution of subsequent governments.

In this Resource Guide you will find seven lessons that will engage your students while they learn about some of the important events in Canada's history that helped shape our current multicultural society. You will find support for teaching about Canada's past treatment of ethnic minorities and how to approach the topic of racism. As well, your students will learn about the important roles that these minorities have played in Canadian society.


  • A different historical thinking concept is introduced in each lesson
  • Each lesson is directly linked to books in the series. As more books in the series are published, the Resource Guide will be updated.
  • Student Blackline Masters are provided for copying.
  • Evaluation rubrics for your assessment of student achievement on each lesson are included.
  • Video links throughout the guide will supplement your lesson and add another dimension to student learning.
  • Special guide to teaching about racism.

Subjects (BISAC)


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