Bye, Bye Blues: The Stories of Canada's Great Western Garment Company

English Language LearningMusic and BandSocial Studies
1 Hour Session
Thursday Feb 14   09:00 AM to 10:00 AM (1 hour)
Division 2 - Grades 4-6Division 3 - Grades 7-9

In 2004, Edmonton's Great Western Garment provided factory jobs and security to many new immigrants, mainly women. This session features Alberta-based interdisciplinary lessons designed to complement historical narratives, songs and experience of various group of immigrant women who worked there. Lessons identify concepts and learning outcomes for grades 4, 5 and 7 Social Studies, English Language Arts, math and music. GWG: Piece by Piece: A Resource for Alberta Teachers 4, 5 and 7 will be provided.

Aspen Foundation for Labour Education

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