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BLYG0202 – Bullying: Guidelines for Discussion

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

(Guide – Intended For: Teachers) This document offers guidelines for constructive, fair and respectful discussion with your students. While these guidelines are suitable for any type of discussion, they also help explore the topic of bullying specifically.

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BLYG0201 – Bullying: Building a Definition

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

(Lesson – Intended For: Teachers, Secondary Grade Level) This package helps to facilitate a discussion of bullying. Students develop a functional definition, and develop and apply their understanding of bullying through several formative case studies. An additional activity aims to find examples of bullying in literature. Includes student worksheets, teacher’s guide…

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BLYG0101 – Bullying: Overview

Posted by on February 25th, 2015

(Document Type: Reference – Intended For: Teachers) The Overview is intended to provide a basic working knowledge of the subject of bullying: defining it, outlining the consequences and affected parties, how it might be prevented, and the legal aspects and implications.

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ALCL0101 – Alcohol and the Law

Posted by on February 24th, 2015

(Activity – Intended for Teachers, Secondary Grade Level) This document is intended for use as a complete class activity. The objective is for students to learn more about what the role alcohol plays in their lives, and what the law says about alcohol and youth. The document can be used both…

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YCJA0214 – Exploring the YCJA: Youth Judicial Process Flowchart & Questions

Posted by on February 18th, 2015

Intended For: Secondary Grade Level This activity offers visual support for students to follow the youth criminal justice process from initial police contact to sentencing. The question sheet guides students through the process, and the answer sheet enables the teacher to provide supporting information. Teachers can make overhead transparencies of…

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YCJA0213 – Exploring the YCJA: Case Studies and Role Playing

Posted by on February 18th, 2015

Intended For: Secondary Grade Level In these case studies, students are presented with many youth offence scenarios. Based on their reading and comprehension of the Youth Criminal Justice Act from the previous activities, and examining their own sense of what is just and fair, students work through the cases to…

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YCJA0212 – Exploring the YCJA: Publication and Records

Posted by on February 18th, 2015

Intended For: Secondary Grade Level This document can be used for independent study or group work. Students explore publishing, what a record is, how long it lasts, and its impact. Two activity sheets help students use media databases to search for examples of publication bans, explore the personal consequences of…

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YCJA0211 – Exploring the YCJA: Measures, Courts, Detention, Sentencing

Posted by on February 18th, 2015

Intended For: Secondary Grade Level This document gives students the fundamental details of the Act. It is a valuable information source for discussion, and is an essential resource for the Case Study and Role Playing activities (see below).

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YCJA0210 – Exploring the YCJA: Rights & Responsibilities – Police Contact

Posted by on February 18th, 2015

Intended For: Secondary Grade Level This page outlines student rights and responsibilities when they encounter police. It relates these rights and responsibilities to the relevant sections of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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YCJA0209 – Exploring the YCJA: Scope and Principle

Posted by on February 18th, 2015

Intended For: Secondary Grade Level This document contains student pages and a teacher’s edition of the same pages. The objective is to engage students in an exploration of the scope and the “declaration of principle” underlying the YCJA. It engages them in examining excerpts from the Act, examining the vocabulary…

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