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Thursday, February 27 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Graphic Novels at Literature in High School Social Studies

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This proposed session will explore the merits of using literature with Social Studies, including graphic novels, novels, short stories, and historic non-fiction. Literature can help teachers and students alike with difficult topics like genocide, crimes against humanity, war, extremism, and one-sided history. From Maus to The Island, from Thomas King to Thomson Highway, a list of resources will be offered, curated and tested by an EPL staffer and teacher. A free lesson plan for Grade 11 will be provided to all who attend.

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Michaelle Haughian

Secondary teacher with Edmonton Catholic. I came from a museums and heritage background. Have taught all high school grade levels of Social Studies.