Unit 1

Teaches students the concept of stereotyping, helping them to understand how powerful and hurtful stereotyping is to everyone. View Unit 1

Materials include:

  • Video
  • Lesson Plan
  • Video Discussion Guide
  • Choose Your Voice Student Pledge Certificate 
  • Rubric 

Unit 2

Highlights episodes in Canada’s past that involved racism and antisemitism. Students learn that hateful acts involve victims, bystanders and perpetrators. View Unit 2

Materials include:

  • Video 2 
  • Lesson Plan
  • Video Discussion Guide
  • Choose Your Voice Student Pledge Certificate 
  • Student Worksheet: Did You Ever …? 
  • Graphic Organizer 
  • Rubric 

Fact sheets:

  • The Roots of Slavery in Canada, 1629-1834 
  • 1907 Vancouver Anti-Asian Riot 
  • Residential Schools, 1874-1995 
  • Komagata Maru Incident, 1914 
    and more

Unit 3

Builds students’awareness of recent antisemitic, racist and homophobic incidents and helps them to understand the components of a hate crime. View Unit 3

Materials include:

  • Video 3 
  • Lesson Plan
  • Video Discussion Guide
  • Choose Your Voice Student Pledge Certificate 
  • Lyrics to One Tin Soldier 
  • Rubric 

Fact sheets:

  • Thunder Bay’s Crisis of Racism: 2000-2016
  • The Suicide of Amanda Todd: October 2012 
  • Racial Profiling in Nova Scotia: 2009-2016
  • Six Slain in Mass Shooting at Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City: January 29, 2017
  • Bullying and Homophobia 
    and more

Unit 4

Moves from history into action by examining real-world heroes. Students identify strategies for responding to prejudice and hate-filled incidents. They too can become heroes instead of bystanders. View Unit 4

Materials include:

  • Video 4 
  • Lesson Plan
  • Video Discussion Guide
  • Choose Your Voice Student Pledge Certificate 
  • What is a Hero? handout 
  • Graphic Organizer 
  • Choose Your Voice Worksheet 
  • Rubric 

Fact sheets of real-life heroes:

  • Oskar Schindler 
  • Madeleine Parent 
  • Antonine Maillet 
  • Naomi Segal-Bronstein 
    and more