Curricular Resources in Multiculturalism
Below are the CLN "Theme Pages" which focus on specific topics within Multiculturalism.
CLN's theme pages are collections of useful Internet educational resources within
a narrow curricular topic and contain links to two types of information. Students
and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help
them learn about this topic. In addition, there are links to instructional materials
(lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme.
Canadian Immigration Theme Page
Countries Theme Page
Genealogy Theme Page
Masks Theme Page
General Multiculturalism Resources
Here are a number of links to other Internet resources which contain information
and/or other links related to Multiculturalism. Please read our
Asia: Instructional Resources
- Click on their "materials" selection to find readings, downloadable images
and maps, and links to other Asian resources. Additional resources on this
page include lesson plans, bibliographies, reviews, and resource locators.
for Immigration and Multicultural Studies
- This page provides information on the work of the Centre for Immigration
and Multicultural Studies (CIMS) and provides a meta-list of links to relevant
and valuable online information.
- This meta-list site divides resources according to ethnic group, and then
further divides them according to what type of an electronic resources they
are: listserv, Web, Gopher, newsgroup.
- The Internet Public Library offers students an opportunity to explore a
number of cultures in each region of the world. Selections include the country's
crafts, folktales, museums, games, recipes and holidays.
- Here's a meta-list of links to resources on "diversity".
- Every month this page profiles a different nation and provides information
about its culture, language, and geography.
- K-12 teachers can use these resources about Africa in the classroom. They
include African curriculum materials, sample lesson plans, library resources,
film reviews, information pertaining to African history and languages, and
other teaching resources about Africa.
- You can "travel the world from your desktop" after accessing this URL.
Language Links lists multi-language sites and other sites that are relevant
to the study of languages and cultures.
- British Columbia Archives presents 11 curricular units (galleries) drawing
heavily from archival information on BC History. Each gallery has a teacher
guide and each is targeted for a specific grade range. This link is to a Multiculturalism
unit will take Grades 6/7 students BC back into British Columbia's history
and its cultural origins and will then introduce them to some of the traditions,
holidays, and celebrations we know today.
- Intended for educators, musicians, students, MHN provides multicultural
resources spun around musical themes. Students can take 'virtual tours' to
explore cultures through words, images and sound (e.g., Indonesian Gamelan,
Salsa). In addition, they can investigate the history of musical instruments
in the Instrument Encyclopedia which has articles on more than 140 instruments.
Associated web links, real audio and .aiff sound files are included for selected
- Seeking to educate you on the topic of cross-cultural communications, this
site has information on such topics as cuisine, currency, gestures, religions,
and many more.
Note: The sites listed above will serve as a source of curricular content in Multiculturalism. For other resources in this subject area (e.g., lesson plans or theme pages), click the "previous screen" button below. Or, click here if you wish to return directly to the CLN menu which will give you access to educational resources in all of our subjects.