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Tips for passing over the tax baton

How to help them get on track with tax

  • Grade Level: 11-12
  • Theme(s): Planning & tracking

Lesson Plan

Tax the Rich? A Thought Experiment

Students explore opinions about taxation and distributive justice by participating in a thought experiment that involves examining two sides of the argument of taxing the rich based on
opposing readings.

  • Grade Level: 8
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    Language, grades 1–8 (2006)

Lesson Plan


Buskerfest is a tradition celebrated in many cities across Canada. This lesson provides an opportunity for students to explore some non-traditional ways by which musical artists earn money. It also gives students a chance to explore non-traditional performance environments and audiences.

  • Grade Level: 9
  • Course(s)/Subject(s):

    AMU1O – Music
    (adaptable to other arts areas)

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