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Lesson plan for the film
Death of a Legend

Overall Objective
For centuries, wolves have been misrepresented as violent and vicious animals, especially in children’s books. Students will learn how literature, oral tradition and media can distort our view of nature.

Grade Level  
Advanced 9–12 and beyond. This unit can be adapted to younger grades and different courses of study in various Canadian provinces and territories.

Content Areas
English
Language Arts
Media Studies
Citizenship
Science
Geography

Materials Required
Access to a computer lab, Internet connection, flip chart or whiteboard, drawing paper, pencils, crayons and/or markers.
 
Summary
The students will learn about wolves and explore cultural bias toward these animals.

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Death of a Legend
Film  (49:30)
Film related to this lesson plan
Death of a Legend
1971
Film  (49:30)