• read a nonfiction article and determine important information

The Learning Task

This week we learned about how some think the name of the city of Kitchener should be changed: What’s In A Name? Locally, there continues to be controversy around how to honour imperfect historical figures.

Please read, Red Paint To Remain On Vandalized Sir John A. Macdonald Statue.

Please consider as you are reading:

  • How does the decision to keep the red paint on the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald continues the conversation about his place in Canadian history?
  • Do you feel that the addition of the red paint accurately represents a more fulsome representation of Sir John A. Macdonald?
  • Do you feel the statue should remain with the red paint, or be removed entirely?