For Teachers

Lesson Plans
The BC Heritage Fairs Society presents Inquiry in Action, lesson plans that support classes through the exciting process of creating a Heritage Fair project. 

These lesson plans cover:
  • Choosing a topic
  • Writing a good inquiry question
  • Doing research using primary and secondary sources
  • Presenting the research in a Heritage Fair display

Topic Lists
The Richmond Museum created these topic lists to help students choose a topic and find resources for their Heritage Fair project. 

Each list includes:
  • Big Idea from Social Studies curriculum
  • Suggested topics
  • Student-friendly book or website

Grade 4 - First Peoples and European Contact
Grade 5 - Canadian Issues and Governance
Grade 6 - Global Issues and Governance
Grade 7 - The Ancient World to the 7th Century
Grade 8 - 7th Century to 1750

Grade 9 - 1750 to 1919
Grade 10 - Canada and the World, 1919 to Present

Assessment Rubric
A rubric is used to assess Heritage Fair projects at the Richmond Regional Heritage Fair. It is available in English or in French. The rubric also includes interview questions.

Interview Questions
Here are some examples of interview questions that Heritage Fair Judges could ask in English or in French.

Class Registration Form
Registration is now closed for the 2017 Richmond Regional Heritage Fair.

Feedback Form
We'd love to hear what you and your class thought about this year's Heritage Fair.

Please follow this link to download the Student Feedback Form. Completed forms can be e-mailed or mailed to the Richmond Heritage Fair Coordinator.

Please follow this link for the online Teacher Feedback Form.

Heritage Fair 2017 Program Brochure

Other resources

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