Artefact Evaluation: Perspective Taking

Green kitchen weigh scaleArtefact Evaluation: Perspective Taking

Timing: 30 Minutes 
Mode: In-class; Online

Making specific references to events described in the artefacts used in this unit, students take the perspective of a 1981 Greenacres worker, resident or a family member and write a 250-word letter to the Chairman of Metro Toronto (the 1981 equal of today’s mayor) saying how the system has failed them.

Making specific references to events described in the artefacts used in this unit, take the perspective of a 1981 Greenacres worker, resident or a family member and write a letter to the Mayor of Toronto saying how the system has failed you. In a longer, graded form of this exercise students use the 2020 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report “Re-Imagining Long-term Residential Care in Covid-19 Crisis,” to write 2 sets of letters, one from 1981 and another from 2020.