6.3 Post-Listening

Answer the questions.


In your own words, explain what you know about Phyllis Webstad and Orange Shirt Day.



Phyllis Webstad and members of the government of BC


  1. Do you want to celebrate Orange Shirt Day? Why or why not?
  2. In the conversation, they said, “It’s important to learn from the mistakes of the past so we don’t repeat them.” What does this mean? Do you agree?


  1. Describe your feelings about today’s listening activity. Was it easy? difficult? helpful? boring? useful?
  2. You cannot always read when you listen. For example, in a conversation with someone, you do not have sub-titles. When/where can you practice listening while reading?

To learn more about the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, you can read these resources:

Next: Unit 4 (Food)


Media Attribution

Province of British Columbia. (2017, September 21). Members of the Legislative Assembly and the Orange Shirt Society say ‘Every Child Matters’. [Photograph]. Flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


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