Students will be able to:
- Describe and identify primary and secondary sources.
- Define plagiarisation
- Cite their sources.
- Evaluate their sources.
Choose one of the following ghosts of Victoria (below list) to research. You will need to:
- Find 1 primary source and 2 secondary sources on your ghost. One source MUST be visual (image or video). Consider what search engines will serve you best.
- Fill in the Source Organization Form (complete online and then print).
- Evaluate each of your 3 sources by completing the “Is this a Hoax?” handout for EACH of your 3 sources (see handout booklet).
- Take point form notes (in your own words) answering the following questions to the best of your ability. Your notes will be handed in and evaluated using this Note Taking Rubric:
- Who was your ghost? What did they do for a living? Where did they live?
- What happened to them?
- When did it happen?
- Where did it happen?
- How did it happen?
- What legends or rumors have been linked to them after their death?
- Lizzie McGrath (the Empress Hotel chamber maid)
- architect Francis Mawson Rattenbury,
- the mystery of Lady Douglas’s pocket watch (the Royal British Columbia Museum)
- ghosts of Helmcken House (BC’s oldest house),
- ghostly nuns at St. Ann’s Academy
- the Beacon Hill Park ghost
- the ghost of a Hawaiian murderer (Kanaka Row)
- the Pendray family home whose paint factory stood on the Indian burial ground at nearby Laurel Point
- Emily Carr
- Isabella Ross
- David Fee
- Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie, the “hanging judge”
- The “Screaming Doppleganger” (the ghost of a murdered woman)
- Charles and Leah Rogers (former owners of Victoria’s most haunted chocolate shop, Roger’s Chocolate)
- Old Morris Tobacconists (haunted by a former employee)
- Point Ellice House (haunted by the ghosts of the O’Reilly family)
- Bastion Square and Helmcken Alley (former prisoners hanged and buried beneath)
- Market Square and Chinatown (secret tunnels, many ghosts)
- The Old Burying Ground (on Quadra Street beside Christ Church Cathedral / used from 1855 to1873 and still contains 1,300 bodies)
- Adelaide Griffin
- Robert Johnson
- Doris Gravlin, the Golf Course Ghost
- James and Laura Dunsmuir (Hatley Castle)
- Haunted Vortex on Shelbourne Street
*Taken from http://www.discoverthepast.com/festival.htm
Please hand in the following:
- Source Organization Form
- “Is this a Hoax?” Source 1
- “Is this a Hoax?” Source 2
- “Is this a Hoax?” Source 3
- Notes (with note rubric)