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Concours : Créez l’armoirie francophone albertaine

ACCENT Alberta
8627 91 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6C 3N1, Bureau 303
Phone : (780) 466-1680 Poste 215


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School year/Age

grades 3 to 6

Language level

French as a First Language
French immersion

School subject (primary)

Social studies

School subjects (secondary)

Fine Arts

Links with the curriculum

Linked to the learning outcomes for social studies, French classes and fine arts, students will be evaluated on the graphic/visual execution of their drawing of the coat of arms, and also the quality of their justification including the quality of French used in the explanatory text that must accompany the coat of arms. The following learning outcomes will be taken into account:

Social Studies

  • 4.3.3 Examine, critically, Alberta’s changing cultural and social dynamics
  • 5.2.1 appreciate the complexity of identity in the Canadian context


  • Students will interpret artworks for their symbolic meaning

French language arts/Français

  • V.1 Students will value their appreciation for French as a tool for personal, intellectual and social development.

Find a complete list of learning outcomes that are linked to this activity.


Contest instructions, rules and details are available read here

Grading criteria are available here


Deadline for submitting an entry is 4pm on March 23, 2018

Number of participants

Teachers may have for students to participate individually, in small groups or have the whole class creates a single entry as long as all the students are of the same grade and that the students’ names are clearly indicated. One teacher may submit more than one entry, but only one entry per student is allowed.


Participation is free!


During the Franco-Albertan flag raising ceremonies at the Rendez-Vous de la Francophone, ACFA presents a contest for students in grades 3 to 6 to showcase their francophone pride.

Participants can make an entry as a group or individually. They must design a coat of arms that represents Alberta’s Francophonie as well as a text that describes the symbols they chose.

Participants could win a full-size Franco-Albertan Flag for their classroom.

Click here for contest details




Alberta Education