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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners respond to multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions to demonstrate their understanding of global history and geography.
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Canadian Provinces and Territories

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore world geography by viewing a map of Canada. In this Canadian provinces lesson, 5th graders utilize the Internet to research some of Canada's history and discover the geography of the country. Students view a blank...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2018

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Finding a test that assess knowledge of global history and geography can be challenging, but here's a resource that solves the problem. Updated January 2018, the exam asks class members to analyze charts, primary sources, and graphic...
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Canada

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young language arts pupils explore world geography through the reading of an informational text. As a class learners conduct research on the history, geography, culture, and politics of Canada while they read. They will need to define...
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The Amazing Maud Lewis

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students investigate cultural art from Canada by reading about Maud Lewis.  In this Canadian history instructional activity, students identify the work of Lewis by visiting her magazine website.  Students identify other heroes in Nova...
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Canadian Foreign Policy for a New Millennium

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Canadian foreign policy worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by filling in details about six global issues of their choosing and proposed solutions to those issues.
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Famous Canadians

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the life and contribution of famous Aboriginal Canadian of their choice. In this history lesson, 6th graders create video about them. They present their project in class.
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Reality History TV

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore world history by participating in a media creation activity. In this Canadian culture instructional activity, students discuss the First Nations of Canada and the struggles they encountered with other settlers. Students...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2017

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a final examination for global history and geography? Here's a resource that includes multiple choice, essay, and short answer questions.
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The Depression Throughout Canada

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about the effects of The Great Depression on Canadian residents prior to responding to 6 short answer questions based on the information.
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Through Their Eyes -- Prohibition: A Social Experiment

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read specified textbook pages about Prohibition and then respond to 10 short answer questions about the reading selection.
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The Depression Scrapbook Question Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about the Great Depression in Canada prior to responding to 6 short answer questions based on the information.
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Canada: History Review

For Teachers 7th - 8th
How much do you know about Canadian history? If you're from Canada you may know a lot! Review major Canadian battles, famous politicians, and provinces with your class. You'll find simple yet informative information, images, and a...
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Ch. 8 & 9: Depression Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history guided reading worksheet, students respond to 15 short answer questions after they have the read the assigned textbook pages regarding Canada during the Great Depression.
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Hell's Handmaiden - Canadian Flying Ace Billy Bishop

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He would have been expelled for cheating, but Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop was drafted at the start of World War I before school officials could punish him. A dog fighter of legendary proportions, only the Red Baron rivaled him with...
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First Encounters

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare cultural differences. In this Canadian history lesson plan, 4th graders examine the language and cultural differences between European explorers and First Nations. In small groups, students role-play communication...
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"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
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A Nation Emerges: The Laurier Era 1896-1911

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Canadian history is rich and full of social and industrial changes. Discover the Laurier Era which was marked by industrial growth, mass immigration, policy changes, globalized imperialism, and social reforms. Because this era spans from...
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Introduction to the Great Depression—Canadian and World Studies

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Ah, the classic business cycle model: recession, depression, recovery, prosperity. And then there was the Great Depression. Groups investigate the economic conditions that led to and social movements of the 1920s that great out of the...
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Canadian History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history and government worksheet, students read the noted chapter in their textbooks and then respond to 14 fill in the blank questions.
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Small Group Acting: Enlivening Canadian History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders role-play events in Canadian history. In small groups they develop a script, practice their skit, and perform a skit for the class depicting various events in Canadian history.
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Photographs as History

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Imagine being a war photographer embedded in World War I. How do you see your role? How might your photos influence that study of the war? Of history? Class members select a photograph, adopt the perspective of the photographer, and...
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Canadian History

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 31 short answer questions about Canada's history.
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Canada and The Great War (1914-1918)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Find out what part Canada played in the first World War. Described are the war efforts, military tactics, policies, life on the home front, and war-time propaganda used by Canadians during the first great war. Image, vocabulary,...
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Photo Essay: Decades of Change

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create photo essays about the Canadian response to World War II. In this Canadian history lesson, 8th graders conduct the research necessary to show a comparison of life for Canadians before, during, and after World War II. 
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Social Studies 11: Canada

For Students 11th - 12th
You'll find questions regarding government, immigration, ethnic issues, suffrage, and turn-of-the-century history to complement any lesson on Canada. There are 17 questions in need of full-paragraph answers. A great resource to finish a...
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Canada after the War

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students respond to 32 fill in the blank questions regarding the conditions in Canada following World War II.
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The Best Sniper Of World War 1 - Francis Pegahmagabow

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While he wasn't even considered a Canadian citizen, France Pegahmagabow had the greatest number of kills of any sniper during World War I. After the war, Pegahmagabow went on to lobby for greater rights for the members of the First...
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Acadians Through the Portrait

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Another in the series of Canadian Culture lesson plans is here for you. In it, learners are invited to study the history of the Acadians; a segment of Canadian society for many generations. They utilize the images of Robert Harris, and...
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Exploring Confederation

For Teachers 10th - 11th
High schoolers consider a painting by Robert Harris which shows the important figures in early Canadian government. They identify the important figures, and each pupil chooses one to study. A living history day is held where all learners...
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The Power of One

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers examine the origins of the Canadian nation and government. They study the principles upon which each of the provinces was founded. The four-lesson plan sequence also provides opportunities for experiences in visual art,...
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Illustrated Letters

For Teachers 10th - 11th
The images and letters of Robert Harris are used to give high schoolers a glimpse into what life was like for Canadians in the 1800s. After viewing the images and reading the letters, pupils try their hand at writing letters to Robert...
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Telling Stories: Narratives of Nationhood

For Teachers 3rd
Three lessons make up a unit on the birth of Canada. Learners in the third grade will analyze famous works of art, research historical events, and discuss the role women played in the early development of Canada. Writing, history, and...
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Ch. 13, WWII: The Home Front

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history guided reading worksheet, students respond to 11 short answer questions after they have the read the assigned textbook pages regarding Canada's involvement in World War II.
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Ch. 14: Postwar Canada

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history guided reading worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions after they have the read the assigned textbook pages regarding Canada during the post World War II era.
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The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: An Introduction

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read segments of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Students then respond to 19 fill in the blank questions based on the document.
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Canadian Studies Exercise

For Teachers 6th
In this Canadian history worksheet, 6th graders review many aspects of Canadian studies. Students complete 10 fill in the blank questions, 5 essay questions and 10 true/false questions.
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Why do Americans and Canadians Celebrate Labor Day?

For Students 9th - 12th
A day off from work to celebrate...labor? Find out why on the first Monday of every September, Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day. Viewers will learn about the unique history of the first Labor Day, in which workers not only...
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Grade 10 History Unit 1 Test Review (1900-1929)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this world history review instructional activity, learners define and identify the 50 people and events listed on the instructional activity associated with the 1920's and World War I.
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Life on a Seigneury

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate life in New France. In this Canadian history lesson, students participate in a simulation playing the parts of settlers to New France and the government and church officials welcoming them. Students then plot land on...
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A Peace Park

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Piece together American and Canadian culture by learning about peace parks! Scholars discuss differences between Waterton Lakes National Park and Glacier National Park as a group. The newly-informed pupils answers questions about this...
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The Canadian Ribbon of Steel

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research the building of the Canadian Railroad and discuss the impact it has on Canada today.
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Canadian Culture Lesson

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore Canadian history by reading a book with their classmates. In this Canadian province lesson plan, 5th graders view a YouTube video and PowerPoint presentation of the history of Manitoba. Students research the sport...
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Canadian Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and formulate opinions to explain key elements of Canadian identity. They create a simulated television production that represents and justifies their group's opinion about Canadian identity.
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Canada in Crisis

For Students 8th - 12th
The text to which these reading comprehension questions apply is not known; however, the instructional activity may help you come up with your own questions for your materials on Canadian History.
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Guest Speaker: World War II Veteran

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders listen to a World War II veteran tell his story. For this Canadian history lesson, 8th graders consider questions they would like to ask their guest speaker about his service during the war.  
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Preparing for World War I

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War I worksheet, students examine Canada's role in the first world war from mobilizing troops to the last hundred days as they read about 8 chronologically listed events.
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Nous Nous Souvenons: French-Canadians

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research the French-Canadian influence in northern New York. They interview families of French-Canadian descent, research immigration history, visit a French restaurant, write narratives about their experiences interviewing...
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The Call of the Wild: Culture and History

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild is set during the Yukon Gold Rush and describes the harsh environment of the Klondike. Ask your class to describe the Klondike and consider the motivation needed to take a journey like the one so...
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The War in Europe: World War II

For Students 9th - 12th
For this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages and then respond to 8 short answer questions based on the reading selection.
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Governmental Apology for the Aboriginal Experience—Canadian and World Studies

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What constitutes an effective apology? After considering a series of scenarios, class members develop criteria for an effective apology and then use these indicators to evaluate Canada's Prime Minister Harper's apology to former...
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Where Do Canadians Live?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate Canadian people by researching the geography of the country.  In this world geography lesson, students identify locations within Canada with large populations based on their access to waterways.  Students view and...
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A Taste of Canadian Confederation : Map Skills, Geography, Canadian History

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders construct a map of the Canadian provinces on top of a cake with icing and include a legend with varied information.
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Sources of Law and Categories of Law – Formative Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Canadian government worksheet, high schoolers respond to 5 fill in the blank and short answer questions based on the types of laws that exist in Canada.
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Celebrating Canada

For Teachers 4th
A wonderful series of lessons on Canada is here for your class. Fourth graders investigate the diverse cultures and ethnicities of the citizens of Canada. They study the symbols of Canada, and the festivals and national celebrations that...
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Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a nicely designed lesson on ancestry and family history. In it, learners read an article entitled, "Where Were Your Ancestors in 1871?" Then, they make up a series of questions to profile their family and their community 100...
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Historical Consciousness: Infusing Identity and Citizenship

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the effects of national and family identities. In this Canadian history lesson, students investigate their family histories against the backdrop of the nation's history. 
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Red River Spy Mission

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze causes of the Red River Rebellion. In this Canadian history lesson plan, 8th graders consider the differing points of view of the groups involved in this rebellion. Students research Louis Riel and Sir John MacDonald.
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Growth of a Nation: Trading Cards

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students research and write about events and people that have contributed to the development of Canada. They develop their paragraphing skills and create a package of 10 Canadian History Trading Cards.
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The Gold Rush: Hiking Historical Trails

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students visit gold fields. In this Canadian history lesson, students research the Gold Rush of Harrison Lake and then take a trip to the mines and hike the area. Students pan for gold, read Gold Rush literature, and participate in other...
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Canada and the Cold War: 1945-1991 – PowerPoint Presentation

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students view a PowerPoint presentation about Canada's role in this Cold War and then respond to 27 fill in the blank questions. The PowerPoint is not provided.
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The Cuban Missile Crisis

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer questions about the Cuban Missile Crisis and its effects on Canada.
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The October Crisis Quebec’s FLQ Terrorists

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about the War Measures Act and FLQ terrorists. Students then respond to 7 short answer questions based on the pages.
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Winnipeg General Strike Question Sheet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about the Winnipeg General Strike and then respond to 6 short answer questions.
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Basket Making

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create a basket. In this basket making lesson, students explore the Ojibway culture and discover the history of basket making. Students design and construct a basket.
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History Through the Spyglass: Developing Research Skills for Social Studies

For Teachers 8th
Research everyday life of people living in British North America in the mid 1800s. Use this British North America history lesson to have students discuss resources to use for researching history. They will read about the Hensley Horror,...
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Interning Japanese Canadians

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Learners create a time line of the Japanese Canadian internment of World War II to the apology of the government in 1997. In this World War II lesson plan, students identify historical events in sequence.
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New Brunswick

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the different provinces of Canada by examining maps.  In this Canadian geography lesson, 5th graders utilize the web to research the culture, and history of the Canadian province New Brunswick.  Students view a...
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Aboriginal Quilting Activity

For Teachers K
Students explore Aboriginal culture by participating in an art activity. In this First Nation history lesson plan, students utilize the Internet to research images and designs from Native American culture. Students create images on...
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History of Film: Creating Heritage Moments

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, in groups, research a specified topic of Canadian history. They dramatize their findings, become familiar with many filming techniques and film themselves in a historical skit for presentation to the class.
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The Homefront and Two Battles

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about the Battles of Ypres and Vimy during World War II and then respond to 12 short answer questions.
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Treaties

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate Canadian history by examining the alliances made in the past. For this Canadian treaties lesson, 5th graders identify the Native Americans of Canada, known as the First Nations people or Aboriginals. Students...
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Diversity

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover cultural heritage by investigating the Aboriginal community. In this Canadian History instructional activity, 4th graders identify the First Nations of Canada and research them using an atlas and the web. Students...
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Metis - Grade 10

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the organization and purpose of the Metis. In this Canadian history lesson, 10th graders watch "Metis Settlements," and then participate in talking circles sharing their impressions of the video.
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Walking the Lands of Our Ancestors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Canadian assimilation policies of the First Nations. In this Canadian history instructional activity, students participate in talking circles, listen to guest speakers,and  take field trips to local museums and sites of...
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Metis- Grade 11

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders consider the impact of immigration on native peoples. In this Canadian history lesson, 11th graders watch "Places Not Our Own," and then participate in a classroom simulation that requires them to consider land...
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Stories of Life in Canada

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine Canadian history through William Kurelek's artwork. In this art analysis lesson, students discuss the ideas expressed in the picture book A Prairie Boy's Winter and A Prairie Boy's Summer. Students view the film Kurelek,...
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Technology of War Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history activity, students read Canadian History, by Ian Hundey and then respond to 7 short answer questions about war technologies.
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Laurier: the Big Compromiser

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students respond to 6 questions about the 1911 Election, the Boer War, the naval issues of 1910, and the reciprocity.
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Coureurs de Bois, First Nation Peoples, and the Fur Trade

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The interactions between the Coureurs de bois (runners of the woods) and the First Nation Peoples as they engaged in the fur trade are the focus on this Canadian history exercise. Kids select learning centers based on their learning...
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Contributions

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the history of Canada by analyzing the First Nations' citizens. In this Native Canadian contributions lesson, students research the geography of Canada and create a book about the First Nations' involvement in the...
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Every Building Tells a Story

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using the images of Robert Harris, this series of lesson plans invites high schoolers to expand their understanding of Canadian heritage by examining architectural images of Charlottetown. These lessons include activities in writing,...
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The Rise of Separatism in Quebec: The FLQ, October Crisis and Constitutional Reform

For Students 8th - 12th
This worksheet is intended to accompany a specific reading; however, the source is unnamed. Nevertheless, you may be able to use some of the questions when you cover this topic in your class. It addresses Quebec history, Front de...
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Treaties - Grade 8

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine treaties pertaining to Canadian natives. For this Canadian history lesson, 8th graders watch "Frist Nations: The Unbroken Circle," and then discuss the negotiations that took place between the Nisga'a people and...
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Ch. 8: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history guided reading worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer questions after they have the read the assigned textbook pages regarding Canada's involvement in World War I.
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Treaties

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore Canadian history by investigating the First Nations. For this Aboriginal treaty lesson, 2nd graders identify the specific agreements made between European settlers and Aboriginals which caused the formation of...
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Treaties

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore Canadian history by participating in a role-playing activity. In this First Nation treaties instructional activity, 3rd graders identify the difficulties the Aboriginals faced when dealing with early European...
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First Nations Contributions

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the contributions made by the First Nations to Canada. In this Canadian history lesson, 9th graders compare and contrast First Nation creation stories to migration theories. Students then research the...
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Same Colors, Different Flavors

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Who says getting to know your neighbors has to be difficult? The first resource in a three-part series creates an engaging project that teaches your scholars about Canadian culture. A question-and-answer format takes place via e-mail and...
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Canada Day!

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension Canadian history worksheet, students read a multi paragraph passage about the holiday in Canada. Students answer 12 questions.
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World War Two PowerPoint (Part Two): An Overview and Canada’s Role

For Students 8th - 12th
For this World War II worksheet, students respond to 49 fill in the blank questions about the causes, events, and culmination of the war. The PowerPoint presentation is not included.
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Canadian Heroes

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine heroes of Canada. They watch short videos about Lionel Conacher, Harry Jerome, and Wayne Gretzky, research a Canadian athlete, write an essay, and create an an athlete triptych.
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Home Child History

For Students 5th - 6th
For this Language Arts worksheet, students read about Canadian history related to the novel Home Child. Students read about the story of Canada's Home children, which began in the mid-1800's.
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We are Reflections of Canada - Our People, Our Places, and Our Landscape

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A series of four lessons on the places, people, and landscape of Canada. These excellent lessons should provide your charges with an increased understanding of the history and culture of Canada - the largest country in North America....
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One Of the Capable Generals of WW1 - Arthur Currie

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
He may have had a suspicious past, and his pot belly certainly didn't reflect the image of a brave soldier but today, however, General Arthur Currie is considered a national hero in Canada. Currie made Canadian troops the pride of the...
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British North America Act

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian government worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about constitutional monarchies and parliamentary democracies. Students complete a graphic organizer and 15 short answer and fill in the blank questions.
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Canada's Constitutional Documents

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze one major constitutional document and the events surrounding it. They examine primary sources (historical documents) and draw conclusions from evidence. Students write an essay and may prepare a presentation of their...
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Orange Revolution Lesson 3: Good Governance

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the Orange Revolution. For this Orange Revolution lesson, students examine the climate of the Ukrainian protest and investigate the role of Canadian government in the protest.
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Refugees

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use the internet as well as personal interviews to research refugees and refugee status from a Canadian and international perspective.
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Treaties - Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the history and current issues facing First Nations treaties. In this native studies instructional activity, 12th graders research modern land claims in Canada and write reports based on their findings.
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The War of 1812

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the War of 1812 as it affected Canadian history. They research primary source documents that are listed at the include websites. They answer the associated research questions.
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Andrew Jackson

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 49 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Andrew Jackson. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Mind Maps: Introduction To Canadian Identity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create mind maps. In this Canadian identity lesson, 8th graders examine video clips, music clips, and visual arts to create a picture of Canadian identity.
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The Kwakwaka'Wakw: A Study of a North Pacific Coast People and the Potlatch

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Discover the cultural practices and unique value systems of a group of native peoples from Canada called the Kwakwaka'wakw. Your young historians will discuss how conceptions of wealth can vary and how these native people utilized...
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History and Government of Canada

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Canada instructional activity, students summarize the factors influencing the development of Canada in a chart, then explain the different parts of Canadian government.
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The Trial of Louis Riel: Honing Logic and Reasoning

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students gather research information and use it to write a script that presents the re-creation of Canada's Louis Riel's trial. They write complete testimony for witnesses and participate in a mock trial.
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History and Government of Canada

For Students 6th - 8th
In this History and Government of Canada worksheet, middle schoolers complete sentences by filling in thirteen missing words or phrases without using a word bank.
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Technology as Change: The Atlantic Canada Fishery

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A wonderfully constructed series of lessons on the history of the fishing industry in Canada. They discuss what they already know about the methods and technology used in the fishing industry past and present, create a research report...
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Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore different works of art by contemporary Canadian Aboriginal artists and express their cultural identity by creating a work of art. In this Canadian Aboriginal art lesson, students view Canadian Aboriginal art and view the...
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The Enemy that Never Was

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct research and explain in a speech why Japanese Canadians were not a threat to Canada during the Second World War.
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World War Two PowerPoint: An Overview and Canada’s Role

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, students respond to 19 fill in the blank questions based on a PowerPoint presentation about Canada's role in the war. The PowerPoint presentation is not included.
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Canadian History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students conduct research on the history of early Canada. They create timelines of important dates, write biographies of Canadian explorers, consider the importance of geography and religion in Canada's settlement and examine both...
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Top 10s in Canada

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine major individuals and events that took place in Canadian history to create a Top 10 List. They write an essay explaining why top 10 lists are popular and useful.
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Canadian Immigration

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore Canadian history by reading a book with their classmates. In this global immigration lesson, students utilize a SMART notebook to review information about the differences between Canadian and American immigration....
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Citizen Involvement In the Legislative Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars engage in a lesson plan which can be adapted to a simulation, emphasizing citizens' contributing to the legislative process. They gain a better understanding of how the legislative process works.
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Bimaadagaako Adventure

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use an interactive website to complete a wilderness trail adventure where they learn about Native cultures, voyagers, and the Canadian fur trade. In this interactive history lesson, students visit the wilderness classroom...
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The First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples of Canada

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore demographic shifts. For this Canadian Census lesson, students interpret data from the 2006 Census to determine the needs of the Aboriginal population in the country.
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Stories Behind Pacific Northwest First Nations' Images

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars investigate Canadian culture by examining mascots of the 2010 Olympics.  In this Canadian history activity, students read a Vancouver Olympics guide to identify three Canadian mascots and their importance to the First...
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Building and a sundial

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students create a sundial. In this sundial lesson plan, students examine the history and use of sundials. Students create a sundial and test their sundial.
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Treaties - Grade 10

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the First Nations Treaty. In this Canadian history lesson, 10th graders participate in talking circles that require them to analyze "The Royal Proclamation."
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Treaties Grade 11

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the First Nations Treaty. In this Canadian history lesson plan, 11th graders participate in talking circles that require them to compare "Human Rights," with the First Nations Treaty.
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Military Rescue in the Red River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the role of Canada's military, and debate whether it is large enough to perform its job well.
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Geography: Intro to Canada

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the geography of Canada by analyzing a map of the country.  In this North American geography lesson, students identify the 13 provinces of Canada and their locations by examining a Canadian map.  Students may use...
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Aboriginal History: Creating Tribes and Artifacts

For Teachers 7th
A list of aboriginal tribes and customs is discused and the importance of sharing and respecting each others' ideas is reinforced, Your class will create their own tribal names and artifacts, and present their tribes to classmates in...
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Japanese Internment Questions

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, students read the noted textbook pages about Japanese internment in Canada and then respond to 7 short answer questions.
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History on Film: Creating Heritage Moments

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine significant events in fur trade history. In small groups, they conduct research, develop and write a script, and create a videotaped "Heritage Moment."
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The World Goes to War

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War I instructional activity, learners respond to 90 fill in the blank and drawing questions about Canada's involvement in World War I.
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Eye of the Icon

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Canadian figures in history is the focus of this lesson series. High schoolers study important social figures throughout Canadian history. They study their writings and legacies. Learners recreate an oral legend which focuses on one icon...
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Canadian Olympic Fashion

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars, in groups, research a Canadian Olympic sport and design a uniform for a Canadian Olympic team.
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Canadian Olympic Fashion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers construct a timeline for a Canadian Olympic sport and design a uniform for a Canadian Olympic teamIn groups, they must implement Canadian Olympic tradition and identity, and its functional characteristics into their...
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The Experience of Diary Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read sections of Mackenzie King's diary. King was the Prime Minister of Canada during WWII. They relate the importance of keeping a diary.
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History and Government of Canada

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Canadian geography worksheet, students read about how Canada developed and governs itself. Students take notes and answer 4 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
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Canadian Studies Exercise

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Canadian studies worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 10 sentences, describe the significance of 5 notable people or events, and respond to 10 true and false questions pertaining to Canada and its history.
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A Look at U.S. and Canadian Approaches to Individual Liberties

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students compare and contrast Canadian and U.S. policies regarding social issues. In this sociology lesson plan, students research social and governance policies in the countries and write personal essays using their findings.
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Problems in Germany after World War One

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War I activity, students respond to 29 fill in the blank and short answer questions about the problems in Germany after the war.
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Small Group Acting: Enlivening Canadian History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the elements of Canadian identity and history. They analyze and organize the information. They investigate the concept of Small Group Acting, storyboarding, and writing a good script.
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Enduring Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars research the art, dance or a game from the Pacific Northwest Coast Aborigines.  In this Canadian Cultures instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint about the Inuits.  Young scholars choose a game , type of artwork...
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Political Parties and Election Results, 1997 and 2000

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners become familiar with the results of the Canadian Federal Election by analyzing data on the number of valid votes by political affiliation. In this civics lesson plan, students integrate data and knowledge with other research...
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Treaties

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore Canadian maps. In this map skills and Canadian history instructional activity, students locate reserves that originated from treaties made while establishing the Saskatchewan First Nation reserve communities. Students...
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Slavery Bound or Underground

For Teachers 11th
Examine the role of slaves,, slave owners, and abolitionists during the Civil War with a study of the history of the Underground Railroad. Through the many links learners research the people involved and the heroes of the movement....
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Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners study the art work of aboriginalists and create art work of their own to demonstrate an understanding of the art form. In this art lesson plan, students create 3D art and experiment with color combinations.
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A Timeline of Canada's Constitutional Evolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research and make a time line illustrating the evolution of the Canadian Constitution.
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Canada's Constitutional Evolution

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research and write an essay relevant to different themes in Canada's Constitutional History.
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Good Intentions...?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research and write an essay describing historical events surrounding the Canadian government's treaty with Aboriginal peoples. They examine the motives behind treaty documents and government acts to determine whether government...
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A Journey Through Time!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars discover more about conducting genealogical research on the challenges that their ancestors and others experienced during their immigration to Canada and their migration within Canada. They engage in a variety of creative...
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Labour Unrest: Post World War I

For Students 8th - 12th
In this post World War I worksheet, students read instructor-assigned pages and then complete a graphic organizer based on the labor needs of women, veterans, factory owners, and workers. Students also respond to 2 short answer questions.
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Governance - Grade 7

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the governance of natives in Canada. In this native studies lesson, students read handouts on the Iroquois and Huron Confederacies and then respond to discussion questions about the 2 governance systems.
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Roughing It in the Backwoods

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students have the opportunity to practice research and essay-writing skills using primary and secondary source materials. They explore aspects of early settlers' lives in the backwoods of Upper Canada.
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Consumerism, Me and the Natural Environment— Canadian and World Studies

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Just as no man is an island, no country is totally independent of other countries. To understand the impact of individual consumer decisions on the global natural environment, class groups consider how the stuff they purchase connects to...
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Law

For Students 11th - 12th
As you introduce learners to the basics of law, have them complete a related worksheet. They are required to compose 11 short answers that define basic law terminology, statues, legal differences, and history. 
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Candian Involvement in World War II

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, learners read the noted pages in the textbook about the Dieppe Raid and the Italian Campaign. Students then respond to 9 short answer questions.
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Legends as Oral History

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read First Nations legends to find information about the First Nations.  In this legends as oral history lesson, 6th graders interview and write oral histories from family members.
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History of Cars

For Students 8th - 10th
In this history of cars instructional activity, learners answer 20 multiple choice questions about cars of the past, the types of cars, the Clean Air Act, the number of cars on the road and the average fuel economy for new cars.
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The Constitution: Written or Unwritten?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars form teams and debate whether the Canadian Constitution has evolved to be primarily written or unwritten.
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Female Fur Traders: Breaking Arbitrary Barriers

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read a variety of articles and watch a video about the history of female Canadian fur traders. They contribute to a website on the subject and develop a presentation with their research for the class.
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What Would They Have Said? A Role Playing and Interview Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study Canadian constitutional documents and historical figures. They play an historical figure in an interview. Students answer questions about the events and documents in which they played a role.
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Metis- Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore the settlement of the Canadian Northwest. For this Canadian history lesson, 12th graders research the Metis, the Canadian, Euro-Canadians, Ontario Society, and Quebec Society. Students present their research...
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Cold War Developments

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canada during the Cold War worksheet, students exhibit their understanding of the Korean War, the Suez Conflict, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the nuclear issue, and the Vietnam War as they complete a graphic organizer.
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First Nations Contributions

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders recognize the contributions made my Indigenous people around the world. In this research skills lesson, 11th graders research native peoples of several countries and create presentations that feature the contributions of...
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The History and Poetry of In Flanders Fields

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the inspiration for the John Mc Crae's poem, In Flanders Field. They study sonnets and the use of tetrameter before discussing is considered to be a sonnet although it does not follow the pattern. They discuss the...
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Golf

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars view short videos on various trailblazers in the game of golf. They examine the origins of the game of golf, the history of canadian success in golf, and design their own 18-hole colf course for their community.
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Aboriginal Peoples And The Universals of Culture

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research specific features of a province or territory of Canada.  In this Canadian history lesson, 6th graders identify aboriginal culture areas on a map, identify cultural features represented in their region, and create...
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Using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Examine Issues of Discrimination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. In this diversity lesson, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom...
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Canadian Gold Rush Activity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the importance of the Gold Rush which established British Columbia in 1871.
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The War of 1812

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
While the War of 1812 may not have resulted in any great shift of territories, it did have significant effects on Native Americans and the status of the United States as an independent nation. Review the major events and lasting...
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Memories of the Past

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Explore contemporary American Indian art. After viewing a set of images, class members discuss the design elements of techniques present, as well as how these artists represent history and culture. Learners examine the parfleche and...
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What the Fahrenheit?!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learn the story of the origin of the Fahrenheit temperature scale. As it happens, it is quite an interesting sequence of events. The episode of the Veritasium playlist explains the history of its creation and the significance of the...
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When Sharks Swam the Great Plains

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Would you believe the Midwest region of the United States was once the Western Interior Seaway? An interesting presentation from the PBS Eons series describes the geography of the ancient seaway and the species that lived there. The...
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Aboriginal Legends

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students listen to and read legends and see that these legends helped the Aboriginals explain their everyday life. Through their stories and legends we find that Aboriginal values, attitudes and cultural identities are shared.
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Metis- Grade 9

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate aspects of Metis life. In this Canadian history lesson, 9th graders research Metis life and use their findings to create time line quilts.
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Minnesota Crossword

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Minnesota worksheet, students answer questions in a crossword about Minnesota's history. Students answer 9 questions in the crossword.
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North Dakota Challenge

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this North Dakota worksheet, learners answer multiple choice questions about the history of North Dakota. Students answer 10 questions.
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Political Parties of Canada Web Search

For Students 9th - 12th
For this Canadian government worksheet, students conduct Internet searches to locate the answers to 22 short answer questions about political parties in Canada.
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Cityscapes

For Teachers K - 12th
A perfect resource for an art teacher of any grade. First, click on the resource's second tab, entitled "Activities," to find four unique grade-specific instructional activity all based on the theme of cityscapes.  Each activity utilizes...
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Photographs as History

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War I worksheet, students examine 28 official photographs from the war and read their brief descriptions. Students analyze the primary sources in order to better understand the war.
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Music and Canadian Identity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analysize a song from the Sheet Music from Canada's Past website. They examine and compare the historical context with Canada today. They write song lyrics on the same themes.
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Teachers' Guide: Take Time to Remember

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The Royal Canadian Legion offers this teacher's guide designed to remind learners of all ages of the sacrifices made by Canadian soldiers in not only World War I but also the Korean and Gulf wars. The 42-page packet is filled with...
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Patriotic Arts: Influencing Canadians At War

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Young scholars study how war has shaped Canadian life, patriotism, propaganda, and music. They research primary source documents, novels, videos, and songs before celebrating Remembrance Day.
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Democracy: Understanding the Canadian Parliamentary System

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners study democracy, levels of Canadian government and the responsibilities of elected officials. They write letter's to the Prime Minister about their pride in Canada.
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Time for Change? A look at Canada's electoral system.

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders cultivate respect and appreciation for Canadian Parliamentary democracy. They build curiosity and interest in studying citizenship issues related to Parliament and by engaging in a mock election.
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Contributions in Society

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore Canadian history by investigating the First Nations. In this Canadian heritage lesson plan, 1st graders identify the contributions made by the First Nations to the country of Canada. Students collaborate to create a...
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Canadian Missionaries: An Investigation

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars discuss their ideas related to mission work, read an article on Canadian missionaries and review video clips on specific topics.
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Democratic Values

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian government instructional activity, students read the noted pages in their civics textbook and then respond to 7 fill in the blank and short answer questions about Canada's democratic government.
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Migration—Push and Pull Factors

For Teachers 7th - 10th
What causes people to move from one place, one city, or one country to another? Using the provided migration questionnaire, learners interview family members about the factors that cause them to be pushed from an area or pulled to an area.
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Stone & Bone Inuit Carvings

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research information about Canadian Inuit history, geography, and culture. They study many forms of art created by the Inuit, including sculpture with stone, animal bones or teeth, and other items found in their northern Canada...
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Legal Rights, the Charter, and Canada's Constitution

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the issue of human rights in Canada and compare and contrast the Bill of Rights and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. They debate whether Canadians are giving up certain democratic rights in exchange for the greater good.
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Canada and the United States: A Collage

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a visual presentation that describes the influence of American culture on Canadian culture, the Canadian response to that influence, and the benefits and drawbacks of that influence to Canadian culture.
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Symbols of Canada Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the most common symbols of Canada and explain their importance. In this Canadian culture instructional activity, students identify the beaver, maple leaf, and Inuksuk and discuss why Canada feels these are representative...
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The Multicultural Mural

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the diversity among their classmates by creating an art project.  In this human history lesson, 6th graders discuss the different backgrounds of their families and the importance of Canadian culture.  Students...
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Treaties- Grade 9

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students discover historical and current issues regarding First Nations Treaties. In this Canadian history lesson, students read and analyze treaties made between the Canadian government and the native people of the land. Students...
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Confederation Comparison

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students compare and contrast American and Canadian plans for government. In this government lesson, students analyze the text and impact of the Articles of Confederation and the Confederation of Canada. Students compose essays that...
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Primary History: Children of World War II - The War Effort

For Students 9th - 12th
Learners examine the war effort during World War II by designing a poster, and writing a letter home from the perspective of a soldier arriving home. They also discuss how much British children knew about America. In addition, they do...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Connect design elements and principles to identity a culture with a discussion and related art activity. After analyzing artwork in relation to design, class members talk about personal and cultural identity. Using items that represent...
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Canadian Theater History

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students research the history of Canadian theater. They read a play,research the playwright and the social and historical environment of the play,and present an excerpt to the class.
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Ruling Wisely? British Rule after the Conquest

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research and write an essay comparing the Royal Proclamation of 1763 and the Quebec Act of 1774 in the context of the events surrounding the times.
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Canadian Wall of Fame

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research famous Canadians, then present their findings in bill form. They argue and attempt to convince the class that these important Canadian figures deserve to be included in the classroom wall of fame.
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Different Perspectives: The Durham Report and Act of Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and write an essay on the "Report on the Affairs of British North America," also known as the Durham Report.
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Different Perspectives: The Durham Report and Act of Union

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research events that led to the Durham Report, the differing perspectives of various social and political groups at the time and the consequences of the report. They write a report on the source of these grievances, the...
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The Rise of Responsible Government

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete a worksheet. Students search for required information from the Canada in the Making Web site (and other sources, if desired). They make observations and anticipate opposing arguments.
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Canada and its Trading Partners

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students identify the relationship between Canada and its trading partners. They use two data sources, Canadian Statistics and E-STAT, on the Statistics Canada website to explore the growing importance of trade in general.

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