Coming to Nova Scotia
Students discover the definition of a Pioneer, when the largest groups of people of African descent came to Nova Scotia, and what materials and resources were brought with them to establish a new life.
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The French and Indian War (1756 to 1763):
Take your class through the lead-up, strategies, and effects of the French and Indian War of the mid-18th century. The dynamics of American patriotism is put to the test in the vital years before the American Revolution, and the ongoing...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Charles Lawrence's Expulsion Orders or Acadians in 1755
An interesting, but sparse, PowerPoint on early North American history awaits your class. The presentation is only two slides. It is a copy of a letter written by Charles Lawrence to Major Hanfield commanding him to clearing the country...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Analysis of Colonial History: Shipbuilding in Nova Scotia, 1861
Eighth graders use a web-site to examine the economic factors involving colonial ship- building. In this shipbuilding lesson plan, 8th graders will build a set of tables that demonstrate how they have chosen to analyze cost, processing...
8th Social Studies & History
Investigating the Swissair Flight 111 Tragedy
Middle schoolers read two articles about the same event: "Plane from J.F.K Crashes off Canada" from the New York Times and "No Survivors from Crash of Swissair Jetliner Off Nova Scotia" from the Associated Press. They then compare the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts