This Canada 1890-1914: A Changing Society Unit supports curriculum that teaches how Canada developed as an independent nation in the years 1890-1914. This unit integrates Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral, Media), and History subjects.
This unit is aligned with:
-Ontario Social Studies curriculum, Grade 8 Strand B.
-British Columbia Socials 9 curriculum.
*Updated on September 17, 2016 with new map links.*
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This Unit Is Also Available In This Bundle
Canadian History Bundle 1850-1914
Teachers are provided with 10 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand this era of Canadian history.
*******Regular and Reliable Internet and Technology Is Required For This Unit*******
Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from textbook, non-fiction books or online sources.
#1 (Small Group + Class Discussion) Settling Canada Top 10 List
#2 (Video Clips + Class Discussion) Historica Minutes **access is from an online source**
#3 (Video) Canadian History Movie **access is from an online source**
#4 (Whole Class Activity) Interactive Timeline
#5 (Partner Collaboration) The Changing Map of Canada **access is from an online source**
#6 (Partner Gallery Walk) Important Canadians QR Code Match Up (non-technology version included)
#7 (Small Group Inquiry Assignment) Changing Society Inquiry Stations
#8 (Independent Historical Analysis) Primary Source Analysis Assessment
#9 (Summative Task) Class Newspaper
#10 (Unit Test) A Changing Society Unit Test
-detailed unit plan
-lessons divided up with title pages for easy access
-10 different lessons
-assessment for, of and as learning breakdown
-learning goals in student friendly language
-lots of variety and student choice on assignments
-detailed teacher and student directions
-Q Chart to help students formulate good questions
-inquiry stations research folder cover pages
-inquiry station cards with detailed instructions
-inquiry station graphic organizers to help students with their research
-oral presentation assessment rubric
-historical content assessment rubric
-Short and Long Answer Unit Test Format
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