This is an activity handout that your students can complete while they read an article from an online encyclopedia. The article highlights the history behind the residential school system in Canada and the conditions faced by the children who'd attended them. While this activity is an overview on the Residential School System, it does focus primarily on 20th century Canadian history.
The link to the article is included on the worksheet.
This was created for a grade 10 Canadian History (CHC2D) using the Ontario Curriculum, but it is appropriate for any grades 8-11 class that is learning about the residential school system in Canada.
THE ANSWER KEY IS INCLUDED!
You can preview the article here.