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Canadian History Quiz and Study Guide

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4 page editable quiz, 4 page answer key, 2 page study guide
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This is the perfect quiz to assess your Canadian History Unit in Social Studies! This four page quiz includes multiple choice, fill in the blank and written response questions. You will get a clear picture of students' knowledge.

What's Included?

  • 4 page EDITABLE quiz
  • answer key (The key includes some possible answers. Many questions have a variety of plausible responses.)
  • 2 page study guide

Note: The Quiz is Editable so that you can modify it to fit the needs of your students. It is a powerpoint document. I used Century Gothic font.

The following outcomes from the Grade 5 Alberta Program of Studies are assessed:

Students will:

5.3.1 appreciate how changes impact citizenship and identity:

• recognize how economic and political changes impact ways of life of citizens

• recognize the effects of Confederation on citizenship and identity from multiple perspectives

• recognize the historical significance of French and English as Canada’s official languages

5.3.2 assess, critically, the changes that occurred in Canada immediately following Confederation by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues:

• How did John A. Macdonald and George-Étienne Cartier contribute as partners of Confederation?

• How did the circumstances surrounding Confederation eventually lead to French and English becoming Canada’s two official languages?

• How did the building of Canada’s national railway affect the development of Canada?

• Why were Aboriginal peoples excluded from the negotiations surrounding Confederation?

5.3.3 - assess, critically, how the Famous Five brought about change in Canada by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues:

  • Who were the Famous Five?
  • How did they identify the need for change in Canadian laws?
  • How did the changes brought on by their actions affect individual rights in Canada?

5.3.4 assess, critically, how economic booms and crashes affected ways of life in Canada by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues:

• How did the First World War contribute to the industrialization and urbanization of Canada?

• In what ways did the Great Depression of the 1930s affect ways of life in urban and rural communities?

• How did the economic boom immediately following the Second World War affect ways of life in Canada?

5.3.5 - assess, critically, how historical events shaped collective identity in the Canadian context by exploring and reflecting upon the following questions and issues:

  • How was the Statute of Westminster a recognition of Canada as a country?
  • How did the adoption of the Canadian flag affect collective identity within Canada?
  • What factors led to the creation of Nunavut?

Don’t forget to check out my other Social Studies products!

Google Drive – Famous Five Research

Famous Five Research

First Nations, Metis and Inuit Alphabet Cards

Canadian History PowerPoint Presentation and Interactive Notes


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