Explore the development of Western Canada by analyzing the song The Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot, who is an icon of Canadian pride and historical reference. Can be used as a History, Media Literacy or Art mark depending on your curriculum.
This assignment asks students to deconstruct the song lyrics and then create a summative task that represents their understanding.
Students are provided with three summative task options:
-Hand Drawn Illustration
***Lyrics and song file NOT included due to copyright. Teacher will have to find the song and lyrics . A hyperlink to the lyrics are included.***
-Detailed lesson plan
-CPR Summative Task
-Assessment Success Criteria
This Assignment Is Also Found In This Unit
Settling Western Canada Unit
Canadian History Bundle 1850-1914
Complete Canadian History Teaching Units
New France, British North America, War of 1812 and The Rebellions 1713-1850
Confederation, Western Canada and Changing Society 1850-1914
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