Confederation: The Dominion of Canada Grades 7-8

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Help students understand the significant events, including coalition government and the Quebec Conference, that led to the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867.

Students will develop an understanding of the diverse groups and important individuals, such as Sir John A. Macdonald, who contributed to the formation and growth of Canada when other provinces and territories joined Confederation.

The 11 lesson plans tell the story of the major factors and significant events that led to the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867 to the issues of today. Includes complete lesson plans with discussion questions for the topic, reading passage and follow-up worksheets, plus answer key.

96 pages.

This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculum for these provinces: Alberta, Grade 7, Social Studies, Canada, Origins, Histories & Movement of People, 7.1 Toward Confederation, 7.2 Following Confederation, Canadian Expansions; British Columbia, Grade 5, Social Studies, Governance, C1. Demonstrate Knowledge of How Confederation Formed Canada as a Nation; Ontario, Grade 8, History, Confederation.

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