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Confederation Unit

Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Confederation Unit
Product Description
This Confederation Unit supports Canadian history curriculum that teaches how Canada's Confederation occurred. Teachers are provided with 10 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand this era of Canadian history. This unit integrates Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral), History, and Drama subjects.

*Updated on September 17, 2016 with new map links.*

This Unit Is Also Available In These Bundles
Creating Canada 1850-1890
Canadian History Bundle 1850-1914

*******Regular and Reliable Internet Is Required For This Unit*******

Included Lessons:
#1 (Class Discussion) Why Do We Study History?
#2 (Interactive Activity) How Did We Get Here?
#3 (Class Discussion + Historical Map Assignment) How Has The Map of Canada Changed?
#4 (Small Group Inquiry Assignment) Life in British North America Prior to 1867: A Geographical and Cultural Examination
#5 (Individual Assignment) Historical Monologues Assignment: Fathers of Confederation
#6 (Whole Class Lesson) Politics in the Province of Canada
#7 (Movie) John A. Macdonald Personal and Professional Life ***movie access is from an online source***
#8 (Individual Assignment) Advertising Confederation Assignment
#9 (Class Discussion + Graphic Organizer) The Pros and Cons of Confederation
#10 (Whole Class Lesson or Partner Work) The Charlottetown, Quebec and London Conferences
#11 Unit Test

Unit Includes:
-10 different lessons
-lots of variety and student choice on assignments
-detailed teacher and student directions
-Q Chart to help students formulate good questions
-10 inquiry station cards with detailed instructions
-10 inquiry station graphic organizers to help students with their research
-oral presentation assessment rubric
-historical content assessment rubric
-2 different unit test formats

***********Teacher Feedback******************

1. "A very well thought out unit. Lessons were easy to follow with detailed instructions for both the teacher and students. I loved the variety of activities and so did my students!
This unit saved me a ton of time! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity and bringing some fun into a somewhat dry topic!"

2. "Very helpful in guiding my teaching! The assessments and rubrics were also extremely helpful AND saved me a ton of time and brainpower."

3. "The unit is very well organized, ready to use and detailed (including answer keys)."


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Total Pages
134 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
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