This Confederation Unit has been translated into French. It 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.
Created for the new Ontario curriculum! This was translated for use in a French Immersion classroom by two Ontario French immersion teachers. Lesson plans and student pages are written in French.
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#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
-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-historical content assessment rubric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
This Unit Is Also Available In These Bundles
Grade 8 History Bundle
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