Exploration Canada - Bundle #1 of 3 Resources

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This is a bundle of three of my units on explorers that are designed for Canadian students in grades 4-6. The three resources can also be purchased in my Mega Bundle which can be seen here:
Explorers Mega Bundle of 7 Products

The 3 items may be viewed individually at:

Explorers to Canada Cards
Explorers to Canada Webquests
Explorers to Canada Graphic Organizers
1. Explorers to Canada – 15 Graphic Organizers: This activity consists of graphic organizers for fifteen explorers that made an important contribution to Canadian history: John Cabot, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, Leif Ericson, John Franklin, Simon Fraser, Martin Frobisher, Humphrey Gilbert, Samuel Hearne, Henry Hudson, Sieur de La Salle, Alexander Mackenzie, Pierre Radisson, David Thompson, and George Vancouver.
--- Each explorer has a graphic organizer for students to complete with simple biographical facts, the explorer’s important accomplishments, and what we can find today at the sites or area of exploration. Students are also provided space on each sheet to draw a map of the explorer’s route(s).
--- I have included more than two pages of an answer key with some information on each explorer so that the teacher can check it against student work. Not all data on each explorer is included of course, but enough to serve as a guideline.
2. Explorers to Canada: 28 Explorer Cards, 8 Task Cards, 8 Quiz Cards:
Included in this product are 28 Explorer Cards of the following individuals who helped explore and chart Canada, 8 Quiz cards, 8 Task cards, a quiz card answer sheet for the student, and 28 answer key pages for the explorers listed below:
--- Roald Amundsen, Etienne Brulé, John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto), Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, James Cook, Leif Ericson, John Franklin, Simon Fraser, Martin Frobisher, Juan de Fuca, Humphrey Gilbert, Medard Chouart des Groseilliers, Samuel Hearne, Henry Hudson, Louis Jolliet, Henry Kelsey, Henry Larsen, Sieur de La Salle, Pierre de La Verendrye, Alexander Mackenzie, Jean Nicollet, John Palliser, Pierre Radisson, John Rae, David Thompson, George Vancouver, and Giovanni da Verrazzano.

--- The 8 quiz cards have one question each that the students answer on an answer sheet. Students can work through all 8 cards independently or as a group assignment. The quiz cards have 28 pages of answer key for the teacher’s use – or for the students to check their work.
--- 8 task cards are included as well. These are small projects. No answer keys are included for the tasks, as the projects are creative and individual in scope - the "Quiz Card" questions are fact-based.

The Explorer Cards, Quiz Cards, and Task Cards are designed so that the classroom teacher can use all or as many as he or she wishes - if some of the Explorer Cards are not used, this will not make a difference to the overall organization of the product. With this in mind, I have not numbered the Explorer Cards or Quiz Cards. The Task Cards are numbered 1-8; I have included a blank Task Card sheet for the teacher to add tasks or replace tasks.
3. Explorers to Canada – Webquest Scavenger Hunt Activities
This product includes two webquest scavenger hunts for Canadian explorers – the first is for: http://www.masters.ab.ca/bdyck/early-canada/explorers/ - the explorers covered are Cabot, Cartier, Frobisher, Champlain, and Hudson.
Students will complete activities for each webquest which consists of a True or False and a Fill-in-the-blanks activity.
The second website is http://www.canadiana.ca/hbc/intro_e.html and is about the history of the Hudson Bay Company. The explorers covered are Brule, Nicollet, Groseilliers, Radisson, Kelsey, Hearne, La Verendrye, and Mackenzie. Students will complete a Jeopardy-type activity where answers are provided and they construct the questions.

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Exploration Canada - Bundle  #1 of 3 Resources
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Exploration Canada - Bundle  #1 of 3 Resources
Exploration Canada - Bundle  #1 of 3 Resources
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