This workbook covers the period of Canadian history from the arrival of the Europeans in the 11. century to the present. It contains illustrations, matching and word search games and crossword puzzles to make learning fun. Included in the workbook is a page with the 16 most famous explorers and a page showing their ships, both in color. It is suitable for social studies in elementary schools, home schoolers and students with special needs. There are 52 worksheets and 19 blackline maps, including a project evaluation form and the answer key. The worksheets and maps are designed to eliminate preparation time for teachers and parents. The pages can be used for teaching, reviewing or testing. They can be used consecutively or randomly. Each worksheet has a section called BRAINWORK that requires research and encourages creative thinking and problem-solving. This section is also covered in the answer key.