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First Nations and Europeans in Early Canada Part One - Before the Explorers Unit

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First Nations and Europeans in New France and Early Canada Part One: Before the Explorers is a Grade 5-7 social studies unit created to support student learning about the early origins of this country. This inquiry-based unit, which meets the 2013 Ontario Ministry of Education Social Studies curriculum, provides a variety of activities meant to allow students to explore the First Nations groups before the arrival of European explorers and settlers. (PLEASE NOTE: This resource is also available in French for French Immersion classes. Check it out here: First Nations & Europeans in New France & Early Canada Part 1– FRENCH Version

Topics Covered Include:
- the use of primary and secondary resources
- major First Nations groups: land, languages, communities, shelter, food, clothing, social structures, religion, political structures, and art
- mapping of First Nations groups
- comparisons of different First Nations groups
- interactions between different First Nations groups

Students will be engaged in exploring maps, planning trade routes, and developing questions about early Canada.

PLEASE NOTE: This Part 1 resource is also available as part of the following bundle:

First Nations and Europeans in New France and Early Canada BUNDLE

OR check out ALL of our First Nations and Europeans in New France and Early Canada resources (including a word wall, trivia game, and French translations here:
First Nations and Europeans in New France & Early Canada Resources .

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