Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914

Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
Grade 7/8 Canadian History Bundle 1713-1914
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Teachers are provided with over 40 in-depth, engaging, and cross-curricular lessons to help their students explore and understand New France, British North America, and the Conflict and Challenges as well as Confederation, Western Settlement and Development, and Canada A Changing Society.

This bundled unit covers the years 1713 to 1914 in Canadian history. Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral, Media), History, Art and Drama subjects are integrated into this unit.

Included in this resource are answer keys and individual PDFs of student pages to support online learning such as Google Classroom.

This unit is aligned with the Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2013 Grade 7 and 8, Strand A and B.

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Grade Unit Bundles Included
Grade 7 Canadian History Bundle
Grade 8 Canadian History Bundle

This Canadian History Unit 1713-1850 supports a curriculum that teaches:
-The background of New France
-The Treaty of Utrecht 1713
-The Seven Years' War
-The transfer of power of Canada from France to Britain
-The expulsion of the Acadians
-The impact of the American Revolution on Canada
-The Loyalists Arrival
-The Constitution Act of 1791
-The Background Upper and Lower Canada
-The Background to the War of 1812
-The major Canadian battles during the War of 1812
-The Results of the War of 1812
-Post War Era in Upper and Lower Canada
-The Rebellions of 1837-1838
-The Durham Report
-The Act of the Union
-The Rebellion Losses Bill
-The background leading up to Confederation
-How Canada's Confederation occurred
-How Western Canada was settled
-The changes Canadian society faced as an independent nation at the turn of the 20th century

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

***Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from textbook, non-fiction books or online sources***

Grade 7 Lessons:
Introduction: Why do we study history?
#1 Important Events Sorting Activity
#2 Explorers and First Nations Video Clips *internet access required
#3 Canadian Settlement Objects Activity
#4 Map of New France Creation
#5 The Creation of New France
#6 New France Vocabulary QR Code Match-Up
#7 Historical Figures Monologues
#8 New France Guided Inquiry Stations
#9 New France Test
#10 Treaty of Utrecht
#11 Primary Source Analysis on The Acadians
#12 The Seven Years' War
#13 Government Documents After The Seven Years' War
#14 The American Revolution
#15 The Loyalists Guided Inquiry
#16 Optional Video *internet access required
#17 The Constitution Act of 1791
#18 British North America Summative Task
#19 British North America Unit Test
#20 Top 10 List Events from 1713-1800
#21 Establishing Upper Canada Reading
#22 Historica Minutes Videos *internet access required
#23 War of 1812 Overview
#24 War of 1812 Inquiry Stations
#25 War of 1812 Project
#26 Results of the War of 1812
#27 1812 Movie *internet access required
#28 War of 1812 Quiz
#29 Life In Lower Canada
#30 The Rebellions in Lower Canada
#31 Life in Upper Canada
#32 The Rebellions in Upper Canada
#33 The Rebellions Quiz
#34 Optional Videos *internet access required
#35 Politics in British North America
#36 Conflict and Challenges Summative Task
#37 Unit Review and Test

Grade 8 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) Fathers of Confederation Monologues
#6 (Whole Class Lesson) Politics in the Province of Canada
#7 (Movie) John A. Macdonald Personal and Professional Life
#8 (Individual Assignment) Confederation Advertisement 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 (Whole Class) Video Review
#12 (Whole Class) Confederation Unit Test
#13 (Small Group) Primary Source Analysis Videos
#14 (Small Group) Primary Source Analysis Photos
#15 (Small Group Inquiry) Settlement of Western Canada Inquiry Stations
#16 (Individual Assignment) Louis Riel Obituary Assignment
#17 (Class Discussion) Canadian Pacific Railroad Lyric Analysis
#18 (Small Groups) Canadian Pacific Railroad Assignment
#19 (Whole Class) Primary Source Analysis, Video, and Creative Writing - The Gold Rush
#20 (Whole Class) Video Review
#21 (Whole Class) Western Canada Unit Test
#22 (Small Group + Class Discussion) Settling Canada Top 10 List
#23 (Video Clips + Class Discussion) Historica Minutes
#24 (Video) Canadian History Movie
#25 (Whole Class Activity) Interactive Timeline
#26 (Partner Collaboration) The Changing Map of Canada Activity
#27 (Partner Gallery Walk) Important Canadians QR Code Match-Up (non-technology version included)
#28 (Small Group Inquiry Assignment) Changing Society Inquiry Stations
#29 (Independent Historical Analysis) Primary Source Analysis Assessment
#30 (Summative Task) Class Newspaper
#31 (Unit Test) A Changing Society Unit

Resource Includes:
-detailed unit plan, answer keys and assessment rubrics
-detailed teacher and student directions
-interactive note-taking graphic organizers
-assessment for, of and as learning breakdown
-lessons divided up with title pages for easy access
-student assignment choice and variety
-detailed teacher and student directions
-Q Chart to help students formulate good questions
-inquiry stations research folder cover pages
-inquiry station cards with detailed instructions
-inquiry station graphic organizers to help students with their research
-oral presentation assessment rubric
-historical content assessment rubric
-differentiated assessment formats
Total Pages
1,031 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
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