Grade 8 History Bundle Confederation, Western Settlement and Changing Society

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Teachers are provided with 28 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand this era of Canadian history on Confederation, Western Settlement and Development, and Canada A Changing Society. This unit integrates Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral, Media), History, Art and Drama subjects.

This Canadian History 1850-1914 Unit bundle supports curriculum that teaches:
-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.

*Updated on September 17, 2016 with new map links.*

Curriculum Alignment:
-Ontario Social Studies Curriculum Grade 8 Strand A and B
-New British Columbia Curriculum Grade 9
-Alberta Social 7 Curriculum

This bundle is a combination of these three units.
Confederation Unit
Settling Western Canada Unit
Canada A Changing Society 1890-1914

Included 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 ***movie access is from an online source***
#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 Video Review ***access is from an online source***
#12 Confederation Unit Test
#13 (Small Group Inquiry) Settlement of Western Canada Inquiry Stations
#14 (Individual Assignment) Louis Riel Obituary Assignment
#15 (Class Discussion) Canadian Pacific Railroad Lyric Anaylis
#16 (Choice of Student Groups - Individuals, Pairs or Groups) Canadian Pacific Railroad Historical Analysis
#17 (Whole Class) Video Review ***access is from an online source***
#18 (Whole Class) Western Canada Unit Test
#19 (Small Group + Class Discussion) Settling Canada Top 10 List
#20 (Video Clips + Class Discussion) Historica Minutes **access is from an online source**
#21 (Video) Canadian History Movie **access is from an online source**
#22 (Whole Class Activity) Interactive Timeline
#23 (Partner Collaboration) The Changing Map of Canada **access is from an online source**
#24 (Partner Gallery Walk) Important Canadians QR Code Match Up (non-technology version included)
#25 (Small Group Inquiry Assignment) Changing Society Inquiry Stations
#26 (Independent Historical Analysis) Primary Source Analysis Assessment
#27 (Summative Task) Class Newspaper
#28 (Unit Test) A Changing Society Unit Test

Unit Includes:
-detailed unit plan
-assessment for, of and as learning breakdown
-lessons divided up with title pages for easy access
-28 different lessons
-lots of variety and student choice on assignments
-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
-dramatic presentation assessment rubric
-variety of Unit Test and assessment formats

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

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