Educate 150

Explore our Canada 150 Education Packages featuring K-12 lesson plans, activities, and resources.

July 11, 2017

The education packages for the 2017 Summer issue of Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids and the 2017 June-July issue of Canada’s History magazine are avaliable below. Register here to receive a FREE copy of the 2017 June-July issue of Canada’s History magazine.  

Kayak Education Package

Confederation: The Unfinished Project

This lesson examines the various viewpoints and perspectives of the participants in the Confederation debates, including the voices of women, Indigenous peoples and other groups left out of the process.

The Will of the People

This lesson introduces students to the principles of responsible government for which LaFontaine and Baldwin fought. 

If Confederation Happened Today

Use this activity and the 2017 Summer issue of Kayak ​to engage your students with the concept of Confederation by asking them to think about it happening today! 

Match founders to their foods!

Use the Summer 2017 issue of Kayak to help your students match famous Canadian food companies to their founders.

10 Places with Indigenous Names

Use the Summer 2017 issue of Kayak to help your students match these Indigenous place names with their meanings!

Weird Canadian Laws

Use the Summer 2017 issue of Kayak to help your students match these laws to the places that have/made them!

Canada's History Education Package

A Question of Immigration

In this lesson, students will have an opportunity to analyze political cartoons from the late 1800s and early 1900s, read and research a specific immigrant group who came to Canada, and create their own political cartoon about this group.

Expo 67 Unit Plan

This Unit Plan encourages teachers to reconsider their twentieth century Canadian History program, using Expo 67 as a “lens” from which to examine Canada both at “100” and “150” years.

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