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In this unit by David McAdam, 1998 Governor General's History Award Finalist, students work cooperatively to explore the background of their town and the social, economic, and cultural changes it may have experienced over time.
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These activities show students the progression and variations of the relationship of First Nations groups with Europeans and colonizers. Students gain a deeper understanding of First Nations history, and think critically about events in the news t...
Students complete six activities - including walking tours, map-making, and personal research - to help them better understand their community and its history.
How can you ensure that time at a historic site is useful, academic and fun? The trick is to harness students’ natural creativity and desire to be outlandish. This approach has worked for the author and his colleagues in many settings for over a d...
Send your students on a secret mission from Sir John A. MacDonald. Their task is to travel to the Red River Settlement and report back to the government on the new Métis government established by Louis Riel. Includes a PPT and several handout temp...
2007 GG Recipient Susan Haynes provides a great activity for the first history class of the year. Students come up with a definition of history, and explore the concepts of narrative and perspective.
Send your students back in time to the days of Champlain. Students write scripts, design sets and costumes, and prepare food to recreate a 17th century feast.
Students use their information from an interview of an elder in their family to create a page of a book patterned after the book, "We Are All Related," by George Littlechild and the students of GT Cunningham Elementary School
Delve into family history with your students. Explore their family history and bring it to life through live acting. Joan Andersen teaches Inuit and settler ancestry to students at JC Erhardt Memorial School in Makkovik, Labrador
Help your students understand the broader picture of Canada’s settlement and provide them with a personal link to your community. Students will use different inquiry and research activities to trace the movement of a particular family or group.
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