Schoolio Social Studies: Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (67 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 7 or grade 8 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on how the separate colonies of early Canada came together to form one united nation. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including research assignments, writing tasks, and media add-ons. This unit asks students to write an editorial about the success of confederation in unifying Canada. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills through thought-provoking discussion questions. Student learners are engaged with full colour pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 67-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- The Atlantic Colonies
- Canada East
- Canada West
- The Northwest and Pacific Coast
- Factors Leading to Confederation
- Challenges to Confederation
- Confederation Achieved
- The Red River Resistance
- Canadian Railways
- Confederation in Central Canada & the Maritimes
- Confederation and the Indigenous
- First Nations Resistance
- Women and the Government
As is the case with all of our Schoolio curriculum, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.