Schoolio Social Studies: Canada, 1800 – 1850: Conflict and Change (72 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 6, grade 7, or grade 8 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on daily life, significant events, and interactions between the various communities in Canada between the years of 1800 to 1850. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including research assignments, writing activities, and media add-ons. This unit asks students to create a “Time Travel Brochure” to highlight a significant time period in Canadian history. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills. 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 72-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- Daily Life in the Early 1800s
- First Nations in the Early 1800s
- Factors Leading to War
- The War of 1812 – Conflict and Battles
- The War or 1812 – Life During Wartime
- Westward Expansion & the HBC
- Immigration After 1812
- Growing Tensions
- Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada
- Rights and Public Education
- Cumulative Activity: Time Travel Agent
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.