Schoolio Social Studies: Interactions in Canada to 1713 (61 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 4, grade 5, or grade 6 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on the early interactions between the Indigenous Peoples of Canada and European explorers. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including educational crafts, research assignments, and media add-ons. This unit asks students to read and analyze quotes from The Jesuit Relations and explain how they are significant in regards to the relationship between Jesuit Priests and the Indigenous peoples of 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 61-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- Lives of Indigenous Peoples
- Independent Inquiry into Indigenous Lives
- Location of Indigenous Peoples
- The Haudenosaunee Confederacy
- Early European Explorers
- First Contact
- Impacts of Contact
- Negative Impacts on First Nations
- New France
- Jesuit Missionaries
- Filles du Roi
- The Fur Trade
- Treaties and Land Claims
- Aborignal Self-Government
- Traditional Ecological Knowledge
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.