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Canadian West - It's Development (J627)

Canadian West - It's Development (J627)

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Item Code: J627
Publisher: On the Mark Press
Grades: 7, 8
19 complete lesson plans help students understand the contributions made by different individuals and groups and they will learn about the conflicts and changes that occurred in the 19th century.  Discussion questions for the topic, reading passage and follow-up worksheets, and answer key.

Students learn about the development of western Canada from many perspectives including the Canadian government; Aboriginals; Métis and Early Immigrants.

Lesson Topics:

Lesson One - First Peoples

Lesson Two - The People of the Plains

Lesson Three - The Northwest Coast People

Lesson Four - The Plateau People

Lesson Five - The Algonkian People

Lesson Six - Northern Hunters

Lesson Seven - The Explorers of Western Canada

Lesson Eight - The Fur Trade

Lesson Nine - The Métis and the Red River Cart

Lesson Ten - Louis Riel

Lesson Eleven - The Red River Rebellion

Lesson Twelve - The Northwest Rebellion

Lesson Thirteen - Personalities of the Northwest Rebellion

Lesson Fourteen

The Northwest Mounted Police:

The Reasons for Formation

Recruitment and the Great March West

Bringing Law to the Canadian West

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Personalities of the Mounted Police

Lesson Fifteen

The Canadian Pacific Railway:

Building the Railway

Personalities of the CPR

Lesson Sixteen - The Gold Rush

Lesson Seventeen - Western Settlement & Clifford Sifton

Lesson Eighteen - The New Canadians

Lesson Nineteen - Homesteading

 This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculum for the province of Ontario, Grade 8, History, The Development of Western Canada.

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