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Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 23
Geography | History | Language Arts | Mathematics | Social Studies
Canada; History; Northwest, Canadian; Canada (West); Frontier and pioneer life; Railroads; Emigration and immigration
Grade Level:
Grades 4-6
Type of Learning Resource:
Classroom Activities
Students will learn about the opening of the Canadian West, modes of transportation, the immigrant experience, and the history of Canada, by examining primary-source material. You may wish to adapt the suggested activities to your specific class and/or curriculum needs.
180 min.
Author of Resource:
Dale Simmons
English; French
Curriculum Connections:
Alberta: Alberta: A Sense of Place: Grades 4 and 5
Alberta: Canada: The Land, People, And Stories: Grade 5
Alberta: Geography: Grades 4 and 5
All Provinces/Territories: Language Arts: Grades 4 to 6
All Provinces/Territories: Mathematics: Grades 4 to 6
British Columbia: Geography: Grade 5
British Columbia: Maps: Grade 4
Manitoba: Manitoba, Canada and the North: Places and Stories: Grade 4
Manitoba: Canada: A Country of Change: Grade 6
Manitoba: Peoples and Stories of Canada to 1867: Grade 5
Manitoba: Transportation: Grades 4 to 6
Manitoba: Geography: Grade 4
New Brunswick: Geography: Grade 4
New Brunswick: Transportation: Grade 4
Northwest Territories: Our Northern Land and its Peoples: Grade 5
Northwest Territories: Geography: Grade 5
Nova Scotia: Pioneer life: Grades 4 to 6
Nova Scotia: Geography: Grades 5 and 6
Nova Scotia: Transportation: Grade 4
Nunavut: Our Northern Land and its Peoples: Grade 5
Nunavut: Geography: Grade 5
Ontario: Geography: Grade 4
Prince Edward Island: Community in the Lives of People: Grade 4
Prince Edward Island: Geography: Grades 4 to 6
Quebec: Introduction to the History of Quebec and Canada: Grades 4 to 6
Quebec: Geography: Grades 4 to 6
Saskatchewan: Canada: Grade 5
Yukon: Geography: Grade 5
Yukon: Maps: Grade 4