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The Kid’s Site of Canadian Settlement - Educational Resources
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 46
History | Language Arts | Social Studies | Information Studies
Canada; History; Frontier and pioneer life
Grade Level:
Grades 4-6
Type of Learning Resource:
Comprehensive Teaching Strategy
In this unit, students learn about one or more of the early settlement communities of Canada through playing interactive games, researching prepared text and examining a variety of primary documents. They learn to think creatively and critically while completing activities that will give them a better understanding of the settlement community or communities they are studying. In a culminating activity, they will share their learning by producing a poster that will teach others about their settlement group(s).
360-480 minutes
Author of Resource:
Carol White
English; French
Curriculum Connections:
Alberta: Alberta: A Sense of Place: Grade 4
Alberta: Canada: The Land, People, And Stories: Grade 5
British Columbia: Historical Development of Canada: Grades 4 and 5
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
New Brunswick: New Brunswick and Canada: Grade 5
Newfoundland and Labrabor: Canadian and World Communities: Grade 4
Newfoundland and Labrabor: Our Country, Canada: Grade 6
Northwest Territories: Our People, Then and Now: Grade 4
Northwest Territories: Our Northern Land and its Peoples: Grade 5
Nova Scotia: People and their Changing Environment: Grade 4
Nova Scotia: Canada and the World's People: Grade 5
Nunavut: Our People, Then and Now: Grade 4
Nunavut: Our Northern Land and its Peoples: Grade 5
Ontario: Early Civilisations and Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada: Grade 5
Ontario: First Nations Peoples and European Explorers and Canada’s Links to the World: Grade 6
Prince Edward Island: Community in the Lives of People: Grade 4
Quebec: Introduction to the History of Quebec and Canada: Grades 4 to 6
Saskatchewan: Canada: Grade 5
Yukon: Historical Development of Canada: Grades 4 and 5