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Hidden in the Documents : Discovering Loyalist Stories (Series: Evidence Web)
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 47
History | Language Arts | Social Studies | Information Studies
Canada; History
Grade Level:
Grades 4-6 | Grades 7, 8 | Grades 9-12 | Secondary I-V (Quebec)
Type of Learning Resource:
Classroom Activities
In this 7-lesson unit, students learn some details of the lives of various Loyalists through examining a variety of primary documents from Library and Archives Canada web site. They learn to “read” a painting, speech and other documents and use their historical imaginations to create a paper postcard and an electronic brochure or slide show. In a culminating activity, they share their learning at a Loyalist Day celebration.
415 to 425 minutes
Author of Resource:
Elspeth Deir
English; French
Curriculum Connections:
Alberta: Canada: The Land, People, And Stories: Grade 5
Alberta: Canada: Origins, Histories, Movement of People: Grade 7
British Columbia: Historical Development of Canada: Grade 5
British Columbia: Europe and North America 1500 to 1815: Grade 9
Manitoba: Peoples and Stories of Canada to 1867: Grade 5
New Brunswick: New Brunswick and Canada: Grade 5
Newfoundland and Labrabor: Living in North America: Grade 7
Northwest Territories: The Growth of Canada: Grade 9
Nova Scotia: Social Studies: North America: Grade 7
Nunavut: The Growth of Canada: Grade 9
Ontario: New France, British North America and Conflict and Change: Grade 7
Prince Edward Island: Canadian History: Pre-Contact to 1814: Grade 7
Quebec: History of Quebec and Canada: Secondary IV
Saskatchewan: Canada: Grade 5
Yukon: Europe and North America 1500 to 1815: Grade 9
Yukon: Historical Development of Canada: Grade 5