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The Confederation Chronicles (Series: Evidence Web)
 
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 49
Subject:
History | Language Arts | Social Studies | Information Studies | Information and Communications Technology
Topic:
Canada; History; Confederation, 1867
Grade Level:
Grades 4-6 | Grades 7, 8 | Grades 9-12 | Secondary I-V (Quebec) | Senior 1-4 (Manitoba)
Type of Learning Resource:
Comprehensive Teaching Strategy
Description:
In this unit of 7 lessons of various lengths, students will investigate the reasons for and against Confederation and the reaction of people, primarily politicians, in the colonies/provinces prior to Confederation. The students’ major source of information will be primary sources available on the Library and Archives Canada website. As a culminating activity students will research, create, and present their work in newspaper format.
Duration:
390 - 490 min
Author of Resource:
John F. Fielding
Language:
English; French
Relation:
Date:
2005--
Curriculum Connections:
Alberta: Canada: Origins, Histories, Movement of People: Grade 7
Alberta: Canada: The Land, People, And Stories: Grade 5
British Columbia: History of Canada 1815 to 1914: Grade 10
British Columbia: Historical Development of Canada: Grade 5
British Columbia: Canada in the Twentieth Century: Grade 11
Manitoba: Canada: A Country of Change: Grade 6
Manitoba: Canada: A Social and Political History: Senior 3
New Brunswick: Building Canada: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Grade 8
New Brunswick: Canadian History: Grade 12
New Brunswick: New Brunswick and Canada: Grade 5
Newfoundland and Labrabor: Canadian Democracy, Canadian Law: Grade 11
Northwest Territories: The Growth of Canada: Grade 9
Nova Scotia: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Canada: Grade 8
Nova Scotia: Global History: Grade 12
Nunavut: The Growth of Canada: Grade 9
Ontario: Confederation, The Development of Western Canada - Canada: A Changing Society: Grade 8
Ontario: Canada: History, Identity and Culture: Grade 12
Ontario: Early Civilisations and Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada: Grade 5
Prince Edward Island: Social Studies: Grade 11
Prince Edward Island: Atlantic Canada in the Global Community: Grade 9
Prince Edward Island: Canadian Studies: Canada in a North American Perspective and PEI: Grade 12
Prince Edward Island: Canadian History and Social Studies: Grade 10
Prince Edward Island: Canadian History 1814 to 1900: Grade 8
Prince Edward Island: Civics: Gouvernment: Grade 7
Quebec: History and Canada and Quebec: Secondary IV
Quebec: Introduction to the History of Quebec and Canada: Grades 4 to 6
Saskatchewan: Canada: Grade 5
Saskatchewan: Canadian Issues: Grade 12
Saskatchewan: Social Organizations: Grade 10
Yukon: Historical Development of Canada: Grade 5
Yukon: Canada in the Twentieth Century: Grade 11
Yukon: History of Canada 1815 to 1914: Grade 10