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Building a Nation (Series: Confederation for Kids)
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 1
History | Language Arts | Social Studies
Canada; History; Confederation, 1867; Federal government
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
In this project, students will review the major factors, significant events and key individuals involved in the creation of the Dominion of Canada in 1867. They will organize and participate in a "Confederation Review Conference" in order to examine how Canada can best serve regional interests and group perspectives in the 21st century. Parts of this project may be useful to educators when used independently.
240 - 340 min
Author of Resource:
Ian Bron
English; French
Curriculum Connections:
Alberta: Canada: The Land, People, And Stories: Grade 5
Alberta: Canada: Origins, Histories, Movement of People: Grade 7
British Columbia: Canada: 1815-1914: Grade 10
British Columbia: Canada in the Twentieth Century: Grade 11
British Columbia: Historical Development of Canada: Grade 5
Manitoba: Canada: A Country of Change: Grade 6
Manitoba: Canada: A Social and Political History: Senior 3
New Brunswick: Canadian History: Grade 12
New Brunswick: Building Canada: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Grade 8
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: Global History: Grade 12
Nova Scotia: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Canada: Grade 8
Nunavut: The Growth of Canada: Grade 9
Ontario: Canada: History, Identity and Culture: Grade 12
Ontario: Early Civilisations and Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada: Grade 5
Ontario: Confederation, The Development of Western Canada - Canada: A Changing Society: Grade 8
Prince Edward Island: Civics: Government: Grade 7
Prince Edward Island: Canadian History: 1814 to 1900: Grade 8
Prince Edward Island: Canadian History and Social Studies: Grade 10
Prince Edward Island: Atlantic Canada in the global community: Grade 9
Prince Edward Island: Social Studies: Grade 11
Prince Edward Island: Canadian Studies: Canada in a North American Perspective and PEI: Grade 12
Quebec: Introduction to the History of Quebec and Canada: Grade 5
Quebec: World History: Secondary II
Quebec: History of Canada and Quebec: Secondary IV
Saskatchewan: Canadian Studies: Grade 12
Saskatchewan: World Issues: Grade 11
Saskatchewan: Social Organizations: Grade 10
Saskatchewan: Canada: Grade 5
Yukon: Historical Development of Canada: Grade 5
Yukon: Canada in the Twentieth Century: Grade 11
Yukon: History of Canada 1815 to 1914: Grade 10