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Student Handout - Activity 5

Drawing Conclusions

Name: ___________________ Date: ______________

Graphical element:  Jacques LeCastor  

Discover the challenges your settlement group faced in early Canada.

  • Choose a challenge like finding food or transportation or building a home.

  • Find facts from The Kids' Site of Canadian Settlement and primary sources that tell something about your challenge.

  • Then draw a conclusion about the challenge (e.g.: The group ate a lot of different kinds of foods).

See how many challenges you can complete. If you need more pyramids you can draw them yourself on another sheet of paper.

Jacques LeCastor

Challenge: __________________________

Inverted pyramid diagram

Rubric - Activity 5

Drawing Conclusions

Name(s): ___________________ Date: ______________

Settlement Group: _____________________

Number of Challenges Explored: _____________________


Excellent   Good   Fair   Needs Improvement
4   3   2   1

In the box at the end of each line enter the number that best describes your work on this activity.

The challenge(s) chosen was/were the best ones to show what life was like in the settlement group.  
The facts chosen to describe the challenge(s) are accurate and tell a lot about the challenge(s).  
The conclusion(s) made sums/sum up how the challenge(s) affected the settlement group.  
If a group activity: All group members were highly involved and cooperative.  

Student Comments

Things Done Well




Things That Need Improvement




Teacher's Comments

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