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Grade 7 History Bundle Modified Ontario Curriculum



Total Pages:   384 pages
Answer Key:  Included with rubric
Teaching Duration:  1 Year

Grade 7 History Bundle Modified

This Grade 7 History Bundle Modified resource is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 7 History Ontario Curriculum Strand A and B but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension.

Each of the 43 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 7 History Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson. An MP3 audio file of each student reading has been provided. This resource was designed to meet the needs of ELL students and/or students on a modified IEP.

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  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, i.e. Google Classroom™.
  • The unit also has Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.
  • Curriculum Alignment: Grade 7 History Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2018


  • The internet is required to access videos in this unit.

This Grade 7 History Bundle Modified Resource Includes:

  1. 21 Modified Grade 7 History Strand A Lessons
  2. MP3 Audio Files of Student Readings
  3. Detailed Teacher Instructions
  4. Self-Marking Google Forms
  5. Google Slides version
  6. Individual PDFs

Grade 7 History Bundle Modified: Strand A Lesson Overview & Modifications

Intro – Why Study History? (Reading, Cut & Match)

  1. Important Events Sorting Activity (Reading, Cut & Match)
  2. Historica Minutes (Video, Fill in the Blanks)
  3. Canadian Settlement Objects Activity (Matching)
    3B. Haudenosaunee, Inuit and Métis (Reading, True/False)
  4. The Map of New France 1700 (Compare and Contrast)
  5. The Creation of New France (Reading, Fill in the Blanks)
    5B. Medical Care in the 1700s (Reading, Cut & Match)
  6. New France Vocabulary (QR Code Scavenger Hunt)
  7. Historical Figures Assignment (Poster or Slideshow Creation)
  8. Fur Trade Inquiry Assignment (Multimedia, True/False)
  9. Mid-Unit Quiz (Multiple Choice, Short Answer)
  10. The Treaty of Utrecht 1713 (Fill in the Blanks)
    10B. The Treaties (Reading, Cut and Paste)
  11. Image Analysis & The Acadians (True/False)
  12. Seven Years War (Readings, Newspaper Article)
  13. The Establishment of British Rule (Reading, Folding Notes)
  14. The American Revolution (Videos, Cut and Paste)
  15. Black Loyalists Inquiry (Videos, Cut and Paste)
  16. The Impact of the Loyalists Migration on the Mississaugas of the Credit Nation (Reading, Note-Taking Graphic Organizer)
  17. The Constitution Act of 1791 (Reading, Cut and Match)

Grade 7 History Bundle Modified: Strand B Lesson Overview & Modifications

  1. Important Events (Reading/Cut & Match)
  2. Métis & Settler Relations (Reading/True/False)
  3. War of 1812 (Videos/Fill in the Blanks)
  4. War of 1812 Overview (Reading/Interactive Notes)
  5. Battle of Queenston Image Analysis (Image Analysis)
  6. War of 1812 Inquiry (Structured Inquiry)
  7. War of 1812 Newspaper Article (Fill in the Blanks)
  8. Results of the War of 1812 (Reading/Cut & Match)
  9. Mackinac and Drummond Islands (Reading/Cut & Match)
  10. Mid-Unit Quiz (Quiz)
  11. A Question of Identity:  War of 1812 (Movie)
  12. Life in Lower Canada (Reading/Cut & Match)
  13. Lower Canada Government Structure (Reading/Cut & Match)
  14. Château Clique (Reading/Fill in the Blanks)
  15. The Rebellions in Lower Canada (Reading/Interactive Notes)
  16. Life in Upper Canada (Reading/Colour Coding)
  17. Rebellion in Upper Canada (Reading/Interactive Notes)
  18. Rebellions Quiz (Quiz)
  19. Legal Issues (Reading, True or False, Timeline, Opinion Writing)
  20. Politics in British North America (Reading/Interactive Notes)
  21. British – Indigenous Treaties (Reading, Fill in the Blanks, True False)
  22. Summative Task (Poster)

Grade 7 History Bundle Modified – Teacher Feedback

  1. “Working with my MLLs who are still learning English as a second language, I found this resource very helpful in support their learning of the History curriculum, especially when there is a lot of new vocabulary.”
  2. “This is super helpful for working with an ELL student.”
  3. “It allows the different levelled learners to be consistent in what they are learning. The activities are designed so that my modified students can have some success with the curriculum!”

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