Grade 7 History Bundle New France, British North America, and Conflict 1713-1850


Grade 7 History: Teachers are provided with 44 in-depth, engaging, and cross-curricular lessons to help their students explore and understand New France, British North America, and the Conflict and Challenges eras 1713 – 1850 of Canadian history.

  • Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral, Media), History, Art and Drama subjects are integrated into this unit.
  • Included in this resource are answer keys and individual PDFs of student pages to support online learning such as Google Classroom.
  • This unit is aligned with the Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2018 Grade 7 Strand A and B. Updated January 2019.

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This Canadian History Unit 1713-1850 supports a curriculum that teaches:

-The background of New France

-Indigenous Treaties Information

-First Nations and Explorer Relationships

-The Treaty of Utrecht 1713

-The Seven Years’ War

-The transfer of power of Canada from France to Britain

-The expulsion of the Acadians

-The impact of the American Revolution on Canada

-The Loyalists Arrival

-The Constitution Act of 1791

-The Background Upper and Lower Canada

-The Background to the War of 1812

-The major Canadian battles during the War of 1812

-The Results of the War of 1812

-Post War Era in Upper and Lower Canada

-The Rebellions of 1837-1838

-The Durham Report

-The Act of the Union

-The Rebellion Losses Bill

*****Regular and Reliable Internet Is Required For This Unit*****

Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books or online sources.

Bundle Includes These Units

  • New France and British North America 1713-1800
  • Conflict and Challenges in Canada 1800-1850

Disponible en français:

Grade 7 History French Edition

Need to go paperless? Check out the digital expansion pack for this unit. This expansion pack contains all of the student output pages in a Google Slides format. This will save you time at the photocopier! Note: The expansion pack is NOT a complete unit. You will still need to purchase the complete unit.

  • Grade 7 Strand A
  • Grade 7 Strand B

Strand A Lesson Outline

1. Important Events Sorting Activity (For)

2. Historica Minutes Topic: Explorers & First Nations (As)

3. Canadian Settlement Objects Activity (As)

3B. Haudenosaunee, Inuit and Métis (As)

4. Map of New France 1700 Creation and Analysis (As/Of)

5. The Creation of New France (As)

5B. Medical Care in the 1700’s (As)

6. New France Vocabulary QR Code Matchup (For)

7. Historical Figures Monologues (As/Of)

8. New France Inquiry Stations (As/Of)

9. Mid Unit Test Review and Test (Of)

10. The Treaty of Utrecht (As)

10B. Treaties and Pontiac’s Resistance (As)

11. The Acadians (For/As)

12. The Seven Years’ War (As)

13. The Treaty of Paris, The Proclamation & The Quebec Act

14. The American Revolution (As)

15. The Loyalists (As/Of)

15B. The Impact of the Loyalists Migration on the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (As)

16. Canada: A People’s History Episode (As)

17. Constitution Act 1791 (As)

18. British North America Summative Task (Of)

19. Unit Review and Test (Of)


Strand B Lesson Outline

Introduction: Top 10 List of Events from 1713-1800

1. Establishing Upper Canada (As)

1B. Métis & Settler Relations (As)

2. Historica Minutes: War of 1812 (As)

3. War of 1812 Overview Reading (As)

4. War of 1812 Inquiry Stations (As/Of)

5. War of 1812 Newspaper Article (Of)

6. Results of the War of 1812 (As)

6B. Mackinac & Drummond Islands & The Treaty of Ghent (As)

7. A Question of Identity: The War of 1812 (As)

8. War of 1812 Review & Quiz (Of)

9. Life in Lower Canada (As)

10. The Rebellions in Lower Canada (As)

11. Life in Upper Canada (As)

12. The Rebellions in Upper Canada (As)

13. Rebellions Quiz (Of)

14. Canada A People’s History (Optional) (As)

14B. Legal Issues (As)

15. Politics in British North America (As)

15B. British – Indigenous Treaties (As)

16. Conflict and Challenges Summative Task (Of)

17. Unit Review and Test (Of)

Bundle Includes:

-detailed unit overview

-44 different lessons

-lesson plans for each lesson

-interactive note-taking graphic organizers

-assessment for, of and as learning breakdown

-learning goals in student-friendly language

-lessons divided up with title pages for easy access

-lots of variety and student choice on assignments

-detailed teacher and student directions

-Q Chart to help students formulate good questions

-inquiry stations research folder cover pages

-inquiry station cards with detailed instructions

-inquiry station graphic organizers to help students with their research

-oral presentation assessment rubric

-historical content assessment rubric

-several quizzes to check for understanding

-3 Unit Tests

-differentiated assessment formats