Grade 7 History Bundle – New France, British North America, and Conflict and Challenges 1713-1850
In this comprehensive unit, Grade 7 History Bundle New France, British North America, and Conflict and Challenges 1713-1850, teachers are equipped with 45 in-depth, engaging, and cross-curricular lessons. These lessons will help teachers to immerse their Grade 7 students in the fascinating world of Canadian history. Covering New France, British North America, and the Conflict and Challenges eras from 1713 to 1850, this unit seamlessly integrates Language Arts and History, providing a rich and diverse learning experience.
This dynamic unit offers an approach to teaching Grade 7 History, empowering teachers to deliver engaging lessons that inspire curiosity, critical thinking, and a deeper understanding of Canada’s historical past. With its comprehensive resources, alignment with curriculum expectations, and adaptability to both traditional and digital learning environments, this unit is a valuable asset for every middle school teacher seeking to foster a love for history in their students.
- Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2023 Grade 7 Strand A and B.
What’s Included in this Comprehensive Unit?
- Use these well-designed and captivating lessons designed to keep students interested and actively participating.
- Audio recordings of the students’ reading materials, allowing them to listen to the content for understanding and accessibility.
- Student pages and materials are presented in Google Slides format, facilitating easy sharing, collaboration, and interaction in digital learning environments.
- Detailed plans outlining the activities and resources for each day’s lesson, helping teachers to structure their teaching effectively.
- Students are provided with options and opportunities to make decisions about their learning.
- Tailored tasks and activities designed to meet students’ individual learning needs.
- Assignments that encourage students to explore and investigate topics, fostering critical thinking skills.
- Visual tools and aids that will help your students organize information, making complex concepts easier to understand and remember.
- Use this assignment to gauge students’ overall understanding.
- Save time by using ready-made rubrics to assess learning.
- This test was designed to assess students’ understanding and retention of the content covered.
- These are provided to make grading and feedback more efficient for teachers.
- Digital copies of student materials provided in PDF format, suitable for posting on online platforms like Google Classroom™ for easy access and distribution.
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Strand A Lesson Outline
1. Important Events Sorting Activity (For)
2. Historica Minutes Topic: Explorers & First Nations (As)
3A. Canadian Settlement Objects Activity (As)
3B. Haudenosaunee, Inuit and Métis (As)
4. Map of New France 1700 Creation and Analysis (As/Of)
5A. The Creation of New France (As)
5B. Medical Care in the 1700s (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)
10A. 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)
15A. The Loyalists (As/Of)
15B. The Impact of the Loyalists’ Migration on the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation (As)
16. Constitution Act 1791 (As)
17. British North America Summative Task (Of)
18. Unit Review and Test (Of)
Strand B Lesson Outline
Introduction: Top 10 List of Events from 1713-1800
1A. 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)
6A. 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)
14A. Canada A People’s History (Optional) (As)
14B. Legal Issues (As)
15A. Politics in British North America (As)
15B. British – Indigenous Treaties (As)
16. Conflict and Challenges Summative Task (Of)
17. Unit Review and Test (Of)
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This Unit Supports A Curriculum That Requires Teachers To Cover:
- New France
- Indigenous Treaties
- 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
- 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
Additional Grade 7 History Resources
Notes: The internet is required to access videos in this unit. Research is not included for inquiry stations. Students must gather the research themselves from a textbook, non-fiction books or online sources.