Grade 7 History Conflict and Challenges in Canada 1800-1850 Strand B


Teachers are provided with 21 in-depth and engaging lessons to help their students explore and understand the conflicts, changes, and challenges that occurred in British North America from 1800-1850.

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 B. Updated January 2019.

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This unit supports a curriculum that teaches:

-The background Upper and Lower Canada

-Indigenous Treaties Information

-First Nations and Settlers Relationships

-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.

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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)

Unit Includes:

-detailed unit overview

-21 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

-inquiry station student notes sheets

-oral presentation assessment rubric

-historical content assessment rubric

-several quizzes

-differentiated assessment formats