Grade 7 History New France and British North America 1713–1800 Strand A


Grade 7 History: Teachers are provided with 23 in-depth and engaging lessons to help their students explore and understand New France and early British North America eras 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. Updated January 2019.

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This unit supports 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

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

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

This Unit Is Also Available In This Bundle

  • Canadian History Bundle 1713-1850

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  • Grade 7 Strand A

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)

Unit Includes:

-detailed unit overview

-23 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

-2 Unit Tests

-multiple assessments in different formats