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Grade 7 History Strand B Modified Ontario Curriculum



Total Pages:   150 pages
Answer Key:  Included with rubric
Teaching Duration:  N/A
File Size:   48.43MB
File Type:   Zip

Grade 7 History Strand B Modified

In this Grade 7 History Strand B Modified Unit, teachers are equipped with 22 engaging lessons. These lessons will help teachers to immerse their modified Grade 7 students in the fascinating world of Canadian history. Each of the 22 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 7 History Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson.

This modified history unit is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 7 History Ontario Curriculum but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. 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.

Please review the provided sample lesson in the preview PDF and watch the overview video for this resource here

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Unit Includes

  • 22 Engaging Lessons: Immerse your students in captivating learning experiences that will captivate their interest throughout the unit, fostering a profound understanding and personal connection to the material.
  • MP3 Audio Files: Elevate student learning and accessibility with audio recordings of the student readings, providing valuable support for diverse learning styles and ensuring all students can participate actively.
  • Easy-to-Use Lesson Plans: Simplify your teaching experience with easy-to-follow daily lesson plans, saving you precious time on preparation and enabling a seamless and enriching educational journey.
  • Self-Marking Google Forms: Benefit from self-marking Google Forms, which further streamline the assessment process, providing automated grading and quick insights into your students’ progress.
  • Answer Keys: Streamline your grading process with readily available answer keys for assessments and activities, allowing you to focus more on teaching and providing timely feedback to your students.
  • Print and Digital Formats: Embrace the convenience of accessing materials in both print and digital formats, effortlessly adapting to diverse teaching environments and catering to individual preferences.

Do you have students working at grade level? Check out this unit – Grade 7 History 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)

This Grade 7 History Strand B Modified resource offers a tailored solution for classroom teachers faced with the challenge of instructing students significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. Embrace this comprehensive resource to create an inclusive and dynamic learning environment, ensuring every student can thrive and succeed in their historical exploration.

Teacher Feedback: 

  1. “This was the perfect resource for my modified learners. The activities were great and the readings were basic enough for my learners. Thank you!”
  2. “Another fantastic unit. I am so thankful for how it aligns with the non-modified unit. It has made me feel more confident that I am able to reach all learners.”
  3. “This was the perfect resource for my modified learners. The activities were great and the readings were basic enough for my learners. Thank you!”

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