Grade 8 History Strand B – A Changing Society 1890-1914
Use this Grade 8 History Strand B: Canada’s A Changing Society Unit to teach the post-settlement period of Western Canada and the years leading up to World War 1. If you’re seeking an engaging and comprehensive unit that aligns with the Ontario Curriculum, look no further! Prepare to embark on an exciting journey with your students through 12 in-depth lessons carefully crafted to explore and understand the rich tapestry of Canadian history from 1890 to 1914. Unlock the true potential of your classroom with this integrated unit that seamlessly weaves together Language Arts and History, creating a dynamic and immersive learning experience for your students.
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Strand B Lesson Outline
- Settling Canada Top 10 Events Class Discussion
- Primary Source Analysis – Examining Photos
- Historica Minute Videos (Sports, Inventor, Key Females)
- Interactive Timeline of Canadian Historical Events
- The Changing Map of Canada – Examining Maps
- Important Canadians QR Codes (Key People From This Era)
- Historical Figures Readings – Frederick Ogilvie Loft, Thomas Longboat, Duncan Campbell Scott
- Changing Society Inquiry Stations – 12 Topics (Technology, Transportation, Internal Politics, External Politics (Part 1 & 2), Immigration, Recreation Activities & Sports, Indigenous Peoples, Social Movements, Education Reforms & Child Labour, Emergence of Cities & Factories, Changing Role of Women)
- Primary Source Analysis Assessment – Transportation Changes
- Legal Issues and Changes (Voting Rights, The Metis, Indigenous Issues, School Policy Changes)
- Class Newspaper
- Changing Society Unit Test
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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.