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Grade 8 History Strand B – Canada A Changing Society 1890-1914



Total Pages: 315 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 7 MB
File Type: PDF

Grade 8 History Strand B – A Changing Society 1890-1914

This Grade 8 History Strand B, Canada A Changing Society 1890-1914 unit supports the Ontario Curriculum and any Canadian History Curriculum that teaches what happened after Western Canada was settled and the years leading up to World War 1. Teachers are provided with 12 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand the 1890-1914 era of Canadian history. Many subjects are integrated into this unit Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Oral, Media), History, and Art.

Curriculum Alignment: This unit is aligned with the Ontario Social Studies Curriculum 2018 Grade 8 Strand B. As well as British Columbia Socials 9.

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Grade 8 History Strand B Unit Includes:

  • 12 Engaging Lessons
  • MP3 Audio Files
  • Google Slides of Student Pages
  • Daily Lesson Plans
  • Student Choice
  • Differentiated Tasks
  • Inquiry Learning
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Summative Assessment
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Answer Keys
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to post to Google Classroom™
  • Unit Test

Grade 8 History Strand B Lessons:

  1. Settling Canada Top 10 Events Class Discussion
  2. Primary Source Analysis – Examining Photos
  3. Historica Minute Videos (Sports, Inventor, Key Females)
  4. Interactive Timeline of Canadian Historical Events
  5. The Changing Map of Canada – Examining Maps
  6. Important Canadians QR Codes (Key People From This Era)
  7. Historical Figures Readings – Frederick Ogilvie Loft, Thomas Longboat, Duncan Campbell Scott
  8. 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)
  9. Primary Source Analysis Assessment – Transportation Changes
  10. Legal Issues and Changes (Voting Rights, The Metis, Indigenous Issues, School Policy Changes)
  11. Class Newspaper
  12. Changing Society Unit Test

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NOTES: 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.

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