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Grade 8 History Strand B Modified Ontario Curriculum



Total Pages:   90 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration:  N/A
File Type:   Zip

Grade 8 History Strand B Modified

In this Modified Grade 8 History Strand B Unit, teachers are equipped with 10 engaging lessons. These lessons will help teachers to immerse their modified Grade 8 students in the fascinating world of Canadian history. Each of the 10 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 8 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 8 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

  • 10 Engaging Lessons: Immerse your students in captivating and dynamic learning experiences that will hold their interest throughout the unit, fostering a profound understanding and creating a personal connection to the material.
  • MP3 Audio Files: Elevate student learning and ensure accessibility for all with audio recordings of the student readings, offering valuable support for diverse learning styles and promoting active participation among all students.
  • Easy-to-Use Lesson Plans: Experience a hassle-free teaching journey with user-friendly daily lesson plans, saving precious time on preparation and enabling a seamless and enriching educational experience.
  • Self-Marking Google Forms: Benefit from the efficiency of self-marking Google Forms, automating the assessment process and gaining 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 catering to diverse teaching environments and individual preferences. This flexibility ensures an optimal learning experience for all.

Do you have students working at grade level? Check out this unit – Grade 8 History Strand B.

Lesson Overview & Modifications

1. Changing Society (Reading/Cut & Match)
2. Changing Society Videos (Videos)
3. Changing Map of Canada (Analysis)
4A. Historical Figures Assignment (Reading/Poster Creation)
4B. Important Canadians: QR Code Scavenger Hunt (Scavenger Hunt/Cut & Match)
5. Technology Inquiry (Inquiry)
6. Primary Source Analysis (Photo Analysis)
7. Legal Issues in Canada (Reading/Cut & Match)
8. The Telegraph Age (Reading/Fill in the Blanks/Morse Code)
9. A Changing Society Unit Quiz (Unit Quiz)

This Grade 8 History Strand B Modified resource is a customized solution designed for classroom teachers grappling with the task of instructing students who are significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. Embrace this all-encompassing resource to foster an inclusive and dynamic learning environment, empowering every student to thrive and excel in their historical exploration.

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Notes: The internet is required to access videos in this unit.

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