"John A: Birth of a Country" (2011) - This made-for-TV movie is about the beginning of the process of Canadian Confederation in the 1860s - and the key players that made it happen. This film deals with the political conflict between John A. Macdonald and George Brown, but also shows the tensions within Canada itself as well as its difficult position as a British colony on the American border. You can watch the whole movie online here…

"John A: Birth of a Country" (2011) - This made-for-TV movie is about the beginning of the process of Canadian Confederation in the 1860s - and the key players that made it happen. This film deals with the political conflict between John A. Macdonald and George Brown, but also shows the tensions within Canada itself as well as its difficult position as a British colony on the American border. You can watch the whole movie online here…

Canadian Confederation Video Project (English Version)  This Confederation project for uses inquiry learning in a rich task to encourage students to explore the connection between a topic of interest to them and Canadian Confederation. It is cross curricular in that it encourages multi-media higher order thinking skills to create a Heritage Minute style video based on the research and learning done by each group of students. Subjects to evaluate include Drama, History and Language

Canadian Confederation Video Project (English Version)

Canadian Confederation Video Project (English Version) This Confederation project for uses inquiry learning in a rich task to encourage students to explore the connection between a topic of interest to them and Canadian Confederation. It is cross curricular in that it encourages multi-media higher order thinking skills to create a Heritage Minute style video based on the research and learning done by each group of students. Subjects to evaluate include Drama, History and Language

Hands-On Canadian History: Fathers of Confederation - 3 part cards activity

Hands-On Canadian History: Fathers of Confederation

Hands-On Canadian History: Fathers of Confederation - 3 part cards activity

Engaging and Interactive Canadian History Lessons on the Confederation of Canada! Teachers are provided with 10 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand this era of Canadian history. ($)

Confederation Unit

Engaging and Interactive Canadian History Lessons on the Confederation of Canada! Teachers are provided with 10 in-depth lessons to help their students explore and understand this era of Canadian history. ($)

Learn and practice the important dates in Canadian Confederation with this puzzle.  Many students are surprised that Canada began with just 4 provinces and that a series of conferences and purchase made the map of Canada look like it does today.  This puzzle has 2 versions and both versions come in black and white and in colour.  1) Assembled on the page-this version also acts as the key for the puzzle   2) Scattered on the page — this version is good if you want students to assemble the…

Canada's Confederation Puzzle

Learn and practice the important dates in Canadian Confederation with this puzzle. Many students are surprised that Canada began with just 4 provinces and that a series of conferences and purchase made the map of Canada look like it does today. This puzzle has 2 versions and both versions come in black and white and in colour. 1) Assembled on the page-this version also acts as the key for the puzzle 2) Scattered on the page — this version is good if you want students to assemble the…

What Years The Provinces and Territories of Canada Joined Canada - an easy activity.

Hands-On Canadian History: When the Provinces and Territories Joined Canada

Canada’s history might not be as long or as colourful as some other countries, but it does include some interesting tidbits of excitement and, as part of the New World, has had some unique adventures in exploration. This timeline tries … Continue reading →

Canadian Timeline - to Confederation {Printable}

Canada’s history might not be as long or as colourful as some other countries, but it does include some interesting tidbits of excitement and, as part of the New World, has had some unique adventures in exploration. This timeline tries … Continue reading →

Confederation Projects for All AbilitiesA table of differentiated assignments for the grade 8 history unit "Confederation".The table is organized into three rounds of assignments. Each round covers specific topics on the subject of Confederation, offered in a variety of learning styles.

Confederation Projects for All AbilitiesA table of differentiated assignments for the grade 8 history unit "Confederation".The table is organized into three rounds of assignments. Each round covers specific topics on the subject of Confederation, offered in a variety of learning styles.

Canadian History IS FUN! Try this monologue assignment where students: -select a Father of Confederation -research the person -create a 1-2 minute oral monologue presentation to present it to the class ($)

Canadian History IS FUN! Try this monologue assignment where students: -select a Father of Confederation -research the person -create a 1-2 minute oral monologue presentation to present it to the class ($)

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