Divided into groups, students will be able to utilize many different skills such as collaborating, problem solving, drawing, researching, writing, and presenting. Students will use Prezi to showcase their colonies to the overall class as well as explain their decisions regarding the establishment and overall potential survival.
Hands-On Canadian History: First Nations Inspired Art
There are many options for hands-on activities for studying the First Nations peoples of Canada before the Europeans arrived, but I decided to focus on the people who live on the West Coast – the Tlingit and Haida. The natives here are famous for their ar
The Red Sash is a picture book about the history of the fur trade in Canada. It tells of the relationship between the First Nations First Nations, and the Métis people of Canada, and the French Canadian voyageurs on a fur trading post in the
Metis clothing was greatly inspired by the clothing of the French-Canadian fur traders. They either used tanned animal skins, such as deerskins or moose hide, or they used cloth they had acquired through trade with the Europeans.
There are a bunch of audio recordings of Aboriginal elders (from Blackfoot, Cree, Ojibway, Mohawk, and M'ikmaq nations) giving traditional teachings. It's an easy way to insert an authentic Aboriginal voice into a lesson.