Learning Goal: We will research and summarize how various groups of people in New France met the challenges of daily life in their new settlements. Task



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Grade 7 History – New France

The People of New France: Summarizing Activity
Learning Goal: We will research and summarize how various groups of people in New France met the challenges of daily life in their new settlements.
Task: You will research THREE of the following groups of people in New France and summarize their experience by creating a “trading card” about them (think like a hockey card):

  • Habitants

  • Jesuit priest

  • Ursuline Nun

  • Courier du bois

  • Filles de Rois


Success Criteria:

You will research the following information about your groups of people, and summarize what you learning into a “trading card” format:




  1. What is the overall purpose of this person/group in the settlement of New France?

  2. What did this person/group need to survive?

  3. Where did they get the resources they needed for survival?

  4. What were some of the challenges faced by your group/person in the settlement of New France?

  5. You must have a visual of your trading card.

 You will have two computer lab periods to research, plus class time to complete your trading cards.

 Use the graphic organizer provided to organize your research notes first, and then create the trading cards. You will be handing in your research notes as well.

 Hand in this sheet as well.





Criteria

Level 1

Just beginning

Level 2

Working on it

Level 3

You’ve got it!

Level 4

Outstanding!

Purpose of the person/group in New France

Little to no description of the purpose of being in New France

Some description of the purpose of being in New France

Sufficient description of the purpose of being in New France

Thorough description of the purpose of being in New France; many supporting details

Needs for survival

Little to no description

Some description

Sufficient description

Thorough description; relevant supporting details and connections

Where to get resources for survival?

Little to no description

Some description

Sufficient description

Thorough description; relevant supporting details and connections

Challenges faced in settlement

Little to no description

Some description

Sufficient description

Thorough description; relevant supporting details and connections

Visuals

No or unrelated visuals on the trading card

Visual on trading card is somewhat relevant

Visual is relevant and is related to the summary of the group/person

Visual is relevant and helps to summarize the experience of the person/group


Grade 8 History – Confederation

Fathers of Confederation: Summarizing Activity
Learning Goal: We will research the Fathers of Canadian Confederation and summarize the role that they played as individuals in helping to form Canadian Confederation.
Task: You will research THREE of the Fathers of Confederation and summarize their roles in Confederation in a “trading card” format (think like a hockey card):

  • George Brown

  • George-Etienne Cartier

  • John A. MacDonald

  • Charles Tupper

  • Leonard Tilley


Success Criteria:

Research the following information using the graphic organizer provided, and then summarize it into a “trading card” format:




  1. Colony that they represented

  2. Attitude towards Confederation

  3. Important contributions they had for their colonies on the road to Confederation

  4. Any interesting facts/personal information about your Father of Confederation

  5. You must have a visual on your trading card

 You will have two computer lab periods to research, plus class time to complete your trading cards.

 Use the graphic organizer provided to organize your research notes first, and then create the trading cards. You will be handing in your research notes as well.

 Hand in this sheet as well.




Criteria

Level 1

Just beginning

Level 2

Working on it

Level 3

You’ve got it!

Level 4

Outstanding!

Colony that they represented

No colony identified

Colony is somewhat clear

Colony is clearly identified

Colony is clear, and there is a description of that colony as well

Attitude towards Confederation

Little to no description

Some description

Sufficient description with examples

Thorough description; relevant supporting details and connections

Contributions on the road to Confederation

Little to no description

Some description

Sufficient description

Thorough description; relevant supporting details and connections

Interesting facts

Little to no description

Some description

Sufficient description

Thorough description; relevant supporting details and connections

Visuals

No or unrelated visuals on the trading card

Visual on trading card is somewhat relevant

Visual is relevant and is related to the summary of the person

Visual is relevant and helps to summarize the experience of the person in regards to Confederation






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Colony that they represented











Attitude towards Confederation (with support/reasons)











Important contributions they had for their colonies on the road to Confederation











Interesting facts and personal information













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Their overall purpose for being in New France












What did this person/group need to survive?











Where did they get the resources they needed for survival?











What were some of the challenges faced by your group/person in the settlement of New France?












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