Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Player selection and reveal of your “Top 10 picks” for your nation building team!

This will be posted as an Assignment in Teams – due Wednesday, October 28 @9am

 

After Canada was created in 1867, one of the key goals was to increase the size of the country and bring more provinces into Confederation.  They will set their sights on moving westward – Manitoba will be the 5th province to join Confederation in 1870.  What did this area have to offer?  Why did Canada want it to be part of the country?  What challenges arose adding this province into Confederation?  All of this will be explored in Unit 6 “Manitoba Enters Confederation”

  1. Review Learning Outcomes and Vocabulary
  2. Fur trade introduction
  3. Learning more about the 2 companies:  Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) and North West Company (NWC)
  4. Video reinforcement
    Canada: A People’s History “Episode 6 – Pathfinders” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHdAvVA8iGg
    a) Life at the Bay – starts at 16 min 14 sec
    b) The Nor’Westers – starts at 26 min 48 sec
    c) The Voyageurs – starts at 36 min 6 sec

All activities can be found in your Class Notebook.

HOMEWORK:  Complete activity comparing HBC and NWC for Wednesday

Monday, October 26, 2020

Player selection and reveal of your “Top 10 picks” for your nation building team!

This will be posted as an Assignment in Teams.

 

After Canada was created in 1867, one of the key goals was to increase the size of the country and bring more provinces into Confederation.  They will set their sights on moving westward – Manitoba will be the 5th province to join Confederation in 1870.  What did this area have to offer?  Why did Canada want it to be part of the country?  What challenges arose adding this province into Confederation?  All of this will be explored in Unit 6 “Manitoba Enters Confederation”

  1. Review Learning Outcomes and Vocabulary
  2. Fur trade introduction
  3. Learning more about the 2 companies:  Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) and North West Company (NWC)
  4. Video reinforcement
    Canada: A People’s History “Episode 6 – Pathfinders” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHdAvVA8iGg
    a) Life at the Bay – starts at 16 min 14 sec
    b) The Nor’Westers – starts at 26 min 48 sec
    c) The Voyageurs – starts at 36 min 6 sec

All activities can be found in your Class Notebook.

HOMEWORK:  Complete activity comparing HBC and NWC for Wednesday

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

During our online class on Teams we will:

  1.  Discuss the next step in the Fathers of Confederation project – gathering evidence
  2. Review where to find the trading cards and evidence gathering chart
  3. Time to begin reviewing the trading cards
  4. Ask questions to Ms. Ross via Teams chat or email

HOMEWORK:  Completed evidence gathering chart is due:

MONDAY for A-L students
TUESDAY for M-Z students

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  1. Overview of what was discussed at the 3 Conferences for Confederation
  2. Exploring the key terms of the BNA Act 1867 and current challenges in Canada due to these terms
  3. Which Fathers of Confederation are more significant than others?  What criteria would you choose to rank the Fathers of Confederation in importance?
  4. Complete survey to determine criteria for analysis
  5. Explore BC Election info in preparation for Thursday’s student vote!
    a) Votemate
    b) Instagram rsselection2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

  1.  Overview of what was discussed at the 3 Conferences for Confederation
  2. Exploring the key terms of the BNA Act 1867 and current challenges in Canada due to these terms
  3. Which Fathers of Confederation are more significant than others?  What criteria would you choose to rank the Fathers of Confederation in importance?
  4. Complete survey to determine criteria for analysis

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

  1. So how did the colonies get a more responsible and democratic government?  The rebellions were a failure…how was it eventually achieved?
  2. How were First Nations impacted by events of this time period?
  3. Mid century, the 5 BNA colonies were still facing challenges, both internally and externally.  Their future seemed at risk and once again revisited the idea of joining into a union first proposed by Lord Durham.  What events were bringing us closer to Canada as we know it today?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

This time period in our country’s history saw a massive wave of immigration.  By now, there are a variety of groups living in BNA:  First Nations, Canadiens, Loyalists, British, former slaves, Americans.

Many came to BNA in the hopes of a better life…but they would soon discover there were social, political, and economic challenges in the colony that needed fixing.

  1.  What were the grievances of those living in Upper Canada and Lower Canada?
  2. Events of the Rebellions 1837-38
  3. Short term outcomes