Immigration:
https://bbtest.edonline.sk.ca/webapps/moe-curriculum-BBLEARN/index.jsp?view=outcomes&lang=en&XML=social_studies_8.xml

pier 21 on-line story collection (use this for stories)

kids site of can. settlement

canadian immigration stats (1)


multicultural canada

http://www.edukits.ca/multiculturalism/student/timeline_e.html- timeline (2-notes)




2. http://www.edukits.ca/multiculturalism/student/multimedia_video_e.html- Muslim immigration in Edmonton


5. http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Pier21/index_e.html- pier 21, immigration game



http://www.mta.ca/about_canada/multi/#immigration:- notes


google videos


6. http://www.yourlibrary.ca/citizenship/- can. immigr. test




http://canadaonline.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ/Ya&zTi=1&sdn=canadaonline&cdn=newsissues&tm=17&gps=128_446_1020_567&f=00&tt=14&bt=0&bts=0&zu=http%3A//www.collectionscanada.ca/05/0529/052902/05290203_e.html- immigr. notes


4. http://canadaonline.about.com/od/historyofimmigration/a/chineseheadtax.htm- Chinese head tax


3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDAjMbeRgBg- Chinese head tax apology


1. http://www.canadaimmigrants.com/statistics.asp- immigration statistics tables (3- some info.)

http://www.ccrweb.ca/history.html- canadian immigration timeline (4- use this for assignment)



passages to Canada- http://66.241.199.64/da/index.asp
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/games/youth-corner.asp

http://www.sasksettlement.com/
immigrant stories




Treaties:https://www.edonline.sk.ca/bbcswebdav/library/curriculum/english/socialStudies8.xml?view=422


2. http://www.pathoftheelders.com/web/- on the path of elders video, games, etc.


3. http://www.otc.ca/TEACHERS/Teaching_Treaties_in_the_Classroom_Resources/- OTC grade eight unit, page 121-125 handout


1. http://www.fnmr.gov.sk.ca/community/maps/treaties- maps


4. google video- treaty talk with Jeff Martinuk, etc.


5. http://nfb.ca/film/club_native_excerpt/- club native, Indian Act
  • there are many different opinions on treaties
  • negotiating treaty obligations seems to be an on-going process
  • many treaty promises have been broken
  • perhaps treaties are living documents (because they continue to describe changing relationships between people)
  • we are all treaty 6 people
  • negotiated in 1876
  • the language of the original treaties would have been next to impossible for Chiefs and elders to understand
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMTwxxT3j2k- did you know, Indian Act, vote

http://www.mythperceptions.ca/- first nations myths


History:https://www.edonline.sk.ca/bbcswebdav/library/curriculum/english/socialStudies8.xml?view=423

http://www.histori.ca/minutes/default.do?page=.index-video minutes

3. http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCETimelineBrowse&Params=A1CAT1- timeline
  • 1608-Founding of Quebec
  • 1608-Champlain established a fortified trading post at Quebec City
  • 1649-Huron Defeated by Iroquois and French.
  • 1670-Hudson's Bay given trading rights to HB and the entire area where rivers drain into the bay (eastern Canada)
  • 1759-battle of the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City
  • French General Montcalm
  • English General Wolfe,won
  • both generals died
  • 1775-Americans attack Quebec City, they lose.
  • French don't help Americans
  • 1867- British North America Act (BNA), Canada is a country!
  • 1876- treaty 6 (here)
  • government needed the land
  • 1885-last spike
  • Craigellachie, B.C.
  • 1885-Riel hanged in Regina
  • 1906- Klondike gold rush, Yukon
  • 1914- 1918- World War I
  • 1939-1945- World War II
  • 1961-Tommy Douglas- universal health care

http://www.historycanadagame.com/- history game for home

2. http://nfb.ca/film/other_side_of_the_ledger/- Hudson's Bay Company


  • First Nations people wanted rifles
  • Rupert's Land
  • Hudson's Bay was the supply company (NWMP, RCMP)
  • pushed into isolated areas (reserves)
  • hunting and hard work
  • $5/person/year
  • lowest income group
  • cost of everyday items high in remote areas
  • low life expectancy
  • in poverty and threatened
  • HBC never controlled the fishing industry
  • pollution and habitat loss for wildlife in north
  • 300 years anniversary 1970
  • 100 lb. of tobacco
  • not trading fairly for skins


1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksYSCWpFKBo&feature=PlayList&p=69807B978BC84EC0&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=40- funny video

4. google video- Canada, a People's History (Plains of Abraham

1000 A.D.- Vikings at L'Anse Meadows, Newfoundland, Beothuk tribe
1500- John Cabot- British, Jacques Cartier- French
Northwest Passage- Henry Hudson, John Franklin and others
Samuel de Champlain- St. Lawrence River
beaver hats for Europeans
Hudson's Bay Company
Metis- French, Scottish etc. and First Nations having kids

Multi - Q- Canada Jeopardy