*This section will take place on December 14, 2018
The first term has focused mainly on writing and research skills, and topics relating to Early Canada until 1815.
Students should be able to respond to questions on the following topics:
- Aboriginal lifestyle, identity, culture and world views in pre-contact Canada.
- The colonizing of Canada by Europeans and the consequences this had for Aboriginal groups.
- Identify significant events or occurrences in the lives of Canada’s Aboriginal population leading up to 1815.
- How the conflict between France and Britain shaped their colonies in North America.
- Make reasoned ethical judgments on actions in the past by prominent historical figures.
- Locate Canada's provinces and territories and their capitals, and recognize Canada's physiographic regions.
- Students will demonstrate their ability to read text for deeper meaning.
Important documents from our notes include:
The booklet of notes which summarizes all of the content from our Aboriginal Canada presentations.
The time line notes taken in class on early, colonial Canada
Notes from our geography unit.
The notes from our "Colonial Canada" presentations. Students should study these events as they relate to wider themes and patterns, and as answering questions from the first three topics listed above.
Exam Part II
*This exam will take place on January 15, 2019
This exam will include a short grammar section and one longer answer response where students will use the qualities of good writing discussed in class to showcase their writing abilities.
A quick review of our "mini lessons" is recommended.