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Alberta: History  Teacher Centre

 

Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.

Web Activities

Click on the link below for answer keys to activities in the Student Centre:

 

?_Geography Timeline of Early Alberta
?_Geography Storekeeper's Brochure
?_Geography An Interview with a Settler

 

 

 

Web Links

Canada’s Digital Collections
This link will connect you to Canada’s Digital Collections, a showcase of hundreds of Web sites celebrating Canada's history, geography, science, technology, and culture. These fascinating Web sites range from the National Library, the National Archives, and the Museum of Civilization, to the local histories and way of life of Canadian communities. Canada’s Digital Collections also features a set of online educational resources, including curriculum units, classroom activities, quizzes, and games. This is one of the largest sources of Canadian material on the Internet.

The National Archives of Canada
The National Archives of Canada is an extensive repository of Canadian memories and features a wealth of digital material for teachers.

The Heritage Community Foundation
This site provides a dynamic new platform to help make Alberta’s history come alive for everyone! You can explore aspects of Alberta’s early history through images and listen to CKUA Radio Network’s Heritage Trails.

2Learn.ca
This Web site has links that will take you on a virtual tour of the past. Come and explore sites about cowboys, pioneers, the fur trade, and the gold rush. View photos of families and homes from days gone by. Read the true stories of people whose bright ideas and accomplishments a hundred years ago paved the way for Alberta’s thriving communities today.

The National Library of Canada
The National Library of Canada provides a wealth of resources for teachers, including the history and geography of Canada, arts and recreation, literature, science, languages, and much more! The information is well catalogued to facilitate searching by teachers or students of all ages. Enjoy!

 

 

Answer Keys

?_Geography Timeline of Early Alberta
 

Evalution: 1 point for each correct date. Total possible: 10 points

Click here to view the student activity.

Click here for the timeline answer key.

            

?_Geography Storekeeper's Brochure
 

Evaluation: Click here for the rubric.

Click here to view the student activity.

            

?_Geography An Interview with a Settler
 

Evaluation: Click here for the rubric.

Click here to view the student activity.

 

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