Columbia: Government & Societiy
Sites will provide you with background information.
Click on the link below for
an answer key to the activity in the Student Centre.
The government's "BC Facts" link
near the bottom left-hand side of the home page has information about
the official symbols of the province, people, industries, and natural
resources as well as a map that can be down loaded and printed. Web site
information is easy to access and suitable for grade 4, 5, & 6 students.
Archives Time Machine
This BC Archives Web site is an excellent resource designed specifically
for students. Information is easy to access and suitable for grade 4, 5,
& 6 students. Print information is supplemented with numerous photographs
from the BC Archives collection.
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Encourage the development
of logical reasoning by asking students to provide reasons for their
selection of each event. Evaluating the importance of one event
in comparison with another can be challenging for students. Completing
this activity using a Think-Pair-Share or other group structure
You may wish to use or adapt
the following criteria to evaluate students' timelines:
Click here to view the student activity.
- The student uses an appropriate format for a timeline, with
dates and events of descriptions clearly labelled and marked on
- The student includes an appropriate number of dates/events on
- The information is accurate and events are concisely described.
- The student's explanation of choices made in creating the timeline
show an ability to focus the topic and include only the most relevant