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Manitoba: 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

 

 

Web Links

Early Canadiana Online  

Early Canadiana Online is a digital library that allows you to search more than one million pages of Canada's printed history. It features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20 th Century. From the home page, click on the "Resources" link in the left-hand menu to access the Hudson's Bay section, which includes useful information on the history, personalities, stories and a timeline about the fur trade in Canada.

Pathfinders & Passageways The Exploration of Canada  

The men and women who have contributed to the exploration of Canada are innumerable. For this Web site, a selection has been made of those considered to have directly furthered the geographical understanding of what is now Canada. Excerpts of the explorers' published accounts, manuscript selections, or citations from works published by their contemporaries are included. Artistic works, maps, and artefacts are displayed throughout the site. The site is supplemented by thematic essays on mapmaking and transportation, as well as texts on other topics recurrent in the history of exploration in Canada.

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Answer Key

?_Geography Timeline
 

You may wish to use or adapt the following criteria to evaluate students' timelines:

  • The student uses an appropriate format for a timeline, with dates and events of descriptions clearly labelled and marked on the timeline.
  • The student includes an appropriate number of dates/events on the timeline.
  • 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 information.
          Click here to view the student activity.

 

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