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Northwest Territories:  Teacher Centre
History

 

Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.

Answer Key

Click on the link below for an answer key to the activity in the Student Centre:


?_Geography Timeline

 

 

 

Web Links

Museum of Civilization  

What happened to the "Inuvialuit" people and their traditional culture when the European explorers, fur traders, and missionaries arrived? The Web page, "The Inuvialuit of the Western Arctic" traces the history of the Inuit in the arctic. The Web site provides photographs and accounts from the writings of explorers, fur traders, and missionaries who visited the arctic. An excellent resource that is easy to access.

National Library of Canada: Passageways    

This is an excellent, well written, and well-organized Web site dealing with the early exploration of Canada. There are lots of maps and charts as well as detailed information about explorers. Material on this Web site is suitable for students in grades 4, 5, & 6.

 

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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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