Creating Canada 1850-1890 Grade 8 - 10/pk Readers
- Author : Solski, Ruth/Summers, Eleanor
The hi/lo reading passages focus on the significant people, historic events, and changes in the government that were important to Canadian history between 1850 and 1890, giving students a good overall understanding of this time period.
Each topic is presented in a clear, concise manner, which makes the information accessible to struggling learners, but is also appropriate for students performing at or above grade level.
Photographs and images are used throughout the reading passages to make them visually stimulating to the students.
Each reader is 48 pages and 8 1/2 x 11.
The content covers key topics required for eighth-grade history and supports the updated 2013 Grade 8 Ontario History Curriculum.
Topics Covered Include:
- British North America
- Confederation External Factors Internal Factors
- The Road to Confederation
- The Creation of Canada
- Fathers of Confederation: George Brown; George-Etienne Cartier; Alexander T. Galt; Hector-Louis Langevin; Thomas D'Arcy McGee; Charles Tupper; John A. Macdonald
- Red River Red River Rebellion: Leader: Louis Riel
- Manitoba Joins the Confederation
- Northwest Territories Joins the Confederation
- British Columbia Joins the Confederation
- Amor De Cosmos
- Prince Edward Island Joins the Confederation: William Henry Pope; Edward Whelan
- Canadian Pacific Railway
- Northwest Rebellion Gabriel Dumont General Frederick Middleton Poundmaker Big Bear
- The North West Mounted Police
- Canadian Gold Rushes