Early Settlers in Upper Canada Grades 2-4
- Author : Solski, Ruth
With the 29 lesson plans in this book, students will investigate the various communities of early settlers and First Nation peoples in Upper Canada during the 1800s.
They will understand how the interaction between the new settlers and existing communities of First Nation peoples and French settlers helped to shape the development of the various communities.
Students will be able to compare communities of the past with those of the present day.
Lesson Topics Include:
- Who Came to Live in Upper Canada
- An Unforgettable Journey
- Land Ho!
- Clearing the Land
- Building an Early Settler Home
- Inside an Early Settler Home
- Lighting in an Early Settler Home
- Early Settler Farming - Preparing the Land
- Early Settler Farming - Sowing the Seed
- Early Settler Farming - Growing and Storing Food
- Early Settler Farming - Harvesting the Crops
- Early Settler Farming - Farm Animals
- Early Settler Farming - Early Barns
- Early Settler Farming - Grinding the Grain
- Early Settler Life in Upper Canada - Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
- Early Transportation in Upper Canada
- An Early Settler Village
- Schools in Upper Canada
- Early Settler Food - Meat from the Forests and Barns
- Preserving Settler Food
- Settler Herbs and Spices
- Early Settler Clothing
- From Sheep to Loom
- Early Settler Children
- Keeping Clean in Early Settler Days
- Early Settler Health Care
- Early Settler Pastimes
- Early Black Settlers in Upper Canada
- Aboriginal Peoples of Upper Canada
A comprehensive teacher guide & instructions, assessment forms, and an answer key complete this resource. 120 pages.
This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the Ontario Curriculum.