Canada: A Changing Society - 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 1890 and 1914, 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 visual stimulating to the students.
Topics Covered Include:
- Growth of Cities
- Factory Workers,
- Child Labour
- Working Conditions,
- Labour Unions
- Early Technology
- Changing Role of Women
- Women Activists Ishbel Maria Gordon, Lady Aberdeen Emily Murphy Adelaide Hoodless Nellie McClung
- First Nations
- Struggle Manitoba Schools Crisis
- Sir Wilfrid Laurier
- Population Challenge
- Sir Clifford Sifton
- The New Canadians: Manzo Nagano; Sigtryggur Jonasson
- Defending the Empire
- The Boer War
- Henri Bourassa
32 pages (8 1/2 x 11 paperback.)
The content covers key topics required for eighth grade history and supports the updated 2013 Ontario Curriculum: History Grade 8.