Social Studies

Grade 5 Social Studies Blackline Masters

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Blackline Masters by Cluster:

Cluster 1: First Peoples
Cluster 2: Early European Colonization (1600 to 1763)
Cluster 3: Fur Trade
Cluster 4: From British Colony to Confederation (1763 to 1867)

Grade 5 Social Studies: People and Stories of Canada to 1867: A Foundation for Implementation

Cluster 1: First Peoples

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5.1.1 Origins of First Peoples of Noricarth Ame
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(a.) Anticipation Guide
(b.) Anticipation Guide—Key
(c.) Word Splash
(d.) Stories of Origins—Note-Taking-Frame
(e.) Outline Map of North America
(f.) LAPS Frame
(g.) Concept Overview: Land Bridge Theory
(h.) Concept Overview: Oral Tradition
(i.) Comparison Chart: Story and Theory
(j.) Comparison Chart: Story and Theory—Key
(k.) Word Cycle: Origins
 
5.1.2 Connections to the Land
(a.) Bodies of Water
(b.) Outline Map of Canada
(c.) Landforms and Vegetation
(d.) Landforms and Vegetation—Key
(e.) Climate in Canada
(f.) Climate in Canada—Key
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(g.) Describing the Land
(h.) Traditional Territories of First Peoples (2 pages)
(i.) Traditional Lands and Ways of Life of First Peoples
(j.) Traditional Lands and Ways of Life of First Peoples —Key
(k.) Connections to the Land—Note-Taking-Frame
 
5.1.3 Pre-contact Cultures
(a.) Culture Web
(b.) Culture Web—Key
(c.) Beliefs and Values in Storytelling
(d.) Art Expresses Culture
(e.) When Cultures Meet
(f.) Stereotypes and Understanding Culture
(g.) Cultural Posters Exit Slip
(h.) First Peoples Gallery
 
5.1.4 First Peoples Governance
(a.) Making Collective Decisions
(b.) Seven-Step Knowledge Chart
(c.) First Peoples—Connecting and Reflecting
 

Cluster 2: Early European Colonization (1600 to 1763)

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5.2.1 Early European Exploration and Colonization
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(a.) Northwest Passage (2 pages)
(b.) Jacques Cartier’s Journals (2 pages)
(c.) Note-Taking-Frame: The Norse in America (2 pages)
(d.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Vancouver
(e.) Explorers’Identity Card
(f.) Concept Frame: Colonization
(g.) Northwest Passage Keywords
 
5.2.2 Nouvelle-France
(a.) Sort and Predict: Life in Nouvelle-France
(b.) Nouvelle-France Video Response (2 pages)
(c.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—La Salle
(d.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Champlain
(e.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Talon
(f.) Government in Nouvelle-France
(g.) Government in Nouvelle-France—Key
(h.) Selecting and Using Primary Sources (2 pages)
(i.) People in Nouvelle-France: Role Card (2 pages)
(j.) Main Groups during the Nouvelle-France Period
(k.) Main Events during Early Nouvelle-France (2 pages)
(l.) Government in Nouvelle-France—Diagram
 
5.2.3 Cultural Interaction in Early Canada
(a.) Differing Perspectives of the World
(b.) Cultural Exchange
(c.) Cultural Exchange—Key
(d.) Cultural Dialogue
(e.) Cultural Dialogue—Key
(f.) First Peoples and the Land
(g.) This Land is Your Land
(h.) A Complex Country
 
5.2.4 French–British Colonial Rivalry
(a.) A Description of New England
(b.) Evangeline (2 pages)
(c.) Daily Life in the Colonies (2 pages)
(d.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Wolfe
(e.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Montcalm
(f.) Treaty of Utrecht
(g.) French and English Rival Forts—Note-Taking-Frame
(h.) Timeline of Events: English–French Rivalry (2 pages)
(i.) Comparing Two Treaties
(j.) Comparing Two Treaties—Key
(k.) The Royal Proclamation of 1763
(l.) Acadian Deportation Role Play (2 pages)
(m.) After the British Conquest (2 pages)
(n.) Early European Colonization (1600 to 1763)—Connecting and Reflecting
 

Cluster 3: Fur Trade

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5.3.1 European Expansion North and West
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(a.) The Fur Trade and The Hudson’s Bay Company
(b.) Analyzing a Source of Historical Information
(c.) Anticipation Guide: The Fur Trade
(d.) Anticipation Guide: The Fur Trade–Key
(e.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Simpson
(f.) Archives and Artifacts
(g.) Archives and Artifacts—Key
(h.) Rupert’s Land
(i.) The North West Company
(j.) Compare and Contrast Frame: Fur-Trade Routes (2 pages)
(k.) Timeline: Meanwhile, Back in the West…
(l.) Concept Frame: Monopoly
(m.) Word Cycle—Fur Trade
 
5.3.2 Importance of the Land in the Fur Trade
(a.) What’s in a Name?
(b.) Important Objects in the Fur Trade
 
5.3.3 Life during the Fur-Trade Era (1650s – 1850s)
(a.) A Fur Trade Journey: Samuel Hearne
(b.) A Continental Voyage: Alexander Mackenzie
(c.) Figures of the Fur-Trade Era: Note-Taking-Frame (2 pages)
(d.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Fraser
(e.) Analyzing Artifacts
(f.) Comparison Chart: Hudson’s Bay Company and North West Company
(g.) The Fur Trade Economy—Word Cycle
 
5.3.4 Métis Nation and Culture in the Fur-Trade Era
(a.) Who Are the Métis People? (2 pages)
(b.) Stories Told by Pictures
(c.) Outline Map: Prairie Provinces
(d.) Conflict: Agriculture and the Fur Trade
(e.) Conflict: Agriculture and the Fur Trade—Key
(f.) Fur Trade—Connecting and Reflecting
 

Cluster 4: From British Colony to Confederation (1763 to 1867)

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5.4.1 Early Immigration and the Impact of the Loyalists
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(a.) Concept Builder Frame: Cultural Diversity
(b.) A Changing Map of Canada
(c.) A Changing Map of Canada—Key
(d.) What is a Revolution?
(e.) Note-Taking-Frame—The American Revolution
(f.) Note-Taking-Frame—The American Revolution—Key
(g.) British Loyalty or American Independence (2 pages)
(h.) Timeline of Events 1763–1791
(i.) Timeline of Events 1763–1791—Key
 
5.4.2 Sharing the Land
(a.) Word Splash: Reasons for Immigrating
(b.) Métis Land Rights and Hunting Rights
(c.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Selkirk
(d.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Carleton
(e.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Brant
(f.) Métis Communities in Western Canada
 
5.4.3 Conflict and Reform
(a.) Lord Durham’s Report (2 pages)
(b.) Sort and Predict: Upper Canada and Lower Canada
(c.) Sort and Predict: Upper Canada and Lower Canada—Key
(d.) Two Canadas?
(e.) Government in Upper and Lower Canada1791 to 1841—Word Cards
(f.) Government Upper Lower Canada Sample Chart
(g.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Elgin
(h.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Durham
(i.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Brock
(j.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Simcoe
(k.) The War of 1812 (2 pages)
(l.) People in the War of 1812
(m.) Upper Canada and Lower Canada:Comparison
(n.) Role Cards: Rebellions of 1837 and 1838
(o.) Un Canadien Errant/A Wandering Canadian
(p.) Responsible Government: Concept Frame
(q.) Government Reform: Durham and the Act of Union
(r.) Government Reform: Durham and the Act of Union—Key
(s.) Comparison: Constitution Act (1791) and Act of Union (1841)
 
5.4.4 Negotiating Confederation
(a.) Map of Canada 1867
(b.) Caricature of Confederation
(c.) Defining Confederation
(d.) “Rep by Pop” (2 pages)
(e.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Lafontaine
(f.) Famous Letters in Canadian History—Howe
(g.) Confederation: For or Against?
(h.) Reasons for Confederation (3 pages)
(i.) The Negotiation Process (2 pages)
(j.) The Negotiation Process—Key
(k.) The British North America Act, 1867
(l.) British Government and Crown—Chart
(m.) Identity Card: The Confederation Debates
(n.) What They Said
(o.) Canada, the Country (2 pages)
 
5.4.5 Citizenship Then and Now
(a.) Essential Lessons in Canadian History
(b.) Active Democratic Citizens
(c.) Citizenship Then and Now
(d.) Loyal Subjects (2 pages)
(e.) A Citizenship Survey (2 pages)
(f.) Responsibilities and Rights of Citizens
(g.) Changing Views of First Peoples
(h.) Equals and Allies, Free and Independent (2 pages)
(i.) What We Can Do
(j.) From British Colony to Confederation (1763 to 1867)—Connecting and Reflecting