Social Studies

Websites to Support the Curriculum

Grade 5: Cluster 2 : Early European Colonization (1600 -1763)

Learning Experience 5.2.1: Early European Exploration and Colonization
5.2.1 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES
5.2.1 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Websites regarding Norse (Viking) exploration:

Parks Canada, L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/nl/meadows/index_e.asp

Canadian Museum of Civilization: Canada Hall – The Norse:  http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canp1/ca01eng.shtml

The Viking Network, Viking Ships: http://www.viking.no/e/travels/evikingships.htm

Canadian Museum of Civilization: North Atlantic Crossings: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/canp1/ca02eng.shtml (links to information re: navigation, commerce, explorers)

The Open Door Web Site: Colonies and Empires: http://www.saburchill.com/history/chapters/empires/0001.html

CBC: Canada, A People’s History: http://www.cbc.ca/history/ (Summaries of each episode; historical timeline and information; teacher activities)

Websites for research on explorers

European Explorers (General):

National Maritime Museum; Explorers and Leaders: http://www.nmm.ac.uk/explore/sea-and-ships/facts/explorers-and-leaders/ (Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, Sir John Franklin, John Cabot)

The Mariner’s Museum; Biographies of Explorers and Associated People: http://www.mariner.org/education/biographies-explorers-and-associated-people

The Canadian Encyclopedia: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm?PgNm=Homepage&TCE_Version=A (Search by explorer name or click on Interactive Resources - Quest for the Northwest Passage for an interactive map of voyages):

Jacques Cartier:

Canadian Museum of Civilization; The Explorers of Nouvelle France - Jacques Cartier:  http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/the-explorers/jacques-cartier

Discoverers Web; Jacques Cartier: http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/cartier.html

Canada’s Digital Collections; Jacques Cartier, Explorer of the Saint Lawrence: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/stlauren/hist/hi_cartier.htm

 Martin Frobisher:

Canadian Museum of Civilization; Martin Frobisher: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/frobisher/frsub05e.shtml

Sir John Franklin:

Netscapades, The Franklin Trail:http://www.netscapades.com/franklintrail/franklin.htm

David Thompson:

The Canadian Encyclopedia, David Thompson: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0007969

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Inuit History: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/education/teacher-resources/oracles/first-peoples/dmorrison/canadian-inuit-history(Including contact with explorers (Frobisher, Vikings, whalers)

Canadian Encyclopedia, Interactive Maps, Canada’s Native Peoples:http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=ExploreCanada&TCE_Version=A&mState=3

5.2.1 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

Learning Experience 5.2.2: Nouvelle France
5.2.2 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Map of New France, 1597, Canadian Heritage Gallery: http://www.canadianheritage.org/reproductions/10081.htm

Canadian Geographic, Mapping Canada: A Historic Perspective:  http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/mapping/mappingcanada/

Atlas of Canada, Map of Nouvelle France circa 1740: http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/historical/preconfederation/newfrance1740

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Museum of Nouvelle-France, An Overview of Cartography: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/cartography

Canada’s Digital Collections, Acadia Historic Atlas, Map of Acadia: Identify Port-Royal, Grand-Pré and Louisbourg http://collections.ic.gc.ca/neo-ecossaise/en/index.htm

Historica, Champlain in Acadia: http://www.histori.ca/champlain/index.do

New France, New Horizons: http://www.archivescanadafrance.org

A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada: http://www.whitepinepictures.com/seeds/i/12/index.html

5.2.2 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Virtual Museum of Nouvelle France, Museum of Civilization, Champlain: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/the-explorers/samuel-de-champlain

Historica, Champlain in Acadia: http://www.histori.ca/champlain/index.do

New France, New Horizons: http://www.archivescanadafrance.org

Virtual Museum of Nouvelle-France, Explorers: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/the-explorers/the-explorers

Virtual Museum of Nouvelle-France, The Habitant in New-France: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/people/the-habitant-in-new-france/the-habitant-in-new-france-intro

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Jean Talon http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/education/teacher-resources/oracles/history/cgourdeau/jean-talon-first-intendant-of-new-france

Canada in the Making, New France 1608 – 1759 http://www.canadiana.org/citm/themes/constitution/constitution3_e.html#royalprov

How to Read 18th Century British-American Writing http://www.dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/writing.html

National Archives and Library, Tracing the History of Nouvelle-France http://www.archives.ca/05/0517/051702_e.html

National Library of Canada, Early Images of Canada, Illustrations from Rare Books: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/earlyimages/index-e.html

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Virtual Museum of Nouvelle-France, A New France ABC: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/vmnf/abc09-12/accu_e.shtml

Canadian Museum of Civilizations, Virtual Museum of Nouvelle-France (main page): http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france

Canada in the Making, Great Peace of 1701: http://www.canadiana.org/citm/themes/constitution/constitution2_e.html#greatpeace

5.2.2 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Virtual Museum of Nouvelle-France, Chronology, Headlines: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/chronology

Canadian Encyclopedia, Timeline of New France: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCETimelineBrowse&PeriodId=11&TCE_Version=A&mState=3

Historica, Champlain in Acadia: http://www.histori.ca/champlain/index.do

New France, New Horizons: http://www.archivescanadafrance.org

Museum of Civilization, An Adventure in Nouvelle-FrancePierre Boucherhttp://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/pierre-boucher/pierre-boucher

Historica, Champlain in Acadia: http://www.histori.ca/champlain/index.do

New France, New Horizons: http://www.archivescanadafrance.org

Learning Experience 5.2.3: Cultural Interaction in Early Canada
5.2.3 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

The Mariners’ Museum, Age of Exploration, Christopher Columbus http://www.marinersmuseum.org/education/christopher-columbus

Huron Carol, various translations:   http://www.canadianaconnection.com/cca/huron_carol.htm

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Aboriginal Place Names in Canada http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/pr/info/info106_e.html

Natural Resources Canada, Origins of Canada’s Geographical Names http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/education/index_e.php

Canadian Heritage Galleries, Explorers: http://www.canadianheritage.ca/galleries/groupsofpeople0300.htm#Explorers

Canadian Heritage Galleries, First Nations, People: http://www.canadianheritage.ca/galleries/firstnations0800.htm#People:%20Iroquois

5.2.3 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

CBC, Canada, A People’s History, Episode summaries: http://www.cbc.ca/history/EPISODESUM2LE.html

Biography of Chief Donnacona CBC, A People’s History, Episode 1:  http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpContent.html &series_id=1&episode_id=1&chapter_id=5&page_id=11&lang=E

Jacques Cartier’s First Voyage; First Encounters: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/z00cartier1.htm

National Archives of Canada, An Overview of Aboriginal History in Canada: http://www.archives.ca/02/0201200110_e.html (Select desired topic: First Meetings and Fisheries, Exploration and the Beginning of Trade, Trade and Social Changes, The Iroquois Wars and the Fur Trade Rivalries)

Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons 1639-1649 http://www.wyandot.org/wn_stmar.htm

Jesuits: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/z16jesuit1.htm

CBC, Canada A People’s History, Episode 2, Converting the Natives in Huronia: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpContent.html &series_id=1&episode_id=2&chapter_id=5&page_id=2&lang=E

CBC, Canada A People’s History, Episode 2, The Society of Jesus, The Jesuits: http://history.cbc.ca/history/ ?MIval=EpContent.html&series_id=1&episode_id=2&chapter_id=5&page_id=3&lang=E

Canadian Heritage Galleries, Missionaries (Images): http://www.canadianheritage.ca/galleries/groupsofpeople1000.htm#Missionaries

Manitoba Education, Integrating Aboriginal Perspectives into Curricula: http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/ks4/docs/policy/abpersp/ab_persp.pdf (Culture and World View, pages 7 -1 0 explain traditional spiritual beliefs)

Aboriginal Elders Teachings, Virtual Circle Aboriginal Community: http://www.vcircle.com/elders/index.shtml

Museum of Civilization, First Peoples: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/education/teacher-resources/oracles/first-peoples

Museum of Civilization, Virtual Museum of Nouvelle-France, Explorers: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/explore/virtual-museum-of-new-france/the-explorers/the-explorers

Smallpox and the end of the Huron Nation: http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/z16huron1.htm

Beothuk http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/settlement/kids/021013-2021-e.html

Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage, The Beothuk: http://www.heritage.nf.ca/aboriginal/beothuk.html

National Heritage Gallery, Shanawdithit: http://www.canadianheritage.ca/reproductions/10036.htm

5.2.3 APPLYING STRATEGIES

This Land is Your Land, Canadian Lyrics, The Travellers:   http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/socstud/foundation_gr5/blms/5-2-3g.pdf Adobe Acrobat Files


Learning Experience 5.2.4: French – British Colonial Rivalry
5.2.4 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended

5.2.4 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Canada’s Digital Collections, Life Prior to 1755, Daily Life inn Acadia: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/acadian/english/eb41755/eb41755.htm

The Fortress of Louisbourg, School Projects, Louisbourg the Community: http://fortress.uccb.ns.ca/search/scol_e5.html

Canada’s Digital Collections, Fortress of Louisbourg: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/louisbourg/enghome.html

Parks Canada, Halifax Citadel, Exhibits: http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/halifax/edu/edu2_e.asp

Parks Canada, Port-Royal National Historic Site: http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/portroyal/natcul/histor_e.asp

Canadian Heritage Gallery, Images of Halifax http://www.canadianheritage.ca/galleries/places1400.htm#Halifax

Canadian Encyclopedia, Seven Years’ War: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0007300

Canadian Encyclopedia online: Royal Proclamation: http://www.canadianencyclopedia.ca/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0006990&mState=1

Early Canadiana online, Image of Title Page, Royal Proclamation of 1763: http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/PageView/48786/0006?id=2143fe3e2e828625

5.2.4 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No websites recommended