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                                     Site Updated  Wednesday, January 07, 2015                   

A Victorian Christmas
Activity Cards for Ancient Civilizations
Ancient Civilizations - Ancient Egypt 
                              - Feudal Japan 
                              - Ancient Rome

Diary of a Young Girl

Discovering Your World

The Revolutionary War
Life in the Middle Ages
Canada At War 


The Native Peoples of Newfoundland
and Labrador

The Holocaust 

Suffer the Children  1-2
The Novel Approach:  1-2-3

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A Victorian Christmas   by Lisa Hicks

This integrated unit for Grades 4-8 uses "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens to enable students to develop a knowledge of life in the Victorian era through the use of activity cards on a variety of topics: creative writing, research, life in the Victorian era, music, art and drama.  
Suggestions for teaching the unit, a rubric for evaluation, evaluation sheets and suggestions for whole class activities are also included. (55 pages)

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Activity Cards for Ancient Civilizations  by Charles M. Thompson

A series of activity cards based on Maslow's Needs Theory for physical, psychological and social needs.  Included are activities to research food, shelter, transportation, religion and education.  The cards are designed on two levels, one for general use and one for more advanced work.  The cards are illustrated with scenes from Ancient Greece but can be used for the study of any ancient civilization. (73 Pages)  

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Ancient Civilizations - Ancient Egypt     by Philip Richard 

Ancient Egypt is a thematic unit created for students in grades 4-7.
This unit gives details about the social structure, government, homes, food, clothing and religious practices of the Ancient Egyptians.
The unit consists of information cards with appropriate activity sheets and a collection of activity cards with activities in vocabulary, grammar, creative writing, research, art and drama.
Some activities are designed for independent work, others are meant for work with a partner or small group.
Also included are suggestions for teaching and evaluating the unit, tracking sheets, record sheets and a list of resources.
       

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Feudal Japan   by Marcee Chapman 
 

This unit allows for grades 5 - 8 students to examine and analyze different aspects of the culture of Feudal Japan. 
Students work individually and in small groups as they study the development of Japan, the religion, social structure and artistic culture of the time.  Students will present oral, dramatic and written projects.
The unit contains suggestions for teaching the unity, detailed lesson plans and a wide variety of information sheets, activity sheets and an answer keys. (70  pages)  

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Ancient Civilizations - Ancient Rome     by Philip Richard

Ancient Rome is a thematic unit created for students in grades 4-7.
This unit gives details about the social structure, government, homes, food, clothing and religious practices of the Ancient Romans.
The unit consists of information cards with appropriate activity sheets and a collection of activity cards with activities in vocabulary, grammar, creative writing, research, art and drama.
Some activities are designed for independent work, others are meant for work with a partner or small group.
Also included are suggestions for teaching and evaluating the unit, tracking sheets, record sheets and a list of resources.  

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Diary of a Young Girl  by Rachel Kemp

This study of the diary kept by Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam during World War 11 for almost two years was created for students from Grades 7-9.
It contains work sheets on vocabulary and word usage, grammar , comprehension, creative writing, research, art and drama.  
Also included are activity cards for independent and group projects and discussion.   The teacher's section contains suggestions for teaching the unit, evaluation forms, tracking sheets, a list of useful resources and an answer key.  (85 pages)
  
   
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Discovering Your World  by Anita Yeoman  
 
This integrated unit will introduce students to various countries as they plan a trip around the world.
The unit is very flexible and can be adapted for any grade level and time period.
It consists of detailed suggestions for planning a  "journey" that best suits the needs of your class.
Worksheets for planning an itinerary, making passports and calculating distances are included, together with peer and self evaluation sheets and tracking sheets.
Students will utilize research skills as they learn about language, history, geography and culture of the countries they "visit" on their world trip.  (44 Pages)
  

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The Revolutionary War

This unit for grades 4 - 6, contains nine historical novels that give background knowledge of life during the Revolutionary War.  The novels range in reading and interest levels.  (99 pages)      
Novels are:  Changes for Felicity, Give me Liberty, George Washington's Socks, Hope's Crossing, Thomas, Toliver's Secret, The Secret Soldier, The Riddle of Pencroft Farm 

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Life in the Middle Ages  by Anita Yeoman and Susan Harrison

This integrated unit uses an activity card format to enable students to develop a detailed study of life in the medieval era.  The cards cover medieval society, reading, creative writing, science and technology of the time, music art and drama. (66 pages)   Grades 5-8

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Canada At War    by Jeanette Dillon

This is an integrated learning unit for grades 7 - 10 integrating language arts, creative writing, history, geography, drama, music and visual arts, while studying the wars and conflicts in which Canada has been actively involved during the past three hundred years.
There is an emphasis on using a variety of methods for research, and many of the activities are done cooperatively in groups.
The unit also contains suggestions for teaching and classroom organization, tracking sheets, suggestions for evaluation, including peer and self evaluation, excepts from novels, poetry, and ideas for teaching vocabulary development, essay writing, integrated art ideas and learning and using various literary devices. (78 pages)
  

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The Native Peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador   
by Frances Stanford

A study of the Boathook, Mik"Maq, Innu, Innuit and Metis people and the effect of the European colonists on their way of life. 
Grades 5 - 8.

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The Holocaust

Includes:  The Boy in Striped Pyjamas, I Have Lived a Thousand Years, What World is Left, Surviving Hitler, Daniel's Story, Behind the Bedroom Wall, In My Enemies House.

This unit written for Grades 6-9 consists of activities for historical novels, autobiographies and biographies.  These vary in content and due to the  subject matter descriptions are very graphic. 
There are comprehension activities for each book, a section called Thinking About What You Have Read, and a list of activities ranging from mapping skills to creative writing, plus a selection of activity cards that can be used with any novel or biography.
Also included are suggestions for teaching the unit, tracking sheets, a rubric for evaluation with an evaluation sheet, and answer keys to the comprehension activities. (104 pages)

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Suffer the Children   by Jeanette Dillon

This is the first of a series written for Grades 7 - 10  which examine the exploitation of children throughout the ages.

Book 1: Orphans and Street Urchins 
Book 1 uses literature, poetry and music as resources for research and discussion. Students will learn about the treatment of orphaned  and abandoned children in the Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, with the study of excerpts from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo and Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
The situation of those living on the streets today is examined, along with various plans put forth by governments and the United Nations to solve this problem.  A wide selection of activities to be done in groups, with partners or individually is provided.  Students are encouraged to use the Internet as a research tool. 
The unit includes suggestions for teaching and evaluation, tracking sheets, excerpts from novels and activities.   (100 pages)  

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Suffer the Children  by  Jeanette Dillon

Book 2 The Child as Bread Winner
 
 
The second book of this series for Grades 7 - 10 concentrates on the predicament of the child as bread winner in Europe, North America and other countries from the 19th century to the present time. Using excerpts from The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley, Hans Anderson's The Little Match Girl and poetry by William Blake and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Sections on Factory Acts, United Empire Loyalists, The Scottish Clearances and child labor in south east Asia are included.
Also provided are suggestions for classroom organization and teaching the unit, tracking sheets, evaluation sheets and ideas for participating in a formal debate, writing an essay and using various literary devices.  (95 pages)
  

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The Novel Approach: 
Book 1 Canadian History from 1670-1837

This unit for Grades 7 - 8 contains historical novels that tell of the life in New France, the contributions of the voyageurs, the immigration of the Loyalists, the lives of immigrants from Europe, the War of 1812, living in the city of York and the 1837 rebellion in Upper Canada (100 pages)    
Novels are: The King's Daughter, Another Shore, The Broken Blade, Escape: The Adventures of a Loyalist Family, Death Over Montreal, Fire Ship, The Bully Boys, The Boy With an R in his Hand, To hang a Rebel, Rebellion.

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The Novel Approach:  
Book 2 Canadian History from 1866 to 1910     
     
This unit for Grades 7 - 8 contains novels that tell of the events leading to Confederation, The Riel Rebellions, the Klondike gold rush, building the Trans Canada Railway, and the lives of new immigrants to Canada. 
(105 pages)

Novels are:  Spy in the Shadows, A Ribbon of Shining Steel, Soldier Boys, Battle Cry of Batoche, The Shanty Men of Cache Lake, The Secret of Sentinel Rock, Gold Fever Trail, Jason's Gold, Anne of Green Gables, The Shacklands.

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The Novel Approach:  
Book 3 Canadian History  from 1910 to 1936   
   

This unit for Grades 7 - 8 contains novels that tell of the First World war, the extreme drought in the prairie provinces and the effects of the Great Depression on rural and urban communities in Canada.  (93 pages)  
Novels are:  Home Child, Charlie Wilcox, The Hydrofoil Mystery, After the Dancing Days,
  A Prairie as Wide as the Sea, Summer of the Mad Monk, Blaines Way
        
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