The Franklin Expedition

Below is the lesson outline for the Franklin Expedition (a FLEX current events session) should you wish to work at your own pace.

Step 1:

What is the Franklin Expedition?

Step 2:

Watch The Franklin Expedition from World’s Worst Maritime Disasters.

Step 3:

Watch the video below for background information regarding the Franklin Expedition

Step 4:

Read the Finding Franklin article and use the 9 questions that follow to aid you in the class discussion:

How does the recent discovery of the Franklin expedition contribute to Canadian identity?

Step 5:

Complete the Canada Map Assignment using an atlas


Check out this neat animated film about the discovery of Canada’s north: