Social 7

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Canada’s history… from its early beginnings to present day.

Social 7 provides a comprehensive examination of Canadian history preceding and following Confederation. The concept of intercultural contact is introduced through an examination of migration and immigration. Grade 7 forms the foundation for the continued dialogue on citizenship and identity in Canada.

Course Outline
Social 7 Program of Studies


Students will demonstrate an understanding of Canadian geography to assist them in their journey of the story of Canada.

Canada Map and Mapping Skills

Unit 1 – Pre Confederation

Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the distinct roles of, and the relationships among, the Aboriginal, French and British peoples in forging the foundations of Canadian Confederation.

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Aboriginal Societies
Chapter 1 Notes
Chapter 1 Handouts
The French
Chapter 2 Notes
Chapter 2 Handouts
The British
Chapter 3 Notes
Chapter 3 Handouts
Competition for Trade
Chapter 4 Notes
Chapter 4 Handouts
War and Peace
Chapter 5 Notes
Chapter 5 Handouts
Becoming Canada
Chapter 6 Notes
Chapter 6 Handouts
Creating a New Country
Chapter 7 Notes
Chapter 7 Handouts

Unit 2 – Post Confederation

Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of how the political, demographic, economic and social changes that have occurred since Confederation have presented challenges and opportunities for individuals and communities.

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The Metis
Chapter 8 Notes
Chapter 8 Handouts
Growth in the West
Chapter 9 Notes
Chapter 9 Handouts
Expanding Confederation
Chapter 10 Notes
Chapter 10 Handouts
Encouraging Immigration
Chapter 11 Notes
Chapter 11 Handouts
Changing Societies in the West
Chapter 12 Notes
Chapter 12 Handouts
A New Canada
Chapter 13 Notes
Chapter 13 Handouts
Canada Today
Chapter 14 Notes
Chapter 14 Handouts

Final Exam Review

Review Package
Practice Final

Social Studies Skills