Images of the New WorldActivity 1. Early English Ideas About the Natives of North America What did the arriving Europeans think of the people they encountered? The following activities will help students begin to formulate ideas about this key issue in early colonization. Students will examine online primary source materials to create their own "exhibition" of commentaries on the images and texts they read.TopatoCoWe Are Become Pals is a new book by Joey Comeau and Jess Fink. It’s the story of two awesome teenage girls, Jane and Helen, and their friendship and exploits. Much of it was published on Tumblr, and is now printed in this handsome hardcover edition. There are new epilogue chapters, as well as two new “Reading Corner” chapters. We recently asked Joey and Jess a few questions about the book, their friendship, and what makes teenagers so fun to write. TopatoCo: How did you two come to work together on this project?
Awkward Family Pet PhotosGeorgie March 20th, 2014 He was always a forward thinker. (submitted by Michael) RatsoGrading MethodsComing Soon - Stay tuned for a BIG announcement about an awesome project Jorge is working on! PHD Store - Our store was down for a while, but now it is back! Free excerpt from The PHD Movie 2! - Watch this free clip from the movie that Nature called "Astute, funny"!Rice BoyRice Boy is a brightly colored and surreal fantasy adventure story, set in the ninth century of the Red Age of Overside. It was started in April 2006 and finished in May 2008. It is divided into five books, and available in one printed edition. You can read the entire story here. Purchase the Book | Purchase the Limited Hard-Cover Book
Introduction - Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant ExperienceWelcome to Library and Archives Canada's (LAC) new online exhibition Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience. This ambitious project was developed with two key goals in mind. The first was to facilitate improved access for genealogists and other researchers to some of LAC's frequently used immigration documents, such as passenger lists and land grants.
The Rebellions of 1837-1838In 1837 and 1838, insurrections exploded in Lower and Upper Canada. While moderates wanted to reform the political system, radicals yearned to fundamentally change society. HISTORICAL CONTEXTIt was an economically difficult time. In Lower Canada, poor harvests brought many Canadians to the brink of famine.Canada in the Making - Constitutional HistoryThis section deals with the period after the rebellions in 1837 and 1838. In the decade that followed, responsible government gradually came closer into being, until, at last, it became a reality in 1848. The Durham Report The Reaction: Britain The Reaction: Lower Canada The Reaction: Upper Canada The Path Forward: Sydenham's Instructions The Act of Union, 1840 Slipping Backward Lord Elgin Brings New Hope The Emergence of Cabinet Government Responsible Cabinet Government Tested: Lord Elgin Passes the Rebellion Losses Bill The Evolution of Cabinet Government Other Interesting or Important Documents
Fun Social Studies IdeasWhat’s Here Many teachers have trouble making social studies interesting because they don’t understand or like the subject themselves. There’s good news: we all have personal limitations, and they DON’T have to affect our students. On this page, you’ll learn how to get students passionate about social studies even when you have limited time, resources, or background information. Why is Social Studies So Boring?
Explorers Theme PageExplorers Theme Page This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of explorers. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme. Please read our disclaimer. 1492: An Ongoing Voyage