This Interactions of Indigenous Peoples and Europeans Prior to 1713 Part 4: The Fur Trade resource helps support students as they continue learning about this time period in Canadian history. This resource supports Strand A of the Grade 5 2018 Ontario Social Studies Curriculum (previously called First Nations and Europeans).
Please note that in this French Immersion version of this resource, all student texts and tasks are in French, while lesson plans are in English (to reduce the cost of translating)!
A companion Google Slides/Classroom (TM) resource has been created to complement this Part 4 resource. You can check it out here:
There is also an ENGLISH version of this Part 4 resource here:
While Part 1 of this unit focused on the Indigenous groups themselves, Part 2 involved learning about the explorers and early contact between Europeans and Indigenous peoples, and Part 3 concentrated on the social, political, economic and religious aspects of the colony of New France, Part 4 introduces students to the early years of the fur trade.
This resource contains 6 complete lesson plans, with student texts and organizers, as well as helpful hyperlinks:
❶ Making Decisions in the New World
❷ Positive and Negative Consequences of the Fur Trade
❸ Relationships in the Fur Trade
❹ Struggle for the Fur Trade
❺ Chat Stations: Baymen versus Voyageurs
➏ The Great Peace of Montreal Bonus Sections: ►Residential School System ►Modern Day Issues
This product includes age-appropriate student texts, organizers and activities suitable for Grade 5 students.
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