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Website Resources - Grade 7 (1713-1850)

Resource Kits

Resource Kits provide handouts, worksheets, and activity ideas to use as inspiration in the classroom. Less prescriptive than Lesson Plans, Resource Kits provide flexible suggestions and primary source material that can be customized for your students.

Strand A: 1713-1800


  • Black Canadian Migration Experiences [Word, PDF]
  • Enslaved Africans in Upper Canada [Word, PDF]
  • French Ontario in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries [Word, PDF]
  • Fur Trade and Exploration [Word, PDF]
  • Travels of Elizabeth Simcoe [Word, PDF]

Strand B: 1800-1850


  • Black Canadian Migration Experiences [Word, PDF]
  • Building the Rideau Canal [Word, PDF]
  • Enslaved Africans in Upper Canada [Word, PDF]
  • Fur Trade and Exploration [Word, PDF]
  • Tweeting the War of 1812 [Word, PDF]
  • War of 1812 [Word, PDF]
  • Anne Langton – Gentlewoman, Pioneer Settler and Artist [Word, PDF]
  • The War of 1812 Lesson Resource Kit:
    Interpreting Evidence [Word, PDF]
  • The War of 1812 Lesson Resource Kit:
    Should I Go OR Should I Stay?[Word, PDF]
  • The War of 1812 Lesson Resource Kit:
    Who Has the Advantage [Word, PDF]

Online Exhibits

Online exhibits provide primary sources and secondary information on a wide range of topics. Not sure where to send your students for inquiry projects? Interested in learning history outside the textbook? Our online exhibits are a great place to start!

Workshops

The Archives of Ontario offer FREE hands-on workshops in our specially designed classroom space. Run by experienced educators, all workshops include a behind-the-scenes tour of the Archives of Ontario and provide takeaway resources for your students’ future work.


Images

The Archives of Ontario has over 3 million photographs in our collections, many of which are available online. See below for ones you can use in your class or visit our Visual Database to discover more.

Catherine Davidoff, Date: between 1817 and 1819
Catherine Davidoff, Date: between 1817 and 1819
Creator: unknown
Reference Code: F 1077-9-4-1-3
Archives of Ontario, I0008500
Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea),
Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea),
Chief of the Six Nations, Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Reference Code: S 2076
Archives of Ontario, I0013621
River St. Lawrence in Canada West, Date: June 6, 1784
Encampment of the Loyalists in Johnstown, a new settlement on the banks of the
River St. Lawrence in Canada West, Date: June 6, 1784
Creator: James Peachey
Reference Code: RG 2-344-0-0-89
Archives of Ontario, I0003081
Lord Durham
Lord Durham
Date: 1800
Creator: unknown. Ontario Legislative Library print collection.
Reference Code: RG 49-33-0-0-18
Archives of Ontario, I0009121

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