Sunday, October 21, 2018

Oct 22-26: Review (Metis, etc); start First phase of industrialization, last half of the 19th century

Monday: Gr. 02 (2nd) & 03 (4th); 01 (Tues., 4th)

BRING CHROME-BOOK TO CLASS
Review:
-go over notes: two Riel Rebellions, "Numbered Treaties," Indian Act, 1876
-return causal connection 
Tasks:
-create a Venn diagram about the two Metis rebellion
-make a timeline of Metis and Indigenous issues, 1867-1885 (just a few important dates)
-create a scroll of the Indian Act, 1876 (examine the  21 restrictions imposed on First Nations at some point in the 142-year history of the Indian Act. Click here.
Pre-test:
-series of questions, not for marks; identify areas for improvement of understanding in preparation for a quiz on Friday.

Tues.-Wed.
-start the first phase of industrialization
-notes, booklet, an essay in your future... 😢

Monday, October 8, 2018

Oct. 9-12: Mid-unit test: Tues & Wed

Mid-unit test: 1840-1867
Tues., Oct. 8, Day 9 (Red); Wed., Day 1 (Purple, Blue)
Format: 
20 short answer questions; 60 marks
-short answers
-matching
-F.I.B.
-place events in order
-circle true statement
-identify historical figures

Topics:
-Act of Union
-political alliance & responsible government
-ministerial instability, various parties
-British free trade... results... Reciprocity Treaty, 1854
-Great Coalition & Confederation
-B.N.A. Act, federal system of gov't

Study:
-notes, booklets, textbook, p. 30-53

Thursday-Friday:
-Louis Riel & the Metis Rebellions, 1869

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Oct. 2-5: Challenges in Canada's first decades & big TEST

Upcoming TEST: 1840-1867 Confederation
-start studying. 20-25 minutes a night. Read notes in LiFT
-read summaries: bottom of p. 37 and p. 53

-ensure booklet #2 is completed, including the map (textbook, p. 51: use blue or black pen; remember to include a legend; label first 4 provinces of Canada & outline them in red; label the three other British colonies & outline them in orange; label Rupert's Land & outline it in yellow; label the USA.)

-we will work in class on the review page on the back. Go through your notes, booklets and textbook (pp. 30-50) and classify important events (political, territorial, economic, socio-cultural).

Wed-Fri:
-notes: early problems in Canada (Metis uprisings, pp. 84-88; Fed-Prov. p. 97; )

Monday, September 24, 2018

Sept. 24-28: Background to Confederation, 1860's & Quiz

SEC. 4 STUDENTS: USE LIFT TIME TO READ OVER YOUR HISTORY NOTES
-no one should be coming to class clueless about what is in the notes. This indicates a lack of effort.

Mon. (Purple) -Tues. (Blue, Red): Background to Confederation
Notes: Purple
-The Great Coalition & the conferences, 1864
-read textbook, p. 46-47
-booklet: p. 4

Wed. (Purple, Blue)-Thurs. (Red): Confederation achieved
Notes:
-London conference, constitution, prime minister, federalism division of powers
-read textbook, p. 50-53
booklet: pp. 4-5

FRIDAY: QUIZ (/25)
-12-15 short answer questions
-map of the "Dominion of Canada," 1867

WHAT TO STUDY: YOUR NOTES! IN LiFT! ;)
-creation of reserves
-ministerial instability
Britain's switch to free trade & its economic effects
-Reciprocity, 1854,
-background to Confederation (the Great Coalition & the conferences, our constitution)
-map, textbook, p. 50

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Sept. 17-20: Economic changes & practice essay

Monday-Wednesday:
-return quiz and review responsible gov't
-review ministerial responsibility and complete booklet p.2-3 (textbook reading)
-notes: first native reserves in the Province of Canada, 1850's

Wed-Thurs:
-start practice essay based on documents

Thursday, 6:00-8:00:
Meet the Teacher

Monday, September 10, 2018

Sept. 10-14: Political changes and problems in United Canada, 1850's

Mon-Tues:
-review the achievement of responsible gov't (who? how? when?)
-complete notes: how does responsible gov't work?
-booklet, pp. 3-4; read appropriate textbook pages (31-35?); answer qsts. 6-9
-booklet, pp. 5-6: reading (highlighting with Ms. V) and three questions; complete government diagram for responsible gov't on p. 6

Wed-Thurs:
-New topic: "Ministerial instability" in the 1850's
-notes
-textbook
-KEY CONCEPT: "minority government"

Fri.: Quiz
-about 11-14 short answer questions: from Durham, Act of U., Baldwin-Lafontaine, responsible gov't
-2 maps: BNA colonies, bodies of water & continents, oceans...

38 years ago, the Marathon of Hope! He ran 143 days and 5,373 kilometres. Totally incredible. Get out there, MV!