Students will spend the day immersed in learning how some groups living in Canada between 1780 - 1850 survived. Actively exploring the Rouge Valley system will allow students to discover some of the challenges of living during this time. Aspects of this exploration may include food, play, transportation, and natural resources. Students will learn about ways in which information was shared within the Early European Settlers community, and First Nation groups in this area.
The day will continue with a closer look at some aspects of life between 1780 - 1850, including how life for students today is similar and different from students of yesteryear.
- A 1 Compare ways of life among some specific groups in Canada around the beginning of the nineteenth century, and describe some of the changes between that era and the present day.
- A 3 Identify some of the communities in Canada around the beginning of the nineteenth century, and describe the relationship to the land and to eachother
- A 1.1 Describe some of the similarities and difference in various aspects of everyday life of selected groups living in Canada between 1780 and 1850.
- A 1.2 Compare some of the roles of and challenges facing people in Canada around the beginning of the nineteenth century with those in the present day
- A 3.6 describe some key aspects of life in selected First Nations, Metis, and settler communities in Canada during this period, including the roles of men, women, and children.
- A 3.7 describe how some of the different communities in Canada related to each other during this period, with a focus on whether the relationship were characterized by conflict or cooperation