History of Canada
About Canada - Anything you want to know about Canada is presented on this site: maps, images, flags, symbols, weather, statistics, the national anthem, travel and tourism, society, government, land, and the economy.
ESL Activities Online: Canadian Corner - This Web site contains links to Canadian reading texts followed by questions to enrich the user’s learning experience. ESL Activities Online also links to other reading comprehension, grammar and punctuation activities.
Canadian Citizenship Practice Test - We have created this practice test to help you prepare for the Canadian Citizenship Test. The practice test consists of over 100 multiple choice questions derived from the book A Look at Canada, 2007 edition, on which the test is based.
Canada in the Making: Teacher Resources - This page contains activities and essays for use with the Canada in the Making Web site. Each structured lesson and activity includes a student work sheet, suggested assessment criteria, and links to useful resources, and is linked to provincial curriculum expectations, outcomes and objectives. Age-appropriateness is identified, as grades and levels vary between provinces.
The Great Names of the French Canadian Community - This page features links to thirty-three short biographies of great names in the French Canadian community.
Parks Canada - Cultural Heritage - This site from Parks Canada links to information on the following themes: Boulevard Saint-Laurent – The Main of Montréal; Canada’s Historic Places Initiative; Commemorating the Underground Railroad in Canada; Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office (FHBRO); Grave Sites of Canadian Prime Ministers; The Canadian Heritage Rivers System (CHRS); Heritage Railway Stations; Historic Sites & Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC); History & Archaeology; SchoolNet – Commemorating Canada’s History; World Heritage – Canadian Tentative List.
Passages to Canada - Passages to Canada is the Dominion Institute's national storytelling programme, which explores the complexities of immigrant and refugee experiences.
Telling Stories : Narratives of Nationhood: Lesson Plans - The lesson plans represent one of the main cornerstones of the Telling Stories: Narratives of Nationhood Web site. To improve ease of access and use, the 400+ lesson plans are grouped into Integrated Learning Units, with three to five individual lesson plans in each unit.
Telling Stories : Narratives of Nationhood: Modules - In Telling Stories: Narratives of Nationhood: Modules, a diversity of art by Canadian artists is the medium for the exploration of Canadian history, heritage, identity, culture, geography, and politics.
Virtual Museum - Teacher's Centre - The Virtual Museum – Teacher’s Centre allows teachers to discover Canadian history and culture. Subjects include: Aboriginal Art, Culture and Other Traditions of the Aboriginal People; Canada’s Contribution in World War I and World War II; The Harmonious Sounds of Musical Instruments; and the World of Butterflies.