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Intermediate Senior History

Lesson Plans

Curriculum Materials and Classroom Resources 

OSSTF's Educational Services Committee has complied links to teaching resources available on the Internet. There are links to methodology, reference and curriculum subject area resources.  

The Ruptured Sky
A resource from TEACH Magazine (sign up for a free account to have full access).
The Ruptured Sky is a dynamic digital literacy resource explaining the War of 1812 from First Nations perspectives. 

Teaching Diverse Perspectives in Canada Using Anti-Racism Resources
Guide by Braden Wylie, B. Ed. 2021
An introduction to Experiences Canada resources.

Teaching African Canadian History
Lesson plans/teacher guides from Fundi Education, includes topics like:
- African Canadians and the War of 1812
- Canada and the Underground Railroad
- African Canadian women
- African Canadian labour history

Historica Canada Education Portal: The War of 1812
This education portal includes 4 guides to the war of 1812.

Moving Here, Staying Here: The Canadian Immigrant Experience
Includes voyage diaries, letters, posters, printed advertisements and pamphlets, and passenger lists that document the experience of Canadian immigrants from the 1800s to 1930.

Indigenous Perspectives Education Guide
From Historica Canada, this guide includes 16 activities, an Indigenous perspectives timeline, and an education guide.

The Plains of Abraham, 1759
A lesson plan for the Plains of Abraham and the Seven Years' War.