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Intermediate Senior History

Primary Sources

Teaching African Canadian History: Primary Sources
An online resource from Fundi Education, includes primary documents such as the Slavery Abolition Act, 1833.

1812 Virtual Exhibition (Canadian War Museum)

1812: One War, Four Perspectives: Experience the War of 1812 on-line from the perspective of each of its major participants—Americans, the British, Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), and Native Americans. Using historic objects and images, this virtual exhibition allows you to draw your own conclusions and share your own perspective on a major historical event.

Canadiana Online
This virtual library holds the most complete set of full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines, and government documents.

Queen's University Archives: Stones
Stones refers to the various cultural communities and human elements that form the foundations of Kingston.

The Globe and Mail - Canada's Heritage: 1844-2002
Historical newspapers from the Globe and Mail.

Frontier Life
This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa, and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and Indigenous peoples in these areas.
Clicking on the Document Type tab will reveal the variety of primary sources available to search.

Other Resources

TVO Learn - Grade 7 History and Geography
TVO Learn is designed as a student resource, but can also be useful in the classroom. The grade 8 section includes learning activities (which will require instruction from an adult), as well as other resources for learning and prompts to apply what students have learned. Resources include videos and articles that may be useful for class instruction.

Inquiry Guide: War of 1812 (PDF)
Created by Historica Canada: Understanding the War of 1812 and its place in Canada's history is an important part of a history student's education. The skills taught in this learning tool are meant to be useful to students throughout their study of history.

Primary Sources in the Education Library

Books in the Education Library


Grade 7 Canadian and World Studies 

There are no textbooks on the Trillium List for grade 7 history, the following textbook is recommended resource in the library.

Nelson History 7
FC173 .C47 2016 new text
FC173 .C47 2016 teacher's resource new text
Online teaching centre: see password page

Video Collections