Social Studies 9 is focused on Europe and North America from 1500 to 1815, with a link to current events whenever appropriate. It emphasizes understanding, connecting, applying knowledge, and practicing active citizenship. The course has been developed in print and online versions and addresses all the prescribed learning outcomes in the Ministry of Education’s Social Studies 9 IRP.
Crossroads: A Meeting of Nations
The Canadian Oxford School Atlas
Explorations Booklet (for student with no computer access)
In order to access the multimedia objects in the course, students must have Adobe Flash player version 7 or higher installed on their computer.
Go to http://www.adobe.com then look under the menu: Downloads/Get Flash Player.
Module 1: Geography and Environment
Section 1: Family History
Section 2: A Snapshot of Europe in the 16th Century
Section 3: North America: The Land
Section 4: North America: The People
Section 5: First Nations Project
Module 1 Test covers the work of Module 1.
Module 2: Exploration and Settlement in North America
Section 1: The Explorers
Section 2: Colonization
Section 3: Life in New France
Section 4: Fish and Furs
Module 2 Test covers the work of Module 2.
Module 3: The Struggle for Rights
Section 1: Civil War in Britain
Section 2: The American Revolution
Section 3: The French Revolution
Section 4: Changing Nature of Society
Module 3 Test covers the work of Module 3.
Module 4: Conflict in North America
Section 1: Who’s Land is it Anyway?
Section 2: Acadia
Section 3: Defeat of New France
Section 4: War of 1812 and the Birth of Canadian Nationalism
Section 5: Conflict in North America (Review, no send-in activity)
Module 4 Test covers the work of Module 4.
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