First Contact: Canada A People's History SS5, 6

Fitzhenry & WhitesideSKU: 9780176336592

Author:
Jaenen, Cornelius J.
Grade Levels:
Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Nation:
Algonquin, Beothuk, Huron, Inuit, Iroquois, Mohawk, Wendat
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
67
Publisher:
Fitzhenry & Whiteside Publishing
Copyright Data:
2006

Price:
Sale price$42.00

Description

First Contact is one of the titles in the TV series, Canada: A People's History. Published in 2006 this 67-page text offers elementary students a resource that covers First Nations and Inuit prior to contact; an introduction to early explorers (Columbus, Cabot, Cartier, Champlain; and the impacts of contact (disease, fur trade, whaling, missionaries) for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Told in 5 chapters the books present First Nation voices, as well as tools to understand perspectives and examine photographs and illustration. Key historical figures include: Cabot, Champlain, Columbus, Marie de I'Incarnation, Charles Lalemant, Pierre de Monts, Kateri Tekakwitha, Shawnadithit, and Marguerite Bourgeoys, and Jean Mance. Numerous colour photographs, illustrations, maps, a glossary, a bibliography and index. Each chapter contains questions and suggested activities. Recommended resource for grade 5 Ontario Social Studies.

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