A web resource to encourage and promote historical thinking in the classroom. The site presents tasks and activities complete with rubics and student work examples. There are six concepts: establish historical significance, use primary sources, identify continuity and change, analyze consequences, view perspectives, and understand the moral dimensions.
Finding Primary Sources
Primary resources are important when looking at the historical record of the past. Items that can tell us more about our history include:
Is about the history of Canada through the words of the men and women who shaped the nation. It integrates narrative text with links to primary source texts. Themes include: Canada's Constitutional History, Aboriginals: Treaties and Relations, and Pioneers and Immigrants.