Grade 6: Canadian History
This resource may also be adapted for the Grade 6 Social Studies curriculum in Manitoba, which focuses on the development of Canada as a modern nation.
The following outcomes could be achieved by using the simulation and adapting learning experiences:
6-KH-027: Identify individuals and events connected with Manitoba’s entry into Confederation. Include: Louis Riel, Red River Resistance, Métis Bill of Rights, provisional government.
6-KH-027F: Identify the roles of Father Noël-Joseph Ritchot and Archbishop Alexandre-Antonin Taché in Manitoba’s entry into Confederation.
6-KH-033: Identify factors leading to the entry into Confederation of Manitoba, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nunavut, and specify the year of entry.
6-VH-012: Value the diverse stories and perspectives that comprise the history of Canada.
6-KH-032: Identify contributions of Aboriginal leaders from 1867 to 1914.
Examples: Gabriel Dumont, Mistahimaskwa (Big Bear), Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Poundmaker), Isapomuxika (Crowfoot)...
Grade 9: Canada in the Contemporary World
This resource can also be connected with the Grade 9 Social Studies curriculum in Manitoba. The following outcomes could be achieved by using the simulation and adapting learning experiences:
KC-011: Identify ways in which democratic ideals have shaped contemporary Canadian society. Examples: rule of law, equality, diversity, freedom, citizen participation in government...
VI-005A: Be willing to support the vitality of their First Nations, Inuit, or Métis languages and cultures.
VL-006: Respect traditional relationships that Aboriginal peoples of Canada have with the land.
KH-033: Give examples of social and technological changes that continue to influence quality of life in Canada. Examples: education, health care, social programs, communication, transportation...
VH-009: Value the contributions of diverse cultural and social groups to Canadian society.
VH-010: Appreciate that knowledge of the past helps to understand the present and prepare for the future.
VP-014: Value non-violent resolutions to conflict.
VP-016: Be sensitive to the impact of majority rule on minorities and marginalized groups.