The War Of 1812 (ebook Gr: 7 to A)

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The War of 1812
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
59 pages
Grades: 7 to Adult
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UNIT OVERVIEW

The War Of 1812 provides a backdrop for some of the most interesting people and events in the history of Canada. Causes of the war, major events and the Impact of the War of 1812 on the development of Canada are examined. As well, captivating personalities such as Tecumseh, Laura Secord and General Isaac Brock are studied. This "three - week" units is divided into three parts, combining optional lessons and a pictioral history with the main, information-based body of the unit. At long last, here is a teacher-friendly unit written from the Canadian perspective and designed for Canadian students.

PART I - THE WAR OF 1812 - JUST THE FACTS

Part I is a structured, knowledge-based section focussing on important events of The War Of 1812. A base of factual information is integrated into the unit as students write down a series of overhead notes and complete relatated assignments.

  1. Causes Of The War - "War Of 1812 Wordsearch"
  2. The War Begins - "Recruiting Poster"
  3. Battle of 1812 - "The Battle of Queenston Heights"
  4. Battle of 1813 - "Of Muskets, Men and Cannon" (Worksheet and Questions)
  5. The End of The War - "Writing A Peace Treaty"
  6. Results Of The War - "History Is Written By The Winners"

PART II - OPTIONAL LESSONS

Optional activities help to build a degree of flexibility into the unit. Optional assignments can be added as seperate activities, used to compliment other topics or given as enrichment. Topics include:

  1. War Of 1812 Crossword
  2. War Of 1812 Matching Review
  3. Sample Exam
  4. Cannon Fodder Timeline
  5. Laura Secord's Walk
  6. Tecumseh's Speech
  7. Web Site Evaluation
  8. Videos
  9. Bibliography And Selected Literature

PART III - THE WAR OF 1812 - A PICTORAL HISTORY

A collection of six diagrams and a cover suitable for colouring depict important moments in the history of the force. The diagrams are:

  1. "Bloodless Victory At Fort Detroit"
  2. "Queenston Heights"
  3. "Laura Secord's Walk"
  4. "Command Of Lake Erie"
  5. "The Death Of Tecumseh"
  6. "The Treaty Of Ghent"

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