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Rate the Confederation Recipe

  • Assess the adequacy of the Confederation dish, as reflected in Aboriginal, Canadien and British perspectives.
  • Design a celebratory anthem or song of protest that captures an assigned group's view of Canadian Confederation.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 7.1.1 - Students will appreciate the influence of diverse Aboriginal, French and British peoples on events leading to Confederation
Specific Outcome 7.1.2 - Students will appreciate the challenges of co-existence among peoples
Specific Outcome - To what extent was Confederation an attempt to provide the populations of Québec and Ontario with increased control over their own affairs? (PADM, LPP, I, TCC)
Specific Outcome - To what extent was Confederation an attempt to strengthen the Maritime colonies? (GC, TCC, LPP)
Specific Outcome 7.S.1.2 - Students will evaluate, critically, ideas, information and positions from multiple perspectives
Specific Outcome 7.S.1.5 - Students will generate creative ideas and strategies in individual and group activities
Specific Outcome 7.S.7.2 - Students will draw conclusions based upon research and evidence
Specific Outcome 7.S.9.3 - Students will examine techniques used to enhance the authority and authenticity of media messages
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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