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For Grades 6-8

The following lesson plans are suitable for students from Grades 6 to 8.

For Teachers: Constructing Canada

Students research and analyze three major transportation structures in Canada, the Trans-Canada Highway, Confederation Bridge, and the St. Lawrence Seaway, focusing particularly on the impact of Canada's geography on moving people and goods in Canada. Groups of students then choose one structure to analyze in detail and outline a plan for a one-day event, called Celebrating Canadian Connections, to recognize and celebrate that structure and the key figures involved in its existence. They prepare and deliver a multi-media presentation to describe their event.