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This Rich Land

Suggested Assessment Criteria

Program Area: Social Studies, Geography
Criterion: Understanding Concepts
Attainment Descriptors:

  • Described patterns of settlement, resource distribution, development and migration in selected regions and explained the relationships between them.

  • Explained how the natural characteristics of selected regions have resulted in the development of primary industries.

Program Area: Social Studies, Geography
Criterion: Developing Skills

  • Researched the resources of different regions and identified the value and uses of those resources.

  • Analysed the factors affecting the economic development of a region, and the peoples in that region.

  • Identified both positive and negative effects of Aboriginal contacts with other cultures.

  • Demonstrated mapping skills by plotting resources within the assigned treaty area.

Program Area: Social Studies, Aboriginal Studies
Criterion: Understanding Concepts

  • Prepared information for the presentation demonstrates an understanding of the implications of the events and documents on different groups.

  • Described relationship between Aboriginal peoples with the natural resources in their environment.

  • Identified the economic impact of treaties on Aboriginal communities as well as the cultures with which they made those treaties.

  • Prepared information for the presentation demonstrates an understanding of the implications of the events and documents on relations between Aboriginal peoples and the federal government of Canada.

  • Prepared information for the presentation demonstrates an understanding of the implications of the events and documents on different groups.

Program Area: Social Studies, History, Geography, Canadian Studies, Aboriginal Studies
Criterion: Research Methods
Attainment Descriptor:

  • Located, gathers and organizes research materials from the Canada in the Making Web site and other sources.

  • Personal opinions and arguments expressed are supported by clearly communicated evidence from the Canada in the Making Web site and other sources.

Program Area: Language
Criterion: Reading
Attainment Descriptor:

  • Read and demonstrated an understanding of texts from various time periods.

  • Analysed and assessed ideas, themes, concepts and arguments.

Program Area: Language
Criterion: Oral and visual communication
Attainment Descriptor:

  • Spoke clearly and used appropriate variety in volume, rate, tone and pitch, pause, stress and emphasis, inflection, fluency.

  • Presentation of the information for the timeline was engaging and used arrangements of images and text to communicate effectively.

Program Area: General
Criterion: Cooperative Group Work
Attainment Descriptor:

  • Contributed to group work; worked well with others.

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