Life in a New Land (Full Day)

Facility: Black Creek Pioneer Village
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Program Levels:
ESL, Grade 3, Grade 6, Grade 7, University/Adult Learning
Course Types:
Full Day

Explore the village as you travel to trades shops and houses and discover the many challenges that faced communities in the 19th century. Study various perspectives on the economic and social realities of the day. Learn about survival and how to build a community.

In the second half of the day choose one of the following options: lacrosse/outdoor games, visit more buildings or heritage craft.

* This program now includes indigenous content and perspectives.

Available March 20, 2018 to November

Curriculum Links:

  • Language
  • Social Studies: Heritage and Identity — Communities in Canada (grade 3), 1780-1850; Communities in Canada, Past and Present (grade 6)
  • History: Canada,1780-1850 Conflict and Change (grade 7); Creating Canada, 1850-1890 (grade 8)