The Order of Good Cheer: Living it up at ‘Club Champlain’

By Deanna Millard, 2003 Governor-General’s Award Recipient

This is a link to a lesson plan for
Grade 7, but easily adaptable for all grades in History, Drama, Visual Arts, and Family Studies.

Colonization; fur trade; a great leader in history; use of primary and secondary sources.

In the “Order of Good Cheer,” students live the experiences of the first European settlers in the New World. In the re-enactment of the Charlottetown Conference,
students role-play early nation builders and witness the challenges surrounding the
development of a new Dominion.

The lesson plan is available as a downloadable PDF.

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