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									Textbook Scavenger Hunt

      Grade 7 Social Studies
        September, 2008
1. Name three people on the front
cover of the textbook.
1.   Amanda Colleen Marie Francis
2.   Charlene Doris-Jean Tuplin
3.   Jordin Tootoo
4.   Carrie Best
5.   Louis Riel
6.   Jeanne (Doucet) Currie
     All others are images without
2. According to the Table of Contents,
    what are the five types of

 1.   Economic
 2.   Political
 3.   Cultural
 4.   Societal
 5.   National
3. According to the Table of Contents,
    in which unit number would you
    find information on Confederation?

  Unit 3
4. Read the paragraph on page 4.
    What two skills will you use many
    times this year in Social Studies?

 1. Finding main ideas
 2. Summarizing
5. Read the Reading Hint on page 5.
    What is it asking you to do?

 Look for the arrow in captions, think
 about questions in the caption
6. The photograph on page 16 shows
    Home Children arriving in New
    Brunswick. It was taken in c1900.
    What does the “c” stand for and
    what does it mean?

  Circa – about
7. According to the graph on page
    66, which activity raised the
    most money?

 Bottle drive
8. This text has many “Think it
    Through”s. Name two activities
    you are asked to do.
Make a map
Make a chart
Answer questions
Etc. etc.
9. On which pages will you find
information on Responsible

 103-107, 112-116
10. What does the map on page 99
show you?
  Eastern British North America
  (Upper & Lower Canada) / colonies
11. Look at the chart on page 126.
    What were the results of the
    vote for Confederation?

   Canada West: For = 54, Opposed = 8
   Canada East: For = 37, Opposed = 25
   Total For = 91, Total Opposed = 33
   French Canada East For = 27,
   Opposed = 21
12. What is the purpose of “Looking
    Back” in each chapter?
   To practice what you’ve learned
   To add your own opinions
13. List 5 ways can you organize a
research project.
  1.   Focus Your Investigation
  2.   Find Information
  3.   Evaluate Your Information
  4.   Present Your Information
  5.   Think About What You Have Learned
14. Look at the chart on page 250.
    When did Nova Scotia have the
    right to vote?

 26 April 1918
 15. Look at “Voices” throughout the
     book. Name four people you will
     learn about.
1. Ervin Polchies    7.    Joseph Larkins
2. Beverley Halls,   8.    Nellie McClung
   Myron Wolf        9.    Robert Borden
   Child, Dawn,      10.   Robert Osborne
   grades 4-5              Dorman
3. Louisa Collins    11.   John McCrae
4. Millie Melnyk     12.   Frank Walker
5. William G. Paul   13.   Lois Allan
6. Miner, logger     14.   Willie Nelson
16. Page 130 examines an editorial
    cartoon. What is a caricature?
   Cartoon that exaggerates one or
   more physical features of a public
17. After reading the “How To” on page
    207, list questions you should ask
    yourself when you look at an
  1.   What do I notice first?
  2.   What is the main idea?
  3.   What other details do I see? What details do I not
  4.   How does the image help me understand this time
  5.   If there is a caption, what additional information
       does it give me?
18. “A Closer Look” focuses on a particular topic, for example Business
        Ventures on page 47. Name five other topics discussed in “A
        Closer Look” throughout this text.

                                       The Chinese in Canada
   Home Children                       Ganong’s Candy and Chocolates
   Three Key Resources                 The Experience of African Canadians in
   The Beothuk                         Nova Scotia
   Business Ventures                   Boys in the Mines
   Habitat for Humanity                Logging Camps
   The New Economy in British North    Getting a Fair Price: The East Coast
   America                             Inshore Fisheries
   Religion in British North America   Child Labour
   Men & Women in British North        Women and Work
   America                             The Bell Telephone Operators’ Strike of
   Why Confederation?                  1907
   Parliament Today                    Should Women Have the Right to Vote?
   Métis Culture and Identity          Evidence of the Empire
   Chinese Railway Workers             Who Enlisted?
   The Residential School Experience   The Halifax Explosion
   Icelanders in Nova Scotia           Enemy Aliens in Canada
19. Look at the picture and caption on
    page 87. Discuss the importance of
    the Red River Carts.

 Used by Métis to transport goods
 Wheels off to go across rivers
20. Look at page 263. When did
    Canada get its own flag? When
    was “O Canada” officially chosen
    as the national anthem?

 •   Flag 1965
 •   Anthem 1980

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