A Unit on Early Salt Spring History
This is a unit on Salt Spring's early history, including both First Nations and early non-native settlement of the island. Its goals are to introduce students to historical methods, such as the interpretation of evidence and the development of historical understanding, as well as providing them a way to discover more about the history of the place in which they live they live.
Each lesson is organized around a question and includes links to primary sources.
- Locate and record information from a variety of sources
- identify alternative interpretations from specific historical and contemporary source
- assess at least two perspectives 0n a problem or issue
- organize information into presentations with a main idea and supporting details
- describe how people's basic needs are met in a variety of cultures
demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal cultures in
- demonstrate an understanding of timelines
Demonstrate an awareness of contributions of Aboriginal people, the French and
the British to the development of
describe traditional technology used by Aboriginal people in
- demonstrate an awareness of Aboriginal place names
- analyze how people interact with their environment in the past and present
- analyze the relationship between the development of communities and their available natural resources.
- demonstrate an awareness of Aboriginal people's relationship with the land and natural resources