did they live?
comparative Study of First Nations/Early Settler Life
All cultures meet
their needs through interactions with the environment. In this lesson students
will consider basic survival needs and how each group, First Nations and early
settlers met those needs through examining picture and text sets.
basic human needs for survival. These can be contrasted with wants. Chart
them with the class on chart paper.
class into groups of 3 or 4.
Give each group
an evidence set of photos and text relating to one area
of human need, that illustrates how either the
First Nations or the Early Settlers satisfied these needs. Sets include:
group to examine this evidence to see what they can learn about how each
group, First Nations or Early Settler, satisfied a basic need
. Record the groupís findings on an Evidence
Set Analysis Worksheet.
each group shares their findings. Are their similarities? Differences?
Chart the class' findings.
create a comparative chart: First Nations/Early Settlers, using the photos
from their evidence sets and text in point form which records the most important
features of how the group satisfied a particular need. Each group is responsible
for the text for their category.