The Royal Newfoundland Regiment and the War of 1812
Essential Element #2: Places and Regions
- Physical and human characteristics of places and regions in Canada and the world
- Changes in places and regions over time
Essential Element #5: Environment and Society
- Limits and opportunities of the physical environment for human activities
Essential Element # 6: The Uses of Geography
- Effects of physical and human geographic factors on major historic events
Geographic Skill #2: Acquiring Geographic Information
- Use a variety of research skills to locate and collect geographic data.
- Use maps to collect and/or compile geographic information.
Geographic Skill #4: Analyzing Geographic Information
- Interpret and synthesize information obtained from a variety of sources – graphs, charts, tables, diagrams, texts, photographs, documents and interviews.
Middle School (Grades 7 to 9)
Two sixty minute classes
Students will identify geographical locations where the Royal Newfoundland Regiment played a significant role in the War of 1812. By examining these sites they should be able to develop empathy for the lifestyles and motives that that influenced these soldiers.
Newfoundland and Labrador — Atlantic Provinces Curriculum for Social Studies: Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET): Newfoundland and Labrador