The War of 1812: Shaping Canadian Identity
- Canadian Geographic War of 1812 poster-map
- Task cards (attached)
- The War of 1812 Fact Finding Summary Chart (attached)
- Computers with internet access
War of 1812 interactive map & timeline
Canadian Atlas Online War of 1812 theme
Teachers should be able to conduct the lesson in one or two classes.
Students will explore the location, causes and participants of the War of 1812. They will understand and explain how participating in the war has shaped Canada’s identity as a country today.
Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Grade 8 Social Studies: Dynamic Relationships DR8.3 Assess how historical events in Canada (such as the War of 1812) have affected the present Canadian identity.