Life in Upper Canada - a web site specifically designed for
grade 3 students of Ontario. (English and French)
Web-based student learning activities for this site.
Great Upper Canada Pioneer Adventure - "Try your hand at life as a settler on the Sydenham River. It is the 1800's and you have been recruited to the new world." This online adventure is a Virtual Museum of Canada web site. (version franšaise)
The Kid's Site of Canadian Settlement - explores early settlement groups in Canada (Library and Archives Canada) (version franšaise)
Early Days - Homesteaders - these web pages "deal with the life of the settlers who traveled to western Canada in hopes of a better life and for the chance to have their own homestead."
18th Century Clothing in Colonial Williamsburg
Canadian History Exhibition Canada Hall at the Canadian Museum of Civilization Covers the years 1000 to 1890 - scroll down the page to find the links - (version franšaise)
Pioneer Town Activity - Print out templates for assembling your own pioneer town.
Upper Canada Village 1860's Life - Sections on Daily Life, Agriculture, Communications, Music, Religion, Transportation, Manufacturing, and Major Events of the Decade. (The reading level of some sections is above grade 3.)
What is an urban community? - summarizes the topic using vocabulary appropriate for grade 3 (advertising is displayed on this page, but the 'window' can be closed)
What is a rural community? - summarizes the topic using vocabulary appropriate for grade 3 (advertising is displayed on this page, but the 'window' can be closed)
CanadaInfo: A Tribute to Canada - a collection of information and links about Canada, its land, government, people, and rich culture.
Capital Scramble - identify the provinces and their capital cities in this interactive game (version franšaise)
Flag Finish Line - piece together the flags of the provinces and territories (version franšaise)
Canada's Treasure Hunt - from TVO Kids - Search for "hidden treasure" as you learn about the provinces and territories of Canada
Interactive Map of Canada - information about the provinces, cities and major attractions appear as you move your cursor over the map
Discovers Urban and Rural Communities - a 5 day student