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  • ISBN: 628634328118
  • Pages: 50 cards
  • Publication year: 2017
  • Sample lesson/chapter
  • Flyer
  • Special themes

    Historical and geographical thinking

  • Format


  • Type of resource

    Snapshots in Time

  • Audience


  • Subject area

    Social studies

  • Targeted grade range

    Intermediate (4-6)
    Middle (7-9)
    Senior (10-12)

  • Series

    Significant Events in Canadian History

  • Language


Snapshots in Time: Significant Events in Canadian History Set 1

Author(s): Lindsay Gibson
Publisher(s): The Critical Thinking Consortium


Use the 50 visual timeline cards as a game, learning tool, learning resource or assessment strategy to help your students investigate well-known historical events that are commonly included in grades 4-12 curricula across Canada.

Card size: 2.5" x 3.5"

The Snapshots in Time Significant Events in Canadian History series includes 3 sets of 50 visual timeline cards focused on 150 significant events in the history of what became known as Canada from pre-history to present day.
This set of cards was partially funded by the University of Alberta’s Endowment Fund for the Future: Support for the Advancement of Scholarship Program.
This set is also available in French: Clichés d'histoire

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