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Coureurs de Bois, First Nation Peoples, and the Fur Trade

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The interactions between the Coureurs de bois (runners of the woods) and the First Nation Peoples as they engaged in the fur trade are the focus on this Canadian history exercise. Kids select learning centers based on their learning...
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La Salle and the Fur Trade

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the fur trade of the 1700's. In this explorers lesson, 4th graders discuss how the French explorers traded items with the Native Americans for fur. They look at the explorer La Salle and how he influenced the fur...
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Trading Rendezvous

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the fur trade between the settlers and Native Americans. Through class discussion, students explain and give examples of how the fur trade worked. In groups, they simulate the fur trade using materials provided by the...
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Fur Trading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students take on a role such as a farming community, hunting community or a trading post. They decide which products they focus on and then trade with the other groups.
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Fur Trade Economics

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners demonstrate understanding of what the fur trade was and how it was operated, including the bartering process, by participating in a mock trade activity and assessing the value of items based on their needs and wants.
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Westward Expansion - Fur Trade

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students complete a unit of lessons to learn how products reach the market and study the history of the fur trade. For this history and trade lesson, students first learn about the technology that allowed products to reach market faster....
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Daily Life in the Fur Trade: Communications & Resourcefulness

For Teachers 5th
Student complete a number of activities using computer based resources and primary sources to research the fur trade. They answer questions using the computer research.
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Ft. Vancouver Fur Trade: a Skin for a Skin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine political presence of Hudson's Bay Company, explore economic impact of European demand for beaver pelts and the fur trapping trade, and practice counting in Chinook Jargon.
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Conquests of Land and People in the Pacific Northwest by the Fur Trade

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners examine how the Hudson's Bay Company dominated trade in the Pacific Northwest and compare and contrast how the Hudson's Bay Co. conducted business with competitors, suppliers, and customers to the prominent American fur trade...
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Fin, Feathers, or Fur?

For Teachers K
Students learn how to classify animals. In this animal characteristics lesson, students read Granddad's Animal Alphabet Book, brainstorm a list of different kinds of animals, and determine their characteristics; fur, feathers or scales....
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Ft. Vancouver the Fur Trade: A Skin for a Skin

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study Fort Vancouver. They discuss trading and what is meant by "a skin for a skin." They complete math story problems that represent possible trading scenarios. They explore the Chinook Jargon trade language.
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History on Film: Creating Heritage Moments

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine significant events in fur trade history. In small groups, they conduct research, develop and write a script, and create a videotaped "Heritage Moment."
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That Was Then, This is Now

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read about the effect of strict fur trading laws on the lives of the Inuit people in Canada, then use print and digital resources to compare past and present-day ways of life of several indigenous peoples around the world.
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Treasure Chest

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore Chicago in the fur-trading era. In this Chicago lesson, students discover what life what like during this time. Students read an historical fiction story about life in the fur-trade era. Students view replicas of...
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Mammals Have hair or Fur

For Teachers 1st
First graders complete computer activities, make a mask, separate pictures, and more having to do with mammals. In this mammals lesson plan, 1st graders classify animals as being mammals or non mammals based on their hair or fur.
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Mammals

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learn more about mammals with this fantastic video! It discusses mammals varying from whales to mice to elephants. Can your class tell the difference between a whale and a shark?
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Mountain Men

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history worksheet, students read a one page article about life on the Oregon trail and the fur traders and mountain men. Students then answer 4 essay questions.
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Worksheet #19 Questions - Trade in the New World

For Students 7th - 8th
In this trade in the New World quiz worksheet, students test their knowledge on various historical terms in ten fill in the blank questions.
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The Order of Good Cheer: Living it Up At "Club Champlain"

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders participate in a role play activity to study the development of the fur trade in North America and leaders like Champlain.
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Multiple Perspectives: Newspaper Stories and Editorials

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Newspapers are the perfect medium through which to explore different perspectives in informational text. After researching the fur trade and resultant colonization, groups write a newspaper, including an editorial page, selecting one of...
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Bimaadagaako Adventure

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students use an interactive website to complete a wilderness trail adventure where they learn about Native cultures, voyagers, and the Canadian fur trade. In this interactive history instructional activity, students visit the wilderness...
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Hivernants: The Wintering Voyageurs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the history of fur posts in North America. In this North American history lesson, students apply skills of historical interpretation by collecting and analyzing data from historic sources on the fur trade expansion.
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Why Not Come to North Amercia?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners examine the motives for French expansion into the New World, they evaluate primary source documents to determine who, what, when, where and why.
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Building a Trading Post: How to Choose a Site

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners brainstorm what kinds considerations might have to be made when building a trading post. They create an artistic representation of what their trading post would look like (two- or three- dimensional).

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