Grade 8 History - Canada, 1890-1914: A Changing Society

Grade 8 students will examine the social and economic factors, technological advances, and individuals and groups that promoted change in Canada between 1885 and the beginning of the First World War in 1914. They will investigate the social and political challenges of increased migration and settlement, rapid industrialization, Canada’s changing role in the British Empire, and Canadian-American relations.


Explora Canada Student Search 6-12


Web Sites

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

Canada and the First World War

Canadian Labour History

Books on Canadian History Books on World War I