Canada: Coast to Coast
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Come along with us as we travel across this diverse country from the Maritime provinces on the Eastern coast, visiting Ontario and Quebec, making our way across the Western provinces, ending up on the Pacific coast of British Columbia.
Video length: 32:58 minutes
Learning Resources with this Video*
Quiz – PDF and online
5 Highlights of Canada
Canada’s Provinces and Territories
Country Report Canada
Draw a Scene
Set in Canada Writing Prompt
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Canada: Coast to Coast
Have students print out a map of Canada and identify where the sites in the video are located.
Students create a powerpoint of their top five notable Canadian sites that they would like to visit and explain why.
Comparison with U.S.
Canada is very similar to the United States in many ways. Discuss or write about ways that the two countries are different.
A cloze piece has full sentences used in the virtual field trip with blanks where students can write in the information that is missing. This task requires close listening to the trip in order to complete it.
Create a diorama of the higlights of Canada. Students could also just focus on one region.
Write a story with Canada as the setting. The main character could be from another country (compare and contrast characters).
Have students create an itinerary for a visit to Canada. Can it be done in one trip? Two? Three? What would your budget need to be? How long would it take? How would you get around? What would you like to see most?
Students create a quiz based on the information presented for their peers. This can be used as a review for a test, or jigsaw class activity where students are responsible for teaching other students assigned topics.
Have students write a report about Canada including: landmarks, population, how it is similar to the United States, history (how it came to be), type of government, economy, famous sites, architecture, interesting facts, religions, food, etc.
Draw a scene from the video you just watched.
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Topics Covered In This Video
Fun facts about Canada
The Atlantic Provinces
Quebec City & Montreal
Ottawa & Toronto
Niagara Falls & St. Lawrence Seaway
Alberta – Calgary & Edmonton
Vancouver, Victoria, & Whistler
Yukon, Northwest Territories, & Nunavut
Animals of the Arctic North