Presentation on theme: "Exploring our Past Where did we come from?"— Presentation transcript:
1Exploring our Past Where did we come from? EARLY SETTLERS
2Looking back in timeTrue/False?People have always lived in the place we call “Canada” True FalseDifferent groups of people moved here at different times True FalseAboriginals or “first nations” have lived here for hundreds of years True FalseLater, other people came called settlers or pioneers True FalseUse your mouse to click on the answer you think is correct.
3Looking back in time….The Aboriginal people and settlers helped to make the country that we live in today
4History is about how people lived in the past History is about how people lived in the past. UPPER CANADA was the name used for part of what we now call Ontario
5When did early settlers arrive here? 500 years ago300 years ago100 years agoUse your mouse to choose your answer.
6A TIME LINE Think about Time ……… Years agoAbout years agoAbout years agoAbout 500 years agoAbout 200 years agoAs the weather changed peoples lives started to changePeople from Europe were exploring and started to live in CanadaMany people began to move to Upper Canada from the US and EuropeThe first people were moving across an ice- covered land.Aborigin -al people began to grow corn and crops
7years agoThese people were the long-ago relatives of Aboriginal people today. They worked together to hunt big animals like caribou and the woolly mammoths.
85000 years agoOver thousands of years, the climate became warmer and summer lasted longer. Different plants and animals began to live in Upper Canada. The people began to hunt animals like deer, bear and beaver.
92000 years agoPeople who began to grow corn and crops stayed in one place for longer periods of time. Corn needs a long, warm summer and good soil.
10500 years agoExplorers did not stay in Upper Canada but they learned many things from the Aboriginal people. They also changed the Aboriginal people’s way of life.
11200 years ago……People from Europe and the United States began to move to Upper Canada. These “settlers” came for many reasons. They built homes and began villages.
13The Wendat PeopleThe Wendat were one of the groups of people living in Upper Canada when people from Europe arrived. The lived in the southern part of Upper Canada. Another name for the Wendat people is:IroquoisHuronCreeUse your mouse to click on the right answer.
14Aboriginal LanguagesMany groups of Aboriginal people lived in Upper Canada long before other people came. Their ways of life and languages were also different.The groups that lived in the south, spoke Iroquoian languages. Other groups spoke Algonquian languages (like the Anishinabe or Ojibwa).
15LEGACYMany Aboriginal words are used in English today. For example, the name Canada comes from an Iroquoian word kanata. It means:VillageCountryHomeThe name Ontario is Iroquoian for:Plentiful treesBeautiful watersRolling hillsUse your mouse to choose your answer.
16Wendat’s Villages-wooden frame, covered with sheets of cedar or elm bark-several families lived in each
17Wendat’s FoodUsing your mouse, point to the food you think would be most popular.
18Wendat’s ToolsCooking pots, pipes were made from clay they Wendat dug from the ground.Axes, knives and arrow points were made from stone.Fish spears and arrow points were made from deer antlers.
19The Anishinabe The Anishinabe spoke an Algonquian language. True False True or False?The AnishinabeThe Anishinabe spoke an Algonquian language. True FalseThey lived in the southern part of Upper Canada True FalseThey moved often to follow the animals they were hunting True FalseFamilies would come together to work and celebrate True FalseUse your mouse to click on your answer.
20Anishinable Villages & Homes The wigwam is shaped like a dome. Others like cones. Men and women worked together to build them. The frame was built from poles cut from young trees. The frame was covered with bark or animals skins. Spruce tree branches covered the floor and animal skins to keep them warm.The fire was built in the middle of the floor to give heat and to cook food.
21Anishinabe FoodUsing your mouse, point to the food that you think would be the hardest to find.
22ToolsHow do you think each of these tools are used?
23RESEARCH……..In Groups of 4, you are going to research about the ways of the Anishinabe or Wendat peopleBe prepared to present your findings to the rest of the class at the end of this period.