Chapter 6 The Development
of British Columbia
Mapping British ColumbiaLearning Outcome-- Students will
identify towns,cities,water bodies
and neighbouring regions and
Assignment 6-1
1.Completely colour map of B.CShade
, Alaska.
2.Identify all Locations on MapIn Warm up sheet Include:Rocky/
Coast Mountains
3.Using Atlas-Measure Distance
From Vancouver to--
You will be given a quiz on this
information so make sure to do
your corrections and practice
6-2 The Oregon Territory
Learning Outcome-Students will identify issues of
land ownership in early Canada
and the attitudes towards this
Look at the Map in Figure 6-1.
What do you recognize?
What is different?
Read quietly pages 206 -208..
As you are reading try and
determine the two groups who
controlled this area...
Attitudes regarding the Oregon
Who were the two groups vying
for this land?
What was the difference in their
approach to controlling this area?
Share your opinion with a partner
LM 6.1-Independently complete this
organizer with at least four points in
each of the boxes..
Then answer questions 2,3, and 4 on
the back of the paper...
What eventually happened to the
boundary? Page 209
6-3 The First Colony of
Vancouver Island
Learning OutcomeStudents will gain knowledge and
understanding of early Colonial
powers and their effect on First
Nations using a map and
informational reading.
Read Pg. 210 Together as a class
Complete 6.2 with a partner..
Complete all questions 1-7.
Text Assignment Read Pg. 212.
Answer Question #2 Activities
bottom of page 212.
6-4 The Cariboo Gold Rush
Timeline Presentations--The
Cariboo Gold Rush..
In groups of approx. 4 you will
teach the class about the different
phases of the Gold Rush
Phases of Gold Rush
1. Pre- California Gold Rush
2. The Fraser River Gold Rush
3. The Colony and Wagon Road
4. Barkerville (People/Culture)
5. Barkerville (Miners and Gold)
Criteria-- Presentation Rubric.
Goal- To teach about the different
phases of the gold rush.
1. Take notes on the following:
2. Collect Pictures to illustrate
3. Impact on B.C--How did this
phase affect our Province?
4. Presentation-Poster,Powerpoint, Skit, Song
with Pictures, Video...
6-5 The Creation of British
When was British Columbia
created? Where was our first
Capital city?
Do you know?
Learning Outcomes:
Today you will learn
about reasons for the formation
of British Columbia. You will also
draw conclusions about British
Columbia's population based on
Read Quietly 220-221
Decide : What were reasons for
uniting the colonies to form B.C?
Discuss as a class?
Population Changes in the
Look at Figure 6-14
What was the population of the
Cariboo in 1861?
LM 6.5- Analysis of Graphs
Complete the Chart on your own..
Complete #2- Discuss at least two
increases and two decreases
(reasons) and impacts on local
Join partner and compare charts.
Text Assignment:
Read 222
1. When were the colonies joined
into British Columbia?
2. Describe the government of the
time (1866)?
3. Where was the capital city?
4.Note a couple differences of our
current government.
6-6 The Confederation Debates
and Emergence of Vancouver as
BC's Major City..
Does everyone always agree
when a decision has to be made?
Viewpoints often vary on
controversial issues, such as
what type of pizza to order:)
Learning Outcome:
Today you will learn to
identify different viewpoints on
B.C. joining Confederation and
reasons for Vancouvers
emergence as our primary city.
You will be numbered 1-3
2= Confederationist
3= Annexationists
Individual Task-1. First write out your
definition. Paraphrase the
definition in your own words..
2. Summarize in your own words
the viewpoint of your group.
3. Determrine three valid reasons
why this viewpoint is held by this
Group Task #2
1. Join together with other
Colonists and proceed to share
your viewpoints on the idea of
Confederation. Filling Out LM 6.6Confederation Debates..
2. When finished read the final
paragraph on page 226 and
summarize the final outcome on
the back of LM 6/6
Text Assignment:
Read 227-230
1. Why was Vancouver and
Burrad Inlet initially not settled?
2. What industry helped
Vancouver get started?
3. Who is Gassy Jack? How is he
remembered in Vancouver today?
4. Why was Vancouver chosen
over Port Moody as the terminus
of the CPR? Why did this spur on
Vancouver to become such a
populated and busy city?
5. How has the Port of Vancouver
changed over the years?
6-7 British Columbia: A Province
of Diversity
British Columbia is a MultiCultural Province.
Why is this the case? Where did
early immigrants come from and
why did they come to B.C?
Learning Outcomes:
Today you will identify factors that
supported immigrants coming to
British Columbia, and the
contributions these groups made
to our province.
Task 1:
You will be assigned an immigrant
group to study:
1. Kanakas
2. Black Immigrants
3. Jewish Immigrants
4. Chinese Immigrantse
Task 1: Continued
Read the appropriate section for
your group..(231-238)
Identify push factors, pull factors,
obstacles and contributions..
Push factors- are reasons to
leave your country
Pull factors- are reasons to
immigrate existing in your new
Task 2- Group Work
Join together with other
representatives of immigrant
groups and fill out organizer:
Students should have a
minimum of two points per topic
6.7- A Province of Diversity
Together answer questions 2 and
3 on the back of your L.M6.7