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Port-Royal National Historic Site of Canada

Learning Resources

For Teachers

Port-Royal Habitation: Doorway to the Past
This lively and suspenseful 17-minute film follows two modern-day kids as they travel back in time to meet Samuel de Champlain and the other explorers who founded and lived at Port-Royal. The film can be used as an introduction to the Habitation or as a post-visit refresher.

For Students

Factsheet - The Buildings at Port-Royal  (printable version, PDF: 334 KB) pdf symbol
Factsheet - Clothing at Port-Royal  (printable version, PDF: 107 KB) pdf symbol
Factsheet - Trade at Port-Royal  (printable version, PDF: 108 KB) pdf symbol 
Factsheet - Social Classes at Port-Royal  (printable version, PDF: 108 KB) pdf symbol

Other Resources

Bibliography of sources for Port-Royal studies (printable version, PDF: 146 KB) pdf symbol 
Mathieu Da Costa and Early Canada: Possibilities and Probabilities (printable version, PDF: 178 KB) pdf symbol
The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755
Annapolis Heritage Society
Université de Moncton (in French only)
Université Sainte-Anne (in French only)

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