From DVDs to a curriculum guide designed for grade six, teachers have the option of combining one or more resources to prepare for a field trip to Port-Royal National Historic Site. Of course, we are always available to help you create a lesson plan that best fits your classroom. Please contact us for resources and guidance.
Booklet for Grade Six Social Studies
Port-Royal National Site of Canada: Settlement and Exploration
Outcomes cover Culture and Diversity; Time, Continuity and Change; Interdependent Relationships; and Communication, Inquiry and Participation.
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.
Factsheet - The Buildings at Port-Royal (printable version, PDF: 334 KB)
Factsheet - Clothing at Port-Royal (printable version, PDF: 107 KB)
Factsheet - Trade at Port-Royal (printable version, PDF: 108 KB)
Factsheet - Social Classes at Port-Royal (printable version, PDF: 108 KB)
Bibliography of sources for Port-Royal studies (printable version, PDF: 146 KB)
Mathieu Da Costa and Early Canada: Possibilities and Probabilities (printable version, PDF: 178 KB)
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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