Teaching Resources

Teaching About New France

Defend Quebec online resources help students learn about New France in different time periods. Print a free Soldier’s Notebookfor keeping track of information.

Famous Canadian Quotes:

Who said this?
“I will reply from the mouth of my cannons…”

Heroism can take many forms. Louis de Buade, Comte de Frontenac, is the kind of swashbuckling hero of New France who leaps out of history.
Listen first to the dramatization on Heritage Minutes Radio and then watch Governor Frontenac on Historic Minutes online.
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Making a Paper Model Warship

This activity is an Easy Link from Canada My Country (page 60) . There are more Easy Links to go with this page on our website!


The Canadian Navy is pleased to offer two challenging paper model warships that can be downloaded and printed at home using ordinary colour printers. These kinds of traditional paper models are a fun and challenging hobby!

Geography Fair and Passports

Use these passports at your Geography Fair:

Use the printable passports and place a sticker or stamp with the country name on each page after studying a country of the world.
Printable Passports :

Large Files: These PDFs are good print quality but take a little more time to download.

Pretend Printable Passport – Canadian

Pretend Printable Passport – American

Small Files: These PDFs will download more quickly.
Pretend Printable Passport – Canadian

Pretend Printable Passport – American

Here is a link to free printable country stickers. Purchase blank sticker pages at your business supplies store, print, and cut-out stickers.

Read one mom’s post about their family’s Geography Fair.
You will need Adobe Reader to open the printables. You can download it free here.

Co-op Group Activity: 

Plan a Geography Fair with your co-op group. Each family chooses a country to present.

  • make a short presentation such as a folk dance, a song, or a poem etc.
  • set up a station (table) that can include maps, pictures, projects, a country stamp or sticker for passports, and an international food sample enough for all attending.
  • children receive play passports and go to each station for country stamps (or stickers). They should record 2-4 facts they learn about each country in their passport.