Module 1, Lesson 1.2D, Assignment Part C
This is a cumulative assignment in which you will apply all the skills you have learned in this section.
You will create a timeline of the top ten events in Canadian History from 1815 to 1914.
Use a variety of primary and secondary sources, print and non-print souces.
To complete the timeline assignment, follow these steps:
- Conduct research to find the top ten events, in your opinion, from 1815 and 1914. Use primary and secondary sources. Use the Internet and print sources of information. Hint: You can use Part A of this assignment to help.
- Choose the top ten events, in your opinion, from 1815 to 1914.
- Create a bibliography that lists all the sources of your information. Rate each resource in the bibliography for its reliability. Use a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the most reliable.Write a sentence or two to justify your rating. Hint: refer to the guidelines from Lesson 1.2 C.
- Write a brief, 150-word paragraph that justifies the events you included on the timeline. Use 5 to 10 facts to support your opinion. Hint: identify your bias!
- Design your timeline. Be sure to label the top ten dates and corresponding events. The timeline should be well organized and easy to read. Include images or drawings where appropriate.
This assignment is the last piece of work for the cumulative section assignment.
The assignment will be marked according to these criteria:
- The timeline: 15 marks
Completeness (6 marks)
Organization (5 marks)
Images and drawings (4 marks)
- The paragraph: 15 marks
Clear identification of bias (6 marks)
Use of facts to support opinions (5 marks)
Organization of ideas (4 marks)
- The bibliography: 20 marks
Variety of sources: at least one from each of primary, secondary, print (6 marks)
Style: proper format is used (8 marks)
Each source is rated and the rating is justified, using these guidelines:
- To receive full marks, the entry must be complete and accurate.
- Completeness: all four columns are complete for each entry.
- Accuracy: all four columns contain accurate information, i.e., facts can be proven by checking the page number in the textbook. (6 marks)