Unit 1

Early Canada

Chapter 2 Overview

In Chapter 2, you will learn about the first explorers to Canada – where they went, whom they encountered, and how they lived.

  1. You will learn about the society developed by French colonists in Canada hundreds of years ago.
  2. You will learn how France colonized parts of North America.
  3. You will investigate how the newcomers interacted with the Aboriginal societies.
  4. You will understand the economic system of the French colonies.

You will use Chapter 2: The French in North America of the textbook, Voices and Visions: A Story of Canada.

  • Lesson 1: pages 30 to 38
  • Lesson 2: pages 39 to 44
  • Lesson 3: pages 44 to 50