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Social Studies 8
We are currently in Chapter 3, "Making a Living in the Nineteenth Century," which focuses on the ways Newfoundlanders and Labradorians relied on the fishery to survive. Each chapter has a set of Specific Curriculum Outcomes (SCOs) that direct our study; I share these with the students at the beginning of each section, then use them as informal review before continuing with the next section.
For your information, here are the SCOs for Chapter 3. If you have any questions or need clarification, please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. H
The student will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the economic
context of lifestyles of Newfoundland and Labrador peoples in the 19th
**Self-Sufficient People (pp. 46-50)**
Describe the impact of the physical environment and climate on how people made
the term subsistence economy
the main features of a subsistence economy as it related to a traditional
**Fishermen and Their Families (pp. 51-55)**
the main features of the inshore fishery and the bank fishery.
the main features of the Labrador fishery.
the term “truck system.”
how the “truck system” worked.
how the “truck system” affected the lifestyle of people who were a part of it.
**Sealers and Trappers (pp. 58-62) **
the importance of the seal fishery to the household economy.
the knowledge and skills that were needed to conduct the seal fishery.
the risks associated with the seal fishery.
that certain occupations (e.g., boat building) tended to be located in key
how commercial trapping affected the lifestyles of Labradorians
the impact of European organizations (e.g., Moravian Mission, Hudson Bay
Company) on Labrador communities.
Occupations (pp. 63-65)**
other occupations available in Newfoundland and Labrador in the 19th
2.3.17 Evaluate how economic activities found social and
cultural expressions in NL.