Here is the format for the unit test on Thursday 1 March. The test is out of a total of 25 marks and has two parts:
Part 1: Identification and Explanation
5 questions; 20 marks
I will provide you with a name, place, or event from our study of this unit. You must correctly identify and explain the significance of the name, place, or event. This is an opportunity to showcase your knowledge. You earn one mark for identification and three marks for explanation. I will provide you with 8 person/place/events and you must select 5 to identify and explain.
Example: Gabriel Dumont
Example Response: Gabriel Dumont was a leader of the Métis people during the Northwest Resistance of 1885. When large numbers of Métis left Manitoba after the Red River Resistance, Dumont was elected President of the Council of St. Laurent, which was responsible for regulating aspects of Métis life, including the bison hunt. When the Northwest Resistance began, Dumont became the military leader of the Métis forces. When the Métis and First Peoples were defeated by the Canadian militia on the battlefield, Dumont fled to the United States and never returned.
8 questions; 8 marks
I will provide you with two columns. One of causes and one of events. You must match the cause to the appropriate event. For example: