What I know about Canada from before
lots of lakes
the capital is Ottawa
its a part of North-America
second largest country in the world
Justin Bieber comes from Canada
Shawn Mendes is from Canada
Maple tree/ maple leaf on the flag
longest international borders with USA
What I learnt from the text about "History"
500 000 indigenous people lived in the region when the Europeans settled in Canada
The first settlers were French, around the year 1605
First Nations/ Inuit people
It is more than a thousand years since Vikings reached Canada's coast, but they did not succeed n settling there
By 1763 the British controlled the whole colony
Divided into a French-speaking part and an English-speaking part
Canada became fully independent in 1931, and it is now a federal parliamentary democracy.
What I know about Canadians from before
What I learnt from the text about "Canada today"
one third of the immigrants
one of the highest immigration rates in the world
2010: 280 688 immigrants
officially bilingual in 1969