New France
Life of the Voyageur

- demonstrate an understanding of why people came to live in New France
- demonstrate an understanding of economic, political, and social life in New France

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

This activity is based on the Introduction to Voyageurs web site;

http://web.archive.org/web/20040218212630/http://www.lafete.org/new/v_ger/voyE.htm

Read both pages of  A Day in the Life of a Voyageur, and then complete the following chart to compare a day in your life with that of a voyageur.

  Me Typical Voyageur
Age    
Wake up time    
Breakfast food

 

   
Dinner food

 

   
Weight carried during the day    
Dangerous situations

 

 

 

 

 
Sleeping accommodations  

 

 
"Wardrobe" (clothing)

 

 

 

 

 
Income
(money earned)
   
Entertainment