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

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

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
Wake up time    
Breakfast food


Dinner food


Weight carried during the day    
Dangerous situations





Sleeping accommodations  


"Wardrobe" (clothing)





(money earned)