Pioneer Life in Upper Canada

The Blacksmith Shop

- explain how pioneers used natural resources
- describe the major components of a pioneer village or settlement
- describe the lifestyles of pioneers and the various roles of individuals in a pioneer settlement

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

This activity uses the web site  Pioneer Life in Upper Canada  www.pioneerlife.ca
From the main page, click on  Village Life and then Blacksmith Shop
 

1. Explain why this worker is called a blacksmith. ___________________________________________

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2. What does the blacksmith use a forge to do? ______________________________________________

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3. Draw an anvil and explain how it's used.

 
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4. Choose one of the products of the blacksmith, sketch it and describe how is was used in pioneer times.

 

 
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5. Is this product still used today?   _____________________________

6. The worker who specialized in making horseshoes was called a ____________________________.