Fort Langley ELL Program

Last updated on
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Program Description

Step back to Fort Langley, a trading post built by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1827, to trade with the Indigenous people of this land. As you explore the historic site on this guided tour, learn about the culture of the Indigenous people and the early fur traders.

Big Ideas
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Everyone has a unique story to share.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Texts can be understood from different perspectives.
  • Developing our understanding of how language works allows us to use it purposefully.
  • Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Developing our understanding of how language works allows us to use it purposefully.
  • Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed.
  • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives.
  • Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed.
  • Our communities are diverse and made of individuals who have a lot in common.
  • Stories and traditions about ourselves and our families reflect who we are and where we are from.
  • We shape the local environment, and the local environment shapes who we are and how we live.
  • Canada is made up of many diverse regions and communities.
  • Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions, and collective memory.
  • Learning about indigenous peoples nurtures multicultural awareness and respect for diversity.
  • People from diverse cultures and societies share some common experiences and aspects of life.
  • British Columbia followed a unique path in becoming a part of Canada.
  • Interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity.
  • The pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada.
  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.
  • Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions of Canada.
  • Geographic conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations.
  • Contacts and conflicts between peoples stimulated significant cultural, social, political change.
  • Exploration, expansion, and colonization had varying consequences for different groups.
  • Collective identity is constructed and can change over time.
  • Trip Details
    City: 
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    90 minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $7.30
    Cost Per Adult: 
    $13.85
    Fee Notes: 

    Adult fee applies to adult groups taking the tour (18+), not to chaperones with a youth student group.

    Additional Notes

    This program is listed under "Enhanced School Programs" on our checkfront reservation program, and under "Groups" on our website.