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Through a Lens: Dieppe in Photography and Film - Educational Resources - Intermediate Level

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoImage

Provides questions for intermediate level students to facilitate discussions pertaining to filmclips and photographs from the raid on Dieppe.

Site: Library and Archives Canada

Crossword Puzzle - Grades 3 - 6

Type: Document

This resource is a crossword puzzle in which the answers must be unscrambled.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Take Time to Remember - Teacher's Guide - Activities for Kindergarten to Grade 3 Classes

Type: Document

This guide is designed to aid educators with activities intended to teach young children in Kindergarten to Grade 3 about Canada's participation in wars of the 20th century.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

WebQuest Exercise: Grades 11-12: Honouring War Veterans: Canada and the Korean War - For Teachers

Type: Document

Using a variety of Web-based resources, students will analyze and prepare a presentation comparing recognition of war veterans in Canada to recognition of war veterans in another country of their choice.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

HMCS Haida National Historic Site of Canada: The Last of the Tribal Destroyers Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Students will learn about the important role HMCS Haida -- the last of the Tribal class destroyers --played during World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War. Students will examine the process for nominating a person of national historic significance in order to ensure important aspects of Canadian history are not forgotten by future generations.

Site: Parks Canada

Memories of War: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

This lesson invites students to think critically about the way in which we memorialize war. Starting with the concept of a war memorial, students analyze a series of war memorials drawn from diverse historical contexts, and interpret some of the fundamental messages encoded within monuments. Students also conduct independent research into Canadian war memorials and their messages, ultimately crafting their own war memorial based on their choice of a significant Canadian person, place or event related to World War I, II, or the Korean War.

Site: Parks Canada

School Programmes

Type: Document

The Canadian War Museum has developed a number of ways to work in cooperation with educators teaching Canadian military history to grades four through twelve. Museum and gallery tours, as well as classroom visits, are outlined as possibilities. Contact information is also provided.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Assignment: Grades 11-12: Remembering Canada’s Heroes - Canada and the Korean War - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students are encouraged to understand Canadian soldiers' contribution to the Korean War and the importance of recognizing this by preparing a brief to the federal government.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Introductory Activity: Grades 6-12: Canada's Forgotten Heroes

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoSound

In these activities, students will have the opportunity to identify and explain what makes a hero, to write diary entries in role as a soldier in the Korean War, to write an editorial from the point of view of a Canadian newspaper in the 1950s either supporting or opposing Canada’s involvement in the conflict, to prepare a brief to the federal government regarding the need to honour and memorialize Canadian veterans of the Korean War, and to compare Canada’s involvement in the War on Terrorism to Canada’s involvement in the Korean War.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Teachers' Resources

Type: Document

This resource contains a directory of links meant to assist educators in teaching children about Canada's involvement in the various wars in which it has participated. The links lead to a variety of topics focused on remembrance and are appropriate for children of varying ages.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada