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Assignment: Grades 6-8: From Volunteers to Victory - Canada and the Korean War - For Teachers

Type: Document

An activity to help students understand the role and experiences of the Canadian soldier during the Korean War. It includes ideas for assignments as well as references to media resources.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Assignment: Grades 6-8: Life at the Front - A Second World War Soldier's View - For Teachers

Type: Document

In the role of a soldier, students write journal entries about daily life on the front. The purpose of this exercise is to help students understand and write from differing viewpoints.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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

Assignment: Grades 9-10: Who Should Be a Canadian Soldier? - For Teachers

Type: Document

Students write positions on whether Canadian soldiers should be held to a higher standard than people in other professions.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Lesson Plan: Halton and Iraq, 2003: Reporters at the Front- For Teachers Grades 11 and 12

Type: DocumentFilm and VideoImageSound

Presents an educational activity for senior high school students involving similarities and differences between the reports of Matthew Halton, reporter and war correspondent during the Second World War, and news reports from the 2003 war in Iraq. Provides an introduction, purpose, tasks, process and links to WWII CBC media clips as well as news reports from the 2003 war in Iraq.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Laurier House National Historic Site of Canada: The Conscription Crises: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

This classroom activity allows students to explore the roles played by Canada’s prime ministers The Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier and The Right Honourable William Lyon Mackenzie King with regards to the conscription crises of World War I and World War II.

Site: Parks Canada

Riel House National Historic Site of Canada: Louis Riel: Martyr, Traitor, Hero, or ... ?: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

Louis Riel has been interpreted differently by different groups and individuals at different times in our history. Poems, books, plays, and songs have been created to explain Louis Riel. The diverse images of this man have always reflected the politics of the times and they continue to do so. This educational activity prompts the question, "Who was the ‘real' Louis Riel?"

Site: Parks Canada

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

Who Will Remember Us? Commemorating the Historic Achievements of Women in Atlantic Canada: Lesson Plan

Type: Document

The following activities are intended for use in conjunction with the Who Will Remember Us? booklet, which outlines the contributions that women and women’s organizations have made in Atlantic Canada.

Site: Parks Canada

Keeping the Peace - Postcards for Peace -Teachers's Guide - Activities for Grades 6 to 13

Type: Document

The role of Canadian peacekeepers and peacekeeping is discussed in this teachers' guide. Topics include history, purpose; functions and tasks, and past and present missions. Links to a class activity titled Postcards for Peace are included.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada