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1812 Teachers’ Corner

Type: Document

The material you will find here has been produced by selected Government of Canada departments and non-governmental bodies in order to help young people learn about the War of 1812 and its importance to the Canada we know today.

Site: Canadian Heritage

The War of 1812 Activity

Type: Document

Two classroom exercises for Grade seven students - a discussion of how the War of 1812 influenced the development of Canada - discovering the meaning of military vocabulary that was commonly used by soldiers during the War of 1812.

Site: Parks Canada

South African War Face Book

Type: Document

To introduce youth to the South African War through remembering the Canadians who died during that conflict.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Language of Fort Life Educational Activity

Type: Document

This classroom activity consists of defining 6 simple english language words which were spoken by soldiers at various defensive forts in Upper Canada during the War of 1812. Students discuss the different meanings of these words as they are used today versus their use during the War of 1812.

Site: Parks Canada