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The Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel - Learning Activities

Type: Document

This section provides educators and youth with learning activities to explore the important role played by Canada and Newfoundland in the Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel. These learning resources are designed to educate youth about the history and personal experiences of those who fought in these battles.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

"We Will Remember Them": Remembrance and the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Type: Document

To give students an understanding of the importance of remembering the Canadians who served and died during the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the First World War.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel - Building a Virtual Memorial

Type: Document

To increase the curiosity and knowledge of youth about individuals who served during the First World War. Youth will make use of the Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM).

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel - Setting the Stage, Defining Moments, Witnessing History

Type: Document

To provide a general overview of the First World War and the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel. In particular, the sacrifices and achievements made by the people of Newfoundland and Canadians in general during the conflict will be explored.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel - Learning Stations

Type: Document

To provide a general understanding of the First World War and the sacrifices and achievements made by Newfoundlanders and Canadians in the conflict. In particular, the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel and the experiences of the people of Newfoundland in the war will be explored.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel - Writing a Letter

Type: Document

To educate youth about the effect the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel and the First World War had on individual lives. Youth will also reflect on the importance of remembering the sacrifices and achievements of Newfoundlanders and Canadians during the First World War.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

"Take Time to Train Them": Canadian Preparations for the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Type: Document

To give students an understanding of how the Canadian Corps prepared for the Battle of Vimy Ridge and the importance this extensive planning played in Canada’s victory.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

The Battles of the Somme and Beaumont-Hamel - A View of Remembrance

Type: Document

served in the First World War. Youth will view a poster featuring the Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial and reflect on how those who served have been commemorated.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

“The Battle of Vimy Ridge”

Type: Document

To give students an understanding of the harsh fighting conditions in the Battle of Vimy Ridge through the creation of a photo story.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada