Canadians in War | Remembrance Day in Canada | Paper and Digital
Take a look at how the roles of different people in Canada changed as a result of war. Ukrainians, Indigenous People, Indo-Canadians, women, children and Chinese-Canadians are examined from a Canadian perspective through a variety of reading tasks that are easy to prepare and use.
This transformational product includes:
- a complete lesson plan to work through each of the different groups of people through scaffolded lessons.
- instructions on how to differentiate for your groups of students without extra work or time to prepare.
- various reading passages in a variety of formats. These are available in paper and Google Slides versions so differentiation is easy.
- student response pages which are available in paper and Google Slides versions.
- answer keys and suggested answers.
- questions for discussion.
- extension suggestions.
The reading topics are:
- Ukrainian Internment During World War I: A listening activity regarding internment camps.
- Indigenous People in Service During the War of 1812: A expository piece about Tecumseh during the War of 1812 and role of Indigenous People during and after the war.
- Dear Diary: Fictional diary entries from Buk Am Singh, an Indo-Canadian fighting at the front during World War One.
- Taking Flight: This narrative piece outlines the role of a woman who works in the Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division during World War Two.
- Force 136 World War 2: This fictional collection of reports have been classified until now and outline the role of Chinese Canadians working as spies during World War Two.
- Letters Home: A child writes to his father on the front during World War One and tells him of life back home and how it has changed for him.
This product aligns with:
- Alberta Program of Studies Social Studies Grade 5 Shaping an Identity
This product supports:
- any lessons about Canadian involvement in wars around the world
- any Canadian history lesson
- learning about Remembrance Day
Ninja Note: This product requires the buyer to download the PDF to access the digital version or use the printable pages.
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