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With this activity students are encouraged to explore their community landscape and community history through the local cenotaph.
Written by Jessica Knapp
In almost every Canadian city, town, and village, you’ll find a cenotaph (pronounced SEN-o-taff), a special spot to honour those who fought and died for our country. Visit a cenotaph in or near your community or select one from the article “Places to Remember” on pages 40 and 41 in the 2016 Remembrance Day digital issue of Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids to answer the following questions.
Download a print friendly version of this worksheet.
This classroom resource is also available in French.
The McCord Museum is one of Canada’s leaders in the development of online collections.
Experiences Canada has created guides, lesson plans and activities for classrooms to learn about Canada’s sesquicentennial. Take a look!
Bring this map of Canada and these specially made tokens into your classroom to mark each Canadian historic site, person and event your students learn about.
Every year teaching associations host both subject specific or general teaching conferences. Find your province or territory in this list to get involved!