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HandwritingPatriotic Arts: Influencing Canadians at War

Culture can tell us so much about the people and events of history. In this lesson plan, students look at novels, art and music to understand how Canadians shaped, and were shaped by, culture during wartime.

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High School

Shadows of Manitoba’s Past

Research historically significant events in Manitoba history, and attempt to understand the different perspectives, causes and consequences of the decisions and actions of people of Canada's past.

How should we remember those who fought for Canada?

The Lest We Forget Project (LWF) begins by exploring soldiers relevant to your student population. You will be building an archive of your own of soldier files.

Shifting Connections: Safety, Security and Sacrifice in a Changing World

In the situated documentary, Dilemma 1944, you were confronted with making a life-and-death decision whether or not to join Canadian Forces fighting in the Second World War.

Middle School Lesson Plans

Aboriginal Legends: Coast to Coast to Coast

To honour the first people in Canada, classrooms studied a different part of Canada by exploring a First Nation, Metis or Inuit legend. Traditionally, legends were oral stories used to share and pass although lessons and values.

Patriotic Arts: Influencing Canadians at War

Culture can tell us so much about the people and events of history. In this lesson plan, students look at novels, art and music to understand how Canadians shaped, and were shaped by, culture during wartime.

Unity: Making a Heritage Quilt

Students explore the relationship between symbols and identity, while making a heritage quilt.

Elementary School

Aboriginal Legends: Coast to Coast to Coast

To honour the first people in Canada, classrooms studied a different part of Canada by exploring a First Nation, Metis or Inuit legend. Traditionally, legends were oral stories used to share and pass although lessons and values.

Arts & Culture: 17th Century Canada and Jean de Brebeuf

This unit explores the lives of early Canadians through the folk songs they sang in their daily lives.

Buffalo Gone: Appreciating Natural Resources

Help your students understand the the enormous loss of Buffalo that once roamed the western plains.







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