World War I: Canada & The Great War

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  • eBook Order #: RHP6123
  • Print Book Order #: RH6123
  • Both eBook & Print Book Order #: RH+P6123
  • ISBN13: 978-1-55319-066-0
  • Grades: 7, 8, 9
  • Reading Level: 7-9
  • Total Pages: 64
  • Author: Doug Sylvester

  • Highlights:

    • The Trenches
    • Gas Attack
    • Battle of the Somme
    • Vimy Ridge
    • The Victoria Cross
    • Conscription
    • Halifax Explosion

    Conflict is the central theme of this accurate account of the First World War.

    The unit emphasizes the integral role Canada played in the war, with topics ranging from life in the trenches, the Battle of the Somme, to the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The unit is divided into three parts combining optional lessons and a pictorial history suitable for colouring with the main, information-based body of the unit. Optional lessons include a review, exam, and a newspaper story on the Halifax Explosion. Finally, a unit that will allow students to understand the true story behind Canada's role in World War I. This History lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, word search and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 7 reviews
    Karen MacIsaac

    This is an excellent resource with lots of information on Canada & its involvement in World War 1.

    Kelley Heintz

    Exactly what I needed, thank you!

    Katherine Benda

    I LOVED this unit with my kids. They were very engaged and loved learning how to take notes to prepare them for highschool. I like how it broke up the unit with solid lesson plans that varied and werent too monotonous. Will absolutely use again and purchase similar units!

    Rebecca Clark

    Super Informative.

    Rebecca-Anne MacKenzie

    I bought this to use as an adapted resource with my grade 10s and it's great.

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