Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Wars, Battles and Conflicts > Canada, the nation, since 1867
Learning Resource > Resource Type > Assignment
Date > 1900
Student's are encouraged to analyze Canada's role in supporting the United Nations during the Korean War.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
An activity to help students understand the role and experiences of the Canadian soldier during the Korean War. It includes ideas for assignments as well as references to media resources.
In the role of a soldier, students write journal entries about daily life on the front. The purpose of this exercise is to help students understand and write from differing viewpoints.
Students hold a forum highlighting a variety of points of view on the Somalia affair.
Students write positions on whether Canadian soldiers should be held to a higher standard than people in other professions.
Students are encouraged to understand Canadian soldiers' contribution to the Korean War and the importance of recognizing this by preparing a brief to the federal government.
In the role of a soldier, students write journal entries about the emotional impact of living through a war. The purpose of this exercise is to help students understand the emotional impact of war on soldiers.
Presents an educational activity for high school students pertaining to human interest stories from the Second World War. Includes links to CBC radio clips from WWII.
Students read a primary source text then create a personal response through a medium of their choice.
Students gather information and impressions to write an imaginary letter from a soldier in Somalia to his/her family in Canada.