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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.
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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 write positions on whether Canadian soldiers should be held to a higher standard than people in other professions.
This classroom activity consists of defining 6 simple english language words which were spoken by soldiers at various defensive forts in Upper Canada during the War of 1812. Students discuss the different meanings of these words as they are used today versus their use during the War of 1812.
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.
Join a French soldier, Vadeboncoeur, and explore the history of Quebec's defense and fortifications. This journey into the past will have your students "defending Québec" during three different periods: 1645, 1690 and 1745.