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Think Like a Historian: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

  • Military History
  • Intermediate – Middle School

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From the collection:
Canada at War, created by Historica Canada

To mark the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, and help educators and students think critically about primary sources, Historica Canada has created the Think Like a Historian series of videos and worksheets. The following activities provide an introduction to the Battle of Vimy Ridge and working with primary sources.
Think Like a Historian: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

To complete these worksheets, students may want to watch the videos more than once. Turning on the subtitles can help second language learners understand the video. Watch the videos as a class at least twice before beginning the worksheets.

Visit to view all of the videos in the series and download additional free, bilingual educational resources. We hope this series will help you teach students how to analyze primary sources.

Supporting documents for this Learning Tool

File type File size Action
Think_Like_a_Historian_Introduction_to_Vimy_Worksheets.pdf PDF 5.49 MB Download
Primary_Source_Pyramid.pdf PDF 2.23 MB Download
Think_Like_a_Historian_-_Vimy_in_Letters_-_Primary_Sources.pdf PDF 16.5 MB Download
Think_Like_a_Historian_-_Vimy_in_Newspapers_-_Primary_Sources.pdf PDF 18.8 MB Download
Think_Like_a_Historian_-_Vimy_in_Pictures_-_Primary_Sources.pdf PDF 3.7 MB Download
Think_Like_a_Historian_Vimy_in_Letters_Worksheets.pdf PDF 8.82 MB Download
Think_Like_a_Historian_Vimy_in_Newspapers_Worksheets.pdf PDF 13.9 MB Download
Think_Like_a_Historian_Vimy_in_Pictures_Worksheets.pdf PDF 12.5 MB Download