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Military History

An ABC of WWII Pacific Theatre

This learning tool explores the Pacific Theatre of the Second World War from multiple points of view. 
                                   
Included are:
-          An introduction to the Pacific Theatre
-          An ABCs guide to the Pacific Theatre, with research prompts and images
-          ‘Lyrics and Lessons: The Rising Sun’...
Military History
Intermediate – Middle School

An ABC of D-Day

This learning tool explores the Battle of Normandy, better known as D-Day. 

It includes:
- An ABC guide to D-Day
- D-Day diary excerpts from Commander Desmond Piers
- Canadian Veteran's Poem
- Just-A-Minute interactive game 
Military History
Intermediate – Middle School

An ABC of the Battle of the Atlantic

This learning tool explores the Battle of the Atlantic from multiple points of view. 
 
Included are:
- An ABCs guide to the Battle of the Atlantic with research prompts.
- First-hand accounts of the battle from a Navy Officer from Bristich Columbia, a Navy Bride from Ontario, and a German U-Boat officer.
- A game called Just-A-Minute.

Resources:

Andrew Irwin's story - The Memory Project

Iolanda "Vy" Connolly's story - The Memory Project 

Werner Max Hirschmann's story - The Memory...
Military History
Intermediate – Middle School

An ABC of the Second World War

This learning tool explores the Second World War using multiple points of view.
 
Included are:
- An ABCs guide to the Second World War with research prompts
- A lyrical analysis activity
- Voices of War, a collection of war-time perspectives (Includes a long and short testimony of Squadron Leader George Stewart, DFC)
- A game titled Just-A-Minute 
Military History
Intermediate – Middle School

An ABC of Canada in the First World War

This learning tool explores Canada's role in the First World War.
 
 Included are:
 - A guide to using the learning tool
 - An ABC of Canada in the First World War I with research prompts
 - Two games titled A Family Affair and Just-A-Minute

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Sources Primaires

Une collection d'outils pédagogiques pour aider les éducateurs et les élèves dans l'analyse des sources primaires.


This collection contains 14 Learning Tools

Les femmes dans l'histoire

Une collection de guides pédagogiques explorant l'histoire des femmes au Canada.


This collection contains 13 Learning Tools

Women in History

A collection of learning tools focused on the roles of women in Canadian history.


This collection contains 20 Learning Tools

Primary Sources

A collection of learning tools designed to support educators and students in primary source analysis.


This collection contains 9 Learning Tools

Think Like a Historian: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

The Think Like a Historian series is a tool for educators and students to build skills to analyze and interpret primary sources. In this series, we look at Photographs, Newspapers, and Personal Letters from the Battle of Vimy Ridge.


This collection contains 4 Learning Tools

Pensez comme un historien : La bataille de la crête de Vimy

La série Pensez comme un historien est un outil pour les éducateurs et les étudiants pour développer des habiletés d’analyse et d’interprétation des sources primaires. Dans cette série, nous jetons un coup d’œil à des photographies, des journaux et


This collection contains 4 Learning Tools

Indigenous History

A collection of learning tools focused on Indigenous history in Canada.


This collection contains 18 Learning Tools

Canada 150

Collection de resources pour le cent cinquatenaire du Canada.


This collection contains 2 Learning Tools

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