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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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Canada en guerre

Ces outils d’apprentissage explorent les thèmes de la commémoration et du souvenir et leur lien avec la Première et la Deuxième Guerre mondiale.


This collection contains 4 Learning Tools

Canada at War

Explore the themes of commemoration and remembrance as they relate to the First and Second World Wars.


This collection contains 8 Learning Tools

Essay Writing Resources

This collections contains printable sheets for students about each step in the essay writing process.


This collection contains 6 Learning Tools

The War of 1812

This Collection highlights Learning Tools related to the War of 1812


This collection contains 4 Learning Tools

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