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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 150

Collection de resources pour le cent cinquatenaire du Canada.


This collection contains 2 Learning Tools

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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