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Settling the West

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Erin Fields - 3 years ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing three advert…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
5
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7
Submitted By
Erin Fields - 3 years ago
Description
This activity will involve analyzing three advertisements from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company encouraging settlement in Manitoba. The purpose of this activity is to give your students practice in analyzing digital primary sources and to understand the context in which it was made. Incorporating sources from UBC Library’s Open Collections into your classroom can help students build their historical thinking through analyzing, contextualizing, and inferring using historical texts.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Primary Sources
Settlement
Canada
Advertisements
Canadian Pacific Railway
Manitoba
Learning Standards
Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective) Ask questions, corroborate inferences, and draw conclusions about the content and origins of a variety of sources, including mass media (evidence)
Duration
60 minutes+
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2018
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The Stormbringers WW1/ Duty,Valour, Sacrifice WW2

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Gary Simons - 3 years ago
Description
“The Stormbringers WW1" and "Duty Valour Sacrifi…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Gary Simons - 3 years ago
Description
“The Stormbringers WW1" and "Duty Valour Sacrifice WW2" are computer simulations that allow students to experience World War One and World War Two events through the eyes of a Canadian soldier. Students are faced with the same challenges actual Canadian soldiers faced, month by month, year by year. From initial training camps, through overseas training, and through then every Canadian battle and campaign in each war. Both simulation programs are completely free - no fees, no registration needed, no log in, just access it on line and go!
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Canadian soldiers
WW2
Computer simulations
URLs
https://www.dvsww2.ca/start/1.htm
Learning Standards
“The Stormbringers WW1" allows students to experience World War One events through the eyes of a Canadian soldier. It includes over 400 screens, 60 tests and challenges, authentic letters and diary entries and over 1000 actual WW1 images. As students progress through the simulation they are faced with the same challenges actual Canadian soldiers faced, month by month, year by year. From initial training camps, through overseas training, and through then every Canadian battle and campaign in the war. Students learn about the lives of individual servicemen, through authentic letters, memoirs and diary entries, as well as about the major Canadian and world events through the entire war. “Duty, Valour, Sacrifice WW2” goes one step further. It allows students to select which service they will enlist in – the Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Navy or Royal Canadian Air Force. As with “The Stormbringers”, students progress through the entire war from a Canadian perspective, from enlisting, training camps, to service overseas. The simulation includes over 800 screens, 160 tests and challenges, authentic letters and diary entries and over 2000 actual WW2 images. As students progress through the simulation they learn about the experiences of individual servicemen, as well as about the major Canadian and world events in the war. The programs have been meticulously researched over five years and are currently being field tested by Ontario High School students. Both simulation programs are completely free - no fees, no registration needed, no log in, just access it on line and go! It's my small gift to the men and women who gave so much for us in the war. I want their stories to live on and I want our students to understand and to appreciate what these men and women went through on our behalf.
Duration
180 - 240 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 14, 2017