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Establishing Significance of Vimy Ridge

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - 2 months ago
Description
Assess the historical significance of the Battle …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - 2 months ago
Description
Assess the historical significance of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in particular it's symbolic importance. Lesson involves viewing a background documentary (one is suggested), examining viewpoints and supporting sources, and working through interpretations and responses. One hour for the documentary, one to two hours for the follow-up source activity.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
World War One
Vimy
Vimy Ridge
Historical SIgnificance
critical thinking
social studies
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaywRnWrhzI
http://www.pacificslope.ca/new-bc-ss10.html
Learning Standards
Social Studies Curricular Competencies, establishing significance
Duration
120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 10, 2017
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The Echo Project

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - one year ago
Description
The Echo Project is about exploring an aspect of …
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Glen Thielmann - one year ago
Description
The Echo Project is about exploring an aspect of 20th century Canadian history through a generational lens. This is done by making a personal connection to the past through interviews and scouring intimate primary documents such as family journals, letters, and photographs as well as what students find with broader research. Students think critically about sources and patterns, develop historical empathy, and get creative with how they represent the past. While many students choose topics related to the World War II era, they may discover they have ties to stories and events before or after the war such as the Great Depression of the 1930s or the Postwar era of the 1950s and 60s.
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
heritage
inquiry
Canada
immigration
culture
storytelling
identity
URLs
http://www.thielmann.ca/echo-project.html
Learning Standards
numerous -- best fit is new SS10 (old SS11)
Duration
Project - requires steps over a number of weeks
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 5, 2015