Talking about war and peace in the classroom

Another item from Canada’s History that features several World War I and veterans items.

Periods of peace and conflict in Canadian history
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Remembering the Great War

This Remembrance Day marks the centennial of the end of the Great War. Check out this list of resources — from lesson plans to podcasts — to explore the First World War and its legacy with your students.
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Peacemakers, peacekeepers, and peacebuilders

The November-December 2009 issue of Kayak: Canada’s History Magazine for Kids was all about peace! Check out the article “Pearson and the Blue Berets” to learn more about Canada’s history of peacekeeping.
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Veterans’ Week

During Veterans’ Week, from November 5 to 11, many Canadians will remember and honour those who served our country, as well as those who serve today. Veterans Affairs Canada offers a suite of learning materials for students to explore the idea of remembrance.
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The Battle of Hill 70

In August 1917, the Canadian Corps launched a campaign to capture the strategic high point of Hill 70.
Bring this story into your classroom using the Battle of Hill 70 Memorial Project’s educational resources.
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More than a mascot

Share the story of Sergeant Bill, a Saskatchewan goat who earned medals in the First World War for capturing an enemy soldier and saving his own men from an explosion.
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