Remembering the First World War in the Classroom

From the Canada’s History magazine.

One hundred years since the armistice that ended the Great War
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First World War Video Series

November 11, 2018, marks the hundredth anniversary of the end of the First World War. Watch our latest video series with your students to explore some of the key Canadian battles along the road to armistice. Learn more

Children of Conflict

Although Canadian children spent the war years far from the front lines, they were not mere bystanders to history — they were also active participants in a global conflict that forever altered their lives. Share with your students how young Canadians experienced the war. Read more

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. Learn more

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. Learn more

Remembering the
First World War

From lesson plans and classroom activities to articles and podcasts — check out this list of resources for you and your students to explore the First World War and its legacy. Learn more

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