Remembrance Day - Teacher Resources
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Links of Interest | Poems | Multi-Media | Interactive

Poems:

  • Remembrance Day Poems - From CanTeach -suitable for younger students.
  • Remembrance Day - A site containing many valuable links for teachers and students, including a poem entitled Reply to Flanders Field - suitable for a school-wide presentation.

Multimedia:

  • Soldier - A video tribute to Canadian Forces Personnel. Written and produced by Canadian born Singer-Songwriter, Shawn Hlookoff. Go to the link entitled "Soldier".
  • Military Heritage Vignette Series - These two-minute vignettes, produced by the War Amps, provide a glimpse into our unique Canadian military heritage.
  • CBC Archives - Conflict and War - Clips from the archives of CBC Radio and Television, along with educational activities presented to complement topics on this website.
  • A movie clip from Saskatchewan Stories website: Howard Anderson a WWII Veteran. Howard Anderson served in the Canadian army in World War II. Today, he is the Grand Chief of the Saskatchewan First Nations Veteran's Association. This organization recognizes and honours veterans for their contribution, bravery, loyalty, suffering and courage during the war.
  • Remember Me: Local War Heroes and Memorials - this is a fully automated presentation. Right click the title above, select Save Target As, and indicate where you would like to save this presentation. If your machine has DeepFreeze, make sure you save this file to your own drive. It takes a while to download (can be as long as twenty minutes). Once on your hard drive, double click the file name and the program will launch. Hit esc to exit at any time. (12 minutes)
  • Histori!ca - Linked directly to a Heritage Minute about John McCrea. There are also 2 lessons plans that follow this clip for intermediate and secondary students.
  • Music "The Green Fields of France" sung by June Tabor. Have older students analyze the lyrics to this song. Download the music (Right Click-Save Target As) - To just listen - click on the link and wait for it to begin - be patient). Print the lyrics. (Used Courtesy of Heritage of the Great War - more music selections available - PREVIEW FIRST)

Interactive

  • Over the Top - An Interactive Adventure - Experience life in the trenches during the First World War. Over the Top is based on the real-life experiences of Canadians who lived and died in the trenches during the First World War. Available in both French and English.
  • Interactive Word Search - do it on the computer or print it out and take it away.
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