Category Archives: Heritage

Canada’s Great War Album: Submit Your Story

Canada’s Great War Album wants your story to be told. Use this link to upload pictures, letters and the story of your family member who served in World War One. Teachers, use this as an opportunity to have students write for an authentic audience and preserve history.

I have a writing job to do too. I will be sending what I have to share about my paternal grandfather and his role in WWI.

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Pte. Frederick and Florence Gosney
Married January 22, 1918.

Canadian Government Teaching Resources

Grade 5 Social Studies teachers in Ontario can find lesson resources at the Canada’s History Site. The People and Environments: The Role of Government and Responsible Citizenship expectations can be met by what is available on this site:

National Flag Day of Canada: Sun. Feb. 15, 2015

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Canada will be celebrating National Flag Day on Sun. Feb. 15, 2015, Canada’s 50th Anniversary of our flag.  Introduce this important event in Canadian history with  your class and encourage them to talk about it at home. Here are some ideas to celebrate in your school or community and also some teacher ideas.

Canadian Heritage offers free promotional material to use with your students. Order before January 30, 2015. Order NOW.

Use the Canadian Flag information links to prepare your students for the quiz. Have you students construct questions from the text links to make their own quizzes using Google Forms or Quizlet.