Category Archives: Canada
Canada’s History has created a site, Canada’s Great War Album, that tells stories of Canada and her soldiers who participated in World War I. Use the tabs at the top of the site to locate many online resources. You are invited to submit your story to add to their database.
Students can use this site to view and read about Canadians who made a difference through their heroic part in The Great War’s Battle Fronts: Ypres, Festubert, Mount Sorrel, Somme, Vimy Ridge, Hill 70, Paasendaele, Amiens, and Arras.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) offers classroom adoption kits for your new year kickoff. Choose among a Kermode Bear, Polar Bear, or a Giant Panda to introduce to your students. Each kit includes a stuffed animal, a habitat map, video, lessons plans, and other resources for a cost of $19.95 with the promotional code on the site.
Lessons and Resources to learn about and help the environment are available for grades 1-8. You will find reading passages, worksheets, activities and more.
Teachers from K-12 register your class to participate in this year’s National Geographic Classroom Energy Diet.
How does it work? There are 3 streams to the competition: Classroom Challenge, Video Challenge, and, School Energy Project. Each class will complete a series of energy-themed, curriculum-linked challenges that teach them about diverse energy issues.
Canadian Geographic has create a fabulous resource for you to use with your students as Remembrance Day approaches or as a resource for your history curriculum. The online printable package contains a tiled map entitled: ‘A Nation Takes Shape: Canada and the First World War’. There are 10 associated lesson plans to coincide as you assemble the 24 page map of Canada when it was still a Dominion and Newfoundland was a part of Great Britain. This resource is suitable for late junior to high school students.