Remembrance Day Canada | Canadians in War

Brain Ninjas
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4th - 6th
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  1. Combine Remembrance Day observances with social studies lessons in your upper elementary classroom with this collection of Remembrance Day activities from a Canadian perspective. Reading, writing, drama and art activities are included along with complete lesson plans, student examples and answer key
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This product is perfect for Remembrance Day in Canada. Take a look at how the roles of different people in Canada changed as a result of war. Ukrainians, Indigenous People, Indo-Canadians, women, children and Chinese-Canadians are examined from a Canadian perspective through a variety of reading tasks that are easy to prepare and use.

This transformational product includes:

  • a complete lesson plan to work through each of the different groups of people in a scaffolded approach
  • instructions on how to differentiate for your groups of students without extra work or time needed to prepare
  • various reading passages in a variety of formats which are available in paper and Google Slides versions
  • student response pages which are available in paper and Google Slides versions
  • answer keys and suggested answers
  • questions for discussion
  • extension suggestions

The reading topics are:

  • Ukrainian Internment During World War I: A listening activity regarding internment camps.
  • Indigenous People in Service During the War of 1812: A expository piece about Tecumseh during the War of 1812 and role of Indigenous People during and after the war.
  • Dear Diary: Fictional diary entries from Buk Am Singh, an Indo-Canadian fighting at the front during World War One.
  • Taking Flight: This narrative piece outlines the role of a woman who works in the Royal Canadian Air Force Women's Division during World War Two.
  • Force 136 World War 2: This fictional collection of reports have been classified until now and outline the role of Chinese Canadians working as spies during World War Two.
  • Letters Home: A child writes to his father on the front during World War One and tells him of life back home and how it has changed for him.

These articles align with:

  • Alberta Program of Studies Social Studies Grade 5 Shaping an Identity

These articles support:

  • any lessons about Canadian involvement in wars around the world
  • any Canadian history lesson
  • learning about Remembrance Day

Ninja Note: As Remembrance Day is a Canadian observance, all spelling used in this package is Canadian.

To access the Google Slides version, you need to download the PDF. Look for the images that say access inside each lesson plan.

Looking for more Remembrance Day activities or lessons?

Be sure to check out more of our holiday and seasonal resources.

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Thank you for your consideration! Lest we forget. Thank you from the Brain Ninjas!

Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 days
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