Remembrance Day Canada | Reading and Writing Activities

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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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Description

Use these reading and writing lessons to check for reading comprehension, teach note taking and researching while exploring topics including Vimy Ridge, D-Day, The War in Afghanistan, and Flanders Fields from a Canadian perspective.

This reflective product includes:

  • five complete lesson plans to work through each of the readings and supplemental activities (main idea, notetaking, summarizing, researching)
  • five separate reading passages available in paper and Google Slides versions.
  • worksheets and comprehension questions to further understand the readings
  • answer keys and suggested answers
  • 5 days of writing prompts (persuasive, expository and narrative) with topics from peace to war to Remembrance Day traditions available in paper and Google Slides versions.
  • writing papers
  • more than a whole week of Language Arts and Social Studies integrated activities

There are five separate reading topics are:

  • Vimy Ridge: An expository piece about Canada's involvement in the battle at Vimy Ridge. Comprehension strategies include main idea, supporting details, jot not taking and summarizing.
  • The Best Birthday Gift Ever: A narrative about Gabriel waiting for a loved one to return from Afghanistan. Comprehension strategies include making inferences and reading beyond the text. This story also includes an "Extend Your Understanding" activity which students can further their understanding by researching specific questions related to the story.
  • In Flanders Fields: The traditional poem with comprehension skills based on poetry. This one is more challenging, but gives students a taste of poetry reading.
  • One Hundred Years With Flanders Fields: This expository piece explores the influence of In Flanders Fields since its publishing over one hundred years ago. Comprehension questions are included.
  • World War Two D-Day: This expository article outlines the decision for armed forces to attack the beach at Normandy, France. Comprehension questions are included.

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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What our customers have said about this product:

***Great articles with plenty of information at appropriate levels for my 3/4 students (Thank you Casey M!)

***Wonderful resource! I really loved how it included information about more recent military activity such as Afghanistan. (Thank you Janice M!)

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

Total Pages
65 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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