There are daily lesson plans that go through all the major Canadian battles including the battle of Somme, Vimy Ridge, Ypres and Passchendaele!
There are PowerPoint presentations, class notes, primary and secondary sources, short video clips, movies, worksheets, assignments, group and individual work!
This is a packed file that covers the following topics:
1) Battle of Somme:
- The 5 W's
- British attack with a “barrage”
- Gas attack on Somme
- battle's importance in Canadian history
2) Christmas Truce:
This lesson plan, students will learn:
-Theme: What is the meaning of Christmas?
-Know: What happened during the Christmas Truce in 1914?
-Understand: Why did the British and German troops hold an unofficial truce?
-Evaluate: Why wasn’t there a Christmas truce in 1915?
-Identify = What happened during the Christmas Truce in 1914?
-Describe = Why the British and German soldiers held an unofficial truce in 1914?
-Explain = Why the British and German soldiers held an unofficial truce in 1914?
-Analyse= Why wasn’t there a Christmas truce in 1915?
3) Battle of Ypres
-Why the allies fought
-New weapon released- chlorine gas
-The poem In Flanders Field by John McCrae
4) Battle of Vimy Ridge
-The 5 W's- who was involved, what happened, where did it happen, why did it -happen and why this battle is important, when it took place.
-Why the hill was hard to attack
-Generals in the battle
-Practices such as mock up the hill, learning how to use German weapons, -pinpointing the enemy
-Prisoners of war
-Vimy Ridge today
5) Third Battle of Ypres/ Passchendaele
-The 5 W's
-New Technology in Modern Warfare
-Conditions of Passchendaele
-Canada stands alone
-The Victory at Passchendaele
Lesson 1: Assassination of Franz Ferdinand and CAUSES (MAIN)
Lesson 2: Vocab + Quiz- Causes and the Schlieffen Plan
Lesson 3: Schlieffen Plan and Italy Backs out of Alliance Lesson Plan
Lesson 4: Sir Sam Hughes and Racism
Lesson 5: Weapons in World War 1
Lesson 6: The United States Enters the War!
Lesson 7: Role of Women
Lesson 8: Propaganda Lesson Plan with Project
Lesson 9: Conscription Worksheet, Research and Debate!
Lesson 10: Conscription/Propaganda Learning Stations
Lesson 11: Treaty of Versailles
Lesson 12: Battle of Somme (1916) FULL Lesson Plan!
Lesson 13: The Christmas Truce
Lesson 14: Battle of Ypres
Lesson 15: The Battle of Vimy Ridge LESSON PLAN!
Lesson 16: Third Battle of Ypres/ Passchendaele
Lesson 17: Canadian Battles (Somme, Ypres, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele)
Lesson 18: World War 1 Battles- Project Instructions!
Lesson 19: Russian Revolution FULL LESSON PLAN
Lesson 20: Culminating Project for the Unit !
Lesson 21: Review Sheet AND Unit Test !
Russian Revolution Daily Lesson Plans for ENTIRE UNIT!