This is a great lesson plan discussing what happened at the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The topics covered include:
1) 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.
2) Why the hill was hard to attack
3) Strategic advantages
4) Generals in the battle
6) Practices such as mock up the hill, learning how to use German weapons, pinpointing the enemy
7) Artillery support
8) Removing casualties
9) Prisoners of war
10) Vimy Ridge today
It also includes a compare and contrast assignment and a video students can watch to bring Vimy Ridge to life! A rubric is included for the assignment and students can get started on it in class or be assigned for homework!