Social Studies

Websites to Support the Curriculum

Grade 6: Cluster 2: An Emerging Nation

Learning Experience: 6.2.1 World War I
6.2.1 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, The First World War, Diaries and Letters: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/ sub.cfm?source=history/firstwar/1diary

National Archives of Canada, Canada in the First World War, We Were There: http://www.archives.ca/05/0518/051801_e.html

Canada’s Digital Collections, Remembering Courage, Memoirs from World War I: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/memoirsfromworldwari.html

The Canadian Letters and Images Project: http://www.canadianletters.ca/

Historica, Heritage Minutes, Valour Road: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10192

Veterans Affairs Canada, Design and Construction of the Vimy Ridge Memorial: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm ?source=memorials/ww1mem/vimy/vmemory

Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian First World War Memorials: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm ?source=history/firstwar/canada/Canada20

Veterans Affairs Canada, Facts on Canada’s Involvement in World War I: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/youth/sub.cfm ?source=teach_resources/firstfact

Introduction - Learning Centre - Library and Archives Canada: - good section on cenotaphs.  http://www.collectionscanada.ca/education/index-e.html

Manitobia:  Life and Times: http://manitobia.ca/cocoon/launch/en/themesSelectionPage

6.2.1 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Veterans Affairs Canada, Canada and the First World War, The Conflict Begins: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm ?source=history/firstwar/canada/canada1

Manitobia:  Life and Times: http://manitobia.ca/cocoon/launch/en/themesSelectionPage

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, Activities, Picture History, First World War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/youth/sub.cfm?source=activities

Canada’s Digital Collections, Courage Remembered, In the Spirit of War: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/inthespiritofwar.html (photos, descriptions of trench warfare)

Somme Battlefield Tours, Archive Material, Images of the Great War: http://www.battlefield-tours.com/

Canadian War Museum, World War I, Map: http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/guerre/home-e.aspx

History Television, For King and Empire, Canadian Soldiers in the Great War: http://www.kingandempire.com/index.html

Canadian Heritage Galleries, Wars, Battles and Rebellions, WWI: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions.htm

National Archives of Canada, Life in the trenches: http://www.archives.ca/05/0518/05180102/0518010206_e.html

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, History, Canada and the First World War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm ?source=history/firstwar/canada

Canadian Encyclopedia, Junior version, World War I: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0008716&mState=1

Historica, The Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www.primeministers.ca/index.php

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids, Facts: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/h9-3000-e.html

War Museum, Canada and the First World War, Recruitment and Conscription: http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/guerre/recruitment-conscription-e.aspx

Internment of Ukrainians in Canada 1914 – 1920: http://209.82.14.226/history/internment/

Image Gallery of Life in Ukrainian Internment Camps in Canada: http://209.82.14.226/history/internment/gallery/

Ukrainian Internment Camps in Canada (map): http://www.infoukes.com/history/internment/gulag/

Heritage Minutes,  Halifax Explosion: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10203

CBC, The Halifax Explosion: http://www.cbc.ca/halifaxexplosion/

World War I Trenches on the Web, The Battlefield Art of Mary Riter Hamilton: http://www.worldwar1.com/sfmrh.htm

Heritage Minutes, Flanders: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10200

Museum of Civilization, “New Canadian War Museum Exhibition Gallery to be named after John McCrae”: http://www.warmuseum.ca/media/show_pr_e.asp?ID=386

Canadian War Museum, A Day of Remembrance: http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/remember/remembranceday_e.shtml

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, John McCrae: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/youth/sub.cfm ?source=history/firstwar/mccrae

6.2.1 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Canadian War Museum, Canvas of War, First World War:  http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/1/cwd1e.shtml (excellent site, many beautiful images, quotations, information about artists)

Canada’s Digital Collections, Courage Remembered, War Artists of World War I: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/warartistsofworldwarone.html

Veterans Affairs Canada, English Songs Popular During the Second World War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=collections/chorus

Veterans Affairs Canada, Remembrance Day posters: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm?source=collections/poster

Canadian War Museum, A Day of Remembrance: http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/remember/remembranceday_e.shtml

Somme Battlefield Tours, Archive Material, Posters of the Great War: http://www.battlefield-tours.com

Learning Experience: 6.2.2 Social Change
6.2.2 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES
6.2.2 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Voices of Discontent (Background information): http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=Section.html &series_id=1&episode_id=12&chapter_id=3&lang=E

The Canadian Identity Wiki http://education.davidspencer.ca/wiki/index.php?title=Winnipeg_General_Strike

Heritage Minutes, Nellie McClung (Mock Parliament): http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10643

Heritage Minutes, Emily Murphy, The Persons’ Case: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10205

Heritage Minutes, Agnes MacPhail (First Woman MP): http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10212

A Guide to Women in Canadian History - contains descriptions of books about politically and socially active women in Canada: http://www.heroines.ca

Manitobia:  Life and Times: http://manitobia.ca/cocoon/launch/en/themesSelectionPage

Canada’s Digital Collections, The Famous Five: Their Achievements: http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/index.html

HerStory, Suffrage: The Women’s Parliament: http://library.usask.ca/herstory/woparl.html

HerStory, Persons’ Case: http://library.usask.ca/herstory/person.html

CBC History, Voices of Discontent, Extending the Vote: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpisContent.html &series_id=1&episode_id=12&chapter_id=3&page_id=1&lang=E

Canadian Encyclopedia, Henrietta Muir Edwards: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0002546&mState=1

Canadian Encyclopedia, Emily Murphy: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm? PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0005529

Canadian Encyclopedia, Louise McKinney: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm? PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0004959&mState=1

Canadian Encyclopedia, Irene Parlby: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=J&ArticleId=A0006100&mState=1

CBC History, Voices of Discontent, The Winnipeg General Strike: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpisContent.html &lang=E&series_id=1&episode_id=12&chapter_id=3&page_id=2#top

National Archives of Canada, The Canadian West, Songbook published by the Industrial Workers of the World: http://www.archives.ca/05/0529/052930/05293046_e.html

Manitoba Museum: http://www.manitobamuseum.ca/

Virtual Tour of the Manitoba Museum Urban Gallery:  http://www.manitobamuseum.ca/mu_gallery_tour.html

Canadian Encyclopedia, Winnipeg General Strike: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0008649&mState=1

Timelinks, J.S. Woodsworth: http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/woodsworth_js.shtml

National Archives of Canada, The Canadian West, Bill of Indictment against J.S. Woodsworth: http://www.archives.ca/05/0529/052930/05293044_e.html

Canadian Encyclopedia, James Woodsworth: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&TCE_Version=A&ArticleId=A0008704&mState=1

6.2.2 APPLYING STRATEGIES

HerStory, Suffrage: The Women’s Parliament: http://library.usask.ca/herstory/woparl.html

Timelinks, Nellie McClung: http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/mcclung_nl.shtml

Canada’s Digital Collections, The Famous Five, Reasons cited for/against granting women the vote: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/famous5/achievements/suffrage02.html#

Learning Experience: 6.2.3 Depression
6.2.3 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES
6.2.3 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Museum of Civilization, Canadian Labour History, The Great Depression: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/labour/labv25e.shtml

A Brief Canadian History, The Great Depression: http://www.macleod9.com/music/tgdbrief.html

CBC, Canada, A People’s History, Canadians Suffer: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=Section.html &series_id=1&episode_id=13&chapter_id=1&lang=E http://www.macleod9.com/music/tgdbrief.html

CBC, Canada, A People’s History, Jobless Army: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpisContent.html &series_id=1&episode_id=13&chapter_id=1&page_id=1&lang=E http://www.macleod9.com/music/tgdbrief.html

CBC, Canada, A People’s History, The Dust Bowl: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpisContent& series_id=1&episode_id=13&chapter_id=1&page_id=2&lang=E

Schoolnet, The Great Depression of Canada: http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/ canadianhistory/depression/depression.html (school project website)

Canadian Encyclopedia, Unemployment Relief Camps: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm ?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=J0008204

Manitobia:  Life and Times: http://manitobia.ca/cocoon/launch/en/themesSelectionPage

CBC, Canada, A People’s History, Episode 13: Hard Times - 1929 to 1940: http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=/EpisHome.html&episode_id=13&lang=E

Manitoba Archives Edukit, Brother Can You Spare a Dime: http://www.mbarchives.mb.ca/edukit/

Historica, The Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www.primeministers.ca/index.php

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids, Facts: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/h9-3000-e.html

American Popular Music in the 1930s http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ug03/Jukebox/front.html

Manitoba Archives Edukit, Brother Can You Spare a Dime; Fads, Fun and Leisure: http://www.mbarchives.mb.ca/edukit/ (audio of various Depression era songs)

The On-to-Ottawa Trek: http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/calgary/onottawa.html

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (1932): http://history.cbc.ca/history/?MIval=EpisContent.html &series_id=1&episode_id=13&chapter_id=3&page_id=1&lang=E

CBC Archives, A New Brand of Social Democracy: http://archives.cbc.ca/400d.asp?id=1-73-851-4955 (J.S. Woodsworth and the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation)

Museum of Civilization, Labour History, The Dark Years: http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/labour/lab05e.shtml

6.2.3 APPLYING STRATEGIES

No website recommended

Learning Experience: 6.2.4 World War ll
6.2.4 ACTIVATING STRATEGIES

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II at Home, 1939 – 1941: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1200.htm #WWII:%20At%20Home:%201939-1941

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II at Home, 1942: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1300.htm #WWII:%20At%20Home:%201942

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II at Home, 1943 – 1945: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1400.htm #WWII:%20At%20Home:%201943-1945

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II Abroad, 1936 – 1943: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1600.htm #WWII:%20Abroad:%201936-1943

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II Abroad, 1944: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1700.htm #WWII:%20Abroad:%201944

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II Abroad, 1945: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1800.htm #WWII:%20Abroad:%201945

Thematic Unit: Beginning Holocaust Studies http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/activity/35plan/BEGIN.htm

Hope Site, The Web’s Centre for Holocaust Education, “Remember”: http://www.hopesite.ca/remember/remember_toc.html

Hope Site, The Web’s Centre for Holocaust Education, Children of the Holocaust: http://www.hopesite.ca/remember/experiences/children_links.html

Holocaust Teacher Resource Centre http://www.holocaust-trc.org/lesson.htm http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/holocaust.htm

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/timeline.htm

Children of the Holocaust http://www.adl.org/children_holocaust/childrenmain1.asp

Canadian Heritage Galleries, World War II Posters: http://www.canadianheritage.org/galleries/warsbattlesrebellions1500.htm #At%20Home:%20Posters

6.2.4 ACQUIRING STRATEGIES

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, Canada Remembers, Second World War, The War Begins: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm ?source=history/secondwar/canada2/warbeg

Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War: http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Militaris/eng/e_intro/e_intro1.html

Museum of Civilization, Canvas of War, Map http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/2/cwe1e.shtml

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, Canada Remembers, Canada and the Second World War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm ?source=history/secondwar/Canada2

CBC Archives, War and Conflict http://archives.cbc.ca/200b.asp?id=1-71

WW II Newspapers: http://www.geocities.com/wwiinews/wwiinews.html

Canada’s Digital Collections, Courage Remembered: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/splash.html

Media Awareness Network, Web Awareness Canada: http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/ special_initiatives/web_awareness/

Manitoba Education Diversity and Equity: The Holocaust http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/ks4/cur/multic/holocaust.html

Thematic Unit: Beginning Holocaust Studies http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/activity/35plan/BEGIN.htm

Hope Site, The Web’s Centre for Holocaust Education (Home Page): http://www.hopesite.ca/toc.html

War Museum, Canvas of War, Bodies in a Grave, Bergen Belsen http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/2/cwe258e.shtml

Holocaust Teacher Resource Centre http://www.holocaust-trc.org/lesson.htm

Holocaust Education for Children: Lesson Plans http://www.mindspring.com/~cleanccl/holocaustlessonplans.html http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/holocaust.htm

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/timeline.htm

Children of the Holocaust http://www.adl.org/children_holocaust/childrenmain1.asp

Holocaust Lesson Plans:  Using Children’s Literature http://www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/tvsearch/lowest_grade= 105&highest_grade=105&term=112200000000&mode=-bread

Thematic Unit: Beginning Holocaust Studies http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/activity/35plan/BEGIN.htm

Holocaust Education for Children: Lesson Plans http://www.mindspring.com/~cleanccl/holocaustlessonplans.html http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/holocaust.htm

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/timeline.htm

Children of the Holocaust http://www.adl.org/children_holocaust/childrenmain1.asp

Heritage Minutes, Pauline Vanier: http://www.histori.ca/minutes/minute.do?ID=10215

Virtual Museums of Canada, Open Hearts, Closed Doors – The War Orphans Project http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/orphans/english/index.html

Holocaust Teacher Resource Centre http://www.holocaust-trc.org/lesson.htm

Holocaust Education for Children: Lesson Plans http://www.mindspring.com/~cleanccl/holocaustlessonplans.html

Thematic Unit: Beginning Holocaust Studies http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/activity/35plan/BEGIN.htm http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/holocaust.htm

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/timeline.htm

Children of the Holocaust http://www.adl.org/children_holocaust/childrenmain1.asp

Immigrant Voices, World War II: http://www.canadianhistory.ca/iv/1914-1945/wwii/page2.html

Historica, The Prime Ministers of Canada: http://www.primeministers.ca/index.php

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/index-e.html

National Library of Canada, Prime Ministers for Kids, Facts: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/primeministers/kids/h9-3000-e.html

Sir Winston Churchill, Speeches and Quotes: http://www.winstonchurchill.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=387

Veterans Affairs Canada, Sergeant Tommy Prince: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm ?source=history/other/native/prince (Note to teacher: The war medals of Sergeant Thomas Prince of Scanterbury, Manitoba are on display at the Manitoba Museum.)

Veterans Affairs Canada, Native Soldiers Foreign Battlefields http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=history/other/native

6.2.4 APPLYING STRATEGIES

Veterans Recollect, In Their Own Words, Normandy http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm ?source=feature/Normandy/norm_report/interviews

Veterans Recollect, Diaries and Letters: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm ?source=history/secondwar/diary

Canadian Poetry, F.R. Scott, W.L.M.K.: http://www.library.utoronto.ca/canpoetry/scott_fr/poem5.htm

Canadian War Museum, War Artists and information  http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/cwliste.shtml

Veterans Affairs Canada, English songs popular during the Second World War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=collections/chorus (includes lyrics and audio clips of World War II period songs)

Virtual Museum –   Remembrances: Canada and the Second World War http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Militaris/eng/eintro/e_intro1.html

Museum of Civilization, Canvas of War, Map http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/exhibitions/canvas/2/cwe1e.shtml

Veterans’ Affairs Canada, Canada Remembers, Canada and the Second World War: http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm ?source=history/secondwar/Canada2

CBC Archives, War and Conflict http://archives.cbc.ca/200b.asp?id=1-71

WW II Newspapers: http://www.geocities.com/wwiinews/wwiinews.html

Canada’s Digital Collections, Courage Remembered: http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/splash.html

Hope Site, The Web’s Centre for Holocaust Education, “Remember”: http://www.hopesite.ca/remember/remember_toc.html

Hope Site, The Web’s Centre for Holocaust Education, Children of the Holocaust: http://www.hopesite.ca/remember/experiences/children_links.html

Holocaust Teacher Resource Centre http://www.holocaust-trc.org/lesson.htm

Holocaust Teacher Resource Centre http://www.holocaust-trc.org/lesson.htm

The Holocaust http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/holocaust.htm

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/timeline.htm

Children of the Holocaust http://www.adl.org/children_holocaust/childrenmain1.asp