This final unit is a bit different because of time constraints. Choose 2 of the lessons below to complete. Reflections are found in the lesson link and you complete only the reflections for the lessons you’ve chosen. Your 2 reflections will be due June 15th.
Blog Posts (due Monday, June 1)
Blog Posts (due Monday, June 8)
Blog Posts (due Tuesday, May 19)
Blog Posts (due Monday, May 11)
Blog Posts (due Monday, Apr 27):
Canada and the Great War PPT
- Perspective/Evidence: To what extend did Canadians support the war (find primary evidence)?
- Perspective/Evidence: Search for “Canada WWI war propaganda”, what are the posters trying to make you do and how are they supposed to make you feel? Find some and share your favourites.
- Significance: How did the war affect Canada’s development as a nation?
- Perspective/Evidence: Find primary evidence that reveals how Canadians felt about conscription? Who supported it and who didn’t?
- What are the messages in the political cartoons?
- Was the Khaki Election rigged or just better democracy?
- Was the government acting in the interests of the public when enacting conscription?
- Counterpoints, Chapter 2, pp 32-34, 45-46
Explain the political cartoon – identify who is being symbolized and explain what the real history was.
- Cause and Consequence: How are the direct causes of the war connected to the contextual causes (MAIN: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism)?
- Ethical Judgement: Who is responsible for starting WWI? Explain using specific details from history.
1.In a group, look over the images for your city
2.Pretend that these are old photos in your personal photo album and create a fictional explanation of what was happening (what was life like?)
3.Create a backstory that includes all your group members
4.Present your photos to the class
Chapter 1, pages 6-19 as in introduction to the 20th Century (a bit of a review from last year)
Globe and Mail – Life in Canada at the Turn of the 20th Century