This page contains information to assist and inform students in my Grade 10 Canadian History Class.

In Grade 10 History we will explore the events and people that shaped our country in the 20th century and made it what it is today.

Course Outline, Summative and other In Class Projects

Below you will find information regarding the course outline and course summative project.

Library and Archives Canada Web Resources for Teens


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Lesson Outline

The following document outlines the contents of the course. It will help you if you have missed some classes or need a reminder of what has been covered in a unit. It is approximate, there may be some activities or handouts that are not done in class - but it is a good summary.



Unit 1 WW1- Chapter 2-5 in your text

Some of the notes you may have missed.






UNIT CULMINATING ACTIVITY:
WEB RESOURCES:
(Also refer to the bottom of this page)
Check out this link-- There are some interesting photos, a postcard of soldiers in the trenches and some letters.
A link to a Queen's University Archival look at WW1- there are some great pictures and some real letters sent by soldiers at the front
A link to a great BBC website with information, activities and games - BBC World War One link
CBC Archives links for First World War- CBC Archives
General information about The Great War - General Battles plus other links
Eyewitness accounts of events during WW1 - Eyewitness accounts
Library and Archives Canada
Over the Top - Simulation of Trench Life for Soldiers
Veterans Affairs link to Passchendaele

UNIT 1 TEST -

Unit 1 TEST- Are you getting ready for your unit test? Here is a brief outline of what you should know. (Refer to the lesson outline above for more detailed information with text references)



Roaring 20's and Dirty 30's Chapter 6-8 in your text





Unit Culminating Activity:
WEB RESOURCES:

Historica Dominion : The Canadian Encyclopedia
Thinkquest general information about people and events of the 20's
Janet McNaughton Author- info page on Toronto architechture 1920's
Historica Dominion : The Canadian Encyclopedia article on Prohibition
sciencetech museum on introduction of electricity to kitchens in 1920's
General information about Canada and the Film Industry/Culture 1920's
Musee McCord Museum Game about the 1920's
Musee McCord Museum Movie clips regarding Canada 1930's Depression
Musee McCord Museum video clip regarding PM Bennet
General Information about the Winnipeg General Strike



Unit 3WWIIChapter 9-11 in your text.


some of the notes you may have missed





Unit 2 Student Projects:
Timeline Assignment:




WWll Battles Project:

WEB RESOURCES:
The Memory Project Stories of WWII
The Canadian Letters and Images Project
Veterans Affairs WWII Fact Sheets
BBC Info on events of WW2

Maps associated with WWII

Musee McCord Museum Interactive WWII ActivityCBC Archives WWII
NFB WWII Resources
War Museum- Canadian Newspapers and WWII
EHistory WWII General Information
UK Governenment National Archives- Information, Animations, and Activities

CBC Love Hate and Propaganda Series- German Propaganda
CBC Love Hate and Propaganda Series - WWII Timeline
Dr Seus and Political Cartoons

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- animated maps and video clips
Japanese Canadian Internment Camps

Unit 3 TEST- Are you getting ready for your unit test? Here is a brief outline of what you should know.
RANDOMNESS Courtesy of a former student: kitler5560.jpg

Unit 4: 1945 and Beyond- Years of Social Challenge and Change


In your text:

Cold War Era- Ch 12 Post WWII, Iron Curtain, Igor Gouzenko, Nato, Arms Race....
50's 60's- Ch 13, Ch 14 Baby Boom, Quebec's Quiet Revolution, Social Change....
Promise and Problems- Ch 15 Main topics: FLQ and the October Crisis, Trudeaumania... DID YOU KNOW THAT OCTOBER 5TH 2010, MARKS THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER CRISIS? DURING OCTOBER CBC RADIO IS DEDICATING MANY OF ITS RADIO PROGRAMING TO THIS EVENT. SEE THE WEBSITE FOR PODCASTS AND ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE.

In addition here are some brief summary notes:






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Web Resources- some interesting general links to websites that are useful to this course:

link to Veterans Affairs Canada website

Canadian War Museum

Nepean Library Link
Memory Project- Interesting information and primary resources about WW1/WWII Memory Project
National Film Board Images (short silent film clips) of life in Canada during WW1 NFB- WW1 film clips in Canada
Virtual Museum - Interesting link to Canadian Historical artifacts (some youtube access is required)
Veterans Affair Youth Corner