Remembrance Day Special Edition
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In Flanders Fields - Leonard Cohen site description for In Flanders Fields - Leonard Cohen
Accompanied by images from the First World War, Leonard Cohen recites the poem "In Flanders Fields", written by John McCrae. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKoJvHcMLfc

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: John McCrae site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: John McCrae
"In Flanders Fields" was written by a Canadian, John McCrae, a doctor and teacher, who served in both the South African War and the First World War.  
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/first-world-war/mccrae

 
McCord Museum - John McCrae site description for McCord Museum - John McCrae
This interactive provides a biography of the life and achievements of John McCrae, the author of "In Flanders Fields". 
http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/scripts/projects/CH/animCH.php?tourID=GE_P3_3_EN&Lang=1&type=flash

 
Veterans Affairs Canada - Resources for Educators site description for Veterans Affairs Canada -  Resources for Educators
Included are multiple resources for the classroom [fact sheets, videos, etc.], quick facts and the Remembrance Day Toolkit. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/information-for/educators

 
Ways to Remember site description for Ways to Remember
Veterans Affairs Canada provides a number of suggestions for teachers, parents, students to remember those Canadians who have served our country. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/get-involved/ways-to-remember

 
The Royal Canadian Legion: Teaching Guide site description for The Royal Canadian Legion: Teaching Guide
The Royal Canadian Legion has recently updated these teaching resources for educators. 
http://www.legion.ca/youth/teaching-guide/

 
National Defence site for Veterans' Week site description for National Defence site for Veterans' Week
This site has the theme, speaker requests and official events for Veterans' Week, which is Nov. 5-11. 
http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/honours-history-vet-week/index.page

 
Royal Canadian Legion: The Poppy Campaign site description for Royal Canadian Legion: The Poppy Campaign
Learn all about the significance of the poppy as the flower of remembrance and the poppy campaign in Canada. 
http://www.legion.ca/honour-remember/the-poppy-campaign/

 
Veterans Affairs Canada Remembers - 2014 [pdf] site description for Veterans Affairs Canada Remembers - 2014 [pdf]
In a newspaper format for grades 7 - 12, this pdf provides an overview of the great war (World War 1) 100 years later. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/pdf/remembrance/information-for/students/cr-times/CRTimes-2014-ENG.pdf

 
Veterans Affairs Canada - Tales of Animals in War [pdf] site description for Veterans Affairs Canada - Tales of Animals in War [pdf]
This Remembrance Day activity booklet [pdf] is intended for Grades K - 6. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/public/pages/remembrance/information-for/students/tales-of-animals-in-war/pdf/tales-animal
s-war-2014.pdf

 
Veterans Affairs Canada - Take Time to Remember 2014 site description for Veterans Affairs Canada - Take Time to Remember 2014
This pdf activity booklet prepared for Remembrance Day is intended for grades K - 2. 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/pdf/teach_resources/TakeTimeToRemember_2014.pdf

 
Veterans Affairs Canada: Postcards for Peace site description for Veterans Affairs Canada: Postcards for Peace
"Postcards for Peace is an activity in which youth send postcards to express heartfelt messages of thanks to those who served Canada in times of war, armed conflict and peace. This activity promotes an understanding of the significance of these efforts in Canadian life as we know it today." (site) 
http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/get-involved/postcard-for-peace

 
Mission of Hillside Community School, Remembrance Day Poetry site description for Mission of Hillside Community School, Remembrance Day Poetry
Remembrance Day poetry from students in Grande Prairie can be found on this page. 
http://www.telusplanet.net/public/jedgar/3E/subjects/rday.html

 
The Memory Project site description for The Memory Project
The Memory Project hosts the Digital Archive, an online database with stories about thousands of Canadians whose lives were touched by war. You can search the database by home town, province, war and branch of service, as well as by theme. 
http://thememoryproject.com/home.aspx
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