MANITOBANS AND WORLD WAR II – Workshop
60 minutes – $5.25/student
Includes free self-guiding in Museum Galleries before or after your program
Curriculum Target Grades: 6 & 11
Suitable for Grades: 6–12
An introduction highlights Manitoba’s and Canada’s involvement in World War II and program topics include the war effort, the changing role of women, effects on the economy, and social issues. Students examine evidence at six stations, which include primary sources such as artifacts, documents, and photos.
S-201: Organize and record information in a variety of formats and reference sources appropriately.
S-202: Distinguish between primary and secondary information sources for research.
S-305: Observe and analyze material and visual evidence for research.
KI-021: Identify various individuals from Canada’s past and present, and describe their achievements.
KH-037: Describe changing roles for women in Canada from 1914 to 1945.
KG-042: Describe Canada’s involvement in the Second World War and identify its impact on Canadian individuals and communities.
KG-041: Identify major causes and events of the Second World War.