Canada and the First World War

Canadian War Museum Links



Canadian Wartime Propaganda

First World War propaganda images from the Canadian War Museum's collection are displayed and analyzed. Some vocabulary may be difficult for younger students.

Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Les Purs Canayens

A collection of First World War posters used recruit French Canadians, with translated text and an explanation of each poster.

Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Over the Top: An Interactive Adventure

An activity created by the Canadian War Museum to help students understand the First World War from a soldier's perspective. The activity's interactive nature and its animation-based format will appeal to younger students. Includes a glossary of terms.

Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Remembrance Day Toolkit

A kit created by the Canadian War Museum for teacher and student use. The kit contains activity ideas for teachers, in addition to primary documents that can be browsed by era or medium.

Recommended for ages 11 and up.

Canada and the First World War

A portion of the Canadian War Museum's Chronology of Canadian Military History, this site provides short summaries on some aspects of the First World War, including conscription, Vimy Ridge, and the aftermath of the war.

Recommended for ages 13 and up.