Canada and the First World War


01 Lesson Plans

Conscription Debate

All provinces and territories except Quebec: Grades 10 to 12

Quebec: Secondary 4 to 5

Students learn about the conscription crisis in Canada. Students are organized into three groups and conduct research on the arguments made by their assigned group for or against conscription. Students then participate in a debate on the topic. Download the full package (pdf). [PDF 984k] Includes lesson plan, worksheet, and high quality poster images.

Lesson Plans – Conscription Debate

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