Online supplement

Online supplement

Recognizing an Historic Injustice

This online collection of resources complements the print publication, Recognizing an Historic Injustice.

Lesson-specific support

The following resources support specific lessons in the print publication, Recognizing an Historic Injustice.

1. Should this event be in the curriculum?

Historical significance

This video introduces students to the factors that determine what and who from the past should be remembered, researched, taught and learned. (7:14 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

2. Why did it happen?

Cause and consequence

This video considers who or what influenced history and what were the repercussions of these changes. (6:20 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

Historical significance

This video introduces students to the factors that determine what and who from the past should be remembered, researched, taught and learned. (7:14 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

A descendant remembers

Marsha Skrypuch describes her family’s and community’s reactions to the internment of her grandfather and others in the camps during World War One. (3:24 minutes)

3. What were the camps like?

Historical perspective

This video with accompanying lesson plans help students learn to imagine how life for Chinese Canadian youth growing up during the interwar period may not have been the same as the lives of youth today. (5:53 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

Historical significance

This video with accompanying lesson plans help students learn to question why some important events are ignored as they compare the significance of the WWI internment of Ukrainian Canadians with the WWII internment of Japanese Canadians. (7:14 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

A descendant remembers

Marsha Skrypuch describes her family’s and community’s reactions to the internment of her grandfather and others in the camps during World War One. (3:24 minutes)

5. How did internment change the communities?

Historical significance

This video with accompanying lesson plans help students learn to question why some important events are ignored as they compare the significance of the WWI internment of Ukrainian Canadians with the WWII internment of Japanese Canadians. (7:14 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

A descendant remembers

Marsha Skrypuch describes her family’s and community’s reactions to the internment of her grandfather and others in the camps during World War One. (3:24 minutes)

Continuity and change

This video with accompanying lesson plans help students learn to interpret and question the information available from primary sources to learn about Chinese Canadians. (6:55 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

6. How adequately has the government responded?

Ethical judgment

This video with accompanying lesson plans help students learn to question the motives of the Canadian government’s decision to intern Ukrainian Canadians during the First World War. (6:33 minutes)

Lesson plan Grades 6-8
Lesson plan Grades 9-12

7. What should we all know?

A descendant remembers

Marsha Skrypuch describes her family’s and community’s reactions to the internment of her grandfather and others in the camps during World War One. (3:24 minutes)

8. Could it happen again?

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9. How can we educate others?

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