Fascism on the Home Front – Canadian Internment Camps

In this activity, students will first interrogate the concepts of fascism and propaganda to build a better understanding of these terms.

Students will then learn about the internment of Italian Canadians in Canada during WWII and will build a profile of an interned Italian-Canadian.

These activities were created as educational tools to complement the QEP secondary IV history and secondary V contemporary world courses.

In addition, the following learning activities can be used as language tools in these QEP courses: Francais langue maternelle secondaire V, IV, III, English Language Arts and FSL or ESL secondary V, IV, III. 

The goal of these activities is to allow secondary cycle two students to have a greater understanding of World War II and the Canadian Army’s role in the Italian Campaign. Students will also learn to appreciate the contributions of Canadian Armed Forces personnel from Quebec.

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