Letter to a Loved One

The activities in the Our Soldiers in the Streets module can be used individually, or in sequence. The sequential approach will allow students to explore this fascinating subject while leaving ample room for their curiosity and their desire to deepen their knowledge.

If the teacher wishes to use the four activities together, we suggest the following progression:

  1. Timeline: Understanding the October Crisis
  2. Analyzing and Interpreting Sources
  3. War Measures Act Debate
  4. Letter to a Loved One

And of course, don’t forget to visit our virtual exhibition on the October Crisis, which you can find right here!

Description of the Activity

The “Letter to a Loved One” is an educational role-playing activity. The students must write a letter to a person of their choice, while pretending that they are one of 4 characters from the October Crisis.

We invite you to download the guides, which include a list of sources to suggest to students for their research.

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