Students will reflect upon their learning in one of the following:
- Interview a nurse
- Letter writing
- Video reflection/Heritage Canada minute
1. Interview a nurse
Students to interview a practising nurse today. This can be done through family and friends or contacting the MUHC- McGill University Health Centre or other medical facility directly. Their goal is to find out why the person got into nursing, and what their experiences as a nurse are today. They will also compare being a nurse today to WWI. Students can ask to shadow a nurse for a half day, if possible, or do an interview in person or over the phone. (See student handout for details.)
2. Letter to a nurse
Students can write a letter to a nurse from WWI expressing their thoughts and gratitude for their work and sacrifices as nurses then and making headway for women’s rights and role in society in Canada today. (See student handout for details.)
3. Video “Heritage Minute”
Students are to film themselves speaking about the role of nurses in WWI and why we should remember the sacrifices of nurses from WWI. (See student handout for details.)
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