Canada:
A Changing Society
Jack Turner's War

- demonstrate an understanding of Canada's participation in World War I and the contributions of war veterans to Canada and to world history
- demonstrate an understanding of the impact of the war on the veterans, their families, Canada as a whole, specific groups within the country, and the world

  A Link to Learning web-based student learning activity     www.linktolearning.com

This activity is based on the web site, Jack Turner's War.  
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/turner/index.html

Explore the site and answer the following questions.

1. Who was Jack Turner? _________________________________________________________

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2. How did he manage to take and develop these photographs? ____________________________

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3. Why do you think the authorities did not want regular soldiers to have cameras?

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4. From what you can see in these photos, what dangers and difficulties did the soldiers face? 
(Give the photo number for each one.)

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5. What kinds of weapons and equipment do you see in the pictures?  Which of these do you think were new to warfare?

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6. Describe the landscapes and towns at or near the war front.  (Give photo numbers.)

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7. Pick three photos from the collection that you find most interesting or striking. 
Give the photo numbers and explain why you feel that way.

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