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Journey to Canada : the War Orphans Project 1947–1949 : discovery kit

Library Item

Call NumberDiscovery Kits
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Statement of ResponsibilityVancouver Holocaust Education Centre ; lessons & text, Frieda Miller.
Creators & ContributorsMiller, Frieda (contributor)
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (creator)
Gluck, Bill (subject)
Lieberman, Celina (subject)
Lowy, Leo (subject)
Spiro, Leslie (subject)
Doduck, Mariette (subject)
Feldman, Regina (subject)
Waisman, Robbie (subject)
SummaryJourney to Canada explores the aftermath of war, the arrival of Holocaust orphans in Canada and Canada's multicultural immigration history. The kit makes use of primary artefacts such as letters, diaries, newspaper articles, photographs, identification cards and government documents. The seven modules can be set up as stations and used for individual or group work.
Physical Description 1 kit (2 teacher's guides + 7 portfolios containing various pieces)
PublisherVancouver : Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
AudienceGrade 7 and up
Funding NoteThe Journey to Canada discovery kit was generously donated in honour of Mariette Doduck's special birthday by her daughters Cathy Golden and Bernice Carmeli. The discovery kit is also sponsored by BC Heritage Trust, Xerox Canada & Pacific Bindery Services Ltd.
Location in CollectionEducational Materials