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School Price: $112.95

Hardback 380 pp.
Full-colour illustrations, 8.75" x 10"



Publication date:
February 2006

Imprint: OUP Canada

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Experience History

Canada Since World War I

Dennis Des Rivieres and Colin M. Bain

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Canadian history provides a multitude of fascinating stories to engage the imaginations of both students and teachers. This full-colour, user-friendly text explores Canadian history from World War I to present, incorporating dramatic stories from real Canadians so that students experience the challenges and success of our growing country.

Readership : Ontario Grade 10 Applied History Students

The Historian's Toolbox
Unit 1: Canada Connects with the World, 1914-1920
Unit 2: Good Times and Bad Times, 1920-1939
Unit 3: War, Peace and Expansion, 1939-1960
Unit 4: Growing Confidence, 1960-1980
Unit 5: The Climax of "Canada's Century," 1980-2005

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Dennis DesRivieres is a Social Science teacher and Department Head at St. Christopher Secondary School in Sarnia, Ontario. Colin Bain is with the Halton Board of Education.

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History - Edited by Gerald Hallowell

Special Features

  • Stories approach brings History alive for students in Applied courses
  • Complete integrated Skills Development Program allows students to practice skills in content
  • Students are introduced to the skills that are used in studying history. Many of these are also helpful as life and job skills. These skills are developed and practiced within the context of course content, as well as being practiced and applied in different areas of life.
  • End of chapter and end of unit activities draw together the skills and concepts introduced throughout, allowing students to apply what they have learned
  • High Interest features that will engage your students imaginations include: Reading Hints, Profiles, Living Language, Did you know, Games, Career, Sometime in Canada