The Role of Women in the War of 1812: Laura Secord
- Access to a blackboard/whiteboard, data projector or chart paper and markers
- Appendix A: Women and War (attached)
- Appendix B: Laura Secord (attached)
- Canadian Geographic War of 1812 poster-map
- Access to the internet
Historica Minute: Laura Secord
Grade 9 (can be modified for higher grades)
Teachers should be able to conduct the lesson in one class.
Students will understand the vital role that women played in the campaigns of the War of 1812. They will realize that victory would not have been possible without the women who worked behind the scenes.
Nunavut — Social Studies: Grade 9 Students will demonstrate knowledge of the names of various British and French colonies and the conflicts between them. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the essence of conflicts between colonial people and the British government.