Conflict is the central theme of this accurate account of the First World War. The unit emphasizes the integral role Canada played in the war, with topics ranging from life in the trenches, the Battle of the Somme, to the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The unit is divided into three parts combining optional lessons and a pictorial history suitable for colouring with the main, information-based body of the unit. Optional lessons include a review, exam, and a newspaper story on the Halifax Explosion. Finally, a unit that will allow students to understand the true story behind Canada's role in World War I. This History lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, word search and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.