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November 2009 CA : Newsletters~Canadian

Donna Ward Northwoods Press

Sinking of the Bismark
The Deadly Hunt

A true drama that reads like a novel. The Allies scramble to find the most deadly of ships on the high seas.

Geography, Province to Province
for upper elementarry grades now with a mapping answer key in Easy Links.

Lest We Forget Bundle

Stories...the best way to learn and remember.



We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.  ~Cynthia Ozick

All we have of freedom, 
all we use or know -
This our fathers bought for us long and long ago.
~Rudyard Kipling

Write to the Troops
Hello                             November, 2009

How Will You Remember?

See below a hero's story...and oh, how we need heroes!!!!

From the Red Fridays.campaign site: (wear red on Friday to support our troops)...here is a great story 
"From the Daughter of a Soldier".

Get your children to write thoughts of support and a verse & prayer to a soldier in Afghanistan at theCanadian Forces site. "Write the Troops" button on the right side of the CF Home page.

Geography, Province to ProvinceAnswer Key
We now have
 an online Answer Key for the maps in Geography, Province to Province. SeeEasy Links on our website. Choose the book and page number.

Easy Links button on our Home page top left.




Sample Answer Key for
Geography, Province to Province

Remembrance Day

Veteran's Week ~ November 5-11
How Will You Remember?

Italy ~ October 21, 1944
The situation....
.Canadians ordered to secure the bridge
.Torrential rain and a quagmire of mud
.3 Canadian foot soldiers with anti-tank guns
All of a sudden, out of the night arrive 3 German Mark V Panther tanks, 2 self-propelled guns and 30 infantry, firing on the Canadians!

Click the links below to discover the exciting tale of bravery, daring and valour...qualities that won this gallant Canadian the prestigious Victoria Cross. 
1. Smokey Smith returns to Italy, 2004

2. Pte. Ernest (Smokey) Smith ~ The Story

3. Free Remembrance Day Printable  (This is found at donnaward.net > News/Reviews > Printables: Lists, Maps, Worksheets > WWII~Smokey)




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