This list of Lesson Plans is regularly updated and growing, so make a point of checking back from time to time to see what’s new.

Canadian History

Flus in the News

How Well Does the Media Report on Disease Outbreaks such as Flu Season? by John Myers

Plagues in History 

How have Plagues Changed History and for Whom? by John Myers

Inuit Communities in Labrador

Learning about and commemorating the impact of the Spanish Influenza on Inuit communities in
Labrador, 1918-1920, using primary source photographs and oral histories; creating ‘living’ memorials and monuments using tableaux and other drama strategies by Kathryn Whitfield

The ABCs of Spanish Influenza

Creating a digital or print alphabet book or classroom display to recognize Canadian people, places, things, and events connected with the spread of the flu across the country between 1918-1920 by Kathryn Whitfield

Don’t Worry, Keep Your Feet Warm: The Spanish Flu in Ontario

Developed by the Archives of Ontario, with this plan students will study how information about the Spanish Flu Pandemic was created, shared, and understood by Ontarians from 1918-21, focusing on themes of communication, media literacy, and crisis narratives.

Science

FluWatch

Interpreting Public Health Reports on Influenza by Amy Reinders

Public Health

The Creation and Role of Federal Public Health by Amy Reinders

Public Health Review

Review and Culminating Assignment by Amy Reinders

Studying the Pandemic

Links to the Ontario Science Curriculum by Amy Reinders

Don’t Worry, Keep Your Feet Warm: The Spanish Flu in Ontario

Developed by the Archives of Ontario, with this plan students will study how information about the Spanish Flu Pandemic was created, shared, and understood by Ontarians from 1918-21, focusing on themes of communication, media literacy, and crisis narratives.

Civics

Does Disease Discriminate

A Study of the Spanish Flu Stats from 1918-1919 by Erin Doupe

Spanish Flu Case Study

Healthcare in Canada as a Shared Government Responsibility by Erin Doupe

FluWatch

Interpreting Public Health Reports on Influenza by Amy Reinders

Flus in the News

How Well Does the Media Report on Disease Outbreaks such as Flu Season? by John Myers

Canadian Geography

The Geography of the Spanish Flu

The Geography of the Spanish Flu: Past to Present: Demography by Nina Murray

The Global Demographic Footprint of the Spanish Flu

The Global Demographic Footprint of the Spanish Flu by Nina Murray

Inuit Communities in Labrador

Learning about and commemorating the impact of the Spanish Influenza on Inuit communities in Labrador, 1918-1920, using primary source photographs and oral histories; creating ‘living’ memorials and monuments using tableaux and other drama strategies by Kathryn Whitfield

The ABCs of Spanish Influenza

Creating a digital or print alphabet book or classroom display to recognize Canadian people, places, things, and events connected with the spread of the flu across the country between 1918-1920 by Kathryn Whitfield

Health & Nutrition

Arts

Inuit Communities in Labrador

Learning about and commemorating the impact of the Spanish Influenza on Inuit communities in Labrador, 1918-1920, using primary source photographs and oral histories; creating ‘living’ memorials and monuments using tableaux and other drama strategies by Kathryn Whitfield

The ABCs of Spanish Influenza

Creating a digital or print alphabet book or classroom display to recognize Canadian people, places,
things, and events connected with the spread of the flu across the country between 1918-1920 by Kathryn Whitfield

Indigenous Studies

Inuit Communities in Labrador

Learning about and commemorating the impact of the Spanish Influenza on Inuit communities in Labrador, 1918-1920, using primary source photographs and oral histories; creating ‘living’ memorials and monuments using tableaux and other drama strategies by Kathryn Whitfield

First Nations, Métis and Inuit and the Spanish Flu

In this lesson students will create a Bio-poem for one of the First Nations, Métis or Inuit people they meet during this lesson.

Artefacts

Don’t Worry, Keep Your Feet Warm: The Spanish Flu in Ontario

Developed by the Archives of Ontario, with this plan students will study how information about the Spanish Flu Pandemic was created, shared, and understood by Ontarians from 1918-21, focusing on themes of communication, media literacy, and crisis narratives.