Educational Activities

 
  Cinema’s Influence on the Youth of Yesterday and Today  
 
Students are invited to submit a text comparing the influence on young people of “scopes” from the beginning of the twentieth century and cinema today
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subject: History
Area of Knowledge: Ethics and Religious Culture
 

Grades

Secondary 3, 4, 5
 
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  The Conscription Crisis of The First World War  
 
Students are invited to recreate a question period from the House of Commons on the conscription crisis of the First World War.
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subject: History
Arts: Drama
 

Grades

Secondary 3, 4
 
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  War and Media  
 
Students are invited to present a poster or Power Point presentation comparing media coverage of the following three conflicts: the Boer War, The First World War, and the Vietnam War.
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subjects: History, Contemporary Economic Environment
Arts: Visual Arts
 

Grades

Secondary 3, 4, 5
 
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  The Quebec City Centenaries  
 
Students are invited to compare media coverage of Quebec City’s three hundredth anniversary in 1908 and four hundredth anniversary in 2008 through a PowerPoint presentation.
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subject: History
 

Grades

Secondary 3, 4
 
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  Cinema’s Early Years in Quebec  
 
Through the use of film clips and newspaper articles from the period, introduce and educate students on the origins of cinema in Quebec (1896-1930) and the problems pioneers of this art encountered.
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subjects: History, Media, Management and Entrepreneurship
 

Grades

Secondary 4, 5
 
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  The Main Difficulties Encountered by Cinema in Quebec Between 1896 and 1930  
 
Using film clips and newspaper articles from the period, introduce and educate students on the main difficulties encountered by cinema in Quebec between 1896 and 1930. Though cinema was a popular form of entertainment, the political community and the Catholic Churn sternly criticized it.
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subjects: History, Citizen, Media, and Community
 

Grades

Secondary 4, 5
 
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  Penning a Screenplay  
 
Have students write a screenplay that takes into account historical context and censorship rules using photographic stills from the film Pirate Gold.
 
 

Subject and Area of Knowledge

Language: English
Subjects: History, Media
 

Grades

Secondary 4, 5
 
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