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Rescue at Fort Edmonton Study Guide

Rescue at Fort Edmonton Novel Study Guide  (pdf below) is a free, downloadable resource that combines language arts exercises with social studies activities to bring portions of Alberta's history to life.


Historical background includes:

  • Emily Murphy and the Famous Five

  • Wop May and his fight with the Red Baron

  • The 1929 Mercy Flight into northern Alberta

  • Chief Factor John Rowand

  • Rowand's marriage to Metis woman Louise Umfrieville

  • The Temperance Movement

This information is reinforced with then-and- now activities, crossword puzzles, character trees and more.

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