Section Assignment 1.2 Part B: Analyzing Viewpoints
Marks for Part B: 12 marks—2 marks per item (either 2 marks for a well-supported answer
or 1 mark for a reasonable answer with minimal evidence).
Your total mark for Part B: ___ /12
Additional directions: As usual, you just need to double-click on the blank line and begin typing. For a sense of how much to write, look at the number of blank lines in the worksheets. (Since typing takes less space than writing, you may need fewer lines.)
1. Which of the poets would serve as a primary source for a study of attitudes toward war during World War I? Explain your choice. ___ /2
2. Which of the poets clearly oppose(s) propaganda? Explain your choice. ___ /2
3. Which of the poets express(es) a view that is similar to the Union view in the conscription crisis? Explain your choice. ___ /2
4. Imagine that you are a Canadian painter in 1918. You want to illustrate war poems with themes that are suited to the goals of the War Memorials Fund. Which of the three poets express(es) a suitable theme? ___ /2
5. Which of the poets is/are supported by A.Y. Jackson’s view in the “War Artists” chapter in your textbook, pages 60–61? Explain your choice. ___ /2
6. Which of the poets express(es) a viewpoint that recognizes the grim realities of war but still promotes patriotism? ___ /2
Assignment 1.2 Part C: Taking Other Viewpoints
Marks for Part C:18 marks, following the Standard Criteria.
Your mark for Part C: ___ /18
Choose only one of the following three options.
Part C, Option 1: As an Artist on the Home Front, January 1917
State where in Canada you are living (in “1917”).
Briefly state any relevant details about who you are (in “1917”).
Briefly state what you are trying to accomplish.
Briefly explain the aspects of your poster that will help it to be effective.
In a letter to a close relative or friend, explain what the war is like, and compare it to what you expected.
Length: There is no required number of words, but try to keep the length of your letter down to about 200 words or less.
Part C, Option 3: Halifax, December 1917
In a journal entry dated Dec. 5, 1917, describe the most useful steps that you have taken in the first few days of December 1917 to prepare for emergencies such as a munition explosion.
In a journal entry dated Dec. 6, 1917, describe the most useful steps that you took just before the explosion.
Note: There is no specific number of steps required because the need is for effectiveness of action, not quantity of action. However, try to keep the total length of the two entries to about 200 words or less.
Reminder: Submit this assignment as soon as you complete it. Follow the usual procedures for submitting assignments and projects.