Work Sheet for Deliciousness

Ms Panagakos, Food and Rationing during WWII, Canadian History


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1. Why do you think the cook book cover is titled "Housesoliders?"

2. What is "rationing" in your own words?

3. What is the "home front" in your own words?

4. Watch Video One. List some of the things about rationing that stood out to you.

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5. How do you think food may have been different during WWII from what we eat now? (Try to think beyond what was eaten then vs now. Instead, think about what was available to use and why.)

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6. Watch Video Two. What were some things eaten in WWII Canada? Why was it eaten during WWII specifically?

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7. Take a look at the Ration Book button below. Create a chart and answer the following questions about the ration book: (Hint: Remember what we learned about primary sources.)

What do you see?

What can you learn?

What other questions can be asked?

8. Look at the Victory Garden button. What is a Victory Garden? Why would you grow a Victory Garden?




9. What are your thoughts on rationing and victory gardening? How would you adapt if you were asked to ration food now? What do you think the goverment would impose restrictions on besides food and gasoline? Why? (Answer in three to four well constructed paragraphs.)