This companion study guide for the picture book "As Long as the Rivers Flow" presents ideas for teachers to use when presenting this book to students. It is on the recommended resource list for all provincial curriculums and touches on all aspects of English Language Arts outcomes as well as some Social Studies and Treaty Education outcomes. It also presents an opening into the Residential Schools issue as well as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report.
This resource is best suited for grades 4 to 6. I have presented lesson plans to use, which is helpful for beginning teachers, and student activities. Suggestions are included for centres and there was 6 Research task cards. In addition, there is the potential to develop an inquiry unit based on ideas from the book. Comprehension questions are available for each chapter and the answers are included.
Download purchase of this resource is confined to the use of a single teacher in a single classroom. If you wish to use this with more than one classroom, you can purchase additional licences at 50% of the original price. Licensed under the Creative Commons and registered copyright with the Library of Canada.