On the Side of the Angels Lessons - Residential School Story
Supporting Indigenous Resources for Inclusive Learning for Elementary School Students
This learning resource, using a student response booklet, extends students' understanding with comprehensions strategies: Prediction, Summary, Meaning, Connection, Infer, and Evidence Analysis Based Opinion
A critical thinking question, learning links and response pages to support the BIG QUESTION: How would the residential schools hold up to today’s laws regarding the treatment of children?
This unit is developed to support a single read aloud copy. There is zero prep needed (other than photocopying) The student response booklet is directly tied to the chapters in the story.
The activity sheets that support this unit are perfect for students between Grade 5 and Grade 9.
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This reading response unit is based on the touching story, On the Side of the Angels, written by Jose Amaujaq Kusugak. On the Side of Angels is a heartfelt story, perfect in promoting conversations on the impact residential schools had on Indigenous people.
Other Unit Suggestions:
When I was Eight and Not My Girl BUNDLE
Residential Schools – A Unit for Primary Grades
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