Supporting Indigenous Resources for Inclusive Learning for Primary Elementary School Students
This no-prep learning resource based has FIVE activities to support the story, Once in a Blue Moon, written and illustrated by Danielle Daniel. It uses comprehension strategies: Meaning, Visualization, and Connection plus 'Once in a blue moon...' activity to be used as a bulletin board display or class book.
This unit is featured in my blog: Infusing Indigenous Literature
Article: "Mindful? My mind is already full"
The activity sheets that support this unit are perfect for students between Grades 1 and 3 and could be used to guide discussions for kindergartens.
This unit supports the following BC Curriculum 'Big Ideas':
- Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy
- Stories and other texts connect us to ourselves, our families, and our communities
- Stories and other texts can be shared through pictures and words
- Everyone has a unique story to share
- Playing with language helps us discover how language works
- Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us
Other Unit Suggestions:
The Girl and the Wolf
When I was Eight and Not My Girl BUNDLE
When we Were Alone
Investigating the Injustice Through Children's Literature
To obtain a copy of this book and others like it, I recommend checking out Strong Nations, an online bookstore supplying indigenous books. Not only do they have an extensive selection, they provide themed book bundles for all age ranges.