STEALING INDIANS Lessons - Novel Study - Reconciliation - Inclusive Learning

Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Homeschool
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Supporting Indigenous Resources for Inclusive Learning for Elementary and High School Students

This no-prep, reconciliation novel study, learning resource includes a 25 page student response booklet using comprehension strategies: Summarizing, Connection, Visualization, Questioning, Cause and effect, Character Description, Infer and Transformation

This novel study unit is suitable for: a whole class novel study, smaller reading groups or as an independent/ individual novel study.

This haunting story, Stealing Indians, written by John Smelcer, is a survival novel based on true experiences from residential school survivors. It explores themes such as friendship and overcoming hardships experienced at residential school.

This novel unit would make an excellent resource for a 4-6 week term. Students will enjoy this eye opening story.

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To obtain a copy of this book and others like it, I recommend checking out Strong Nations, an online bookstore supplying indigenous and Native American books. Not only do they have an extensive selection, they provide themed book bundles for all age ranges.

Total Pages
46 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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