Supporting First Nations' and Native American Literature in the Classroom
Sugar Falls, A Residential School Story,
written by David Alexander Robertson and illustrated by Scott B. Henderson, is a heartbreaking story about a young girl’s experience at a residential school.
Comprehension reading strategies used in this unit are: connection, visualization, question, and infer.
Assessment rubrics are customized for each lesson.
Specific Big Ideas from BC's New Curriculum Grades 8-12, that pertain to this novel study, have been identified and listed for assessment purposes.
To obtain a copy of this graphic Novel 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.