Supporting First Nation/ Native American Literature in the Classroom
The Orange Shirt Story is the true account of the author, Phyllis Webstad's, experience at residential school. This story is the heart of the Orange Shirt Day, which is recognized September 30. Orange Shirt Day recognizes and remembers the children and families who endured the effects of residential school and reminds everyone that
This unit was created to support a single read-aloud book with
Within this unit there are 11 different activities using comprehension strategies such as: Connection and Visualization, Summarizing, Questioning, Inferring, Meaning, Compare and Contrast
No prep, reading response pages are designed to focused on each reading strategy identified above. Detailed instructions and multi leveled activities will allow for success for grades 2 to 7.
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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.