The Train Lessons - Truth and Reconciliation - Residential Schools
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Supporting Indigenous Resources for Inclusive Learning for Elementary School Students
This learning resource extends students' understanding with comprehensions strategies: Prediction, Summary, Meaning, Problem and Resolution, Connection, Question, and Infer
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) and has 9 different activities to support the story.
The activity sheets that support this unit are perfect for students between Grade 2 and Grade 6.
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This reading response unit is based on the touching story, The Train, written by Jodie Callaghan and illustrated by Georgia Lesley. The Train is a healing story that promotes conversations around the legacy of abuse Indigenous people experienced.
Other Unit Suggestions:
When I was Eight and Not My Girl BUNDLE
Residential Schools – A Unit for Primary Grades
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