Supporting First Nations/ Native American Literature in the Classroom
the mask that sang
written by Susan Currie, is an engaging novel for young readers, exploring themes such as bullying, residential schools and the multigenerational effects it's had on the First Nation people, Iroquois beliefs and customs, and triumph over adversity.
This novel study unit is suitable for: a whole class novel study, smaller reading groups or as an independent/ individual novel study.
used in this unit are: Summarizing, Connection, Visualization, Questioning, and Infer
No prep, easy to use reading response booklet is designed to focus on the reading strategies identified above as wells as deeper level thinking comprehension questions. An answer key is provided.
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When we Were Alone
Investigating the Injustice Through Children's Literature
Kookum’s Red Shoes
When I was Eight and Not My Girl BUNDLE
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.