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Resources for English Language Arts 9
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What is a core resource?Core Resources
A core resource is a foundational or key resource that complements a curriculum in an especially effective way. It may be a comprehensive resource that broadly addresses several of the student learning outcomes (e.g., a major integrated resource, series, textbook), an in-depth student resource that addresses at least one student learning outcome or a professional resource for educators.
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Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise Into Practice
Adolescent Literacy provides opportunities for educators to engage in conversations about literacy practices. The book offers a collection of essays that address issues such as English as an additional language learners, technology in the classroom, writing instruction and young adult literature. Each chapter builds on the previous to create a unified storyline for administrators and educators to envision literacy instruction for adolescents. The resource contains a table of contents, reference...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction (2nd ed.)
This collection of articles addresses literacy instruction and provides research-based recommendations for practice. Educators will be equipped with tools to scaffold young adults' development of self-regulated reading, writing and other communication methods. The resource is divided into four parts: valuing adolescence, developing literacy strategies, developing disciplinary literacies and addressing program and policy issues. Digital literacies, using multiple texts to enhance content areas,...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
$30.60 US
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Canadian Council of Teachers of English (CCTELA)
This national organization of affiliates from across Canada is dedicated to the teaching and learning of English language arts in Canada. It publishes English Quarterly four times each year.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Website
Language: English
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Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction
Assessment is an important aspect of education. This book provides teachers with the knowledge to incorporate high-quality assessment and evaluation into the classroom. Teachers will understand the purpose of classroom assessment and evaluation, the types of learning targets, and which type of assessment and evaluation is most appropriate for the various learning targets. The author presents the integration of assessment and evaluation with instruction before, during, and after an unit. Grading ...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
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Language: English
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Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning (4th ed.)
Doug Buehl provides a variety of literacy development strategies that stress effective learning across the curriculum. There are 41 user-friendly literacy skill-building strategies that may be unfamiliar to those outside the reading field. Each can be easily adapted to a variety of student ability levels. The strategies can be used at the middle level and at the secondary level.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
$32.95 US
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R042870
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Collins Gage Canadian Intermediate Dictionary
This edition of the Canadian dictionary for intermediate students contains over 1,400 pages of entries. The entries are direct and concise, and supported by illustrative sentences and points of usage. Alternative pronunciations are included. Many words are illustrated with age-appropriate, small black-and-white drawings. The dictionary uses Canadian spelling and reflects the Canadian cultural mosaic through language usage, conventions and definitions. This resource is sensitive to the diversity ...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
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R044135
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Collins Gage Canadian Intermediate Thesaurus
This intermediate edition of the Canadian thesaurus contains over 30,000 entries. The entries are direct and concise and supported by illustrative sentences and points of usage. Alternative pronunciations are included. Many words are illustrated with age-appropriate, small black-and-white drawings. The thesaurus uses Canadian spelling and reflects the Canadian cultural mosaic through language usage, conventions and definitions. This resource is sensitive to the diversity of cultures in Canada, p...
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Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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Comprehension and Collaboration: Inquiry Circles for Curiosity, Engagement, and Understanding (Revised ed.)
Inquiry circles provide a structure that supports students in building knowledge that matters in their lives. The authors suggest fundamental classroom conditions that are needed for active, small-group learning. Lessons in comprehension, collaboration and research are provided. The authors provide how-to instructions for four models of small-group inquiries: mini-inquiries, curricular inquiries, literature circle inquiries and open inquiries. Assessment and evaluation strategies are also provid...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
Topics: Inquiry
$42.50
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Content Area Reading and Literacy (7th ed.)
Using a student-centred approach to teaching literacy, this resource explores methods of understanding and teaching content reading to middle and secondary level students. Inclusive of students from diverse cultural and language backgrounds, the resource details effective reading strategies, assessment and evaluation techniques, the role of prior knowledge, literate thinking and creating a favourable learning climate. It includes methods for integrating technology and writing strategies, and pre...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
$199.95
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Critical Encounters in High School English: Teaching Literary Theory to Adolescents
Appleman encourages educators to incorporate literary theory into their secondary classroom practice. Literary theory provides readers with the tools to uncover the "invisible" workings of a text. Some features in the book include: reading literature through the lens of privilege and social class, post-colonialism in the literature classroom and a discussion on gender. The appendix includes suggested activities educators can adapt for their classroom. The book includes a table of contents, refe...
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Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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Crossroads 9. Student Edition
The student anthology is organized into six main units: Personal Focus, Science and Technology, Media Perspectives, Issues and two genre units - Short Stories and Essays. Each unit features a unit-at-a-glance page that identifies key learning outcomes and provides end-of-unit reflection activities that form the basis for formative assessment and evaluation. There are crosscurricular links throughout.
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Crossroads 9. Teacher's Guide (Western Edition)
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
$71.95
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Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4-12
This resource is for teachers who want to move students beyond surface-level comprehension of challenging texts. Some of the strategies that Gallagher employs are: accepting the challenge of reading difficult texts, monitoring student comprehension as they read, using meaningful collaboration to achieve deeper comprehension and using critical thinking skills to analyze real-world issues. Gallagher has structured the resource to examine key reading issues and to present effective strategies that...
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Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12
This book is for teachers who want to improve their students' reading comprehension in the content areas for Grades 6-12. Tovani demonstrates in detail several strategies that can effectively increase student comprehension. This resource provides support to teachers who do not feel comfortable teaching the reading strand. Do I Really Have to Teach Reading? is a useful book that gives examples of teaching reading in the content areas and offers advice on how to balance instruction and content. Th...
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Language: English
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R070952
Engaging Readers & Writers with Inquiry: Promoting Deep Understandings in Language Arts and Content Areas with Guiding Questions
Through the use of research and classroom experience, Wilhelm demonstrates that inquiry is easy to teach. He shares practical ideas for turning goals and outcomes into engaging authentic questions that propel students toward deep understandings. Included in the book are examples of guiding questions for every content area, sample lessons and activities that deepen thinking about topics and prepare students for more meaningful reading and writing experiences. Included are a table of contents an...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
Topics: Inquiry
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English Language Arts 9. Additional Learning Resources (2009) Updated 2012
This list of additional learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support the curriculum, English Language Arts 9. A list of core learning resources can also be found on the Ministry of Education website.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Document PDF
Language: English
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English Language Arts 9. Core Learning Resources (2008) Updated 2011
This list of core learning resources identifies high-quality resources that have been recommended by the Ministry of Education to support the curriculum, English Language Arts 9. A list of additional learning resources can also be found on the Ministry of Education website.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
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Language: English
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50 Essential Lessons: Tools & Techniques for Teaching English Language Arts, Grades 9-12
The author has developed 50 lessons to teach students cognitive skills and strategies that are needed for success. The book includes lessons on reading, writing, speaking, listening, taking notes, taking tests and managing oneself by using a planner, setting goals, reaching goals, study traits and monitoring academic performance. The lessons can be used with students of all levels. Each lesson indicates the core learning that the lesson emphasizes, the instructional activities, ways to frame the...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book + CD-ROM Paperback
Language: English
$85.50 (set)
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R029611
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Exploring and Teaching the English Language Arts (4th ed.)
This resource recognizes the complexities of teaching all the components of English language arts. The book provides teachers with ideas, strategies and an exploratory approach to improve their teaching. The resource includes the importance of an integrated curriculum, planning instructional units and creating an environment for learning. A table of contents and an index are provided.
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Language: English
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Identities 9
This integrated resource provides a variety of opportunities for students to learn how to use the six language strands.
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Endless Possibilities. Student Anthology
Endless Possibilities. Teacher Instruction and Assessment Design Handbook
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
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InfoTrac Literature Resource Center Database
This database contains full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews on over 130,000 writers from all disciplines and time periods.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
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Language: English
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Interface
This integrated resource supports the English language arts curriculum at the Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 levels. The variety of text selections allow for student engagement in the six strands. Students will develop their critical inquiry skills. Using the six strands, students will become "knowledge builders" rather than recipients of other points of view. Suggested activities will foster collaboration and assist students to become active participants in the 21st century. The teacher resource co...
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Interface Online V2.0
Interface V1.1. Student Text
Interface V1.1. Teacher's Resource CD-ROM
Interface V1.2. Student Text
Interface V1.2. Teacher's Resource CD-ROM
Interface V2.1. Student Text
Interface V2.1. Teacher's Resource CD-ROM
Interface V2.2. Student Text
Interface V2.2. Teacher's Resource CD-ROM
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International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE)
IFTE's mission is to promote the work and voices of English and literacy teachers through its member associations and in the world of English teaching generally. It works through conferences, links with associations with similar aims, electronic and other forms of publication and both formal and informal networks of English and literary professionals.
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Language: English
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Literacy Instruction for Adolescents: Research-Based Practice
As an introduction and to set the context for the articles in the text, the editors have included three dimensions for reflection: health literacy to influence students' development of personal health and well-being; multiliteracy experiences where a student is engaged in learning through the activation, coordination, and utilization of multimodal processes and commercial literacy where commercial programs are used in the classroom and the energy required by educators to shape the programs to me...
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Language: English
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Live Ink 9-10
This integrated resource supports the English language arts curriculum at both the Grades 9 and 10 levels. The variety of text selections allow for student engagement in the six strands. Inquiry is built into the modules and allows for the student to continually reflect upon the big question. Opportunities exist to make the learning relevant to adolescents.
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Don't Label Me! Module Kit
Don't Label Me! Online eKit
Don't Label Me! Student Edition
Don't Label Me! Teacher's Guide
Get Real! Module Kit
Get Real! Online eKit
Get Real! Student Edition
Get Real! Teacher's Guide
Heroes or Zeros? Module Kit
Heroes or Zeros? Online eKit
Heroes or Zeros? Student Edition
Heroes or Zeros? Teacher's Guide
Live Lines. Module Kit
Live Lines. Online eKit
Live Lines. Student Edition
Live Lines. Teacher's Guide
Looking for Me? Module Kit
Looking for Me? Online eKit
Looking for Me? Student Edition
Looking for Me? Teacher's Guide
Out Loud. Module Kit
Out Loud. Online eKit
Out Loud. Student Edition
Out Loud. Teacher's Guide
Upload. Module Kit
Upload. Online eKit
Upload. Student Edition
Upload. Teacher's Guide
What's Your Problem? Module Kit
What's Your Problem? Online eKit
What's Your Problem? Student Edition
What's Your Problem? Teacher's Guide
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
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Nelson Canadian Writer's Handbook 9-10
This handbook assists students in developing their writing skills. The authors encourage students to consider ideas, organization, word choice, sentence fluency, voice and conventions in their written communication. The book addresses the characteristics of an effective paragraph, writing an essay, different forms of writing and representing and conventions of writing. Additional student supports include appendices on note-taking and managing time. The book includes a table of contents, a gloss...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
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Nelson Language and Writing 9. Student Book
This resource connects spelling, vocabulary development, language study, usage and style and mechanics within a writing process. The student text is divided into four main sections: narration, description, exposition and persuasion. The book combines short multigenre reading selections, mini-lessons, practice exercises and skill development activities in a colourful format. The resource builds on the ideas and experiences of student lives and encourages meaningful language use through the writi...
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Nelson Language and Writing 9. Teacher's Guide
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Nelson Literacy 9
Nelson Literacy 9 provides support for the three curriculum goals: comprehend and respond, compose and create and assess and reflect on language abilities. It also addresses the six strands: viewing, listening, reading, representing, speaking and writing. Included in the resource is a variety of formats to support resource-based learning. Instructional strategies are explained and differentiating instruction is addressed to assist teachers with the diversity within the classrooms. The "Release ...
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Nelson Literacy 9. Media Studies Resource
Nelson Literacy 9. Selections for Modelling and Demonstration
Nelson Literacy 9. Student Book 9A
Nelson Literacy 9. Student Book 9B
Nelson Literacy 9. Teachers's Resource Kit
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
Media and Formats: Book DVD Kit
Language: English
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Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!
Diane Parker provides an up-close look at the underlying structure of an inquiry-based approach, what such an approach might look like in practice and how it can happen in the classroom. Supported by stories and examples, Parker shares a practical yet non-prescriptive framework for developing lessons from learners' questions and authentic classroom events. The strategies can be adapted for both short- and long-term planning with students. Included are a table of contents, an index and appendices...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
Topics: Inquiry
$30.95 US
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Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It
Readicide is defined as the systematic killing of the love of reading. Gallagher argues that schools are actively (though unknowingly) furthering the decline of reading. He contends that instructional practices used in most schools are killing reading by: valuing the development of test-takers over the development of lifelong learners, requiring students to read difficult texts without proper instructional supports and scaffolds, insisting that students focus on academic texts and ignoring the i...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
$23.95
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ResourceLines 9/10
ResourceLines 9/10 contains strategies for learning and using all six language arts strands in authentic contexts. It also includes a chapter on researching and a language handbook that addresses usage, syntax, spelling and style. This student resource was designed for both teacher-directed instruction and independent student work.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
$55.25
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R018807
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Roget's II: The New Thesaurus (3rd ed.)
Similar to a dictionary, entries appear in alphabetical order. Each entry offers brief definitions, a full list of synonyms and usage guidance for accurate synonym choice. Special usages, such as slang terms, are labelled and grouped together at the end of each synonym list. The category index leads the reader from the starting word to other words that have related or opposite meanings.
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Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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Saskatchewan Writers' Guild (SWG)
SWG is an organization that promotes Saskatchewan writers. The Guild's mission is to improve the status of the writer in Saskatchewan. The Guild offers conferences and writers' retreats and publishes the members' newsletter, entitled Freelance and a publication of literature written by Saskatchewan high school students, entitled Windscript.
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Media and Formats: Website
Language: English
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SightLines 9
SightLines 9 offers a wide range of contemporary materials that support outcome-based teaching and learning. This integrated resource, consisting of both student and teacher materials, provides a variety of opportunities to learn how to use the six language strands.
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SightLines 9. Audio CD Package
SightLines 9. Student Anthology
SightLines 9. Teacher Guide
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
Media and Formats: Book CD
Language: English
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R046197
Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms (3rd ed.)
This edition focuses on middle level students and literacy instruction. The book is based on current research and includes teaching strategies for teachers in all content areas. A table of contents and an index are provided.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
$109.10
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Student's Oxford Canadian Dictionary (2nd ed.)
This dictionary contains over 2,000 Canadian words and meanings. The inside front cover has a chronology of the English language and the back inside cover has definitions of literary terms. A guide at the beginning of the dictionary describes how to use the reference book and includes words borrowed from other languages that have not been fully integrated into English. Phrases in the entries help clarify the meanings. Examples are provided for words that have ambiguous meanings. The appendices h...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Hardcover
Language: English
$24.95
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Teaching English by Design: How to Create and Carry Out Instructional Units
This publication teaches educators the complexities of designing and using instructional units that support the curriculum and engage students. The beginning of the book includes information on how students learn and take responsibility for their learning, and provides alternatives to teacher-led discussions. The author includes a chapter on planning an entire course in order to have coherence and continuity throughout the year. Included are a table of contents and an index.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
$34.75
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R101372
Teaching Grammar and Punctuation in the Twenty-First Century
This teacher resource uses students' own writing as the context for developing students' grammar and punctuation skills. The Canadian resource provides useful tools and strategies to help students progress from writing complete sentences to understanding concepts such as tense, number and structure. Highlights include: a skill development approach that encourages students in each phase of learning; examples of student reading and writing provide practical ideas and exercises; and additional onli...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts
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Language: English
$39.95
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The Grammar Plan Book: A Guide to Smart Teaching
The best method of teaching language conventions is to integrate them into units and lessons. This book explains how to teach language conventions this way. Through examples of innovative educators teaching language, teachers are presented with concepts to use in the classroom. Although this publication is not a language handbook, it includes most of the language concepts that students need to know. The book is useful in planning focused lessons and it includes a sample scope-and-sequence chart....
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Language: English
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The Science of Spelling: The Explicit Specifics that Make Readers and Writers (and Spellers!)
Through current research, the author reveals that spelling instruction is crucial for teaching every aspect of literacy and offers techniques for the following: making appropriate use of instructional devices such as scaffolding, hand and finger spelling and letter boxes; managing word lists and word sorts; differentiating spelling instruction and assessment and evaluation evaluating spelling resources. Included are rubrics, research-based forms, a table of contents, a bibliography and an index.
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Language: English
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Windows Into Literacy: Assessing Learners, K-8
This resource provides comprehensive coverage of authentic assessment, in which teachers assess reading and writing done for a real purpose. Using classroom narratives and student examples to support the philosophy, the authors suggest ways to make assessment manageable. They discuss portfolios and folders for collecting data, look at ongoing assessment in the writing workshop and provide sample assessment tools. The resource contains a detailed table of contents, an index and chapter reference ...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts Kindergarten
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
$59.95
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Young Canada Thesaurus (2nd ed.)
This junior thesaurus features highlighted entries, both in the main text and in the index. Words are organized alphabetically and are followed by definitions, illustrative sentences and related words. Fifteen appendices provide lists of words for categories that include collective nouns, musical instruments and Canadian government. A table of contents and an index are provided. This book is suitable for use by students requiring additional reading support.
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Language: English
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What are additional resources?Additional Resources
Additional resources also complement the curriculum in an effective way and are of the same variety as core resources. However, where funds are limited, educators are advised to start by purchasing core resources.
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"Reading Don't Fix No Chevys": Literacy in the Lives of Young Men
The authors interviewed 49 middle and secondary level male students from a wide range of backgrounds in order to determine how the young men use literacy and what conditions promote it. Several factors under consideration include socioeconomic background, race, performance and type of school. The research shows that boys favour literacy activities outside of school that provide an escape from the stresses in their lives. The authors explain how progressive curricula and instruction can help boys...
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Language: English
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R021234
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A Beautiful Place on Yonge Street
Told in the first person from the perspective of 16-year-old Harper Wilson, readers witness Harper falling in love with Sunny at a summer writing camp. The romance continues following the camp, but Harper faces a difficult decision. Should he support Sunny in her ambition to attend art school in Toronto or should he try to convince her to remain in Edmonton with him?
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Aboriginal War Experiences. Episode 5
In the video, Henry Beaudry describes his experience as an imprisoned soldier and illustrates the bravery and contributions of First Nations soldiers in the Second World War.
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A Broken Flute: The Native Experience in Books for Children
A Broken Flute is a collection of reviews that critically evaluate children's books about Native Americans written between the early 1900s and 2003. Stories, essays and poems accompany each review. The authors reviewed over 600 books and arranged the reviews alphabetically by title. The selected titles cover preschool, K-12 levels and adult and teacher materials.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts Kindergarten
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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R039406
A Drop of Rain
A Drop of Rain uses diary/journal format to describe the lives of Naomi, her family and friends over a three-month period. Naomi's aunt Hanna is dying, her single mother is stressed and distracted and her mother's male friend makes the situation more complicated. Naomi is attracted to Curtis and concerned about her friend Mary, a middle-aged cleaner who was a doctor in her native Poland. Naomi also copes with school and a part-time job. There are journal entries from all the main characters, the...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
Media and Formats: Book Paperback
Language: English
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Aleutian Sparrow
Written in diary format by Vera, readers learn about the evacuation of the Aleut people from the Aleutian Islands during World War II. By focusing on a handful of fictional characters, Hesse tells of the hardships that the Aleuts endured when the Japanese occupied these islands near Alaska. The short prose poems reveal how the Aleutians suffered and readers also learn about their history and culture. Included are examples of poetic devices such as imagery, simile and alliteration. The format of...
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts ELA Title Search
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Language: English
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
This version of William Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, is adapted and relocated to the present day. Theo and Polly have come to Dream Park to celebrate their daughter Hermia's engagement. The course of true love never does run smoothly and the night ahead holds revelations, fairies, transformations and plenty of passion.
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Language: English
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Taste of Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream provides an abridged presentation of the Shakespeare play of four young lovers who spend the night in an enchanted forest where their love is severely tested. In spite of treating each other with savage cruelty and heartless disdain, the lovers stagger out of the forest in the morning with harmony restored. The program's added narration presents this play in a viewer-friendly format for students.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream. Student Edition
This edition invites students to interact with the play by encouraging decision making and creativity. Preceding each scene is an introduction and one or two questions related to exploring ideas, themes or personal experiences. Following each scene is a set of activities connected to the issues and problems that arise during the scene. Many of the suggested activities call for group work and personal response. The book is designed with the play on the right-hand side and key vocabulary words on ...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream. Teacher's Guide
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A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Graphic Novel
In this play, Shakespeare explores the nature of romantic love. Pursuing love has the capacity to make humans act irrational and foolish. A magic potion causes the characters in the play to fall in and out of love as they chase each other around the woods. The graphic novel format makes Shakespeare accessible to students. Included in the book is a table of contents, a brief biography on Shakespeare, historical notes on A Midsummer Night's Dream, information on Shakespeare's theatre and Shakespe...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Graphic Novel. Modern Text
A Midsummer Night's Dream. The Graphic Novel. Original Text
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A Midsummer Night's Dream with Related Readings. Student Edition
This version of A Midsummer Night's Dream provides an insightful study of the play. The student edition contains introductory material and the complete text of the play with vocabulary aids and suggestions for reading included on the margins of each page. The related readings section features poems, personal reflections, fiction and drama selections inspired by the play.
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An Earthly Knight
An Earthly Knight is an old Scottish faerie tale wherein Jenny and Tam Lin's story is steeped in the world of the 12th century Scottish nobility. Women are treated as chattels and are routinely used by families to barter for power and money. The theme of true love runs throughout the book when Jenny and her sister, Isabel, find true love with quiet and considerate men. The Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Willow Awards Committee nominated this book for a Snow Willow Award in 2004.
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A Night to Remember
The classic account of the sinking of the Titanic after the fatal collision with an iceberg is recounted in this book. Lord interviewed more than 60 survivors to record the behaviour of the passengers and the crew.
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A Singing Bird Will Come: Naomi in Hong Kong
This book is the sequel to Naomi: The Strawberry Blonde of Pippu Town. Naomi is now 15 years old. She visits Hong Kong while her mother teaches in an international school. Naomi takes several travel excursions outside of Hong Kong to Beijing and Macau. This book reads like a travel guide, but it gives a historical perspective about the Cultural Revolution. Schreyer has several subplots running throughout the novel. Naomi volunteers at an orphanage and befriends Grace, a 16-year-old who is pregn...
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Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
ASCD is "dedicated to quality teaching, learning, and leadership." The organization publishes resources on all aspects of education including English language arts. The Language, Literacy and Literature Network provides teachers with a forum to share information. The periodical Educational Leadership includes articles for English language arts teachers.
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R032985
Before Wings
Two years ago, at the age of 13, Adrien suffers a ruptured brain aneurysm and nearly dies. Despite her successful struggle to rehabilitate, she is convinced that she is going to die soon. After a summer spent at a camp run by her aunt, Adrien discovers through love, friendship, and spirited dreams a new appreciation for life and a better understanding of herself. She comes to realize that the greatest tragedy is living in fear of death.
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R040142
Being With Henry
When Laker finds himself homeless after a lifetime of deprivation, Henry, an 83-year-old widower, takes him into his home. From the time he enters Henry's household, Laker is caught up in new and difficult circumstances. He has to cope with Henry's overbearing daughter and his feelings for Charlene, Henry's granddaughter. Through fragments of his journal, Laker's difficult past with his mother is revealed along with his subsequent search for security and love as his relationships with Henry deve...
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R041221
Beowulf
This re-telling of the eighth century Anglo-Saxon poem infuses the condensed narrative of strong, rhythmical prose with word choices that retain the flavour of the original. Many of the literary devices such as alliteration are incorporated. This version makes the poem more approachable to a modern audience. The illustrations contribute to the understanding of the text for the adolescent reader. The black-and-white drawings evoke the menace and mystery apparent in the story. The book supports t...
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R040335
Blood Brothers
Steve is hiding from the law in Montana when he receives a phone call to come home to Alberta. His brother Beau needs a bone marrow transplant and Steve can be a donor. Steve is bitter with life in general and he is very angry with his mother who left to marry his future stepfather. When Steve returns home, he must face his mother and his new 10-year-old stepsister Jacey. Steve and Jacey have one thing in common - their love of horses. When Steve and Jacey go on an outing to see wild horses, cri...
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Bound
This version of the Cinderella story is set in China during the reign (1368-1398) of the Emperor Hung Wu, the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty. Xing Xing's father dies and she is bound in servitude to her stepmother and to her stepsister, who is undergoing the painful process of foot binding in order to make her more marriageable. While hiding the bones of a pet fish killed by her stepmother, Xing Xing discovers a green silk gown and golden slippers that belonged to her mother. Dressed in this ...
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Call It Courage
This Newbery Medal winner traces a young Polynesian boy's struggle to conquer fear of the sea. Because his people's survival depends on the sea, Mafatu's fear causes him to be labelled a coward and makes him the object of derision. When Mafatu decides to paddle out to sea in an effort to prove himself, he uses his knowledge of the natural environment to survive alone.
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R054658
Cambridge School Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet
This edition from the Cambridge School Shakespeare Series provides complete scripts, plus a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words and numerous activities to help transform the script into drama. The book includes a table of contents and a chronology of Shakespeare's life.
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R034478
Charlie Wilcox
McKay successfully blends fact and fiction about her great uncle, Charlie Wilcox. Charlie Wilcox is a Newfoundlander born into a family of sailors and sealers. A clubfoot prevents Charlie from following in the family tradition. When Charlie is in St. John's pursuing a higher education, he makes his way to the harbour and boards a boat that he thinks is a sailing vessel. Fourteen-year-old Charlie does not realize that he has climbed on a boat sailing for Europe with soldiers to fight in World War...
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R041910
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Charlie Wilcox's Great War
Charlie Wilcox's Great War is a narrative that continues Charlie's story as depicted in the first book Charlie Wilcox. Charlie is home from the war and talks to Claire Guy, a childhood friend, about the horrors of war and his personal experiences. Charlie suffers from guilt when he learns about the death of his friend, Phil Jackson. Helena, Phil's girlfriend, is pregnant and Charlie's mother accepts both Helena and the unborn child into their home. With the war being over, Charlie realizes that ...
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R010150
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Clearcut Danger
Alana and Ryan take on a logging company that threatens to change their environment. They find themselves being opposed by workers and family members who owe their jobs to logging and by company representatives who see only dollar signs. The representative for the logging company is a dangerous man, but when research by Alana and Ryan proves that he is misleading the townspeople about the mill's safety, the teens persevere in their struggle and win. In the process, Ryan learns about the Micmac c...
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R101671
Commemoration. Episode 8
The video focuses on commemoration and how Remembrance Day is an important part of our Canadian identity in recognizing the important role our service women and men had in shaping world events during the Second World War.
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R017145
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Cowboys Don't Cry
Written in the first person, this novel relates the personal growth and maturity of Shane who blames his alcoholic father for the accident that caused his mother's death. Shane and his feather leave the rodeo circuit to settle on a ranch, but they are unable to establish the communication necessary for healing and forgiveness. This is a realistic portrayal of a lonely, defensive teen and a guilt-ridden father who reach out tentatively to each other and acknowledge that showing emotions is essent...
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R036385
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Daughter of the Wind
Daughter of the Wind is a historical novel set during the Viking era in Scandinavia. Hallgerd is the 17-year-old daughter of a Norwegian village leader. She is kidnapped by a group of Danish marauders so she can marry the son of their noblewoman who believes that an alliance will protect Danish villages from Norwegian attacks. Gauk, a young berserker (a fighter who becomes a fierce, crazed warrior when provoked) sets out to rescue Hallgerd. He is joined by Hego, the blacksmith from Hallgerd's v...
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R070691
Digging for Philip
This novel is the story of a 14-year-old boy who does not fit in and is struggling with the accidental death of his father. Philip is a social outcast who is bitter towards his mother and blames her for his father's death. Philip takes a summer retreat near the Lake of the Woods and disturbs the gravesite of an Anishinaabe spirit, Tikumiwaewidung. The spirit uses Philip to properly lay to rest the First Nations people who died during the colonization of the lake area. Through Philip's experienc...
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R043904
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Discovering Mythology Series
Each book in the series is organized around a theme such as heroes or monsters and includes six or seven chapters. The chapters present traditional narratives from various cultures relating to the theme of the book. This allows readers to note similarities and differences across cultures and across time. Some of the cultures featured include: ancient Greece and Rome, Scandinavia, Africa, India, Persia, China and Egypt. Each book includes at least one narrative from North or South American Indig...
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Heroes
Monsters
Quests and Journeys
The Natural World
War and Peace
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R070693
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Eight Science Fiction Plays
The science fiction genre is explored in plays that range from "Jupiter Park" to "The Green Computer." An introduction gives background information about the elements of a play and tips for reading. Each short selection includes critical thinking questions and activities.
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R103056
English Language Arts Title Search for Grades 6-12
The titles in the English Language Arts Title Search are examples of learning resources that support English language arts topics and units for Grades 6 to 12.
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R054657
Everest Series
An advertising company is sponsoring a climb up Mount Everest in order to set a record for the youngest person to reach the top. Twenty teenagers arrive at a boot camp to compete for four spots on the climbing team.
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Everest. Book One: The Contest
Everest. Book Three: The Summit
Everest. Book Two: The Climb
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R040333
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Flux
Nellie and her mother escape to the Outbacks from the Interior, a dystopia controlled by police who divide people into castes and insert chips for identification purposes. In the Outbacks, Nellie's mother disappears and she must look after herself. When loneliness opens Nellie's mind to "flux," she learns how to travel between different levels of existence by stepping through doors that only she can see. When an unruly gang plays a prank that reveals scars on Nellie's head, she must face the tru...
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R071010
Foghorn Passage
While 16-year-old Samantha struggles to come to terms with her father's death from cancer, she meets a young paraplegic. Matt is a talented violinist who has been injured in a car accident. Samantha's experiences with her own bitterness and grief help her as she encourages Matt to confront and overcome his own feelings of alienation and despair. This book from the Young Adult Fiction Series offers a reflective presentation of the grieving process.
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R055434
For the Children
This collection of poems speaks of Mi'kmaq life and the hope for a better world. Elder Rita Joe addresses topics such as residential schools, a cure for an ingrown toenail, pollution and death. In some of the poems, the Mi'kmaq words are translated as Joe had done in her original manuscripts. The book includes a table of contents.
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Fractures. Family Stories
Set in Wilson's native Nova Scotia, the author reflects on common childhood emotions. The collection of stories focuses on sibling rivalry, self-image, relationships, dysfunctional families, illness and death. A sensitive and insightful look into the discoveries, the agonies, and the joys of growing up can be found in these short stories.
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R070696
Freewalker
This is the second book in a trilogy combining elements of a futuristic and a medieval setting in a post-apocalyptic future. Some of the characters contain traits that echo issues in contemporary Canadian culture: environment, religion, dreams and dream quests, education and family. Roan of Longlight continues his adventures, trying to get revenge for the destruction of his village and trying to unite with his sister. In the end, Roan is involved in the start of a war, which will lead to the fi...
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R028255
Gathering Blue
The protagonist in this novel is chosen by powerful adults to carry out an important task. Set in a futuristic society that emerges after great destruction on planet Earth, Kira is left homeless after her mother dies mysteriously. Kira is threatened with death because she has a deformed leg and her society sees no purpose for those who cannot do hard labour. Kira is saved because, like her mother, she is able to dye threads. The Council of Guardians gives her the job of repairing and restoring ...
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R038262
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Heroic Stories
The 23 stories in this collection are about heroic men and women in recent history including Thomas Edison, Nelson Mandela, Marie Curie, and Mary Seacole. There are a number of interesting and thought-provoking extracts such as "A Testament of Hope" by Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, a Titanic survivor's story and a story about Mother Teresa entitled "Sister to the Poor." Students can also read an entry in Anne Frank's diary entitled "A Family in Hiding" and a piece written about Neil Armstrong's...
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R070697
Hitting the Road
This book deals with the topic of living in a blended family. Matt and Cody run away from home after their stepfather bullies Cody, but the boys soon learn that running away is not the answer to their problems. Matt and Cody discover that the world is not the safe and pleasant place they anticipated. When Matt and Cody return home, they are prepared to follow the rules that are necessary to live together in a family setting. Kropp has tried to parallel this book to Hinton's The Outsiders, which...
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R101666
HMCS Regina. Episode 3
In the video, Donald MacIntosh, veteran and survivor of the HMCS Regina sinking, explores the role the Canadian Navy played in the Second World War and that of the corvettes in protecting convoys while experiencing great personal risks.
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R070698
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Ice Story: Shackleton's Lost Expedition
Kimmel's account of Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to cross Antarctica relies on Shackleton's memoirs and original photographs to recreate the events. Kimmel tries to put the story in historical perspective by comparing the exploration of Antarctica to the exploration of space. This account of the quest to stand on the South Pole presents the background of the Antarctica explorers, as well as an introduction to the crew members of the shipwrecked Endurance. The crew survive months of fr...
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R038222
Inkheart
The arrival of a strange scarred man one night reveals Meggie's father's ability to bring literary characters to life. Mo's talent, however, has an unfortunate element: as a fictional character emerges, a real person is transported into the pages of the story. This is the fate of Meggie's mother. Thus begins a desperate escape from the villains of Inkheart and a search for the author in hopes that an alternate denouement will be written.
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International Literacy Association (ILA) (formerly the International Reading Association)
The International Literacy Association (ILA), formerly known as the International Reading Association or IRA, is an association of professionals who are committed to literacy. It publishes the journals The Reading Teacher, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy and Reading Research Quarterly.
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R070700
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Into Thin Air is a firsthand account of the tragic commercial expedition to Mount Everest in 1996 in which eight climbers died. Krakauer, a mountain climber and journalist from the United States, balances the views of the ego-driven mountain climbers, the underappreciated Sherpa guides and the inexperienced amateurs' desires to reach beyond one's limitations. Krakauer investigates the catastrophe and what went wrong on the summit the day of the storm. It would be interesting for students to com...
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R070701
Introducing Shakespeare. Student Edition
This is an overview of the life and works of Shakespeare. It also describes the impact of his writing on today's language. Included are several speeches, scenes, and sonnets accompanied by cartoons, sidebar explanations and illustrations and suggested activities for response.
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Introducing Shakespeare CD-ROM
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R030957
I Read It, But I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers
Many useful ideas for improving adolescents' comprehension are included in this slim, highly readable volume. I Read It, But I Don't Get It is organized into three parts. Parts 1 and 2 contain chapters that pertain to topics such as Fake Reading, Connecting the New to the Known and What's the Plan? Each chapter begins with a student quotation and an anecdote involving a problem in reading encountered by the author in an actual classroom of adolescent students. The strategies presented in the bo...
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R054592
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Issues Collection
The Issues Collection is a series of anthologies that contain prose and poetry related to the stated theme. Selections, mainly of Canadian origin, vary in length and reading level. The table of contents includes the author and genre for each selection.
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Futures
Futures. Teacher's Guide
Gender Issues
Gender Issues. Teacher's Guide
Values
Values. Teacher's Guide
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R030201
John McCrae's War: In Flanders Fields
The First World War's terrible Second Battle of Ypres has just broken out in Belgium. Canadian troops, stationed along the Yser canal, are under heavy fire and the number of casualties is mounting. Among the dead is Alexis Helmer, killed early on the morning of May 2, 1915 - the victim of a direct hit from a German shell. Dr. John McCrae, a friend of Helmer's, is there to pick up the pieces of the body and deliver a burial service over the gun blasts. McCrae would later pen the poem, "In Flander...
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R027371
King of Shadows
As a member of an all-boy company preparing to perform Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream in a London replica of the Globe Theatre, Nathan Field becomes ill and is mysteriously transported to Elizabethan England. This time-travel novel conveys the sights, sounds and smells of Elizabethan England as Nathan befriends Shakespeare. The details of 16th-century troupe life as well as how costumes, makeup and stage effects were carried out add depth to the story. Woven into the description of...
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R041124
Kit's Wilderness
Kit Watson and his family return to the coal-mining town of Stoneygate to look after Kit's aging, recently widowed grandfather. Kit is lured into playing a game called Death by a boy named John Askew. When Kit must stay alone in a mine, he is haunted by the ghosts of people who died working in the mines. John disappears and Kit, an aspiring writer, creates a story about a prehistoric boy who becomes separated from his family. The story parallel's John's life and the stories that Kit's grandfath...
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R040851
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Last Sam's Cage
This story shares 15-year-old Eddie's search for understanding about his life and what he wants from it. Eddie's circumstances are far from ideal. Already a young offender with enemies on his trail, he runs away from an abusive home situation to take up residence at the Calgary Zoo. Jack is a regular visitor to the zoo. Determined to learn more about Jack, Eddie breaks into Jack's house and discovers Jack's secret.
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R070586
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Literacy Strategies Across the Subject Areas: Process-Oriented Blackline Masters for the K-12 Classroom
The book offers process-oriented blackline masters to engage students in strategies to enhance their understanding of various topics under study. Many of the strategies included in the book aim for the gradual release of instruction by the teacher to the student. The strategies are also effective for students who need additional language support, such as English as an Additional Language learners.
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R070577
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Making Facts Come Alive: Choosing & Using Quality Nonfiction Literature K-8 (2nd ed.)
This resource presents non-fiction as an important component in students' learning. It provides teachers with insights into how to help students develop strategies to read and write non-fiction. The book is arranged in four parts. Part One discusses criteria for choosing quality non-fiction texts. Part Two addresses specific text selections for a variety of curriculum areas. Part Three suggests strategies for bringing students and books together. Part Four features response guides for students'...
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R055143
Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners
Beginning as Harvard's Project Zero, the authors provide a research-based approach to teaching thinking. The authors provide suggested strategies to develop students' thinking dispositions and at the same time, deepen their understanding of the topics they study. The text includes a DVD of video clips of visible thinking in practice in classrooms. The text also includes a table of contents and an index.
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R070704
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Margaret Bourke-White: Her Pictures Were Her Life
One of the first female photojournalists was Margaret Bourke-White. Her black-and-white photographs, which rose to the level of art, are profiled in this book. From the 1920s through the 1950s, she created photographic records of the social, political and economic forces at work in the world. The study of these photographs will assist students in understanding the techniques used and the ways that the results were obtained. An index is included.
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R039450
Messenger
This is the third book in the trilogy that began with the Newbery Award winner, The Giver and later, Gathering Blue. Matt, who found Kira's father in Gathering Blue, now lives in the utopian community called the Village. Kira's father is the Seer and Matt has grown under his care. Matt, a responsible member of the community, acts as a messenger for Leader, the blue-eyed Jonas from The Giver. Matt, once a scruffy thief, discovers that he has healing powers. Matt's skills become crucial in saving ...
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R070707
Mythic Voices. Student Book: Reflections in Mythology
Traditional narratives from many cultures are in this collection. Chapters deal with creation, tricksters and transformers, monsters and monster killers, romance of the warrior, adventure and wonder tales and journeys to the other world. First Nations narratives from Canada include stories of Glooscap, Raven, Sedna, Coyote, Nanabush, Windigo and Sin'opa. Where applicable, selections are followed by brief background notes. Included are a table of contents and a pronunciation key.
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Mythic Voices. Teacher's Guide: Reflections in Mythology
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R070921
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
NCTE promotes teaching, research and student achievement in English language arts. It publishes the journals Language Arts and English Journal.
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R070657
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Nelson Mini-Anthologies Series
The Nelson Mini-Anthologies Series is a collection of short stories, poems, plays and articles about various themes. Each title includes a table of contents and photographic inserts.
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In Touch
Now Playing. Drama and Micro-drama
On the Edge
Other Skies
Side by Side: Songs & Poems
Skits & Scenes
Techno-Talk
Where in the World?
Where in the World? Teacher's Guide
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R070709
No Time to Say Goodbye: Children's Stories of Kuper Island Residential School
This novel is the fictional story of five young people from the Tsartlip First Nations who were sent to the Kuper Island Residential School. The government and the churches took children from their homes for long periods of time, during which they were not permitted to see their families. The authors try to deal with some of the abuses that occurred such as mandatory haircuts, sexual abuse, poor food, loneliness and humiliation over bedwetting. Readers witness the struggle of the students to sur...
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NoveList Plus and NoveList K-8 Plus Databases
NoveList Plus and NoveList K-8 Plus are located on the Biographies, Books and Literature page of the Online Magazines, Journals, and Newspapers. These databases are fiction guides for all ages and level of readers. They include titles in series, subject access to fiction, full-text book reviews, recommended lists, annotations and summaries.
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Ojibwe Stories
This video introduces Ojibwe stories. Each story relates the history and culture of the Ojibwe people. The stories are told by First Nation narrators. The stories are illustrated through re-enactment footage, wildlife, and still drawings. The stories can be used as stand-alones or combined to provide a more comprehensive view of the Ojibwe people. The stories include: The Origin of Turtle Island, Migration, Gifts of the Grandfathers, Four Hills of Life, Origin of Midewiwin and Pakawis. The stori...
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On Common Ground 1
This anthology contains prose, poetry, cartoons and plays of mostly Canadian origin suitable for a wide range of abilities. The literature reflects common interests and concerns of adolescents of diverse abilities and cultural backgrounds.
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One on One
While hockey provides a thematic strand for the book, the protagonist, Sean, has more to address than pressures of the team sport and a perfectionist father. Complex family issues include an ethical situation that requires Sean to decide whether to do what is right or to support his father by withholding evidence involving criminal charges. The story is one that provides the hook of hockey and a familiar prairie setting in Alberta, but is given depth through the issues and the complexities of hu...
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Overdrive
Jake, the 16-year-old narrator, earns his driver's licence and is involved in a serious accident the same day. He leaves the scene of the accident and must deal with his inner conflict. Jake learns that doing the right thing is not easy. This is a story about responsibility and accepting the consequence of one's action.
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Parvana's Journey
A sequel to The Breadwinner, this novel continues the story of Parvana, a 13-year-old girl who has been left to fend for herself in war-torn Afghanistan. Forbidden to appear in public as a girl, Parvana must disguise herself as a boy when she goes in search of her mother and siblings. This is a story about loyalty, survival, families and friendship set against the backdrop of an intolerable situation. This book lends itself to teacher-led discussions.
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R033571
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Pegeen and the Pilgrim
Reissued for the Stratford Festival's 50th anniversary, this novel follows a 12-year-old aspiring actress who is excited about a planned Shakespearean festival. Entranced by the theatre and longing to become part of it, Pegeen befriends a devotee of Shakespeare who helps her in understanding the characters of his plays. Readers will learn the difficulties, financial and physical, of creating a performance and the history of the festival.
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Persepolis. The Story of a Childhood
Marjane Satrapi writes about her own experiences as a child in Iran. A graphic novel about Iranian culture and history, the story is told with a sense of humour and it offers insight into the culture of Iran and the impact of the Islamic revolution on the Iranian people. As the only child of revolutionaries, Satrapi's life changes dramatically. Marjane found it very difficult to live under such strict rules and her disobedient behaviour put her family in danger. Her parents were forced to send h...
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Phoenix Rising
Although their sheep farm escaped the deadly radiation fallout from an accident at a nearby nuclear power plant, Nyle and her grandmother find their lives have changed forever. When Ezra and his mother, evacuees from the radiation zone, move into her grandmother's back bedroom, Nyle sees first-hand the effects of radiation sickness. As Nyle watches Ezra move from being seriously ill to fully alive and then to relapse and death, she sees how people can find the courage and optimism to live life d...
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R101665
Price of Freedom. Episode 2
The video focuses on the cost of war to maintain Canada's freedoms as well as the price paid by soldiers in combat and as prisoners of war in the Second World War.
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R070712
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Prism of Poetry. Student Book: Pathways to Writing
Poems by student writers as well as renowned poets, demonstrate types of poetry and sources of inspiration for writing poetry. Included are poems organized according to theme and examples of poetry forms such as adjective and adverb poems, acrostics, diamante, cinquain, haiku and shape poems. Each section contains introductory notes suitable for initiating mini-lessons as well as suggestions for writing, sharing or publishing. The book contains a detailed table of contents, a glossary of literar...
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Prisoners of War. Episode 4
In the video, Philip Favel recounts his experience as a veteran First Nations soldier, and describes the role played by Canada's First Nations men during the Second World War by joining the military without the support of their home communities.
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R037058
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Reading and Writing Nonfiction Genres
This resource explains how to explore nonfiction text with students. It is organized around four main text types - recount, procedural, informational and persuasive. The authors identify alternative forms within each text type and explain their inherent purposes, structures and literary elements. Minilessons and suggested read-alouds provide support for guiding students in reading and writing nonfiction text. This guidebook provides an appreciation for the variety of purposes and text structure...
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Reading is Seeing: Learning to Visualize Scenes, Characters, Ideas, and Text Worlds to Improve Comprehension and Reflective Reading
This resource provides teachers with an overview of the research on visualization strategies and how this research may be used to improve students' reading comprehension. In each chapter, the author combines theory, personal experience and practical teaching activities to scaffold the learner's experience. Strategies include ways to activate and build background knowledge, to elaborate on textual details, to make inferences, to develop mental models of nonfiction text and to make text-to-text ...
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R036858
Reciprocal Teaching at Work: Powerful Strategies and Lessons for Improving Reading Comprehension (2nd ed.)
Featuring a variety of classroom settings, this resource presents engaging lessons that implement a discussion technique to improve reading comprehension. This technique, reciprocal teaching, is based on teacher modelling, student participation and four strategies that readers use to comprehend text: predicting, questioning, clarifying and summarizing. A detailed description of the four comprehension strategies (applicable to visual, oral and written text), ideas for leading students in recipro...
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R037673
Response Journals Revisited: Maximizing Learning Through Reading, Writing, Viewing, Discussing, and Thinking
Response Journals Revisited is an updated, expanded and revised version of Response Journals. It explains what response journals are, why and how they are used, skills that they help students to develop and ways to evaluate journals, both formatively and summatively. The book offers guidelines, rubrics, samples of student responses and extensive background information. It includes a table of contents, a glossary and an index.
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R053231
Romeo & Juliet. The Graphic Novel
The Montagues and Capulets have been enemies for as long as anyone can remember. Romeo attends a ball and immediately falls in love with Juliet. They proclaim their love for each other and secretly wed. Unaware of the marriage, Capulet arranges for Juliet to wed Paris. Romeo and Juliet's passion for each other leads towards their tragic end. The graphic novel format makes Shakespeare accessible to students. Additional material is available online at www.oxfordnext.com Included is a table of co...
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Romeo and Juliet
This video is an abridged version of the play. A narrator provides some background to the play as it unfolds. When Romeo meets Juliet, they instantly fall in love but Juliet has been promised to another man, and Romeo's futile attempt to stop a street fight forces him to flee. Thwarted in their desire to be together, the lovers end their lives.
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Romeo and Juliet with Related Readings. Student Edition
This edition includes sidebars that provide information about the action, explanation of difficult words or phrases, as well as cross-references to related literature that is included at the end of the book. Included are colour illustrations, questions for discussion or writing, introductory information about Shakespeare and his theatre and a map.
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Romiette and Julio
This contemporary retelling of Shakespeare's infamous tale features the two young lovers meeting on the Internet. Their interracial high school romance is threatened by their parents' prejudices and opposition from the local gang. Parallel to the play, the fated pair's plan to be together goes awry and the two are caught in a desperate struggle to survive. This updated tale of forbidden love complements the study of Romeo and Juliet, but can also stand alone as a novel.
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R053070
Safe as Houses
On October 15th, 1954, Hurricane Hazel bears down on Toronto and causes extensive flooding. Thirteen-year-old Elizabeth is babysitting David and Suzie. David thinks he is too old for a babysitter and makes life miserable for Elizabeth. Due to the flooding, David and Suzie's parents are unable to return home. The flood waters continue to rise and surround the house. The electricity goes down and the phone does not work, however, Elizabeth continues to believe they will be safe if they remain in ...
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Saskatchewan Teachers of English Language Arts (STELA)
STELA is a professional growth network of the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation (STF) for English language arts educators. The aim of the association is to provide a community for English language arts educators through professional development, in-service training and pre-service teacher education. The organization publishes On the Horizon and the Inter.STELA Newsletter.
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R039150
Sea Chase
Fifteen-year-old Brodie and his father are sailing their small yacht in the Caribbean near Colombia when Brodie's father disappears from the yacht in the middle of the night. Brodie sets out to find his father and soon discovers that he has been kidnapped by drug runners/pirates. Brodie is joined by Carlota, a young Colombian girl, in his quest to save his father. Themes in the novel include having direction and purpose in life and developing self-reliance and resourcefulness.
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Shades of Meaning: Comprehension and Interpretation in Middle School
This book has many strategies that will engage students so they can succeed in reading and comprehending text. The book is based on a workshop format, so the author models and verbalizes her reading and comprehension strategies and then has her students apply the skills. Students learn to interpret text, explore and analyze ideas and articulate and justify their opinions. The students learn skills that can be applied throughout their lives.
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R039675
Shakespeare Bats Cleanup
Written in the form of a narrative composed of first poems, Kevin, a 14-year-old who is suffering from mononucleosis, experiments with a variety of literary forms: haiku, sonnets, couplets and free verse. Writing becomes a therapeutic self-revealing process for Kevin as he reflects on his mother's death, his failed romance and his dream of becoming a baseball star. The use of poetry as a narrative medium moves the plot along quickly and allows for the subject matter to change rapidly. Shakespea...
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Shattered
Fifteen-year-old Ian must complete community volunteer service in order to pass his Civics class. He chooses to work at "The Club," a soup kitchen for the homeless in an unsafe part of the city. When the man who saved Ian shows up at the soup kitchen, he gets to know "Sarge." Jacques was a soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces and his last tour of duty was as a peacekeeper stationed in Rwanda, an African nation Ian knows little about. Ian begins to learn truths not only about Rwanda, but about ...
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Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and Endurance
This is an interesting recounting of the survival story of Ernest Shackleton's adventure. Ernest Shackleton and his crew were attempting to cross Antarctica. When the Endurance became icebound in Antarctica in 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew of 27 were 166 kilometres from land. Although their mission was unsuccessful, their survival story is remarkable. The men played on the ice to pass the time after the Endurance sank. They took to their lifeboats and spent a year travelling over ice,...
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Shoulder the Sky
Martin Emerson and his family are having trouble dealing with his mother's death. Martin describes himself as the regular, private and not interesting Martin Emerson; the enigmatic persona created for the Internet at Emerso.com and Martin number three or the no-name Martin. Martin's father has become invisible and his sister Lily pierces another part of her body when she cannot deal with something. Martin's friend, Darrell, helps him create a website at Emerso.com and the website has all the rig...
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R044121
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Sister to the Wolf
In Sister to the Wolf, Trottier has written a historical novel centering on the cultural differences of early Canada. The story is set in Quebec in 1703 where Trottier's ancestors owned First Nations people as slaves. Cecile Chesne sees Lesharo being branded by his master. The next day before she leaves for Fort Detroit, Cecile defies convention and buys Lesharo to give him his freedom. Lesharo becomes Cecile's protector on her journey to Detroit. Overshadowing the story is the journey of a wolf...
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Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in Middle and High School
The author has written a book about student-led discussions based on real-life examples. The book begins by outlining the benefits of Socratic circles and how these circles develop students' academic and social skills in reading, listening, speaking, and conflict resolution. Step-by-step guidance is provided on establishing Socratic circles, and this book benefits teachers who are new to literature circles and teachers who want to improve their knowledge of this strategy. Ideas are presented on ...
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R101670
Soldiers Return Home. Episode 7
In the video, Reg Harrison, a boy from the prairies, shares his personal story of challenges, risks and dangers faced while serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot with the Bomber Command during the Second World War.
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R053170
Sprouts! An Anthology of Plays from Concrete Theatre's Sprouts New Play Festival for Kids
This collection of short plays explores growing up. Each play is designed for a 15-minute performance. The plays provide numerous opportunities to explore multicultural narratives, personal experiences and acceptance of individual differences. The book includes a table of contents and brief background information on each play.
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R031023
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Stories from Kohkom: Sharing Our Values, Teaching Our Young (2nd ed.)
This book features translations of stories that help communicate the culture and lives of First Nations kohkoms. It provides an opportunity to read stories that have previously only been shared orally.
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Stravaganza. City of Stars
In this sequel to Stravaganza: City of Masks, Georgia's stepbrother Russell makes her life miserable. Georgia loves horses and when she buys a tiny winged horse in an antique shop, she develops the ability to move back and forth between a parallel dimension of her world in contemporary London and Talia and 16th-century Italy. In Talia, Georgia becomes a jockey and, disguised as a boy, wins an important race. Georgia is a strong, determined individual who overcomes difficulties and focuses on ac...
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Supporting the Troops. Episode 6
The video investigates the importance of supporting the fighting forces through the merchant marine that transported many resources required to fight the enemy in the Second World War.
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R070721
Sword of the Rightful King: A Novel of King Arthur
Students will enjoy the retelling of the legend of Arthur and his loyal magician Merlinnus. In the legend, there is a sword in the stone and anyone who pulls the sword from the stone will become the King of Britain. The evil Queen of the North, Morgause, tries to murder Arthur to gain the throne for one of her sons. It takes the skill of Merlinnus and his young apprentice, Gawen, to retain the crown for King Arthur.
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R044115
Take the Stairs
Take the Stairs is a collection of short stories that deals with some of the important issues that teens face today such as abuse, abortion, death, AIDS, suicide, runaways and racism. The novel's 13 characters are interconnected in that they all live in the same rundown apartment which is notoriously called "The Building," a place they cannot wait to leave. The teens cope with some difficult circumstances, but they still have a feeling of hope in their lives.
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Tales From Here and There
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Tales of the Norse Gods
This resource highlights the struggle of legendary heroes against giants, beasts and evil dwarves. Students will witness the courageous battles and bravery in these stories about the Viking gods. The stories told by the Norsemen, also known as the Vikings, are about a nation of people who loved to boast of its strength in battle and bravery against all odds.
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R045956
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Teaching Reading. A Complete Resource for Grades 4 and Up
Based on research and classroom-tested lessons, the author has compiled a comprehensive resource for teaching reading. The publication includes 65 step-by-step strategy lessons, sections for language arts and content-area teachers, rubrics, assessments and graphic organizers. The book has useful reading and writing strategies that can help improve students' comprehension and vocabulary. Students will learn to draw upon prior knowledge, make inferences, visualize and question. There is also a pro...
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Telling Tales: Storytelling in the Family (2nd ed.)
The stories in this collection are about the art of storytelling. Three storytellers provide ideas to explore the magic of "tales" with young adults. The authors expertise and experiences are combined with humour. The content is divided into four sections: "Once Upon a Time" emphasizes the value of story; "Stories from the Family Tree" encourages families to discuss their stories; "Developing and Learning to Tell Stories" provides guidelines for shaping and telling stories; and "Universal Tales"...
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R070736
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Tell Me a Tale
This American anthology contains poetry, short stories and excerpts of novels relating traditional tales to students' storytelling experiences today. The book includes a table of contents, suggested activities, numerous colour illustrations, a glossary of literary terms, dictionary support for difficult vocabulary and brief biographic notes on the authors.
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R040336
The Alchemist's Daughter
Sidonie Quince lives in Elizabethan England. Her father is an alchemist who conducts unsuccessful experiments in an effort to transmute base metals into gold. He promises the Queen results and Sidonie fears for his life if he fails. Sidonie has a gift for scrying - foretelling the future by gazing into a crystal. Sidonie and her friend, Kit, set off to Glastonbury Abbey in search of the missing ingredient that will make her father's experiments successful. Many historical characters and events...
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The Ancient Ocean Blues
Marcus Oppius Sabinus unknowingly "promotes" Julius Caesar in an upcoming Roman election. Marcus proves to be an excellent briber and is assigned a dangerous mission. He must spy on those who support Cicero's control of Rome. It is risk versus reward. If Marcus succeeds, he will be in Rome's inner circle and if he fails, Marcus faces exile or worse.
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R036173
The Blue Roan Child
Syeira possesses the ability to communicate with horses. A magical bond develops between the young girl and an untamed mare. When Lord Ran captures the Blue Roan's twin colts, Syeira embarks on a dangerous quest to the fortress city to rescue the imprisoned animals.
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The Breadwinner
The Taliban forbid women and girls to appear in public without being covered from head to toe and accompanied by a male family member. Parvana's father is arrested and the family is left without a breadwinner - someone who can earn money and shop for food. As conditions for the family become desperate, only one solution remains. Forbidden to earn money as a girl, Parvana disguises herself as a boy and becomes the breadwinner. This novel brings to life an issue that has recently come to light aro...
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R070674
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language
This book provides a comprehensive exploration of the history, structure and variety of English in its oral and written forms. Numerous photographs, information boxes and charts illustrate varied topics such as the structure of sentences, the language of sports, changes to English, lexical twins, a short biography of Roget, modern punctuation and humour. The book contains a table of contents, a glossary of specialized language terms, an index of linguistic terms, an index of personalities and ...
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R039759
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths
This book is a collection of Norse narratives. The narratives include Odin, the Father of the Gods, the mischievous Loki who is always in trouble with Odin and how Thor protects Asgard with his mighty hammer.
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The City of Ember
In the post-apocalyptic adventure, time is running out for the underground residents in Ember. Centuries ago, the city was stocked by "The Builders," but now Ember is short of food, clothes and electricity. Lina and Doon find a document that uncovers government corruption and a way out of the city to the world above.
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The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest is the story of the rescue on May 10, 1996. The book tells how the climbers became disoriented in a vicious storm and when the group runs out of oxygen, it complicates the situation. A Russian mountaineer, Anatoli Boukreev, climbs without oxygen and saves six of his climbers during the height of the storm. The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest provides the transcripts and debriefing after the tragedy as well as another viewpoint to Jon Krakauer's Into Thi...
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The Dirt Eaters
When Roan's family and the people of Longlight are killed in a raid and Roan's little sister is abducted, Roan is torn between a desire for revenge and the pledge of peace that guides his community. Roan is taken in by the Brothers, a group of male warriors, and discovers that he has the skills of a warrior along with an ability to dream and see visions. Eventually, Roan escapes from the Brothers and is joined by Lumpy, a boy scarred by Mor-ticks, and Alandra, a healer. The trio set out to save ...
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The Finder
This third book in The Watcher's Quest trilogy can stand alone. Emma and Tom enter a cave on Argadnel, another world, where Emma must find the four wands (Earth, Water, Wind and Fire) because everything Emma values and everyone she loves depends on her success. The adventure brings into play Emma's experience and her wits, as well as assistance from others. The enduring strength of family love that gives Emma the power to fulfill her quest is refreshing.
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The Fire-Eaters
In 1962, Bobby's life in an English seaside village is touched with amazing experiences. He has a friend, Alisa Spink, who can heal injured fawns with her dreams and he knows an illusionist, McCultry, who can eat fire. Things begin to change, however, and Bobby's life is filled with darkness. At home, his world is shattered by his father's illness and at school Bobby encounters abusive treatment from his classmates and teacher. Further, the media keep relaying the doom-and-gloom message that Cub...
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R040884
The Greenies
At the end of the Second World War, about 1,000 teenage Jewish orphans came to Canada and settled in 38 communities in Canada. This real-life event in Canadian history is told through the fictional stories of Danny, Lilli and Marilyn. Danny survives the Buchenwald concentration camp but loses his entire family. Lilli is an Auschwitz survivor who saw her mother and younger sister sent to their death and was separated from her other sister by the refugee process. She hopes for a new life in Canad...
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R053981
The Highwayman
Noyes' classic poem is relocated to New York City. Bess is a glamorous hotel heiress and the highwayman is dressed in leather and rides a motorcycle. Kimber's use of colour and his illustrations are reminiscent of the 1920s lawlessness and FBI agents. The rhyme and pacing of the poem capture the doomed lovers' fateful decisions.
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R033207
The Lady at Batoche
The three main characters of Soldier Boys return, this time at the Battle of Batoche. Tom, Luc and Marie are all 14 years of age and the suspenseful re-creation of the history of the battle is interwoven with their personal experiences during this time. Readers will learn a great deal about how battles were fought when the Métis resistance was overthrown. A glossary of Cree and French phrases used in the dialogue is included. The book also contains two maps - one of the Saskatchewan countryside ...
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R041190
The Last Book in the Universe
Philbrick has written an imaginative, disturbing story about a bleak and dangerous future world. A teenage boy called Spaz, because of his epilepsy, undergoes a journey to find his adoptive sister, Bean. Spaz still has his memory because he cannot take the drug-like mindprobes that turn the others into zombies. Ryter, an old man, accompanies Spaz on his adventure because he is one of the few people who still remembers and values books. Lanya, a female "proov" (genetically improved human), takes ...
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The Loki Wolf
The third novel in the Northern Frights series intertwines stories from Icelandic sagas and Norse narratives with a mystery adventure. Fifteen-year-old Angie and her two cousins, Sarah and Michael, journey to Iceland with their Grandpa Thursten for the Christmas season. Grandpa is famous for relating Norse narratives and he sets the stage for the novel when he describes the "Loki," a trickster god and mythical creatures that shift or change shape. Some background in Norse narratives will be nec...
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R055525
The Losers' Club
This novel tells the story of one teenager's attempt to break free of his loser status. Fifteen-year-old Alex Sherwood starts the Losers' Club for the school outcasts in order to deal with the aggressive bullying at McLuhan High. Alex has a disability, but Lekich depicts Alex's disability as just another one of life's challenges as a teen. Alex suggests a contest with school bully Jerry Whitman in the local Christmas lights competition. Alex is supported by other teens who have been harassed by ...
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R024893
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The Making of a Midsummer Night's Dream
Viewers are backstage and onstage from the first day of rehearsal through to the first performance of the Stratford Festival's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Viewers gain insight into the creative process as they meet the actors who share their perspectives at various stages of preparation, including character development. They also meet the designers and the artisans who assemble the production. Viewers explore themes of romance, fantasy and confused identity as the program focuses o...
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Media and Formats: DVD Video
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R070708
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The Norsemen
This book examines the traditional narratives of the Norsemen. The book opens with a brief introduction of the Norse culture. It includes geography, political history, government, society and religious beliefs. The book contains photographs, supporting text and sidebars that highlight topics related to the character or theme. The book includes a table of contents, a glossary, suggestions for further reading, a bibliography and an index.
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R037431
Theories of Relativity
In Theories of Relativity, Haworth-Attard has written about the harsh reality of young runaways living on the street. Dylan Wallace calls himself the "throwaway" child. His mother has three children fathered by different men. On his 16th birthday, his mother throws him out because his mouthy presence might prevent her from marrying her fiancé. Dylan struggles with the challenges he has received in life and he tries to avoid a life of crime and drugs. Haworth-Attard provides a cast of secondary...
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R041273
The Outsiders
Ponyboy is only 14, but after his parents' death, he tries to keep the family together. Ponyboy's loyalties are to his brothers and to his gang. In this novel, there are two kinds of people in the world - greasers and socs. A soc (short for social) has money and can get away with almost anything. A greaser always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. One night after a fight, Johnny kills a soc. Ponyboy learns that pain feels the same whether you are a soc or a greaser. S. E. Hinton ...
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$15.00
R040494
The People of Sparks
In this book, the sequel to The City of Ember, DuPrau continues the adventures of Doon and Lina, who have led the people from the underground city of Ember to the Earth's surface and the city of Sparks. The refugees are welcomed by the people of Sparks who live near a wasteland left by the disaster a long time ago that nearly destroyed most of civilization. Due to the differences between the sheltered, electric-powered life in Ember and the low-tech, farm-based existence in Sparks, conflict aris...
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R043921
The Pigman
In this time-tested novel, teenagers John and Lorraine think the world is meaningless. An unusual friendship develops after John and Lorraine play a practical joke on a stranger, Angela Pignati. However, John and Lorraine get caught up in Pignati's "zest" for life. Now John and Lorraine feel more comfortable with him than they do in their own homes. When Mr. Pignati dies, John and Lorraine write their friend's story - the story of the Pigman.
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R037146
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The Sign of the Scales
This third book in a trilogy by Marianne Brandis begins with Emma and her younger brother John, who were orphaned by a fire and moved from the countryside to live with their aunt in York, Upper Canada. Emma works in her aunt's hotel and John works in the livery stable. Emma is worried that her brother is involved in some illegal activity. This novel provides a historical context and a brief look at business and transportation in Upper Canada in the early 1830s.
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R070719
The Soul Would Have No Rainbow If the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American Proverbs
This treasury of First Nations proverbs offers wisdom, advice and observations. Assembled through research, these sayings have been passed from generation to generation and encompass the values of American First Nations people. Each proverb lists the nation of origin. This learning resource illustrates how language provides the foundation for all learning.
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$14.50
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R070726
The Vocabulary-Enriched Classroom: Practices for Improving the Reading Performance of All Students in Grades 3 and Up
The book presents best practices to improve vocabulary instruction. The strategies are practical, classroom-based and can be used with reluctant readers and gifted learners. Chapters are sequential so an understanding of basic vocabulary principles are presented before they are taught to students with diverse needs. Novice and experienced educators would find this publication useful. The author suggests that educators can use the content of the book as a basis to re-examine their literacy instru...
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R029190
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The Watcher
Fifteen-year-old Emma is a child apart - not only from the other students at school and in her community, but from her family as well. She looks and feels different, as many other teens do. While her parents pursue their daily routine, Emma senses danger. She knows that she must watch over the family day and night, but she does not know why. Things spin out of control when she takes a summer job caring for an eccentric, elderly neighbour and Emma is drawn into playing a strange board game.
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R030059
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Through Indian Eyes: The Native Experience in Books for Children
This book is a collection of articles that explore the impact of stereotyping of Aboriginal people in children's books. Poetry, art and stories by Aboriginal people accompany the essays. Included is a section of reviews of children's and young adult books, most of which were published between 1950 and 1980. The book also includes a section entitled "How to Tell the Difference" that provides information on what to look for when evaluating or choosing books about Aboriginal people. The guidance i...
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R029893
Topher
Liam and his family inherit a cabin north of Prince Albert. Liam wants to fix it up and sell it. Thirty years ago, Liam's older brother runs away and drowns near the cabin after a bitter argument with his dad who, upon hearing the news, commits suicide. Liam's children are puzzled by their father's attitude, so they set out to discover what happened. What they discover is quite different from what Liam believes happened.
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R070728
Touching My Father's Soul: A Sherpa's Journey to the Top of Everest
Written by Jamling Norgay, a Sherpa guide, this book is a tribute to his father who climbed with Sir Edmund Hilary and reached the summit in 1953. Norgay describes his experience of leading the IMAX team during the tragic 1996 summer climbing expedition. He parallels his journey with his father's experience, drawing heavily on his culture, his religious beliefs as a Buddhist and the climbing rituals of the Sherpas. Norgay provides insight into the reverence and respect his people have for the mo...
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Language: English
$19.99
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R101664
Training and Preparing for War. Episode 1
The video explores the challenges, sense of duty and loyalty that veterans experienced as they trained and prepared for the Second World War.
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R070724
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Transitions. Fiction, Poetry, and Non-fiction. Student Book
This anthology of prose and poetry is organized under themes such as families, friends, connecting with nature, the impact of technology and the arts in action. Selections are accompanied by colour illustrations and suggestions for oral and written activities. Included are a table of contents, unit activities, alternate groupings of selections and author biographies.
Related resources:
Transitions. Fiction, Poetry, and Non-fiction. Teacher's Guide
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R038200
Trial by Fire
Running serves as a method of escaping past and present conflicts for 17-year-old Nathan. Placed in an abusive foster home, Nathan's life is filled with obstacles ranging from an addicted mother to racist schoolmates. Accusations of arson set Nathan on an investigation to clear his name. Nathan's pursuit of the arsonist places him in dangerous predicaments that ultimately result in Nathan realizing that he does not have to be a victim of his circumstances.
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R013088
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Voices Through the Ages
This collection of myths and folktales of yesterday and today focuses on human foibles as well as on human strength of spirit and ingenuity.
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R027560
Voices Under One Sky: Contemporary Native Literature
This collection of Aboriginal literature contains poetry, short stories, memoirs and legends. Included are a table of contents that lists each author's nation, a map of cultural and linguistic groups, brief biographies of authors and an index of alternate themes.
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R038303
Wendy
This novel about Wendy Darling, written before she met Peter Pan, deals with issues of infidelity, caregiver abuse, madness and maturation. Wendy is outspoken and often gets into trouble. After being severely punished by the nanny, she sneaks out of the nursery to spy on her parents at one of their parties. During the party, Wendy discovers that her father is unfaithful. Later, the children are sent to Rosegrove, a summer retreat. Wendy loves Rosegrove because she can see Thomas, who has a disab...
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R070727
What If...? Amazing Stories
The authors of the selections in this anthology are Canadian. Most are award winners and all are writers with a particular interest in the realm of science fiction and fantasy.
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R036475
When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do. A Guide for Teachers 6-12
The author shares practical ideas for teachers to use when helping struggling readers. She believes teachers want to help struggling readers, students want to be helped and the right instruction can make a difference. Beers reminds teachers that anyone can struggle with the text in a book. The issue is what the reader does when the text gets difficult. She provides suggestions to help struggling readers with: comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, word recognition and motivation. The book inclu...
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R040338
White Girl
Jessie is the only white girl who lives on the reserve. When Jessie's Mom marries Martin and they move to Martin's home, readers learn about the issues that this family from two different cultures face. Admission to a new community is never easy and, in this situation, it is compounded by race.
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R037083
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White Midnight
This prequel to Firegold introduces the brown-eyed Valley people. In this fantasy, Calhoun creates a mystical world and compelling characters that offer insight into betrayal, prejudice and what it means to be a monster. Fifteen-year-old Rose Chandler, a bond girl, must conquer her fears to save the land she loves and to free her family from servitude. Rose loves Greengarden Orchard and dreams of saving it from the landlord's neglect. Barbarians threaten the land, but mysterious visions help Ro...
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R038254
Will's Garden
Will's "coming to manhood" ceremony precipitates the story in which Will considers serious issues in his community and in his life. The novel portrays the British Columbia First Nations matriarchal society and the impact that strong women have on Will. While this is not an action-filled book, it gives voice to many issues related to power, racism, bullying, love, homosexuality and stereotyping. The story demonstrates cross-cultural misapprehension and is told with compassion and humour.
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R025841
Willa's New World
Willa lives in London, England and when her parents and brother succumb to the London plague in 1795, her uncle has her shipped to York Factory in Canada. This novel transports the reader back in time to a world of filth, cold and misery as Willa works in the factory and then ventures on a four-month trek to Fort Edmonton. The role of First Nations people in trading goods and information is examined extensively including the role of First Nations women in the fur trade. This novel would enhance...
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What are other useful materials?Other Useful Materials
Other useful materials are documents, lesson plans or classroom activities that teachers may find useful in supporting the curriculum, but that have not have not typically undergone the same formal evaluation process that is required for core and additional resources.
R102404
Assessing, Evaluating, and Reporting Student Progress: Supporting English Language Arts
The purpose of this supporting document is to provide samples of assessment and evaluation tools teachers may use/adapt for their students as teachers implement an effective English Language Arts program.
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Media and Formats: Document PDF
Language: English
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R102384
Conflicts and Choices - Doing the Right Thing: A Model Thematic Unit for Grade 9
This is a model thematic unit for Grade 9 English Language Arts. It focuses on doing the right thing when faced with conflict, challenge, or an issue and addresses a number of outcomes from the Comprehend and Respond (CR), Compose and Create (CC) and Assess and Reflect (AR) goals.
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R053615
Deepening the Discussion: Gender and Sexual Diversity
This document will assist individuals and communities to engage in meaningful discussions and actions to respond to the experiences, perspectives and needs of students and families who are gender and/or sexually diverse (GSD). It will: assist school divisions, central office personnel, administrators, educators, First Nations and Métis organizations and community partners to develop a deeper understanding of gender and sexual diversity; assist in understanding the unique educational, health and ...
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Other Subjects: Geography Physical Science English Language Arts Health Science Law Welding Energy and Mines Psychology Wellness History Electrical and Electronics Wildlife Management Choral Journalism Studies Instructional Physical Education Media Studies Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics Foundations of Mathematics Economics Native Studies Information Processing Visual Art Kindergarten Instrumental Jazz Clothing, Textiles, and Fashion Chemistry Social Studies Drama Life Transitions Communication Media Construction and Carpentry Design Studies Prekindergarten Horticulture Accounting Machining Cosmetology Science Food Studies Band Biology Calculus Mathematics Physical Education Environmental Science Commercial Cooking Autobody Arts Education Computer Science Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus Tourism, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurship Drafting and Computer Aided Design Mechanical and Automotive Housing Physics Catholic Studies Earth Science Photography Creative Writing Graphic Arts Entrepreneurship Pre-calculus Upholstery Career and Work Exploration Dance Agriculture Studies Career Education Forestry Studies Interior Design Theatre Arts Health Education
Media and Formats: Document PDF
Language: English
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R103623
Digital Citizenship Education in Saskatchewan Schools: A Policy Planning Guide for School Divisions and Schools to Implement Digital Citizenship Education from Kindergarten to Grade 12
This document provides guidelines for school divisions and school-based administrators who are developing digital citizenship policies. It is not a prescriptive policy; instead, it offers a roadmap for building appropriate school division policies and school-specific digital citizenship guidelines and procedures. Tools to help teachers, administrators and parents as they get started on the implementation of digital citizenship education for K-12 students are also included.
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Media and Formats: Document PDF
Language: English
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R102390
English Language Arts 9. Context and Unit Grid - Semester Two
The titles in these grids are examples of learning resources to support particular English language arts units for Grade 9.
Related resources:
English Language Arts 9. Additional Learning Resources Grid - Semester Two
English Language Arts 9. Core Learning Resources Grid - Semester Two
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R102388
English Language Arts 9. Context and Unit Grids - Semester One
The titles in these grids are examples of learning resources to support particular English language arts units for Grade 9.
Related resources:
English Language Arts 9. Additional Learning Resources Grid - Semester One
English Language Arts 9. Core Learning Resources Grid - Semester One
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R102401
Exploring Loyalty, Love, and Relationships: A Model Thematic Unit for Grade 9
This is a model thematic unit for Grade 9 English Language Arts. It focuses on the role that love and loyalty play in relationships with friends, family, and special others. It addresses a number of outcomes from the Comprehend and Respond (CR), Compose and Create (CC), Assess and Reflect (AR) goals and invites students to explore and inquire about the English language.
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R103070
Historical Learning Resources Updates
Learning Resources Updates provided an annual supplement to every subject-specific bibliography that supported K-12 curricula.
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A Selective Listing of Learning Resources (2006)
Learning Resource Materials Update 1998
Learning Resource Materials Update 2000
Learning Resource Materials Update 2001
Learning Resource Materials Update 2002
Learning Resource Materials Update 2003
Learning Resource Materials Update 2004
Learning Resources Update 2005
Learning Resources Update 2006
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Language: English
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R102399
Indigenous and Norse Narratives: A Model Genre Unit for Grade 9
This is a model genre unit for Grade 9 English Language Arts. It focuses on how the Indigenous and Norse narratives contain the beliefs and values of many peoples and are important foundational stories for Canadians. It addresses a number of outcomes from the Comprehend and Respond (CR), Compose and Create (CC), Assess and Reflect (AR) goals and invites students to explore and inquire about the English language.
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R070157
Inquiry: Dr. J. Wilhelm Archived Webinar Part 2 "Planning for Inquiry"
Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm from Boise State University discusses inquiry learning as represented in Saskatchewan's K-12 curricula. This archived webinar supports teachers in planning for inquiry-based teaching and learning. Visit the Saskatchewan School Library Association (SSLA) Inquiry website to find a wide variety of support materials and resources.
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Topics: Inquiry
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Inquiry: Dr. J. Wilhelm Archived Webinar Part 1 "Preparing for Inquiry"
Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm from Boise State University discusses inquiry learning as represented in Saskatchewan's K-12 curricula. This archived webinar supports teachers as they prepare to plan for inquiry-based teaching and learning. Visit the Saskatchewan School Library Association (SSLA) Inquiry website to find a wide variety of support materials and resources.
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Topics: Inquiry
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Listening
Listening is an essential part of the communication process. Because much of what students know is acquired through listening, it is essential that students have opportunities to practise the behaviours of effective listeners.
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Media and Formats: Document PDF
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R102392
Our Shared Linguistic and Cultural Roots: A Model Inquiry Unit for Grade 9
This is a model inquiry unit for Grade 9 English Language Arts. It focuses on the roots of the English language and its important place in the world family of languages. It addresses a number of outcomes from the Comprehend and Respond (CR), Compose and Create (CC), Assess and Reflect (AR) goals and invites students to explore and inquire about the English language.
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R102397
Reading
Reading is more than the decoding of written words into sound. Reading is a complex communication process that requires thought and individual construction of meaning.
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Representing
Representing allows students to make sense of their learning and to demonstrate their understanding in a variety of ways.
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Speaking
Oral communication is a vital component of the English language arts curriculum and provides the base for growth in viewing, listening, reading, representing and writing abilities. Effective speakers use both verbal and non-verbal communication.
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R102407
Summarized Outcomes Across Areas of Study for Grades 6-9
This document is intended to assist teachers to integrate subjects across the curriculum.
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Other Subjects: English Language Arts Practical and Applied Arts Social Studies Arts Education Science Career Education Mathematics Physical Education Health Education
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Teachers Make the Difference: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities at Middle and Secondary Levels
This document is a tool for teachers and professionals striving to address the unique learning needs of students who are struggling academically. These students may have characteristics of learning disabilities, or they may be identified as students with learning disabilities.
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R102702
Treaty Education Outcomes and Indicators
The Treaty Education outcomes and indicators at each grade level are designed to engage learners on a journey of inquiry and discovery. When meaningfully and thoughtfully incorporated into subject areas, Treaty Education moves beyond an idea to become actualized as a belief that benefits all learners.
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Truth and Reconciliation Resources - English Language Arts
The titles listed below may support instruction in the classroom related to the history, work and ideals of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). These resources have not undergone the full evaluation process that is carried out for core and additional resources. Before using these resources in the classroom, educators should consider the sensitive emotional issues related to the work of the TRC and consult their local resources evaluation policy. Resources that appear on the core and a...
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A Stranger at Home: A True Story
Arctic Stories
As Long as the Rivers Flow
God and the Indian. A Play
I Am Not a Number
Kookum's Red Shoes
Little Butterfly Girl: An Indian Residential School Story
My Name is Seepeetza
Not My Girl
Secret Path Lesson Plans
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These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens, Northern Ontario, 1966
Voices Through the Ages - Reconstructing the Past. Residential Schools
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When I Was Eight
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Whether students are viewing a picture, an illustration, a sign, a magazine, a television cartoon, an advertisement, a commercial, a DVD, a social networking site on the Internet or any other visual text, they need to make sense of it and respond appropriately.
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Writing is a complex process that allows writers to explore thoughts and ideas, and to make them visible and concrete. Writing and thinking are interwoven. Thinking is the foundation of writing and, because thinking is central to learning, students who are able to make their thought processes concrete through writing enhance learning capabilities.
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