Teacher's Guide For The Series Tales From Big Spirit

October 16, 2014|
Teacher's Guide For The Series Tales From Big Spirit by Katya Adamov Ferguson
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This teacher's guide is designed to help classroom teacher's use the graphic novel series, Tales From Big Spirit, by David Alexander Robertson. The guide provides detailed lessons that meet a wide range of language arts and social studies goals, integrate Indigenous perspectives, and make curricular content more accessible to diverse learners. It is organized into three sections.

The first section includes:

  • general instructional ideas for deepening readers' comprehension of text.
  • a framework to further develop students' thinking about history.
  • information about aspects of graphic novels and how to use them in the classroom.

The second section includes:

  • specific instructional ideas and suggestions.
  • an overview.
  • detailed teaching and learning sequences (before-, during-, and after-reading format).

The appendix includes:

  • strategies and reproducible classroom materials that support and stimulate student learning.
  • historical images that may be reproduced.
Katya Adamov Ferguson is a dedicated early-years educator and a graduate student in Curriculum, Teaching and Learning studying toward her Masters of Education at the University of Manitoba. Her special research interests include teacher development, multi-modal literacies, English as an Additional Language, and Indigenous education. Sh...
Title:Teacher's Guide For The Series Tales From Big Spirit
Format:Spiral Bound
Product dimensions:74 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:74 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.25 in
Published:October 16, 2014
Publisher:Portage & Main Press
ISBN - 13:9781553795261

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