Three Day Road, Penguin Reader Guide Edition), is the powerful and mesmerizing debut novel by Joseph Boyden who reinvents the tradition of Great War epics like All Quiet on the Western Front and Birdsong. It is 1919 and Niska, an Oji-Cree medicine woman, has left her home in the bush of northern Ontario to retrieve Xavier Bird, her only relation, who has returned from the trenches of Europe.
OUT OF PRINT This set is no longer available from the publisher. Circle Program: Pattern Book Set, Kindergarten is a series from the language arts program kit called the Circle Program, an integrated ESL language arts program for Native children in Northern Ontario. The program, developed in the Modern Language Centre of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education with funding from the Ontario Region of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, addresses listening, speaking, reading and writing skill areas. This set of Pattern Books contains ten copies of each of the nine titles.
Circle Program: Listen and Read Books is a series from the language arts program kit called the Circle Program, an integrated ESL language arts program for Native children in Northern Ontario. The program, developed in the Modern Language Centre of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education with funding from the Ontario Region of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, addresses listening, speaking, reading and writing skill areas. This set of Listen and Read Books contains three copies of each of the nine titles.
Limited Quantity. Weather, It's Right or Not: A Resource and Curriculum Document for the Ontario Curriculum: Science and Technology, Grade 5|Earth and Space Systems Strand is a grade 5 teacher resource developed by the Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre. The author created 17 lessons for teachers who are located in Northern Ontario schools. The lessons are based on the expectations within the Ontario Curriculum, Grade 1 - 8: Science and Technology. Lessons cover weather, weather patterns, weather investigating and forecasting, and weather conditions and adaptations.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Anishininiimowin Stories 1 is a grade one reader for Oji-Cree language students. The text offers ten simple stories in syllabics; an English translation is provided. The stories introduce six-year-old Jimmy and his younger sister Janie. The stories describe their family, home, community, and traditional activities in the bush and during specific seasons. The final story tells how Wee-sa-ke-chak gave Muskrat a slender tail. Each page of text is accompanied by a simple black and white line drawing by Cree artist Gordon Goodwin.
Sliding is a picture book (no text) developed for the kindergarten level of the Circle program, an integrated ESL language arts program for Native children in Northern Ontario. The pictures show young children having fun with their pet dog while they all slide down a snow-covered hill. This story should appeal to children in day care and kindergarten settings. Language teachers will find this picture book useful for telling the story in the language.
Nanabush and Rabbit: An Ojibway Legend was adapted for ESL kindergarten level students as part of the Circle Program, an integrated ESL language arts program for Native children in Northern Ontario. The illustrations by Tim Restoule complement the simple text that tells the story about Nanabush, the trickster. In this story Nanabush convinces all the animals that he has a new song to teach them. But in order to learn the song all the animals must sit with their backs to Nanabush. While Nanabush is singing, Owl peeks and sees what Nanabush is really doing.
UNAVAILABLE Trees, Plants and Their Uses is a handy reference booklet about common trees and plants in eastern Canada. The Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre produced this 56-page booklet with the assistance of four elders from the James Bay area. Information included for each tree/plant describe its habitat, size and form, family group, common names, medicinal uses and Native uses. The author does not include recipes for herbal plant usage. Most of the fifteen trees and ten plants described have illustrations (some in colour). Text is in Oji-Cree syllabics.
Earth Science - A Supplementary Workbook of Integrated Science Activities consists of a Teacher's Guide and Student Workbook designed especially for First Nations Intermediate level students in Northern Ontario. Produced by the Ojibway and Cree Cultural Centre this supplementary science resource contains science and language activities that support English as a Second Language. The Teacher's Guide contains 20 activities including Earthquakes, Rocks, Physiographic Areas, Gravity and Centrifugal Force, The Seasons, and the Atmosphere.