Aandeg #Two (The Crow) 2nd Printing

SKU: 0973578920

Kim Lamothe, Shirley Williams
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education
Ojibwe, Woodland
Book Type:
Neganigwane Company
Copyright Data:

Sale price$36.00


Aandeg # Two (The Crow) is the second printing of Shirley William's bilingual Ojibwe and English reader. Shirley Williams was told this story about the crow and its importance on earth by her father when she was a child. Shirley is a noted Ojibwe linguist and professor at Trent University and this resource is identified for beginners who are learning Ojibwe as well as adult learners and teachers. The book is divided into sections that feature the story told in Ojibwe and in English along with word puzzles for comprehension. The book also features an incorporated children's story format as the story is illustrated with pencil crayon sketches accompanied with 1 or 2 Ojibwe sentences from the original story. This provides an accessible storyline for younger learners as well as visual cues for the adult learners. The books contains a wealth of activities for the Ojibwe language teacher with questions in Ojibwe and English provided as well as an outline of the Ojibwe writing system. The activities include word scramble, word search, kriss kross, crossword puzzle, dot-to-dot, and word matching. The final two pages include a naming activity for the crow and its body parts written in Ojibwe along with an answer sheet. The text informs readers about the importance of the crow's role in the environment along with information about the crow's habitat. This is a valuable teacher resource for Ojibwe and Odawa language teachers as well as a useful resource for language learners.

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