Learning Resources

Reconciliation Day –Teacher Resources

September 2021

Reconciliation Day Resources

PowerPoint: Orange Shirt Day 2021

Orange Shirt Day: Phyllis Webstad (short clip)

UBC Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

There are great resources here. Check out the primary and intermediate lesson suggestions to go with David Robertson reading When We Were Alone

We subscribed and were given a digital version of  Every Child Matters: Reconciliation Through Education. By Canada’s History

Click on the covers for the PDF documents  these are really well done  and can be used to Integrate studies all year.

Read Aloud: You Hold Me Up. Monique Gray Smith

Author’s Note: You Hold Me Up. Monique Gray Smith<


Book Bentos

A fellow teacher librarian recently shared the instagram account bookbento with me. Originally started as a prompt for adult literature sharing and inspired by Japanese bento boxes. What a terrific way to represent learning and facilitate a multimodal reader’s response, regardless if the book is from free reading or as a literature circle component.  Even more so while at home where artifacts are readily available. Here are examples: