Lesson Plan Exemplars
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Unit Plan Exemplars
Who Has Seen the Wind: A Novel Study
Submitted by: Amy Lynn, PSII
Description: A 14-page novel study plan based on W.O. Mitchell's "Who Has Seen the Wind".
Living Double Hooked
Submitted by: Josh Krikke, PSII
Description: A thematic mini-unit revolving around the juxtapositions presented in Canadian writer Sheila Watson's novel, "The Double Hook". Includes lessons that explore film and alternate texts that will motivate students to think about the necessity of embracing life's opposites.
Living Double Hooked [pdf]
Canadian Poetry @ the University of Calgary
Description: "Writing Canada Into the Millennium" is a project piloted by three doctoral candidates at the University of Calgary. Find poets by their region, view a timeline of Canadian poetry, and explore a comprehensive list of Canadian poets and their publications.
Canadian Writers @ Collections Canada
Description: Digital images of manuscripts, rough drafts, photographs, illustrations, notes, journal entries, notebook pages, letters and ephemera from eight Canadian authors. An Educational Resource page is forthcoming.
Northwest Passages: Canadian Literature Online
Description: An encyclopedic site containing current information on Canadian authors, periodicals, publishers, awards, etc. Also has an excellent links page that will guide you towards anything related to Canadian Literature.
Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Trail
Description: An introduction to two of Canada's most important 19th Century writers. This site brings to life authentic digital images of over 220 letters written by both Moodie and Traill describing their pioneer experiences. Also contains lesson plans and a glossary.
The Canadian Library Archives: Learning Center
Description: Library and Archives Canada gives access to Canada's history vault with resources for K-12 classrooms. Find interdisciplinary lesson and unit plans that will help you use the archives in your classroom. The EvidenceWeb provides links to authentic images of artwork, maps, photographs, and texts.
The Canadian Literature Archive
Description: An extensive author list, many of which have links to authors' webpages. The site also contains author interviews and audio files of authors reading.
The League of Canadian Poets
Description: The purpose of the League of Canadian Poets is to "enhance the status of poets and nurture a professional poetic community to facilitate the teaching of Canadian poetry at all levels of education." The site contains valuable teaching resources and reference information. Be sure to check out its youth counterpart - youngpoets.ca.
Rich Media Files
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