NWT Literacy Council

Writing for Results: A hands-on program to develop clear, effective writing skills (2006)

Instruction manual with participant handouts

The program outlined in this document has been developed to help people learn to write clearly and effectively at work, in the community, and at home.

The first principle underlying the program is that effective writing begins with a complete understanding of both the purpose of a piece of writing and its intended audience, while the second principle says that good writing is a process that takes time and follows certain steps.

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2014-03-26

NWT Literacy Week Colouring Booklet (2008)

This booklet is made up of seven pages that contain pictures for children to colour, and questions for them to answer about the pictures.

For example, one page features a drawing of a mother and child looking at a book together. The page includes a sentence asking whether the reader also enjoys sharing books with an adult.

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2014-02-24

Active Literacy (2010)

This kit offers instructions for a number of fun activities that can help build literacy skills. The activities are suitable for a wide range of age groups, from children to adults.

Activities include a community scavenger hunt; charades; and making a puppet theatre out of cardboard.

The authors have also included ideas for activities based on popular children’s books.

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2014-02-17

Culture Days Activities (2011)

This kit offers a variety of ideas and activities for exploring different cultures. The activities can be used in the classroom, during a library program, or in a literacy program.

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2014-02-10

15 Ways to Start Thinking Financially (2013)

This fact sheet offers practical suggestions for building financial literacy skills.

The suggestions deal with a broad range of topics, including budgeting; distinguishing between needs and wants; and organizing financial records.

The authors have also included links to government programs that help parents save for their children’s education.

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2014-02-04

Personal Management Skills – Instructional Resource (2012)

This document is part of the “Career – Life – Work” series produced by the NWT Literacy Council. The series consists of four instructor’s manuals and six workbooks, covering a wide range of topics.

This manual focuses on personal development and reflection, offering learners the opportunity to think about their own lives and to relate personal experiences to the working world.

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2013-12-02

Goal Setting – Workbook (2012)

This document is part of the “Career – Life – Work” series. Produced by the NWT Literacy Council, the series consists of four instructor’s manuals and six workbooks, dealing with topics that affect both personal and work life.

The workbook sets out a six-step process for setting goals. The first step is to write down the goal, while the second is to determine whether there is a genuine, intense desire to reach that goal.

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2013-11-26

Talking with Children About Money (2013)

A resource for families, schools, and family literacy programs

This financial literacy resource is designed for families, schools, and family literacy programs. It covers a wide range of topics, including earning money; bank accounts; paying bills; and the difference between wants and needs.

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2013-11-21

Dealing with Stress – Workbook (2012)

This workbook is part of the “Career – Life – Work” series produced by the NWT Literacy Council. It is designed to help learners find out more about the nature and impact of stress, and discover some tools that can help them manage stress.

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2013-11-18

Planning Your Career – Workbook (2012)

This document is part of the “Career – Life – Work” series produced by the NWT Literacy Council. The series consists of four instructor’s manuals and six workbooks, dealing with a variety of issues that affect personal and work life.

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2013-11-12

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