NWT Literacy Council

Books in the Home - Instructor's Program Manual (2004)

The Books in the Home Program Manual is a joint project between the Northwest Territories Literacy Council and Nunavut Literacy Council. The project follows the 1-2-3 Rhyme With Me Program Manual and “Read to Me…Read Together” Family Literacy Guide and is the next step in the initiative to promote and support family literacy programs in the two territories.

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2004-10-04

Idaa Trail (2003)

Lessons from the Land: A Cultural Journey through the NWT - Study Guide

This study guide was developed to be used with an interactive online learning resource called Lessons from the Land (www.lessonsfromtheland.ca ). This online learning resource tells all about The Idaa Trail, a traditional route that the Dogrib people of the Northwest Territories travelled from Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake. It also gives information on the traditions and cultures of the Dogrib people.

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2004-06-14

Health Check (2002)

Health and Literacy Program

As literacy advocates in the Northwest Territories, the NWT Literacy Council knows that many people there have low literacy levels. Through their work, they are aware too of the numerous health issues that people in the NWT face daily. Given these factors, and the close links between literacy and health, they began to understand why it might be difficult for some people to make healthy choices.

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2004-06-14

How To Kit - Literacy Activities for Holidays (2004)

The Northwest Territories Literacy Council has put together a collection of ideas for holidays that can be used for a special event. Invite parents and caregivers to come and celebrate a particular holiday by sharing and learning with their children.

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2004-04-28

How To Kit - Puppet Making (2003)

Puppets are great fun! They don't cost very much, and they're easy to make and use. It's also easy to make your own puppet theatre and write your own play. In this Puppet How to Kit, you will find instructions on how to make different types of puppets, tips on how to stage a puppet show, a simple puppet play, puppet patterns and a poster and invitations for a puppet show.

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2004-02-04

How To Kit - Environmental Print Games (2003)

Environmental print is the print found in everyday life, like labels on food, traffic signs or the logo of a restaurant chain. It is usually the first print children recognize and plays a role in helping them learn that letters and symbols have meaning.

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2004-02-02

How To Kit - Election (2003)

This Election How to Kit includes literacy activities that you can do with adult learners around election time. There are suggestions for activities that will inform learners, help learners realize that their voice and vote count, develop vocabulary used in elections and encourage learners to take an active role in the upcoming election.

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2004-02-02

How To Kit - Word & Picture Bingos (2004)

Reading and picture bingos are a great way to engage children and families in learning. Included here are several bingos that can be used with children of different ages. Word Bingo can be used with children in grades 2-8. Picture Bingo can be used with young children and the Alphabet Bingo can be used with pre-school and kindergarten children.

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2004-01-01

How To Kit - Facilitating A Workshop (2004)

Facilitating a workshop can be a little intimidating if you are new to doing it. Even for experienced facilitators, workshops require a lot of preparation and work even before you get to the workshop. Facilitating a workshop is usually just the tip of the iceberg. A lot of planning and organizing goes on before the workshop and behind the scenes that the participants don't even see.

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2004-01-01

How To Kit - Culture and Traditions (2004)

Children learn their culture by taking part in traditional activities within the family and in the community, and by learning the language that represents that culture. Building your family literacy activities around your culture and traditions and using your Aboriginal language as often as you can will give your child a strong foundation for learning.

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2004-01-01

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