NWT Literacy Council

Let's Play and Learn (2010)

The goal of this how-to kit is to help parents of young children understand the vital role of play in their development. It includes suggestions for a variety of indoor and outdoor activities; ideas for rhyming games and songs; and advice for setting up a playgroup.

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2010-11-30

Understanding Essential Skills (2010)

This document offers a quick guide to the nine essential skills identified by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada as necessary for dealing with the demands of home, work and community life.

The authors list and explain each skill, and discuss their role in helping people acquire other skills. They also discuss how essential skills development differs from work skills training.

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2010-11-12

1-2-3 Rhyme with Me: Rhyme and Song Booklet (2010)

This booklet is aimed at parents and caregivers who want to use talking, rhyming and singing to help children build strong language skills. The authors have included dozens of rhymes and songs, many with suggestions for actions to accompany them.

For a copy of a CD containing the songs, please contact the Council.

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2010-10-26

Journey of the Healer: Short Film Study (2010)

English 110

This study guide accompanies the short film “Journey of the Healer,” which deals with a young woman named Rosa whose grandmother is very sick. The grandmother tells her a traditional story about healers in their family and says that the young woman also has the gift of healing.

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2010-10-22

How-to-Kit: 20 Fun Nutrition and Literacy Activities (2010)

This document begins by explaining the importance of healthy eating for young children and includes a copy of Canada’s Food Guide. The authors have included tips for making healthy eating part of the family routine.

In addition to recipes for child-friendly dishes, the authors have provided ideas for food-related activities like the Food Fun Memory Game or making a placemat with a collage of food pictures from old magazines.

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2010-09-28

How-to-Kit: Active Literacy (2010)

This kit offers suggestions for combining literacy and active living. Some of the ideas include a community scavenger hunt, charades and an obstacle course. The authors have also included a number of songs with suggestions for acting them out.

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2010-09-28

Tools for Community Building Workbook (2008)

A Guide to Help People Plan Projects in Their Community

This workbook is designed for people who want to develop projects in their communities. It includes information on planning a project; writing a proposal; developing a communication strategy; and preparing an evaluation report at the end of the project.

The authors have included thee sample proposals, each accompanied by a cover letter and a support letter.

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2010-09-03

Journey of the Healer: Short Film Study (2010)

English 120 - 130

This study guide accompanies the short film “Journey of the Healer,” which deals with a young woman named Rosa whose grandmother is very sick. The grandmother tells her a traditional story about healers in their family and says that the young woman also has the gift of healing.

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2010-06-08

Comic Book Study: Darkness Calls (2010)

English 120 - 130

This is a study guide to accompany the comic book “Darkness Calls,” which focuses on a teenager contemplating suicide because of the pressures in his life. With the help of an Elder, he combats the evil urges that threaten to destroy him. The comic book was produced by the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN), a non-profit organization that promotes the health, literacy and wellness of First Nations youth through the use of visual art.

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2010-06-08

Comic Book Study: Path of the Warrior (2010)

English 120 - 130

The comic book “Path of the Warrior” tells the story of a teenage boy who reconnects with his family and community after being kicked out of his gang. Team sports and his culture become his new support system. The comic book was produced by the Healthy Aboriginal Network (HAN), a non-profit organization that promotes the health, literacy and wellness of First Nations youth through the use of visual art.

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2010-06-08

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