Group activities

Top 50 Best Writing Activities for Kids (2010)

This document was part of a workshop on words, games and writing, presented by Frontier College in conjunction with Cold Lake First Nations Headstart Program.

For each of the 50 activities, the authors have included instructions and what, if any, materials are required. For example, an activity called “All About Me Collage” requires construction paper and magazines from which material can be cut out.

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2013-03-20

Among Our Souvenirs: A Collection of Cape Breton Poetry and Prose from The Sydney Writing Circle (2008)

This is a collection of prose and poetry written by members of the Sydney Writing Circle, a group supported by the Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County (ALACBC) in Nova Scotia. The group met for two hours each week to share their writing and improve their writing skills.

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2013-03-11

Workforce Literacy Essential Skills (WLES) Program Model - Manual Section 5: Example Group Learning Workshop - Session 4 (2011)

This document is part of a Workforce Literacy Essentials Skills (WLES) program, developed by Literacy Victoria in British Columbia.

It includes activity plans for lessons that focus on numeracy; building vocabulary; developing planning skills; and understanding the qualities needed for success in the workplace.

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2012-03-28

Communication Essentials: Modular Workshop - Introduction (2009)

This guide offers facilitators the tools they need to deliver a one-day workshop designed to help learners build and practise their oral communication skills.

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2012-03-21

Communication Essentials: Modular Workshop Exercises (2009)

Complexity Level 2

This document contains core exercises for a one-day workshop aimed at helping learners improve their oral communication skills.

The exercises focus on six skills: listening; asking questions; giving instructions; sharing an opinion; saying no; and giving and receiving feedback. There is at least one exercise for each of those skills.

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2012-03-13

Family Literacy Day 2012 - Event Coordinator's Guide: Our Learning Journey (2011)

Family Literacy Day is observed annually on January 27 to encourage Canadian families to spend time every day enjoying a learning activity together. The theme for 2012 is Our Learning Journey.

This guide has been developed to help organizers plan and host a Family Literacy Day event. It contains information about the history of the day, activity ideas for groups of all sizes, and suggestions for fundraising.

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2011-12-20

50+ Games and Activities to Use with a Small Group (2002)

This handbook is aimed at literacy tutors working with small groups of learners. The activities are intended as a starting point and can be adapted easily to fit different situations.

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2011-10-21

Story Time Adventures (2010)

Story Time Adventures is a program that can be offered to preschool children through a child development centre or early intervention program, in morning or afternoon sessions.

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2011-01-27

Small Talk: A Resource Guide for Small Groups in Community Literacy Agencies (2000)

While many community literacy organizations are based on one-to-one tutoring, some also offer training for small groups of learners. An organization might use the group approach because of a shortage of volunteers or because some learners progress faster in a group.

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2010-08-27

So you want to start a reading circle... (2009)

How to set up and run reading circles

This guide is a compilation of the knowledge, experience and best practice that has accumulated from the extensive knowledge Frontier College has acquired as well as and its work with reading circles throughout Canada since 1988. This guide is designed to help interested individuals, groups and organizations run and set up an efficient reading circle.

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2009-09-02

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