Reading circles

TD Summer Reading Club – Case Study (2013)

This document provides a detailed outline of a summer reading club held in Hobbema, a primarily First Nations community south of Edmonton, Alberta, in 2012.

Run entirely by volunteers, the program’s goals were to promote reading in summer, and to provide access to books to First Nations families. The club met once a week in the library of a local elementary school.

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2013-12-04

Saskatchewan Summer Literacy Camps (2012)

2012 Report

Since 2010, Frontier College has worked in partnership with the Ministry of Education to provide summer literacy camps for children in high-needs communities in Saskatchewan.

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2013-04-16

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps - 2012 Report (2012)

Since 2005, the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps have been offered in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario to help children retain and build their literacy skills over the long school vacation. This report outlines the highlights of the 2012 camps.

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2013-03-08

Reading Circle Games and Activities (2011)

This document contains a variety of activities that can help children to increase vocabulary, develop love of language, and improve literacy skills. As well, because they are designed for groups of children taking part in reading circles, the activities also emphasize social skills such as sharing and cooperating.

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2013-01-09

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2011 Report (2011)

The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps, managed by Frontier College, give young people in remote First Nations communities in northern Ontario a chance to enhance their literacy and numeracy skills in a fun setting.

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2012-07-18

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2009 Report (2009)

The Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps are offered annually in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The camp program is implemented by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that works in partnership with others to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2012-05-04

The Lieutenant Governor's Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps Managed by Frontier College – 2010 Report (2010)

Every year, the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps are offered in remote First Nation communities in northern Ontario. The camp program is managed by Frontier College, a national literacy organization that forms partnerships to provide learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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2012-04-24

On the Job: Reading Text (2006)

There are different purposes for reading leading to various levels of complexity. Complexity is based on how much processing of information is required to arrive at an accurate outcome. These levels range from level 1 (the least complex) reading relatively short texts to locating a single piece of information to level 5 (the most complex) interpreting dense and complex texts and making high-level inferences and using specialized knowledge.

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2009-06-30

How To Kit - Family Literacy Activities Night (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “family literacy activities night” to be enjoyed by the whole community. This event is a great way to promote reading in the family and community.

Celebrate Literacy in the NWT
NWT Literacy Council : Literacy Games for Adults

People of all ages can play literacy games. They can be a lot of fun. They can:

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2003-10-10

How To Kit - Community Book Swap (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “community book swap” for all ages. A book swap is a great activity for the whole community.

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2003-10-09

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