Reading materials

Harbours to Highlands (2003)

A Geography Manual

Harbours to Highlands gives learners an opportunity to learn about many aspects of geography – from the early map-makers to the depletion of the ozone layer to the planets in our solar system.

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2004-03-11

Hardships and Blessings (2002)

Seniors tell their stories

This is an easy-to-read book of stories suitable for adult literacy programs. The stories were written by seniors who willingly shared their personal life experiences and historical remembrances and provide a random depiction of people, places and events in Newfoundland, from North Harbour to Admirals Beach.

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2003-11-27

Telling Our Stories Our Way (1990)

A Guide to Good Canadian Materials for Women Learning to Read

This document is a resource guide to good Canadian literacy materials for women. The first of its kind, the guide reflects a commitment to both a literacy practice that puts students first, and a feminist perspective, which recognizes the need for materials that deal with the particular realities of women's lives. It features reviews of selected books and pamphlets of special interest to women learning to read.

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2003-10-20

How To Kit - Storytime on the Radio (2003)

This document provides instructions, posters, invitations, etc. needed to organize, advertise, and hold a “storytime on the radio”. Reading on the community radio can be a fun way to reach out to more people in the community and promote family literacy.

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2003-10-07

Can Your Child Read Better Than A Hill O'Beans: If Not Why Not? (2001)

A Book about 'Learning to Read'

This book describes the benefits of the Phonemic Awareness approach to the teaching of reading being introduced in public school classrooms. This book is intended not only for front line educators, but for parents and grandparents who want to be assured that their children or grandchildren will enjoy learning to read.

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2003-08-25

Port Hawkesbury Looking Back... (2002)

Connecting Literacy and Community

This book is a project of the Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council which recognized the need for relevant adult learning material that was written for Level 1 and 2 learners in our CLI Adult Learning Program.

For more information : Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council, 218 MacSween Street, Unit 1, Port Hawkesbury, NS B9A 2J9, Tel. (902) 625-1599, Fax (902) 3868, Email : phlc@strait.ednet.ns.ca WWW : http://en.copian.ca/phlc.htm

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2003-08-18

Exploring Our Homeland - Stories (2000)

This material was compiled by Labrador White Bear Literacy Office and Learning Centres. There are two workbooks - Social Studies and Stories. Through both of these, you will learn about the spectacular scenery, fresh air and clear water, a province so rich in wildlife, history and adventure. With the Social Studies Workbook, you will have a better understanding of the history and cultural aspects of life in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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2003-08-15

Planning Activities for Children (2003)

This website review from CONNECT features two sources for information about planning events and activities for children. These ideas could be springboards for class presentations, process writing or debates.

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2003-07-31

Enchantment (1998)

A Collection of Stories and Poems

A collection of stories and poems written by students in a Grade 10 English class at John Rennie High School and by adult students in an Adult Basic Education class at the Adult Education Centre in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Accompanying exercises (Checking Your Understanding, Working with Language, Activities) are also included.

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2003-04-24

Visions 14 (2001)

A collection of learners' stories, poems and artwork.

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2003-04-07

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