How To Kit

Active Literacy (2010)

This kit offers instructions for a number of fun activities that can help build literacy skills. The activities are suitable for a wide range of age groups, from children to adults.

Activities include a community scavenger hunt; charades; and making a puppet theatre out of cardboard.

The authors have also included ideas for activities based on popular children’s books.

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2014-02-17

Culture Days Activities (2011)

This kit offers a variety of ideas and activities for exploring different cultures. The activities can be used in the classroom, during a library program, or in a literacy program.

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2014-02-10

Rally for Literacy (2012)

In 2011, Lachlan MacLean of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories approached the NWT Literacy Council with a proposal for a fundraising project: a car rally that would take him around one-third of the world, from England to Mongolia. This how-to kit uses the Rally for Literacy as the basis for activities designed to strengthen Literacy and Essential Skills.

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2012-11-20

Lifelong Learning: It's a Trip! (2012)

This kit has been designed for learners and travellers of all ages and contains activities that promote learning before, during, and after a trip.

The authors suggest that adults and children explore websites to get information about their destination; prepare a trip countdown calendar; and talk about other trips the family has taken.

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2012-09-27

How To Kit - Learning in Everyday Life (2011)

The goal of Family Literacy Day, celebrated annually on January 27, is to raise awareness of the importance of reading and taking part in other literacy-related activities as a family.

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2012-01-03

How To Kit - Culture Days Activities (2011)

The authors of this kit point out that learning about a variety of cultures helps people become more understanding and accepting of others. With that goal in mind, they have come up with a variety of activities that can be used in a classroom, library or literacy program to help explore other cultures.

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2011-11-15

How To Kit - Comics and Graphic Novels (2011)

The authors explain that a comic is usually a short instalment of a larger story, while a graphic novel is usually an entire story bound and published in a single book. They point out that graphic novels have an important role to play in promoting literacy and may appeal especially to reluctant readers and visual learners.

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2011-11-08

How To Kit: Northwest Territories General Election (2011)

This learning kit has been prepared specifically for the Northwest Territories general election scheduled for October 3, 2011. However, it contains a great deal of information that is relevant to the electoral process in general.

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2011-08-30

How To Kit - Elections 2011 (2011)

The authors of this kit note that while elections can be intimidating for a learner who is not familiar with the process, they also offer a great opportunity to build literacy skills.

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2011-04-19

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

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