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COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THE BC ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM

Under One Sun K–8

Under One Sun invites students and teachers to connect with First Peoples history, culture, and perspectives. This new series aims to support the development of educated citizens so they can gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal perspectives and ways of knowing.


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Key Features

Under One Sun invites students and teachers to connect with First Peoples history, culture, and perspectives. This new series offers contemporary First Peoples content using a balanced literacy approach that provides rich opportunities for modelled, shared, guided and independent reading, and viewing. Under One Sun aims to support the development of educated citizens so they can gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of Aboriginal perspectives and ways of knowing.

  • Offers read-aloud, shared reading, and levelled reading selections to help students develop reading, listening, viewing, writing, speaking, and representing skills
  • Equips students with language and literacy skills for success in school, community, career, and life
  • Written and illustrated by Aboriginal authors and artists, Under One Sun builds student awareness, understanding, and respect of First Peoples perspectives and experiences in Western Canada
  • Provides unique content through a blend of print and digital formats offering new and engaging learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of BC students

Under One Sun Components

 

Teacher's Resource

Comprehensive support for teaching English Language Arts curriculum with a focus on Aboriginal content, perspectives, and principles of learning.
The Teacher’s Resource includes:

Read-Aloud Selection
Lesson Plans
Blackline Masters
Background Information

Grades 4 Teacher’s Resource Sampler

Online Teaching Centre

Digital resources with multimedia assets developed to bring content to life and immerse students in the culture of contemporary Aboriginal communities.
The Online Teaching Centre includes:


Shared Reading Selection
Launch Video
Professional Development Videos
Audio Recordings
Blackline Masters
Image Bank

Grades 4-6 Online Teaching Centre Demo

Guided and Independent Reading Selections

Six levelled selections that explore Aboriginal themes of identity, Mother Earth, and relationships.Guided and Independent Reading selections are offered in age-appropriate formats:

Kindergarten–Grade 3: Little Books
Grades 4–6: 4-page cards
Grades 7–8: 8-page magazines


Sample Material

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Kindergarten Teacher’s Resource

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Kindergarten Book Sample

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Kindergarten Book Sample

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Under One Sun K – 3 Demo

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Narrative Card Sampler

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Narrative Card Sampler

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Grade 4 Teacher’s Resource

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Under One Sun 4 – 6 Demo


View the series resources below