Under one Sun image

Under One Sun

Learn about, and learn from, Indigenous experiences, culture, and perspectives through contemporary content offered in a blended format to support balanced literacy learning.

 

Key Features

under one sun cover
 

Authentic, contemporary content

Features authentic, modern content and illustrations to immerse students into the culture of contemporary Indigenous communities.

under one sun cover
 

Provides a blended learning approach

Components offered in a mixed print and digital format to bring new and exciting content to your K–8 classroom.

under one sun cover
 

Content in a balanced literacy context

These components have been designed collectively to support balanced literacy learning, reinforce cross-curricular content, and teach students about treaty education. 

 

Product Walkthrough

 

Discover the wide range of Indigenous communities and key literacy features included in the reading selections for each grade.

Download Overview Chart (PDF)
 

Resource Spotlight

Teacher's Resource (Print format)

under one sun cover

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

  • Read-Aloud Selection
  • Lesson Plans
  • Blackline Masters
  • Background Information
 

Online Teaching Centre (Digital format)

science cover

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

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

Levelled Reading Selections (Print)

science cover

Guided and Independent Reading Selections – Six leveled selections that explore Indigenous 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
 

Alberta: Correlation to the New K-4 DRAFT Curriculum

Please select your grade to download the printable K-4 draft correlation

KINDERGARTEN (PDF)  GRADE 1 (PDF)  GRADE 2 (PDF)  GRADE 3 (PDF)  GRADE 4 (PDF)