Saskatchewan Children's Writers' Round Robin

Grade 9 Curriculum Tie-Ins for This Land We Call Home

Grade 9 curriculum contexts (pp. 278, 285-286 in the curriculum guide) PERSONAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL In this context, students are looking inward and focusing on self-image and self-esteem. They reflect on … Continue reading

October 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Grade 8 Curriculum Tie-Ins for This Land We Call Home

Grade 8 curriculum contexts (pp. 278, 283-284 in the curriculum guide) PERSONAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL In this context, students are looking inward and focusing on self-image and self-esteem. They reflect on … Continue reading

October 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Grade 7 Curriculum Tie-Ins for This Land We Call Home

Grade 7 curriculum contexts (pp. 278, 281-282 in the curriculum guide) PERSONAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL In this context, students are looking inward and focusing on self-image and self-esteem. They reflect on … Continue reading

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Grade 6 Curriculum Tie-ins for This Land We Call Home

Grade 6 curriculum contexts (pp. 278-280 in the curriculum guide) PERSONAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL In this context, students are looking inward and focusing on self-image and self-esteem. They reflect on self … Continue reading

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WWII Japanese Internment Camps: Further Reading

Alison Lohans did a lot of research for her award-winning book This Land We Call Home. Here are some of the resources she used: SOME RESOURCES – World War II … Continue reading

October 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

This Land We Call Home Wins Saskatchewan Book Award

Congratulations to Alison Lohans, whose book This Land We Call Home won the 2008 Saskatchewan Book Award in the Young Adult Category! This is how Alison describes her winning book: … Continue reading

October 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Collapse of the Veil

Author: Alison Lohans Escaping her home routine for a few hours, 16-year-old Katie grabs her bike and leaves behind her cranky baby, her hyperactive brother and a struggling single mom. … Continue reading

October 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Draco’s Child

Author: Sharon Plumb Publisher: Thistledown Press, 2010 ISBN: ISBN 978-1-897235-70-6 In this young adult fantasy novel, teenage Varia lives in a settlement of transplanted humans who have escaped a polluted … Continue reading

September 29, 2010 · 8 Comments

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