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Orca Origins Teacher Guide

by (author) Tasha Henry

Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Apr 2019
Social Science, Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Education
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2019
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2019
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
  • Reading age: 9 to 12


Orca Origins is a nonfiction series for middle readers that explores cultural traditions around the world. This guide helps educators use the Orca Origins series to build an inquiry-based unit plan that focuses on the diverse traditions from different cultural celebrations around the world and teaches students tolerance. This is done with a variety of dynamic learning activities, handouts and graphic organizers to support students’ learning. The guide includes introductions to six Orca Origins titles.

About the author

Tasha Henry has been traveling, writing and teaching for over twenty years. She is a published writer and poet and holds a Master of Education in Language, Culture and Teaching from York University. She has taught high-school students and trained teachers across Canada and internationally. She lives on unceded Lekwungen territory in Victoria, British Columbia

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