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Speaking Our Truth Teacher Guide

by (author) Tasha Henry

Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Nov 2018
Social Science, Language Arts, Multicultural Education, Professional Development
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2018
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  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Oct 2018
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

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


Examine how we can foster reconciliation in an accessible way.

Centered around the writings of Monique Gray Smith's Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, this teacher guide is a comprehensive support for educators focusing on Indigenous teachings and looking to build an inquiry-based unit plan about reconciliation. Features such as essential questions from the author, metaphors for learning and cross-curricular plans are laid out clearly, with instructions and appropriate vocabulary for teachers and students to embark on this journey of reconciliation together.


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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