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Teaching with Dear Canada Vol. 4

by Amy Von Heyking

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published: Aug 2008
ISBN:9780545994149
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This fourth teaching guide for the Dear Canada historical fiction series focuses on The Death of My Country, Turned Away, No Safe Harbour and A Rebel's Daughter. As students learn about Canada's past through the diaries, the guide extends the learning and builds important social studies and language arts skills.

It includes an overview of teaching social studies through historical fiction and provides a summary for each book, themes for classroom discussion, crosscurricular activities, ready-to-use reproducibles and more. Teaching with Dear Canada, Vol. 4 is the perfect tool for teachers.

Contributor Notes

Amy von Heyking is a professor in the Department of Elementary Education at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
18 to 100
Grade:
4 to 6
Awards
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre

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Teaching with Dear Canada: Build Important Social Studies and Language Skills with Historical Fiction, Volume 4

This guide offers summaries of The Death of My Country, Turned Away, No Safe Harbour and A Rebel’s Daughter, with thought-provoking discussion questions, engaging activity ideas and reproducibles. A timeline of Canadian history and extensive bibliographies for each book are also included.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

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