picture books about black canadians

5 Amazing Picture Books About Black Canadians

Today I am sharing a list of picture books about Black Canadians. These books will absolutely work for Black History Month. However, I am such a believer in incorporating Black History throughout the year and I encourage you to do the same! After all, Black history is Canadian history. 1)

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5 best books for teaching character traits

The 5 Best Picture Books for Teaching Character Traits

Are you looking for engaging ways to teach your upper elementary students how to analyze character traits? My favourite way to do this is through picture books. Even your big kids will love listening to a story in order to practice reading skills. The Teaching Method: Choose a Book (I

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the five best halloween songs for the core French classroom

The 5 Best French Halloween Songs

If you are a French as a Second Language teacher, then you will love incorporating these French Halloween songs into your FSL classroom! Ideas for Use: Play as a transition song while students enter or leave the room Analyze the lyrics of the song to help improve students’ vocabulary Listen

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4 tips for a meaningful orange shirt day in the elementary classroom

4 Tips for a Meaningful Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is recognized on September 30 each year. In 2013, Phyllis Webstad, who attended a residential school in British Columbia, started Orange Shirt Day. On this day, Canadians wear orange shirts to demonstrate a commitment to reconciliation. It is the perfect day for discussing and learning about Canadian

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kids love listening to music in the french as a second language classroom

The 10 BEST French Songs for FSL classes

Are you on the hunt to add some fun music to your French as a Second Language classroom? Today I am going to share with you my favourite ten French songs to use in the Upper Elementary core French classroom. I suggest using these songs throughout the year to review

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