view, interact, and experience the natural and constructed environments of their community.
Indicators for this outcome
(a) interacts with classmates and teacher during language learning activities;
(b) interacts with classmates in pairs or small groups to complete class projects in the Michif language;
(c) seeks information to further understanding of Michif concepts from Elders and other knowledge keepers within the community;
(d) participates actively in developing language and cultural skills during experiential learning opportunities, such as helping at community/cultural events, volunteering with day-care children, visiting and conversing with Elders in the community, planning cultural camps/activities;
(e) interacts with classmates, school staff and visitors;
(f) discusses and promotes positive interactions and relationships in the school;
(g) interacts with classmates or school personnel in decisionmaking meetings, such as student council, class meeting, group project;
(h) interacts with Elders or cultural resource people while researching or inquiring about cultural information;
(i) interacts with Elders or other adult members of the community to receive guidance or information about the history of the community in order to create a display of the information collected;
(j) interacts with members of the community and Elders while participating in nature camps;
(k) interacts with members of the community while participating in community events, such as wakes, Elder's gatherings, meetings, and language festivals;
(l) interacts with members of the community in acts of service to the community, such as volunteering at Elders homes or with long term care; and,
(m) interacts with a mentor on a project relating to the language and/or Michif world-view.
Teaching Sacred Language Curriculum (Book and Flashcards)
This curriculum, developed from a First Nations perspective, provides a framework of strategies and tools to enable holistic language learning. This model will work with any Indigenous language and incorporates methodologies such as Accelerated Second Language Acquisition (ASLA), Total Physical Response (TPR) and elements of the standard roman orthography (SRO) and modified roman orthography (MRO) systems. Included are assessments based on traditional ways of knowing and monthly charts for language acquisition routines throughout the year. The curriculum book and 305 flashcards may be purchased as a single bundle or separately.
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Price : $150.00
Record posted/updated: August 19, 2022