Grade 1 English Language Arts
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Byron Through the Seasons (Cree Version)
Series: Stories in Season
Produced by the students and teachers of Ducharme Elementary School in La Loche, this story highlights aspects of Dene culture that were vital in the past and are still important today. On a visit to school, Grandfather Jones describes activities such as fishing and hunting, moccasin sewing, and ...
Byron Through the Seasons
Series: Stories in Season
Produced by the students and teachers of Ducharme Elementary School in La Loche, this story highlights aspects of Dene culture that were vital in the past and are still important today. On a visit to school, Grandfather Jones describes activities such as fishing and hunting, moccasin sewing and c...
Spoon. Creating Music for Spoon with Jack Sundrud and Rusty Young
This short video is an interview with Jack Sundrud and Rusty Young who wrote and produced the music for the animated video, "Spoon."
Spoon. An Interview with Amy Krause Rosenthal
This short video is an interview with author, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, speaking about her book, "Spoon."
In this video, Spoon is a happy utensil. At bedtime, he likes to hear the story about his great-grandmother who ran off with the dish. Spoon thinks that the other utensils are much better off. Knife gets to cut and spread. Fork never gets stir crazy like a spoon. The Chopsticks are cool and exoti...
Splat the Cat
In this animated video, Splat is worried about his first day at cat school. He invents excuses as to why he should not go to school and that school can wait for another day. To help him overcome his anxiety, Splat puts his pet mouse, Seymour, in his lunch box. Splat meets his teacher, Mrs. Wimpyd...
In four days, Shi-shi-etko leaves for residential school. Before she leaves, Shi-shi-etko's mother, father and Yayah share teachings they want her to remember. Shi-shi-etko learns to treasure the world that surrounds her. Yaya gives Shi-shi-etko a small bag made from deer hide and sinew. She tell...
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed. Behind the Music with Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds
Music composers, Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds, discuss what's involved in producing the music that accompanies the animated video, "Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed."
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed
In this animated video, there are three things you need to know about mole rats: they are part rat, part mole and all naked, except Wilbur. Wilbur likes to wear clothes and he feels different depending on what clothes he is wearing. All the other mole rats in the colony are horrified by Wilbur. T...
The Curious Garden. An Interview with Peter Brown
This short video is an interview with the writer and illustrator, Peter Brown, who talks about his book called "The Curious Garden."
The Curious Garden
In this animated video, Liam lives in a city that is dark and grey. While exploring one day, Liam discovers a stairwell that leads to old railroad tracks. Among the tracks is a patch of dying wildflowers. Liam decides to take care of the garden. He learns to water and prune the plants. As the gar...
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs. An Interview with Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith
This short video features an interview with the writer Jon Scieszka and the illustrator Lane Smith of the children's book The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs.
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Based on the book by Jon Scieszka, this fractured folktale tells the story of The Three Little Pigs from the perspective of the wolf. The program demonstrates that there are at least two sides to every conflict.
Max's two brothers are collectors. Benjamin collects stamps and Karl collects coins and they will not share with their little brother. Max decides he is going to collect words. Max starts with small words and his collection soon starts to spread. As Benjamin and Karl brag about how many stamps an...
Duck on a Bike
One day on the farm, Duck has a crazy idea - he will ride a bike! At first, Duck is wobbly on the bike and rides very slowly, but soon masters bike riding. Duck has fun and as he passes everyone in the barnyard, they all have something to say about Duck on a bike. Later, a group of children ride ...