Grade 2 English Language Arts

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Byron Through the Seasons (Dakota Version)

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 (Cree Version)

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

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...

Alfred's Summer (Saulteaux Version)

Alfred enjoys a summer visit with Moshom and Kokom at their house near the woods. He goes for long bike rides, sleeps in a tent and sits around a campfire roasting marshmallows and listens to Moshom's interesting stories about his youth. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and...

Alfred's Summer (Dene Version)

Alfred enjoys a summer visit with Moshom and Kokom at their house near the woods. He goes for long bike rides, sleeps in a tent and sits around a campfire roasting marshmallows and listens to Moshom's interesting stories about his youth. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and...

Alfred's Summer (Dakota Version)

Alfred enjoys a summer visit with Moshom and Kokom at their house near the woods. He goes for long bike rides, sleeps in a tent and sits around a campfire roasting marshmallows and listens to Moshom's interesting stories about his youth. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and...

Alfred's Summer

Alfred enjoys a summer visit with Moshom and Kokom at their house near the woods. He goes for long bike rides, sleeps in a tent and sits around a campfire roasting marshmallows and listens to Moshom's interesting stories about his youth. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and...

Alfred's Summer (Cree Version)

Alfred enjoys a summer visit with Moshom and Kokom at their house near the woods. He goes for long bike rides, sleeps in a tent and sits around a campfire roasting marshmallows and listens to Moshom's interesting stories about his youth. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written and...

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...

Shi-shi-etko

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...

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Seven Chinese sisters, each with her own special talent, live happily in a small village. When a comical dragon snatches the youngest sister, the others use their special gifts to rescue her. This video is an adaptation of the picture book written by Kathy Tucker and illustrated by Grace Lin.

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...

Wild About Books

Librarian Molly McGrew takes her book mobile to the zoo where she introduces the animals to reading. Molly finds joke books for the hyenas, books in Chinese for the pandas, and waterproof books for the otters. Before long, the animals become voracious readers and they soon begin writing as well. ...

No Roses for Harry

Fashion-conscious Harry the dog faces a dilemma in this story. Grandma gave Harry a comfortable rose-covered sweater for a gift, but Harry does not like wearing flowers. After making several unsuccessful attempts to lose the sweater, his luck finally changes. A bird tugs on a loose thread, unrave...

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