Made the Grade – December Newly Evaluated Resources

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Enjoy these newly evaluated resources for you to add to your collection, including some new French and Aboriginal resources. Your ERAC Online Resource Collection has a multitude of resources for your reference and use and the titles below have most recently been evaluated.  Click on the titles to go to the evaluation and make sure to sign in to see the full product review from your peers.

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L'enfant à l'étoile jaune

L’enfant à l’étoile jaune

Grades: 9-10
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En 1943, alors que le monde entier est en guerre, Hitler décide l’extermination totale des Juifs. Frida, une adolescente allemande membre de la jeunesse hitlérienne, trouve un enfant endormi et caché … , Deuxième Guerre mondiale , violence , bombardements , Juifs , Nazis , suspense , Allemands , amitié , fuite , L’enfant a l’etoile jaune

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Ready Player One

Ready Player One

Grades: 9-12
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This exciting, action-packed dystopian novel is set in 2044, a time when the world is in environmental and social chaos. The super wealthy control the world, and the masses live meagre existences. Wa… , virtual reality , gaming , quest , wealth , corporation , dystopia , environment , poverty , on line safety , identity , friendship , pop culture , power , hacking

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Booked

Booked

Grades: 6-9
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This novel in verse focuses on a complex and intriguing teenager, Nick, who faces major challenges at home and school as his parents plan to separate, and his mother plans to move out of state. At the… , soccer , divorce , personal struggle , perseverance , coming-of-age , poetry , verse , relationships , family dynamics , sports , racial tension , bullying , friendship , self-concept , self-esteem , dealing with obstacles , growing up

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Creating Thinking Classrooms: Leading Educational Change for a 21st Century World

Creating Thinking Classrooms: Leading Educational Change for a 21st Century World

Grades: K-12
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This accessible, clear, and easy to navigate professional resource is aimed at educators at all levels of the BC educational system. It seeks to examine, in detail, how schools and educators can best … , educational change , thinking classrooms , educational transformation , 21st century learning , professional development , leadership , professional learning , competencies , critical thinking , inquiry based learning

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STEM by Design: Strategies and Activities for Grades 4-8

STEM by Design: Strategies and Activities for Grades 4-8

Grades: 4-8
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STEM By Design is a thorough, useful resource that addresses the newly redesigned BC curriculum. It will assist teachers to create engaging lessons by integrating and connecting the Science, Math, an… , STEM , science , math , technology , integration , engineering , engineering design process , instructional practice , lesson planning , professional learning

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Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience

Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience

Grades: 9-12
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Tilly is a young Canadian First Nations girl who grows up with the traditional teachings of her Lakota grandmother. When her grandmother dies when Tilly is 12 she is totally lost, and increasingly tur… , First Peoples , Lakota , Cree , alcoholism , recovery , racism , aboriginal issues , First Nations , aboriginal , Ancestors , Metis , Residential Schools , Sixties Scoop , 60s scoop

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Project Eagle Feather: When They Took the Children

Project Eagle Feather: When They Took the Children

Grades: 10-12
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The video, Project Eagle Feather, includes interviews with First Nations people who are survivors of the residential school system. Their stories and their sadness, anger, and frustration present a po… , residential schools , survivor , personal reflection , historical record , identity , 60s scoop , 70s scoop , First Nations , Aboriginal , sixties scoop

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War Horse

War Horse

Grades: 6-8
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This poignant story of World War I is told from a unique perspective – that of Joey, a war horse. Joey must leave his beloved young owner, Albert, when financial pressures force Albert’s family to se… , horse , war , guns , trench , nations , World War I , survival , companionship , anti-war , War Horse , Western Front , 1914 , heroes

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