Should this product be identified as Canadian?
Is the resource engaging?
Is the content current for the intended curriculum and grade?
Is the content accurate for the intended curriculum and grade?
Is the content timely and important for student broad understandings?
Is the resource an Authentic First Peoples Text?
This resource supports the characteristics of Aboriginal worldviews and perspectives:
Connectedness and Relationship
Awareness of History
Engagement with the Land, Nature, the Outdoors
Emphasis on Identity
Processes and Protocols
Language and Culture
Is the content appropriate to the emotional maturity and cognitive level of students?
Does the resource provide opportunities for creative and critical thinking?
Can the content be differentiated?
Can reading level be adjusted?
Is the level of detail appropriate?
Is the language use appropriate to the emotional maturity and cognitive level of students?
This resource is composed of three sections: a main story (told in straightforward language, but with a poetic cadence), an explanatory note from the author, and short biographies of the Indigenous heroes highlighted in the text. Taken as a whole, the resource is an effective, inspiring introduction to some of North America's indigenous heroes. The images in the text are rich and engaging, offering visual scaffolding for learners who may struggle with the sometimes off-beat meter of the text.