The April newspaper has articles about food, hockey, a new RCMP commanding officer, income taxes and cougar attacks.
Download the Teacher's Notes for the April WCR
This issue of
The Westcoast Reader
newspaper is a special double issue. The four-page insert will help readers understand how elections work in BC. You may download and print the supplement,
B.C. Votes 2017
. It is formatted for 11 X 17 paper.
Download B.C. Votes 2017
Download the Teacher's Notes for B.C. Votes 2017
Resources for B.C. Votes 2017. Visit these links
Watch this short animated video:
What to expect when you vote
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Children watching a Hanukkah menorah
Photo credit: Elana Amsterdam (elana’s pantry – Flickr) Level 3
Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah lasts for eight days and eight nights. A well-known symbol of Hanukkah is the menorah, a nine-branch candle holder.
C lick here to find a teacher’s guide with stories, images, lesson plans and activities.
How to play dreidel
Shalom Sesame: The Missing Menorah
Story adapted from www.thewestcoastreader.com, posted by Ana-MariaG, December 6, 2015
Literacy begins at home
Are you a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, older brother or sister? Here are fun activities to do with young children. These activities can help them become successful learners.
You can find more activities to do with young children in the
series of booklets. Learning Together Every Day
Get started with these six activities:
Click here to download the directions
You can find the free booklets on line at
www.helpingchildrenlearn.ca. The booklets are easy to read English. Photos show parents and children doing the activities together.
fun art projects with your kids from the Huffington Post.
Story reprinted from newspaper, September / October 2016 The Westcoast Reader