General Fiction Resources:
Power Point: "More than Wheat and Snow? Current Canadian Realistic Fiction for Secondary Schools" Audience: High School Teachers. Power point adresses why we should teach Canadian Contemporary Realism in high school. "Is Canadian Literature more than wheat and snow? YES! Please teach new Canadian contemporary realistic fiction and their Amazing Authors" Dr. Leah Fowler
Power Point: Archetypes overview ELA
Power Point: God-Teacher Archetype ELA: The God-Teacher archetype character is present in many short stories, novels, plays, poems and films. This character usually exhibits one or all of the following characteristics...
Power Point: The Golden Age - The Golden Age archetype baded on hummanity's on going search for paradise.
PDF of short story terms and elements - including five elements of fiction
Power Point: Short Story Terms and Elements of Fiction ELA - 44 slides of short stories including five elements of fiction: character, plot, setting, theme, and point of view.
Images of Canadian YA authors - usefoul for planning author introductions or author studies: http://pinterest.com/cathyostlere/canadian-ya-authors/
Site for information on The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - an authorized novel for novel study in the 10-1 curriculum in Alberta Classrooms.
Seven The Series: Seven Grandsons/Seven Journeys/Seven Authors/One Amazing Series. When David
McLean, beloved grandfather and avid adventurer, dies at the age of ninety-two, he leaves
behind a very unusual will that outlines the seven tasks he has set for his seven grandsons.
This comprehensive website also inculdes a teacher's guide: