Module 4: Short Prose and Novel Study: Keeper'n Me
Section 1: Aboriginal History and the Novel
Lesson A: The First Storytellers
Official website of Richard Wagamese
Richard Wagamese Native Author
Personal blog Richard Wagamese
Shannon Thunderbird: Indian Act - 1876
Evolution of the Indian Act, including some major amendments.
Union of BC Indian Chiefs: Historical Timeline: From 1700s to the Present
Comprehensive timeline of events related to Aboriginal history in Canada from European contact onward.
Section 1 Assignment: Part 1
Creation stories from each of the Kwakwaka'wakw tribes.
Stseptekwle-Stories of the Secwepemc
Legends of the Secwepemc people in text format, also available as audio files.
Bill Reid, Storyteller: Raven Steals the Light
Traditional Haida story describing the origins of light in the world.
Section 1 Assignment: Part 2
Thomas King: Canadian Encyclopedia
Section 2: Introducing Fiction
Lesson B: Elements of the Story
Official website of the author from HarperCollins Publishers.
Section 3: Fiction Up Close
Lesson B: Setting
Jack D. Forbes, Professor Emeritus
Home page for Jack Forbes' official website.
Section 3 Assignment: Part 2: Stating Your Opinion
Option 3: Sherman Alexie’s "South by Southwest"
The official website of Sherman Alexie.
Section 4: Full Circle
Lesson A: Preparing for the Exam
BC Ministry of Education Past Provincial Exams and Keys
BC Ministry of Education Grade 12 Provincial Exam Specifications
BC Ministry of Education Provincial Exam Student Samples
Look at student writing samples and marker comments posted on the Ministry of Education website.
BC Ministry of Education Provincial Examinations Information for Students
Browse other links for students available on the Ministry of Education website.