New Information on our Website
We continue to add to our website weekly.
The following resources and information
have recently been added to our website.
You will find them on the front page of our
website under What’s New.
1. Literacy Outreach Stories
Students at the Literacy Outreach Centre in
Yellowknife did a story writing unit before
Christmas. Each student wrote about a
memorable Christmas. Read their stories
on our website.
2. Our Annual Report
Our annual report is now on-line.
Download a copy and learn more about
our programs and services.
3. English 130 Nonfiction Study: Raising
Ourselves by Velma Wallis
Want a fully prepared nonfiction study for
your learners? This study gives detailed
instructor notes and handouts for learners.
Raising Ourselves is a wonderful book to
share with learners. Velma Wallis writes
honestly and with passion about her
people’s struggle with alcoholism and
4. English 120 Novel Study: Two Old
Women by Velma Wallis
This novel study is at approximately the
Grade 6 reading level according to the Fry
Velma Wallis tells a story from her
ancestors. Passed from mothers to daughters for many generations, this
ancient story tells of hardship and triumph
from a time long ago. Two old women are
abandoned by their People only to realize
their strength of will and determination to
live. This novel study provides learners
with a variety of learning activities and
5. English 110: Five Photo Stories
These Photo Stories are designed for the
low English 110 level. They can be used to
initiate discussion on northern topics like
dog racing, fishing, sundogs, the Arctic
Winter Games, and crossing the Mackenzie
River on a ferry. The instructor can select
the handouts needed to teach or reinforce
6. Stories and Activities for English 110
This resource provides eight stories that
were either written by adult learners from
the Hay River Learning Centre or used
in adult literacy classes in the NWT. The
stories that were written by adult learners
were made into booklets and illustrated by
local artists in the community.
Each story has a brief introduction with
learning outcomes, learning activities and
7. Literacy Fact Sheets
Want to know more about how literacy is
related to other social issues? Check out
our up-to-date literacy fact sheets at http://www.nwt.literacy.ca/litfact/litfact.htm