Teacher Guide for a Girl Called Echo: Learning about the History and Culture of the Métis Nation in Grades 6-8 (Spiral)
The A Girl Called Echo series tells the story of M tis teenager Echo Desjardins, who is struggling to adjust to a new school and a new home. Readers follow Echo as she travels through time and experiences pivotal events from M tis history, gains new perspectives about where she came from, and imagines what the future might hold.
Written by Anishinaabe educator Reuben Boulette, the Teacher Guide for A Girl Called Echo includes
- lesson plans specific to each book in the A Girl Called Echo series
- original articles outlining the history of the M tis Nation and their fight for sovereignty
- in-depth reading activities that engage students' critical thinking skills
- activities that introduce students to the critical study of graphic novels and sequential art
This teacher guide will engage students' understanding of M tis history and culture and encourage reflection on the importance of learning Indigenous histories.