Monday, 15 September 2014

Our Home and Native Land

This year we are adding a new version of our anthem to our school's morning routine.  We are privileged to use Carol Morin's aboriginal version of O Canada.  The song is simply sung to the heart beat of the drum.  She intersperses her heritage into the song with lines in Cree and Chipewyan.  This week, our students listened to our original English version and then compared it to Carol's version.  Students created Venn diagrams of the comparisons and similarities.

This is what they came up with:

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