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K-6, 1.0-2.3

Online Educational Resources

A collection of online links aligned to curricular subject areas.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

Creativity

We invite you to engage in self-care by being creative!
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

Centering and solitude

We invite you to engage in self-care by finding your inner peace!
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K-6, 1.0-2.3

Assertiveness

We invite you to engage in self-care by being assertive!
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Culture and Land Survival, Inuktitut, Sciences

Sea and Seashore Creatures

An Inuktitut document to learn about sea and seashore creatures.
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2.1-2.3 English as a Second Language

Antidote

A step-by-step guide for configuring and setting up Antidote.
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5, 6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

The Apps Available on your KI Computer

An overview of the applications installed on the KI teacher and student computer.
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6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

Retrieval Practice with PowerPoint Flashcards

A simple tool to consolidate learning, review a lesson or study for a test.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

Typing in Inuktitut Syllabics

Using the AiPai Inuktitut keyboard installed on all KI computers.
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4-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

Conduct an Interview Using Audacity

A step-by-step guide to setup for, record and edit your interview.
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K-6 Mathematics

Rock Paper Math

Practice adding numbers up to 10
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K-6 Mathematics

Counting Down

This game is to practice counting down from a given number.

Inuktitut Grammar

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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Basic Sounds of Inuktitut

Rule 1: Presentation of the Inuktitut vowels and consonants
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Sequences of Vowels

Rule 2: No more than two vowels can appear in a row.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Sequences of Consonants

Rule 3: No more than two consonants can appear in a row.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

First and Last Sound of a Word

Rule 4: With few exceptions, a word may only begin with one of the following…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Consonant Groups Within a Word

Rule 5: No group of two consonants can follow another group of two consonants in…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Standard Orthography

Rule 6: Introduction to alphabetic (qaliujaarpait) and syllabic (qaniujaarpait) orthography.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Teaching Literacy

Rule 7: We recommend that a synthetic method be used from the start.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Words

Rule 8: A word, any word, combines a number of basic sounds in order to…
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Inuktitut

Word Categories

Rule 9: Inuktitut words can be classified to their grammatical properties.
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Inuktitut

Shared Properties of Nouns and Verbs

Rule 10: What makes a noun a noun is that is contains a noun ending.…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Deep form of Chunks

Rule 11: When a chunk occurs in a given word, it has a concrete form…
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Inuktitut

Truncating and Additive Chunks

Rule 12: All chunks except bases are either truncating or additive.
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Inuktitut

Softenings

Rule 13: The initial p or t of some additive chunks softens into v or…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Assimilation Rules

Rule 14: Assimilation is the process by which two nearby sounds become more similar to…
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Inuktitut

Reduction of Vowel and Consonant Groups

Rule 15: Processes occurring when two vowels or two consonants appear in a row.
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Inuktitut

Special Deletion of a Consonant

Rule 16: What to do when an additive noun beginning with a consonant plus a…
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Inuktitut

Rule of Double Consonants

Rule 17: When building a word, after all other rules have applied, if a group…
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Inuktitut

Properties of Noun Endings

Rule 18: All noun endings express case and number. Noun endings can also express possessor.
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Inuktitut

Non-Possessive Endings

Rule 19: Table of non-possessive noun endings.
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Inuktitut

Possessive Endings

Rule 20: Table of possessive noun endings.
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Inuktitut

Properties of Verb Endings

Rule 21: All verb endings express mood and subject person. Verb endings can also express…
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Inuktitut

One-Person Verb Endings

Rule 22: A list of possible one-person verb endings.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Two-Person Verb Endings

Rule 23: List of possible two-person verb endings
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Inuktitut

Internal Structure of Nouns and Verbs

Rule 24: Understanding the internal structure of nouns and verbs
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Grammatical Groups of Verb Bases

Rule 25: It is a fact that both types of endings cannot be freely added…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Grammatical Groups of Verb Makers

Rule 26: Verb makers and their grammatical groups.
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Inuktitut

Grammatical Groups of Verb Extenders

Rule 27: The majority of verb extenders are neutral with respect to the five groups…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Grammatical Groups of Noun Makers

Rule 28: Some noun makers are added to verb stems that can take a one-person…
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Branching Structures

Rule 29: Additional branching structures to help visualize grammatical relations.
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Inuktitut

Productive Versus Non-Productive Postbase

Rule 30: Distinction between productive and non-productive postbase
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Inuktitut

Common Productive Postbases in Nunavimmiutitut

Rule 31: A list of common productive postbases
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Inuktitut

Tails

Rule 32: A list of word tails
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Inuktitut

Exclamative Endings

Rule 33: There are two frequent exclamative endings in Nunavik Inuktitut. They are peculiar because…
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Inuktitut

Demonstrative Pronouns

Rule 34: Demonstrative pronouns serve to point out the persons or things spoken of. They…
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Inuktitut

Locative Pronouns

Rule 35: Locative pronouns refer to the location where the process expressed by the verb…
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Inuktitut

Personal Pronouns

Rule 36: A list of personal pronouns
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Interrogative Pronouns

Rule 37: Interrogative pronouns are not a homogeneous group. Only suna and kina can occur…
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Indefinite Pronouns

Rule 38: There are two main kinds of indefinite pronouns in Inuktitut: ‘free-choice’ pronouns and…
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Inuktitut

Reflexive Pronouns

Rule 39: Only three forms of one reflexive pronoun are used nowadays in Nunavik.
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Particles

Rule 40: Particles are usually small words. They express neither a case nor a mood.

Books

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K-3 Inuktitut

ᓴᓯᓱ (SaSiSu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᓴᓯᓱ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᑕᑎᑐ (TaTiTu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᑕᑎᑐ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᐅ (U)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᐅ.
Book
K-3 Inuktitut

ᕙᕕᕗ (VaViVu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᕙᕕᕗ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᕋᕆᕈ (RaRiRu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᕋᕆᕈ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᖃᕿᖁ (QaQiQu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᖃᕿᖁ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᐸᐱᐳ (PaPiPu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᐸᐱᐳ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᖓᖏᖑ (NgaNgiNgu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᖓᖏᖑ
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᓇᓂᓄ (NaNiNu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᓇᓂᓄ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᐃ (I)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᐃ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᒐᒋᒍ (GaGiGu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᒐᒋᒍ.
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᒪᒥᒧ (MaMiMu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᒪᒥᒧ
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᓚᓕᓗ (LaLiLu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᓚᓕᓗ
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K-3 Inuktitut

ᑲᑭᑯ (KaKiKu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᑲᑭᑯ
Book
K-3 Inuktitut

ᔭᔨᔪ (JaJiJu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᔭᔨᔪ
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K-3 Inuktitut

(A)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach
Book
1-3 Inuktitut

Showing You Care

Tuka likes to help his friends, but he does not always like hugs. Natti loves…
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K-3 Inuktitut

What We Need for Our Trip

We have a lot to pack for our trip! This book features a family getting…
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K-4 Inuktitut

All About Ama

Meet Ama! This book introduces readers to simple vocabulary for parts of the body, such…
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K-4 Inuktitut

People in My Family

Who is in your family? This book introduces children to the names of people in…
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1-4 Inuktitut

Nanuq Learns to Share

Nanuq is ready for a big meal! But his little brother, Nuka, is hungry, too.…
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K-3 Inuktitut

Making Pancakes

This wordless sequence book features a girl preparing pancakes. Colorful illustrations keep readers turning the…
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K-4 Inuktitut

Harry Okpik, Determined Musher

Meet a real-life Inuit hero! This book introduces the biography genre while teaching children about…
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1-6 Inuktitut

Grandma, How Do You Light the Qulliq?

Learn all about the history and traditional uses of the qulliq. In this book, a…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Frog does Stuff

What does Frog do? Read the book to find out more about what Frog does.
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1, 2 Inuktitut

How Many?

How we say words depends on noticing how many there are. Our language is beautiful…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Little Painters

Sarah and Johnny are helpful, they would like to help paint their house
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Qulliq Goes Out

Whatever the season, Qulliq loves being outside. Let’s follow her to see what activities she…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Riddles 2

I have eyes but I cannot see and I prick people. What am I? Get…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Seasons

Different activities performed by Inuit and the weather changes occur during different seasons. Let’s look…
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K Inuktitut

I Can Dress Myself!

A little girl’s mum is sleeping, so she decides to dress herself.
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Riddles 1

I have eyes but I cannot see and I prick people. What am I? Get…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Stella and the Smelly Monster

An animal keeps following Stella. Let’s also follow Stella and have fun!
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1, 2 Arts, Inuktitut

How to Draw a Dog

Do you like to draw? This book shows you how to draw a cool dog.…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Samwillie’s Christmas Present

Samwillie wants his Christmas present now! But it is hidden in a secret place. Would…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Colours and Shapes

You know your colours and the shapes. But do you know what they become when…
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1, 2 Inuktitut

Where Are You Going?

Where are you going? Have you ever asked this? Let’s visit some of the places…
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K, 1 Inuktitut

Umiujaq

Have you ever visited Umiujaq? It is a beautiful community on the Hudson coast. Let’s…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Red Raincoat

Do you get excited to get new stuff? Johnny too. He is very happy he…
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Tukiliaruit

This book is about the meaning of words.
Book
K, 1 Inuktitut

What is the Weather?

Weather determines what we can do everyday. Let’s look at different weather forecasts.
Book
K, 1 Inuktitut

Young Animals

We don’t often see young animals on the land. Here is your chance to see…
Book
K, 1 Inuktitut

Toys

Let’s look at some toys and the real objects that they pretending to be.
Book
K, 1 Inuktitut

What is it?

In this book, you have to guess what animal’s body part is shown through binoculars.
Book
1, 2 Inuktitut

I Am Going Berry Picking

In the summer, Ryan is going berry picking. Black berries, blue berries and red berries…
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1, 2 Inuktitut

I’m Going Ice Fishing!

In the winter, Ryan is going fishing. He loves to fish. I wonder if he…
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1-3 Inuktitut

Who’s Going to Eat Me?

Exploring the food chain in the natural world.
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1-3 Inuktitut

The Teeny Tiny Woman

A haunting bone to be returned which the tiny girl took.
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2, 3 Inuktitut

Paulusie’s Birthday Surprise

Paulusie’s birthday is coming soon. His mother tells him he will be getting a big…
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1 Inuktitut

Can you Spot?

Are you good at spotting animals on the land? Here is a chance to do…

Websites

Website
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Sciences

Canadian Space Agency

Fun experiments, quizzes, and podcasts from space!
Video, Website
K-6, 1.0-1.2 Sciences

Science Please!

A Canadian National Film Board collection of science videos
Website
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Arts

Iningat Ilagiit Virtual Museum

Cape Dorset and Baffin Island artwork collection
Website
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Sciences

Canadian Geographic

Online classroom on the Canadian Geographic Website
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5, 6, 1.0-2.3 Culture and Land Survival, Inuktitut

Inuit Place-Names Nunavik Maps

Avataq Cultural Institute’s Inuit Place-Names Map of Nunavik

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Yes

Nanuq

ᓇᓄᖅ

Polar bear

Qulliq

ᖁᓪᓕᖅ

Seal oil lamp carved in stone

Avataq

ᐊᕙᑕᖅ

Sealskin float

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