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1.0-2.3 Arts

Soapstone Carving

A document for teachers introducing soapstone carving to their students
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Information and Communication Technologies

Connect Wirelessly to the SMART Board

Step-by-step procedure for connecting a device (smartphone, tablet or laptop) wirelessly to the SMART Board.
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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

Digital Scavenger Hunt

A playful and self-directed way to learn how to use different apps.
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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!
Professional development
3-6 Social Studies

Social Studies Lesson Plan

A planning activity to learn how to use the primary program.
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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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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

Instructions and Demonstrations

Three approaches to explain and demonstrate a computer-based task.

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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Inuktitut

Interrogative Pronouns

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

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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Inuktitut

Particles

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

Professional Development

Professional development
Information and Communication Technologies

Connect Wirelessly to the SMART Board

Step-by-step procedure for connecting a device (smartphone, tablet or laptop) wirelessly to the SMART Board.
Professional development
3-6 Social Studies

Social Studies Lesson Plan

A planning activity to learn how to use the primary program.
Professional development
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

Instructions and Demonstrations

Three approaches to explain and demonstrate a computer-based task.
Professional development
K-6, 1.0-2.3 English as a Second Language

Sample Texts Evaluation

Practice using KI’s English as a Second Language competency scales to assess sample texts.
Professional development
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies

The SAMR Model

A compass to guide the implementation of new technologies.
Professional development
4-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies, Mathematics

Writing Formulas in a Document

These apps, included on your KI computer, are hidden gems for math teachers!
Professional development
K-6, 1.0-2.3 English as a Second Language

Teaching Language is about Finding Balance

Learn more about setting a routine for your literacy classes.
Professional development
4-6, 1.0-2.3 Information and Communication Technologies, Mathematics

Intro to GeoGebra

What is the GeoGebra math software, how to use it and where to find resources?

Featured Theme: Food

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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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K-6, 1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

Nutrition and Hydration

Engage in self-care by establishing healthy eating and drinking habits.
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K-6, 1.0-1.2 Sciences

Berry Plants Poster

An Arctic Net Poster to bring research on berries into the classroom
Activity
1-4 Sciences

Arctic Char Anatomy

Learn Inuktitut words to describe the anatomy of the Arctic Char
Lesson Plan
1.0-2.3 Sciences

Preparing suvalik to study mixtures

Learning about mixtures by making and observing suvalik

Books

Book
K-3 Inuktitut

ᓴᓯᓱ (SaSiSu)

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

ᑕᑎᑐ (TaTiTu)

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

ᕋᕆᕈ (RaRiRu)

This book uses short repeated sentences to teach ᕋᕆᕈ.

What we are watching

Video, Website
K-6, 1.0-1.2 Sciences

Science Please!

A Canadian National Film Board collection of science videos
Video
1.0-2.3 Physical Education and Health

30 Day Exercise Challenge

Daily home exercise videos created by Nunavik Volleyball
Video
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing, Inuktitut

Quviasuppunga

A compilation of Nunavimmiut interpreting Charlie Adams’ song
Video
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Career and Community Development, Inuktitut

Taqramiut Nipingat

Nunavik television network operated by Taqramiut Nipingat
Video
K-6, 1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

Aliasutta-Be Happy

This song is to encourage perseverance to Nunavik Youth and to all!

Suvalik

ᓱᕙᓕᒃ

Creamy dessert prepared with fish eggs and berries

Nunavimmiut

ᓄᓇᕕᒻᒥᐅᑦ

Nunavik inhabitants

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