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Interactive video lesson plan for: When I was Eight

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Story by: Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margret Pokiak-Fenton
Illustrations by: Gabrielle Grimard
Read by: Lea Lion

I don't own the rights to the story or art work. This video was produced as part of an educational project.

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7 questions

1. Who do you think the "Outsiders" were, and why didn't this girl's father want her to go to their schools? (00:01:17)

2. The wuality of life at this outside school is very different than what Olemaun is used to. What were they trying to do to her? (00:01:17)

3. Do you think this outside school is an enjoyable place to be? (00:02:49)

4. Olemaun is very determined to learn how to read. Why aren't they teaching her? (00:04:30)

5. Olemaun is a brave little girl. Why was she thinking about her home while locked in the cellar? (00:06:45)

6. WHy were the stockings such an important issue to Olemaun? (00:09:09)

7. Did Olemaun live up to the meaning of her name? (00:10:48)

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