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Frisian

Linkk

Linkk is a magazine for children from 12-14 years old. It is published seven times a year. Linkk can be read as an autonomous magazine, but it can also be used as teaching material next to the school television programme Linkk (Omrop Fryslân.)

www.taalsintrum.nl
www.omropfryslan.nl

www.linkk.tv

 Frisian

 Flotwei frysk

 

Flotwei Frysk is meant for the lower grades of secondary school (12-14 years old). It is meant for both pupils with Frisian as their mothertongue and an for pupils who do not speak Frisian at all. It contains textbooks, teachers manuals, video tapes and audio tapes.

 Frisian

 Omjouwingsûnderwiis: Wetterklant 

Wetterklant is part of a series of lessons about local environment of pupils. The subject of Wetterklant is the ecosystem in and around water. It is meant for the lower grades of secondary school (12-15 years old). It contains textbooks, teachers’manual and video tapes. Fieldtrips and teamwork can be part of this project.

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Friul

 Peraulis di chenti 

Peraulis di chenti is a book for secondary education. It has 12 didactic units each introducing a particular historic period. It contains also hints about Friulian language and grammar. It has been distributed in schools.

Begotti, P. C. & F. Vicario (2005). Peraulis di chenti. Storie, lenghe e culture i Friul. Udine: Forum Editrice Universitaria

For more information please contact Agjenzie regjonal pe lenghe furlane (ARLeF):

E arlef(a)regione.fvg.it
W http://www.arlef.it/ 

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Galician

Contos do reino de Mamoranguá

 

The main theme of these tales written by a veteran war journalist during his stay in the “New World” is the exotic nature, which is indigenous to the original American way of living. These 14 stories deal with the life far away from the Atlantic, introducing a new concept of the world, calmer and linked to the high-spirited nature of the places where the stories reflect upon the different military operations: River Paraná¡, Rá­o de Janeiro, San Miguel de Tucumán, Cuauhnmahuac...

(Recommended for secondary education age 12+)

www.irindo.com

Galician

Nassima, á sombra dos talibán

Nassima is a ten year old girl, born in Afghanistan where the taliban resists to accept the new norms and restrictions that some men with big beards and furious eyes enforce upon their wifes. The child does not understand the sudden loss of her freedom and decides to live a passionate adventure before she escapes from her country rolled up in a carpet as suggested by her father. Her pal Mohamed will be her best friend in this contemporary story, daring and courageous.

(Recommended for secondary education age 12 +)

www.irindo.com

Galician

Memorias de Viriato:

 

From the ancient times, the female piglet Viriato, the main character of this story (yes, the main character is really a female and not a male), describes her memories by telling us about her adventures. The tale that she tells as could be of any wild animal. On the one hand, she constantly has to fight against her worst enemy: the human, in order to survive, on the other hand, her way of living and her emotions are similar to those of human beings.

(Recommended for secondary education age 12 +)

www.irindo.com

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Ladin

Var per var 1

Workmap for teaching of Ladin in the first grade of secondary school. It contains multiple basic tests in several themes: ancient history, geography and life in the Ladin regions a few years ago. The tests have been designed in concordance with personal pedagogy, which encourages the students to work both individually and in groups.

www.pedagogich.it

Ladin

Brücken schlagen - Creare ponti - Criéliams

 

This is a documentation of a partnership project performed by three pedagogical institutes with schools from different language communities. It contains German and Italian contributions as well as a Ladin introduction. The work deals with theoretical remarks about “meeting pedagogy” and with the results of a survey amongst the participants of the project: students, teachers and parents.

www.pedagogich.it

 Ladin

Var per Var 2

 

Workbook for the teaching of Ladin in the second grade of secondary school. It contains multiple basic tests in several themes: Middle Ages, Sports, old traditions. The tests have been designed in concordance with personal pedagogy, which encourages the students to work both individually and in groups.

www.pedagogich.it

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 Scots

Tam o Shanters Big Night Oot

 

Tam o Shanters Big Night Oot is a collection of six plays. Conceived and written by school students and teachers in collaboration with Itchy Coo, this book breathes new life into three ballads, a medieval poem and two of the most famous works in Scottish literature. A much-needed teaching resource, Tam o Shanters Big Night Oot is also fast, furious and full of entertainment.

Itchy Coo recommends this book for S1 to S4/ages 11 to 15.
5 to 14 Curriculum: Drama, Reading, KAL.)

www.itchy-coo.com

 Scots

Pure Ghosters

 

Pure Ghosters is a themed, linked short story collection that contains a mixture of horror, supernatural and humorous stories all presented by the same thirteen-year old character, Gaberlunzie Joe. Its twelve riveting stories come from the pens of some of 's leading contemporary writers in Scots. A challenging journey into the dark and scary places and also into the richness of Scots dialects across the country, Pure Ghosters is a pure brilliant read. (Itchy Coo recommends this book for S2 to S5/ages 12 to 16. 5 to 14 Curriculum: Reading, Genre, Dialect, KAL.)

www.itchy-coo.com

 Scots

Kat and Doug on Planet Fankle

 

Kat wakes up on her birthday to find a cyberdug called Doug at the foot of her bed. But this Doug is not a toy he is a real live cyberdug who takes Kat with him on his fact-finding adventures to the stars. When Kat gets to Planet Fankle, she finds everyone in a right old guddle. (Itchy Coo recommends this book for P4 to P7/ages 7 to 11. 5 to 14 Curriculum: Reading, Listening)

www.itchy-coo.com

  Scots

Double Heider

 

Double Heider comprises two superb novellas for the price of one. Hamish MacDonalds hyper-gallus history of Gilbert McGlinchy in The Girnin Gates and Sheena Blackhalls narrative of young Donnie Patersons life in Loon are a winning combination. Two vibrant hard hitting stories, The Girnin Gates and Loon are written in two different dialects of Scots Glaswegian and Doric by two of finest writers. And Double Heider, a Scottish publishing first, demonstrates clearly that in language and in society there is more that unites us than divides us. (Itchy Coo recommends this book for S3 S6/ages 13 18. 5 14 Curriculum: Reading , Dialect, KAL.)

www.itchy-coo.com

  Scots

The Smoky Smirr o Rain

 

The Smoky Smirr o Rain is an innovative collection of some of the finest prose and poetry written in Scots. Chosen from the literature of medieval times to that of the present day, the book is arranged by theme rather than chronology, so that contemporary and historical voices mix and mingle as they pronounce on language, politics, love, God, and every aspect of life and death. The Smoky Smirr o Rain is packed with familiar and unexpected delights. It is a major new resource for the student of Scottish literature and a fascinating introduction for the general reader. (Itchy Coo recommends this book for S4 to S6/ages 14 to 18. 5 to 14 Curriculum: Scottish Literature, Scottish Language, Higher/Advanced Higher.)

www.itchy-coo.com

  Scots

A Scots Parliamen

 

A Scots Parliament is a lively introduction to the history and workings of the institution at the heart of 's government. In an accessible, informative style, James Robertson charts the development of the Parliament from its medieval origins, through its fully-fledged role under the Stewarts, to the Unionwith the English Parliament in 1707. From there the story moves to the modern campaigns for its reinstatement, resulting in the opening of the new Parliament in Edinburgh in 1999. The colorful events and characters of this long and fascinating history, with illustrations and extracts from the Acts passed over the centuries, are presented with the aim of both informing and entertaining. (Itchy Coo recommends this book for S3 to S6/ages 13 to 18. 5 to 14 Curriculum: Scottish History, Modern Studies, Research, Citizenship.)

www.itchy-coo.com

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Welsh 

Tgau Hanes

 

A Welsh translation of GCSE History for WJEC Specifications, a valuable illustrated resource book comprising detailed and sketchy studies on various aspects of the history of Wales, England, Germany, Russia and the USA in the 20th century, for pupils age 12+. (ACCAC)

www.gwales.com

 Welsh

Systemau Gwybodaeth

 

A revised version of a Welsh adaptation of Information Systems for You, a comprehensive and illustrated volume meeting all the requirements of the National Curriculum in the GCSE Information Technology course.

Recommended for pupils age 12+ (ACCAC)

www.gwales.com

 Welsh

Taith Iaith 3

 

A useful course book presenting valuable language exercises and glossary, diverse stories and interesting facts to be used in conjunction with the Taith Iaith 3 activity book, CD and website to promote the use of the Welsh language among KS3 pupils (age 12+).

www.gwales.com


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