As Are We All

By Chris Gamble, Yellowknife


This story is from Northern Writes 7, Entries from the 1999 NWT Writing Contest. As Are We All is about the lives of the men on the Franklin Expedition of 1845. The story is historical fiction. The characters in the story are not real but the story is based in history.

This story encourages learners to think about historical events in the North and how they can shape our future. It also provides an opportunity to combine English and Social Studies outcomes.

This section first presents a list of eight learning activities and the written text for the story. The pages following the written text give instructor notes and handouts for each activity, in the order on the list. At the end of the section are useful resources and websites about the topic.

This symbol marks the written text for the story. Written text

This symbol marks instructor notes. Notes

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