This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie Elijah which was aired in 2007, and is available through Mongrel Media. It is about the role that Elijah Harper took in the Meech Lake Accord negotiations. It uses many television techniques to engage the audience and portrays an interesting time on the road to sovereignty/ self determination for First Nations.
English Language Arts
Common themes in First Peoples’ texts
Reconciliation in Canada
Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages
Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic-factors
Understand and evaluate how literary elements and new media techniques
and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact
Text features and structures
• narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples’ texts
• form, function, and genre of texts, including new media texts
• rhetorical devices
• elements of style
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