Research shows that Grades 3 & 4 are the pivotal years for literacy.
An award-winning author of over 100 books, Sigmund Brouwer knows what it takes to capture the attention of young readers. Through years of classroom presentations across Canada and the US, including acting as the Writer-in-Residence for multiple school boards, Sigmund has developed a unique and motivational approach to literacy specifically tailored to grade 3 and grade 4 students. Introducing Story Ninja: a supplemental writing, reading and assessment program that brings Sigmund’s enthusiasm into your classroom and gets your students thinking about stories in a whole new way.
*From Annie Murphy Paul’s 2012 article “Why Third Grade Is So Important: The ‘Matthew Effect”, Time online.
The Story Ninja program consists of 21 ready-to-use lesson plans and accompanying videos that cover story-building, writing and editing, inside a Story Ninja Kit.
Are you navigating home learning with your child and would like to access the Story Ninja program as a family? It’s now available for individual students studying outside the classroom, as well as entire classrooms learning by distance. View all Story Ninja Program options.