The Ruptured Sky is linked to the Canadian Curriculum for Grades 5-10 Social Studies, English, Language, ESL/ELL, Native Studies, and World History. It can also be used as a digital literacy tool.

Pedagogical Themes
Students will gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the roles First Nations played during the War of 1812 exploring themes such as:
  • Aboriginal Worldviews
  • Treaties
  • War of 1812 Timelines and Key People
  • Mapping Lands, Borders and Battles
  • The Role of Women
  • Historical Biographies of the Métis
  • Identities
  • They Fought For Us: Will You Fight For Them?
  • Aboriginal Peoples in the War of 1812, the First and Second World Wars.
Teaching Materials
Some of the teaching tools and resources featured in The Ruptured Sky include:
  • In-depth Teacher’s Guide
  • Curriculum-based lesson plans linking to the graphic novel and interactive experience
  • Black Line Masters
  • Rubrics and Evaluation Tools
  • In-Class Activities
  • Background information on the War of 1812
  • Timeline of Key Events
  • Teacher Resource Section
  • Glossary
  • Pronunciation Guide