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Mark of the Bear Claw

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Polycom Special Event



Mark of the Bear Claw

with author Janie Panagopoulos


Date:     Tuesday, November 17, 2015

               12:00-1:00 ET (11:00 CT, 10:00 MT, 9:00 PT)

               5 classes


               1:30-2:30 ET (12:30 CT, 11:30 MT, 10:30 PT)          

               5 classes


Grades:  3rd-5th grades


Required Book: Mark of the Bear Claw by Janie Panagopoulos


Partners: Author coordination/liaison: Elaine Shuck, Polycom, Inc.,

Event coordination: Sue Porter, Polycom Education Consultant


Join Great Lakes author Janie Lynn Panagopoulos in a Q&A session about her book, Mark of the Bear Claw and learn more about the history of our Great Lakes Native Americans.  Janie has studied and participated in many traditional Great Lakes programs learning from Elders in the Odawa, Potawatomi, and Ojibwe tribes (The Three Fires) for over 30 years.  Read her book, bring your questions, and have fun learning and celebrating the history of our Great Lakes first ecologists and keepers of Mother Earth. November is Native American Heritage month - what a great way to celebrate!


Also, view this short YouTube video to learn even more!   https://youtu.be/VpqNzDVdEtI


To purchase your classroom copy of Mark of the Bear Claw follow this link!





ASK (Authors Specialist and Knowledge) is a process that provides students with the opportunity to interview an author or a subject specialist in the topic they are reading about in a novel. 

Preparation resources available here - 




Please make sure you can commit to the work necessary to prepare for this program before registering your class.

Questions? Email Sue Porter at polycomspecialevents@gmail.com






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