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Faculty Resources


Shopping for Porcupine: A Life in the Arctic

Resources designed for educators teaching Seth Kantner's Shopping for Porcupine.  They provide an array of educational material to supplement instruction of these thought-provoking essays on life and change in the Alaskan Arctic.
Created by Don Rearden, UAA Faculty, for LitSite Alaska. 

Resources include:

  • Discussion questions
  • Reading comprehension questions
  • Assignment ideas
  • Links and related materials
  • Author interview

 Reader's Guides

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